Change the Docker Installation Folder - Administrator Guide - 8 - Cortex XSOAR - Cortex - Security Operations

Cortex XSOAR Administrator Guide

Product
Cortex XSOAR
Version
8
Creation date
2024-02-14
Last date published
2024-05-30
Category
Administrator Guide
Solution
Cloud
Abstract

Instructions for changing the default Docker folder.

The /var/lib/docker/ folder is the default Docker folder for Ubuntu, Fedora, and Deblan in a standard engine installation.

To change the Docker folder:

  1. Stop the Docker daemon.

    sudo service docker stop

  2. Create a file called daemon.json under the /etc/docker directory with the following content:

    {
            "data-root": "<path to your Docker folder>"
      }
  3. Copy the current data directory to the new one.

    sudo rsync -aP /var/lib/docker/ <path to your Docker folder>

  4. Rename the old docker directory.

    sudo mv /var/lib/docker /var/lib/docker.bkp

  5. After confirming that the change was successful, you can remove the backup file.

    sudo rm -rf /var/lib/docker.bkp

  6. Start the Docker daemon.

    sudo service docker start