Managing Volumes

Default Volume Directories

Every container created through Kitematic automatically has it’s volumes exposed on your Mac, making managing files in volumes simple via Finder. Kitematic exposes a container’s volume data under ~/Kitematic/<container's name>/. Quick to this directory is available via the app:

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Changing Volume Directories

Let’s say you have an Nginx webserver running via Kitematic (using the kitematic/hello-world-nginx image on DockerHub). However, you don’t want to use the default directory created for the website_files volume. Instead, you already have the html, javascript & css for your website under ~/workspace/website. Kitematic makes it easy to change the container’s volume to read from this directory instead of the one created by Kitematic:

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