docker-load man page

docker-load — Load an image from a tar archive or STDIN

Synopsis

docker load [--help] [-i|--input[=INPUT]] [-q|--quiet]

Description

Loads a tarred repository from a file or the standard input stream. Restores both images and tags. Write image names or IDs imported it standard output stream.

Options

--help
Print usage statement
-i, --input=""
Read from a tar archive file, instead of STDIN. The tarball may be compressed with gzip, bzip, or xz.
-q, --quiet
Suppress the load progress bar but still outputs the imported images.

Examples

$ docker images
REPOSITORY          TAG                 IMAGE ID            CREATED             SIZE
busybox             latest              769b9341d937        7 weeks ago         2.489 MB
$ docker load --input fedora.tar
# […]
Loaded image: fedora:rawhide
# […]
Loaded image: fedora:20
# […]
$ docker images
REPOSITORY          TAG                 IMAGE ID            CREATED             SIZE
busybox             latest              769b9341d937        7 weeks ago         2.489 MB
fedora              rawhide             0d20aec6529d        7 weeks ago         387 MB
fedora              20                  58394af37342        7 weeks ago         385.5 MB
fedora              heisenbug           58394af37342        7 weeks ago         385.5 MB
fedora              latest              58394af37342        7 weeks ago         385.5 MB

See also

docker-save(1) to save one or more images to a tar archive (streamed to STDOUT by default).

History

April 2014, Originally compiled by William Henry (whenry at redhat dot com) based on docker.com source material and internal work. June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit ⟨SvenDowideit@home.org.au⟩ July 2015 update by Mary Anthony ⟨mary@docker.com⟩ June 2016 update by Vincent Demeester ⟨vincent@sbr.pm⟩

Referenced By

docker(1), docker-save(1).

Docker User Manuals Docker Community JUNE 2014