Container Management

Moving Single Containers

To move a specified container from one host to another, use the container move command.

shipa container move <container id> <to host>

This command allows users to specify a container id and a destination host. The command creates a new container on the destination host and removes it from its previous host.

Moving All Containers from Node

To move all containers from one host to another, use the containers move command.

shipa containers move <from host> <to host>

The command above is useful when performing maintenance on hosts where and must be hostnames of existing nodes.

This command performs the following steps:

  • Enumerate all units at the origin host
  • For each unit, create a new unit at the destination host
  • Erase each unit from the origin host

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