docker unpause

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Unpause all processes within one or more containers


docker unpause CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]

Parent command

dockerThe base command for the Docker CLI.

Extended description

The docker unpause command un-suspends all processes in the specified containers. On Linux, it does this using the cgroups freezer.

See the cgroups freezer documentation for further details.


$ docker unpause my_container