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Creating a pod from containers

With Podman Desktop, you can create a pod from your containers, and run it on the Podman container engine.


  • You are using the Podman container engine.
  • Your containers, running or stopped, are available on the Containers page. For example: <your_frontend_container> and <your_backend_container>.


  1. Open Podman Desktop dashboard > Containers.
  2. Click the checkboxes to select your containers.
  3. Click to create a pod with the selected containers.
  4. On the Copy containers to a pod screen
    1. Name of the pod: edit the pod name <my_pod>.
    2. Click the Create pod using these containers button.


  1. Open Pods
  2. Your pod <my_pod> is in the list.