When you run
okteto up, an instance of Syncthing, a file synchronization service, will be automatically started to keep your local files synchronized with your development container.
Syncthing provides a web UI to show the state of the file synchronization. You can get the syncthing endpoints and credentials of your development container by running
okteto status --info:
If some files should not be synchronized between your local machine and your development environment, a file called
.stignore can be created containing file patterns to ignore.
.stignore file must be placed in the root of the folder.
okteto initcommand will create a default
.stignoretailored to the typical use cases of your programming language.
.stignore file contains a list of files or path patterns.
The first pattern that matches will decide the fate of a given file.
The patterns follow the same syntax that
More information on this is available here.