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Duplicated and or Edit Containers

In Portainer you have the ability to duplicate and / or edit yours containers.

Duplicate a running container

To duplicate a container, click Containers and then select the container you want to duplicate.

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Click Duplicate/Edit.

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Change the settings you need, in this example I have changed the name of the container and published a random port, the port exposed by the container by default. When all the changes needed are done, click Deploy the Container

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If everything worked as expected, you will see your duplicate container in the containers list.

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Edit a container

You can change: * The command & logging options, * volumes, * Networks, * Environment Variables, * Labels, * Restart Policy, * Runtime & Resources and * Capabilites.

To change a running container, you need to click Containers, Choose the container you want to change.

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Click Duplicate/edit.

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Scrolldown to the bottom of the page and you will see the options to configure to this container.

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When the changes are made, click Deploy Container. You will see a warning about removing and re-creating the current container with the new settings.

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If everything works as expected, you will see a pop up confirming the creation of the new container with the new settings and the removal of the old one.

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Notes

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