lxc-checkpoint(1) - checkpoint a container



  • lxc-checkpoint(1)					     lxc-checkpoint(1)
    
    
    
    NAME
           lxc-checkpoint - checkpoint a container
    
    SYNOPSIS
           lxc-checkpoint
    {-n name} {-D PATH} [-r] [-s] [-v] [-d] [-F]
    
    DESCRIPTION
           lxc-checkpoint checkpoints and restores containers.
    
    OPTIONS
           -r, --restore
    	      Restore the checkpoint for the container, instead of dumping it.
    	      This option is incompatible with -s.
    
           -D PATH, --checkpoint-dir=PATH
    	      The directory to dump the checkpoint metadata.
    
           -s, --stop
    	      Optionally stop the container after dumping. This option is
    	      incompatible with -r.
    
           -v, --verbose
    	      Enable verbose criu logging.
    
           -d, --daemon
    	      Restore the container in the background (this is the default).
    	      Only available when providing -r.
    
           -F, --foreground
    	      Restore the container in the foreground. Only available when
    	      providing -r.
    
    COMMON OPTIONS
           These options are common to most of lxc commands.
    
           -?, -h, --help
    	      Print a longer usage message than normal.
    
           --usage
    	      Give the usage message
    
           -q, --quiet
    	      mute on
    
           -P, --lxcpath=PATH
    	      Use an alternate container path. The default is /var/lib/lxc.
    
           -o, --logfile=FILE
    	      Output to an alternate log FILE. The default is no log.
    
           -l, --logpriority=LEVEL
    	      Set log priority to LEVEL. The default log priority is ERROR.
    	      Possible values are : FATAL, CRIT, WARN, ERROR, NOTICE, INFO,
    	      DEBUG.
    
    	      Note that this option is setting the priority of the events log
    	      in the alternate log file. It do not have effect on the ERROR
    	      events log on stderr.
    
           -n, --name=NAME
    	      Use container identifier NAME.  The container identifier format
    	      is an alphanumeric string.
    
           --rcfile=FILE
    	      Specify the configuration file to configure the virtualization
    	      and isolation functionalities for the container.
    
    	      This configuration file if present will be used even if there is
    	      already a configuration file present in the previously created
    	      container (via lxc-create).
    
           --version
    	      Show the version number.
    
    EXAMPLES
           lxc-checkpoint -n foo -D /tmp/checkpoint
    	      Checkpoint the container foo into the directory /tmp/checkpoint.
    
           lxc-checkpoint -r -n foo -D /tmp/checkpoint
    	      Restore the checkpoint from the directory /tmp/checkpoint.
    
    SEE ALSO
           lxc(7), lxc-create(1), lxc-copy(1), lxc-destroy(1), lxc-start(1), lxc-
           stop(1), lxc-execute(1), lxc-console(1), lxc-monitor(1), lxc-wait(1),
           lxc-cgroup(1), lxc-ls(1), lxc-info(1), lxc-freeze(1), lxc-unfreeze(1),
           lxc-attach(1), lxc.conf(5)
    
    AUTHOR
           Tycho Andersen <tycho.andersen@canonical.com>
    
    
    
    				  2018-06-01		     lxc-checkpoint(1)
    


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