runc-checkpoint man page

runc checkpoint - 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
  --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