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docker-stop - Stop a container by sending SIGTERM and then SIGKILL after a grace

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NAME

docker-stop - Stop a container by sending SIGTERM and then SIGKILL after a grace period
 
 

SYNOPSIS

docker stop [ --help] [ -t|--time[=10]] CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]
 
 

DESCRIPTION

Stop a container (Send SIGTERM, and then SIGKILL after
grace period)
 
 

OPTIONS

--help
Print usage statement
 
-t, --time=10
Number of seconds to wait for the container to stop before killing it. Default is 10 seconds.
 
#See also docker-start(1) to restart a stopped container.
 
 

HISTORY

April 2014, Originally compiled by William Henry (whenry at redhat dot com) based on docker.com source material and internal work. June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit ⟨SvenDowideit@home.org.au⟩
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