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 Attach STDOUT/STDERR and forward signals
--checkpoint experimental (daemon)
Restore from this checkpoint
--checkpoint-dir experimental (daemon)
Use a custom checkpoint storage directory
--detach-keys Override the key sequence for detaching a container
--interactive , -i Attach container’s STDIN

Parent command

Command Description
docker The base command for the Docker CLI.

Examples

$ docker start my_container