- Run container with
- You now have a container with e.g. the image
- Now build a new
The still running container will now be renamed in
docker ps from the previous image name to a short SHA256 and with
docker images it’ll be marked as
Question: Now how do I get the real image name it was before it got disconnected/renamed?
I tried to go up the parent tree by doing:
docker image inspect OLD_CONTAINER_RENAMED_IMAGE_SHA256 | jq '. | "\(.RepoTags) \(.Parent)"'
and then entering the
Parent it returns instead of
OLD_CONTAINER_RENAMED_IMAGE_SHA256 , until I eventually reach something that has no parent and has a set
Issue with my solution: Now that works to a certain degree, but if my original image was called “example” it now returns back “nginx” which was the
FROM: of my actual image instead.