docker-volume-create(1)



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NAME
       docker-volume-create - Create a volume

SYNOPSIS
       docker volume create [OPTIONS] [VOLUME]

DESCRIPTION
       Creates a new volume that containers can consume and store data in. If
       a name is not specified, Docker generates a random name. You create a
       volume and then configure the container to use it, for example:

              $ docker volume create hello
              hello
              $ docker run -d -v hello:/world busybox ls /world

       The mount is created inside the container's /src directory. Docker
       doesn't not support relative paths for mount points inside the
       container.

       Multiple containers can use the same volume in the same time period.
       This is useful if two containers need access to shared data. For
       example, if one container writes and the other reads the data.

Driver specific options
       Some volume drivers may take options to customize the volume creation.
       Use the -o or --opt flags to pass driver options:

              $ docker volume create --driver fake --opt tardis=blue --opt timey=wimey

       These options are passed directly to the volume driver. Options for
       different volume drivers may do different things (or nothing at all).

       The built-in local driver on Windows does not support any options.

       The built-in local driver on Linux accepts options similar to the linux
       mount command:

              $ docker volume create --driver local --opt type=tmpfs --opt device=tmpfs --opt o=size=100m,uid=1000

       Another example:

              $ docker volume create --driver local --opt type=btrfs --opt device=/dev/sda2

OPTIONS
       -d, --driver="local"
           Specify volume driver name

       --label=
           Set metadata for a volume

       -o, --opt=map[]
           Set driver specific options

SEE ALSO
       docker-volume(1)

Docker Community                   Sep 2017                          DOCKER(1)

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