Backup method with Docker Desktop for Windows

Following steps tends to be general backup steps for any Docker Desktop installation.


  • Your Docker Desktop is up & running without any issues

  • Your node instance is running flawlessly without any troubles inside locally operated Docker Desktop for Windows

  • You are not hosting your node inside any remote machine or VPS machine

Steps to backup your node identity

1. Open Docker Desktop's volume

Open following path in Windows Explorer (WinKey+E shortcut) or Run (WinKey+R shortcut):


2. Copy node's identity files

Copy identity keys (public key) and (private key) id_rsa into any other folder of your choice where you would like to store your node's identity

If you have several nodes, perhaps consider to organize files or folders so that you would be able to idenity later which node backup files are related to specific node.

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