% DOCKER(1) Docker User Manuals % Docker Community % JUNE 2014
docker-stop - Stop a container by sending SIGTERM and then SIGKILL after a grace period
docker stop [--help] [-t|--time[=10]] CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]
Stop a container (Send SIGTERM, and then SIGKILL after grace period)
--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.
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