Stop one or more running containers
$ docker stop [OPTIONS] CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]
Refer to the options section for an overview of available
OPTIONS for this command.
The main process inside the container will receive
SIGTERM, and after a grace
SIGKILL. The first signal can be changed with the
instruction in the container’s Dockerfile, or the
--stop-signal option to
For example uses of this command, refer to the examples section below.
||Signal to send to the container|
||Seconds to wait before killing the container|
$ docker stop my_container