Where to upload files for import? RE: Docker

Hi I’ve tried this:

But I’m still unsure of where to put my workflows.json file so I can run;

docker exec -it -u node n8nDocker n8n import:workflow --input=workflows.json

I’ve tried putting the file in /home/myusername and linking directly in the command, but as n8n is in Docker I’m assuming that will never work. So I tried in
/var/lib/docker/volumes/n8nDocker-data/_data/workflows.json and still nothing.

I always get;

ENOENT: no such file or directory, open 'workflows.json'

Thank you

Make sure you’re copying the file into the container. The working directory when you execute a command in the container is /data. So --input=workflows.json is looking for /data/workflows.json.

docker cp /path/to/workflows.json n8n:/data/
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@adamhl8 thank you, very much appreciated, was tearing my hair out! :sweat_smile:

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