Copy files/folders between a service container and the local filesystem

  # Syntax to Copy from Container to Docker Host  
docker cp {options} CONTAINER:SRC_PATH DEST_PATH 
# Syntax to Copy from Docker Host to Container  
docker cp {options} SRC_PATH CONTAINER:DEST_PATH 
  

lets run ngnix container

  version: '3'
services:
  web:
    image: nginx:latest
  

run docker compose up

  docker compose -f docker-compose-ngnix.yml up 
  

check running container

  ➜  dockerworkshop git:(main) ✗ docker ps
CONTAINER ID   IMAGE                           COMMAND                  CREATED              STATUS              PORTS     NAMES
008940fdbed8   nginx:latest                    "/docker-entrypoint.…"   29 seconds ago       Up 28 seconds       80/tcp    7-dc-cli-web-1
  

create index.html

  
 Docker-Compose git:(main) ✗ cd 7-DC-CLI 
➜  7-DC-CLI git:(main) ✗ ls
Dockerfile               app.py                   docker-compose-ngnix.yml docker-compose.yml       index.html               requirements.txt         src
  

copy index.html

  $ docker-compose cp index.html web:/usr/share/nginx/html/
  
  services:
  web:
    image: nginx
    volumes:
      - ./nginx.conf:/etc/nginx/nginx.conf
    ports:
      - "80:80"
    command: nginx-debug -g 'daemon off;'
    copy:
      - ./index.html:/usr/share/nginx/html/index.html
  
  services:
  web:
    image: nginx
    volumes:
      - ./nginx.conf:/etc/nginx/nginx.conf
    ports:
      - "80:80"
    command: nginx-debug -g 'daemon off;'
    copy:
      - ./index.html:/usr/share/nginx/html/index.html
      - ./style.css:/usr/share/nginx/html/style.css
      - ./images:/usr/share/nginx/html/images
  

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