atomic-stop man page

atomic-stop — Execute container image stop method


atomic stop [-h|--help] [-n][--name[=NAME]] IMAGE [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:

The name specified via the command. NAME will be replaced with IMAGE if it is not specified.

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
-n --name=""
If name is specified atomic stop will stop the named container from the
system, otherwise it will stop the container with a name that matches the


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

Referenced By


Atomic Man Pages Dan Walsh January 2015