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Version: 0.4.4

Rancher Government Hauler

Airgap Swiss Army Knife


Note: Hauler and the Hauler Documentation are in active development and not Generally Available (GA).

Most of the core functionality and features are ready for use, but may have breaking changes in future releases. Please help us by submitting any issues via GitHub Issues and make sure to review the Known Issues and Limitations!

What's Hauler?

Rancher Government Hauler simplifies the airgap experience without requiring users to adopt a specific workflow. Hauler simplifies the airgapping process, by representing assets (images, charts, files, etc...) as content and collections to allow users to easily fetch, store, package, and distribute these assets with declarative manifests or through the command line.

Hauler does this by storing contents and collections as OCI Artifacts and allows users to serve contents and collections with an embedded registry and fileserver. Additionally, Hauler has the ability to store and inspect various non-image OCI Artifacts.


Hauler wouldn't be possible without the open-source community, but there are a few projects that stand out: