docker stop

Description

Stop one or more running containers

Usage

$ docker stop [OPTIONS] CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]

Extended description

The main process inside the container will receive SIGTERM, and after a grace period, SIGKILL.

For example uses of this command, refer to the examples section below.

Options

Name, shorthand Default Description
--time , -t 10 Seconds to wait for stop before killing it

Examples

$ docker stop my_container

Parent command

Command Description
docker The base command for the Docker CLI.