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LXC-CHECKPOINT(1)                                          LXC-CHECKPOINT(1)

NAME         top

       lxc-checkpoint - checkpoint a container

SYNOPSIS         top

       lxc-checkpoint -n name -D PATH [ -r ]  [ -s ]  [ -v ]  [ -d ]  [ -F ]

DESCRIPTION         top

       lxc-checkpoint checkpoints and restores containers.

OPTIONS         top

       -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         top

       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
              /usr/local/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         top

       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         top

       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         top

       Tycho Andersen <tycho.andersen@canonical.com>

COLOPHON         top

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                                 2017-07-05                LXC-CHECKPOINT(1)