containers.podman.podman_save – Saves podman image to tar file

Note

This plugin is part of the containers.podman collection (version 1.9.0).

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_save.

Synopsis

  • podman save saves an image to either docker-archive, oci-archive, oci-dir (directory with oci manifest type), or docker-dir (directory with v2s2 manifest type) on the local machine, default is docker-archive.

Requirements

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

  • Podman installed on host

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
compress
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Compress tarball image layers when pushing to a directory using the 'dir' transport. (default is same compression type, compressed or uncompressed, as source)
dest
string / required
Destination file to write image to.

aliases: path
executable
string
Default:
"podman"
Path to podman executable if it is not in the $PATH on the machine running podman
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Force saving to file even if it exists.
format
string
    Choices:
  • docker-archive
  • oci-archive
  • oci-dir
  • docker-dir
Save image to docker-archive, oci-archive (see containers-transports(5)), oci-dir (oci transport), or docker-dir (dir transport with v2s2 manifest type).
image
string / required
Image to save.
multi_image_archive
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Allow for creating archives with more than one image. Additional names will be interpreted as images instead of tags. Only supported for docker-archive.

Examples

# What modules does for example
- containers.podman.podman_save:
    dest: /path/to/tar/file
    compress: true
    format: oci-dir

Authors

  • Sagi Shnaidman (@sshnaidm)