docker start

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Edge only: This is the CLI reference for Docker CE Edge versions. Some of these options may not be available to Docker CE stable or Docker EE. You can view the stable version of this CLI reference or learn about Docker CE Edge.

Description

Start one or more stopped containers

Usage

docker start [OPTIONS] CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]

Options

Name, shorthand Default Description
--attach, -a false Attach STDOUT/STDERR and forward signals
--checkpoint   Restore from this checkpoint
--checkpoint-dir   Use a custom checkpoint storage directory
--detach-keys   Override the key sequence for detaching a container
--interactive, -i false Attach container’s STDIN

Parent command

Command Description
docker The base command for the Docker CLI.

Examples

$ docker start my_container