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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
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