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buildah-containers - Man Page

List the working containers and their base images.

Synopsis

buildah containers [options]

Description

Lists containers which appear to be Buildah working containers, their names and IDs, and the names and IDs of the images from which they were initialized.

Options

--all,  -a
List information about all containers, including those which were not created by and are not being used by Buildah.  Containers created by Buildah are denoted with an '*' in the 'BUILDER' column.
--filter,  -f
Filter output based on conditions provided.

Valid filters are listed below:

FilterDescription
id[ID] Container's ID
name[Name] Container's name
ancestor[ImageName] Image or descendant used to create container
--format
Pretty-print containers using a Go template.

Valid placeholders for the Go template are listed below:

PlaceholderDescription
.ContainerIDContainer ID
.BuilderWhether container was created by buildah
.ImageIDImage ID
.ImageNameImage name
.ContainerNameContainer name
--json
Output in JSON format.
--noheading,  -n
Omit the table headings from the listing of containers.
--notruncate
Do not truncate IDs and image names in the output.
--quiet,  -q
Displays only the container IDs.

Example

buildah containers

CONTAINER ID  BUILDER  IMAGE ID     IMAGE NAME                       CONTAINER NAME
ccf84de04b80     *     53ce4390f2ad registry.access.redhat.com/ub... ubi8-working-container
45be1d806fc5     *     16ea53ea7c65 docker.io/library/busybox:latest busybox-working-container

buildah containers --quiet

ccf84de04b80c309ce6586997c79a769033dc4129db903c1882bc24a058438b8
45be1d806fc533fcfc2beee77e424d87e5990d3ce9214d6b374677d6630bba07

buildah containers -q --noheading --notruncate

ccf84de04b80c309ce6586997c79a769033dc4129db903c1882bc24a058438b8
45be1d806fc533fcfc2beee77e424d87e5990d3ce9214d6b374677d6630bba07

buildah containers --json

[
    {
        "id": "ccf84de04b80c309ce6586997c79a769033dc4129db903c1882bc24a058438b8",
        "builder": true,
        "imageid": "53ce4390f2adb1681eb1a90ec8b48c49c015e0a8d336c197637e7f65e365fa9e",
        "imagename": "registry.access.redhat.com/ubi8:latest",
        "containername": "ubi8-working-container"
    },
    {
        "id": "45be1d806fc533fcfc2beee77e424d87e5990d3ce9214d6b374677d6630bba07",
        "builder": true,
        "imageid": "16ea53ea7c652456803632d67517b78a4f9075a10bfdc4fc6b7b4cbf2bc98497",
        "imagename": "docker.io/library/busybox:latest",
        "containername": "busybox-working-container"
    }
]

buildah containers --format "{{.ContainerID}} {{.ContainerName}}"

ccf84de04b80c309ce6586997c79a769033dc4129db903c1882bc24a058438b8   ubi8-working-container
45be1d806fc533fcfc2beee77e424d87e5990d3ce9214d6b374677d6630bba07   busybox-working-container

buildah containers --format "Container ID: {{.ContainerID}}"

Container   ID:   ccf84de04b80c309ce6586997c79a769033dc4129db903c1882bc24a058438b8
Container   ID:   45be1d806fc533fcfc2beee77e424d87e5990d3ce9214d6b374677d6630bba07

buildah containers --filter ancestor=ubuntu

CONTAINER ID  BUILDER  IMAGE ID     IMAGE NAME                       CONTAINER NAME
fbfd3505376e     *     0ff04b2e7b63 docker.io/library/ubuntu:latest  ubuntu-working-container

See Also

buildah(1)

Referenced By

buildah(1).

March 2017 buildah