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Is it possible to undo docker rm CONTAINER?


(He Zhang) #1

Hi,

I accidentally removed my container with “docker rm [CONTAINER_ID]”.
Is there anyway that I can undo this, or restore the data in the container?
It was created from a CentOS 7 image.

$docker info
Containers: 1
Images: 30
Server Version: 1.9.1
Storage Driver: devicemapper
Pool Name: docker-202:16-1179651-pool
Pool Blocksize: 65.54 kB
Base Device Size: 107.4 GB
Backing Filesystem:
Data file: /dev/loop0
Metadata file: /dev/loop1
Data Space Used: 8.998 GB
Data Space Total: 107.4 GB
Data Space Available: 43.66 GB
Metadata Space Used: 11.45 MB
Metadata Space Total: 2.147 GB
Metadata Space Available: 2.136 GB
Udev Sync Supported: true
Deferred Removal Enabled: false
Deferred Deletion Enabled: false
Deferred Deleted Device Count: 0
Data loop file: /srv/docker/devicemapper/devicemapper/data
Metadata loop file: /srv/docker/devicemapper/devicemapper/metadata
Library Version: 1.02.93-RHEL7 (2015-01-28)
Execution Driver: native-0.2
Logging Driver: json-file
Kernel Version: 4.1.17-22.30.amzn1.x86_64
Operating System: Amazon Linux AMI 2016.03
CPUs: 2
Total Memory: 3.862 GiB
Name: ip-172-31-14-126
ID: QXWS:5VBE:CIZV:NF57:KNTZ:ZOIV:HIZZ:PXKW:44LT:KVFZ:ECQI:FPIX
Username: zhanghelook
Registry: https://index.docker.io/v1/


(Timgriffiths) #2

no, docker rm is just like rm on the host, there is no going back


(He Zhang) #3

Oh no… Mistake makes me smarter, isn’t it.
Thanks.