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Rename Container


(Celk) #1

Hi

How do I rename a existing container?


(Sven Dowideit) #2

container names are immutable at the moment. I recal seeing a Proposal on GitHub, but I don’t know what the status is.


(Jubilee Makanjuola) #3

Hi celk,

You can rename your existing container by running: docker commit container_id new-name

For example, docker commit 1b1f921c680b jmakanjuola/super_image

I hope this helps!

Jubilee.


(Mauricio Scheffer) #4

There’s ‘docker rename’ now : https://docs.docker.com/reference/commandline/cli/#rename


(Keshan) #5

I think this renames the image not the container. doesn’t it?