docker cp utility copies the contents of
SRC_PATH to the
DEST_PATH. You can copy from the container’s file system to the local machine or the reverse, from the local filesystem to the container. If
- is specified for either the
DEST_PATH, you can also stream a tar archive from STDIN or to STDOUT. The CONTAINER can be a running or stopped container. The SRC_PATH or DEST_PATH can be a file or directory.
Usage: docker cp [OPTIONS] CONTAINER:SRC_PATH DEST_PATH | - docker cp [OPTIONS] SRC_PATH | - CONTAINER:DEST_PATH Copy files/folders between a container and the local filesystem -L, --follow-link Always follow symbol link in SRC_PATH --help Print usage
docker cp foo.txt mycontainer:/foo.txt docker cp mycontainer:/foo.txt foo.txt
Reference: Docker CLI docs for cp