Moving docker data to external volume

Posted August 11, 2020 3.3k views
Block Storage

I have an external volume that I believe is correctly mounted to my droplet. I wish to move my docker data from /var/lib/docker on the boot disk to the external volume, following Can you please tell me how to identify the path to the external volume, i.e., to the new location for docker. Thank you! JHB

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Hi there @haydenboyd,

In order to identify the path to the external volume, you can run the following command:

  • df -h

From the output, you will be able to see where the external disk has been mounted to. If it is not clear, feel free to share the output here so I could advise you further.

Hope that this helps!