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, shorthandDefaultDescription
--attach , -aAttach STDOUT/STDERR and forward signals
--checkpointexperimental 
Restore from this checkpoint
--checkpoint-direxperimental 
Use a custom checkpoint storage directory
--detach-keysOverride the key sequence for detaching a container
--interactive , -iAttach container’s STDIN

Parent command

CommandDescription
dockerThe base command for the Docker CLI.

Examples

$ docker start my_container