atomic-stop (1) - Linux Man Pages

atomic-stop: Execute container image stop method


atomic-stop - Execute container image stop method


atomic stop [-h|--help] container [ARG...]


atomic stop attempts to stop a running container, first reading the LABEL STOP field in the container IMAGE.

If the container image has a LABEL STOP instruction like the following:

LABEL STOP /usr/bin/docker kill -s HUP \${NAME}

atomic would execute this command before stopping the container.

atomic stop will set the following environment variables for use in the command:

If this field does not exist, atomic stop will just stop the container, if the container is running.

Any additional arguments will be appended to the command.


-h --help
  Print usage statement


March 2015, Originally compiled by Daniel Walsh (dwalsh at redhat dot com)