containers.podman.podman_export module – Export a podman container

Note

This module is part of the containers.podman collection (version 1.9.4).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install containers.podman.

To use it in a playbook, specify: containers.podman.podman_export.

Synopsis

  • podman export exports the filesystem of a container and saves it as a tarball on the local machine

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • Podman installed on host

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

container

string / required

Container to export.

dest

string / required

Path to export container to.

executable

string

Path to podman executable if it is not in the $PATH on the machine running podman

Default: “podman”

force

boolean

Force saving to file even if it exists.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

# What modules does for example
- containers.podman.podman_export:
    dest: /path/to/tar/file
    container: container-name

Authors

  • Sagi Shnaidman (@sshnaidm)