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docker-top - Display the running processes of a container

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NAME

docker-top - Display the running processes of a container
 
 

SYNOPSIS

docker top [ --help] CONTAINER [ps OPTIONS]
 
 

DESCRIPTION

Display the running process of the container. ps-OPTION can be any of the options you would pass to a Linux ps command.
 
All displayed information is from host's point of view.
 
 

OPTIONS

--help
Print usage statement
 
 

EXAMPLES

Run docker top with the ps option of -x:
 
 
$ docker top 8601afda2b -x
PID      TTY       STAT       TIME         COMMAND
16623    ?         Ss         0:00         sleep 99999
 
 

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⟩ June 2015, updated by Ma Shimiao ⟨mashimiao.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com⟩ December 2015, updated by Pavel Pospisil ⟨pospispa@gmail.com⟩
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