apptainer overlay create

Create EXT3 writable overlay image


The overlay create command allows to create EXT3 writable overlay image either as a single EXT3 image or by adding it automatically to an existing SIF image.

apptainer overlay create <options> image


To create and add a writable overlay to an existing SIF image:
$ apptainer overlay create --size 1024 /tmp/image.sif

To create a single EXT3 writable overlay image:
$ apptainer overlay create --size 1024 /tmp/my_overlay.img


    --create-dir strings   directory to create as part of the overlay layout
-h, --help                 help for create
-s, --size int             size of the EXT3 writable overlay in MiB (default 64)


Auto generated by spf13/cobra on 16-Feb-2023