runc-checkpoint - Man Page

checkpoint a running container


runc checkpoint [command options] <container-id>

Where "<container-id>" is the name for the instance of the container to be checkpointed.


The checkpoint command saves the state of the container instance.


--image-path value           path for saving criu image files
--work-path value            path for saving work files and logs
--parent-path value          path for previous criu image files in pre-dump
--leave-running              leave the process running after checkpointing
--tcp-established            allow open tcp connections
--ext-unix-sk                allow external unix sockets
--shell-job                  allow shell jobs
--lazy-pages                 use userfaultfd to lazily restore memory pages
--status-fd value            criu writes \0 to this FD once lazy-pages is ready
--page-server value          ADDRESS:PORT of the page server
--file-locks                 handle file locks, for safety
--pre-dump                   dump container's memory information only, leave the container running after this
--manage-cgroups-mode value  cgroups mode: 'soft' (default), 'full' and 'strict'
--empty-ns value             create a namespace, but don't restore its properties
--auto-dedup                 enable auto deduplication of memory images