"docker container inspect" - Inspect Container Configuration


How to display and inspect container's configuration using the "docker container inspect" command?

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The "docker container inspect" command allows you to display and inspect the container's configuration in JSON formation.

1. Create a new container from the "openjdk" image:

fyicenter$ docker container create --name java --tty --interactive openjdk

2. Run the "docker container inspect" command on the container:

fyicenter$ docker container inspect java

        "Id": "2c513219b727c6da168b3e197ef91cdb15da6d3d43fb3d7383b453c292c2f212",
        "Path": "/hello",
        "Args": [],
        "State": {
            "Status": "exited",
            "Running": false,
            "Paused": false,
            "Restarting": false,
            "OOMKilled": false,
            "Dead": false,
            "Pid": 0,
            "ExitCode": 0,
            "Error": "",
            "Networks": {
                "bridge": {
                    "IPAMConfig": null,
                    "Links": null,
                    "Aliases": null,
                    "NetworkID": "86e46e86a6784ce434515db2f7215a11c...",
                    "EndpointID": "a9cd2f10f9e61af91442c3a2a0174b8d0...",
                    "Gateway": "",
                    "IPAddress": "",
                    "IPPrefixLen": 16,
                    "IPv6Gateway": "",
                    "GlobalIPv6Address": "",
                    "GlobalIPv6PrefixLen": 0,
                    "MacAddress": "02:42:ac:11:00:03",
                    "DriverOpts": null

You can read the output to see how the container is defined.


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