docker-latest-exec (1) - Linux Manuals
docker-latest-exec: Run a command in a running container
docker-exec - Run a command in a running container
docker exec [-d|--detach] [--detach-keys[=]] [--help] [-i|--interactive] [--privileged] [-t|--tty] [-u|--user[=USER]] CONTAINER COMMAND [ARG...]
Run a process in a running container.
The command started using docker exec will only run while the container's primary process (PID 1) is running, and will not be restarted if the container is restarted.
If the container is paused, then the docker exec command will wait until the container is unpaused, and then run
Detached mode: run command in the background. The default is
Keep STDIN open even if not attached. The default is
Give the process extended
Without this flag, the process run by docker exec in a running container has the same capabilities as the container, which may be limited. Set --privileged to give all capabilities to the process.
Allocate a pseudo-TTY. The default is
Sets the username or UID used and optionally the groupname or GID for the specified command.
The followings examples are all valid:
Without this argument the command will be run as root in the container.
The -t option is incompatible with a redirection of the docker client standard input.
November 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit <SvenDowideit [at] home.org.au>