podman rename container newname
podman container rename container newname
Rename changes the name of an existing container. The old name is freed, and is available for use. This command can be run on containers in any state. However, running containers may not fully receive the effects until they are restarted - for example, a running container may still use the old name in its logs. At present, only containers are supported; pods and volumes cannot be renamed.
Rename container with a given name
$ podman rename oldContainer aNewName
Rename container with a given ID
$ podman rename 717716c00a6b testcontainer
Create an alias for container with a given ID
$ podman container rename 6e7514b47180 databaseCtr
The man page podman-container-rename(1) is an alias of podman-rename(1).