docker-top man page

docker-top — Display the running processes of a container

Synopsis

docker top [--help] CONTAINER [ps Options]

Description

Display the running process of the container. ps-OPTION can be any of the options you would pass to a Linux ps command.

All displayed information is from host's point of view.

Options

--help
Print usage statement

Examples

Run docker top with the ps option of -x:

$ docker top 8601afda2b -x
PID      TTY       STAT       TIME         COMMAND
16623    ?         Ss         0:00         sleep 99999

History

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⟩ June 2015, updated by Ma Shimiao ⟨mashimiao.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com⟩ December 2015, updated by Pavel Pospisil ⟨pospispa@gmail.com⟩

Referenced By

docker(1).

Docker User Manuals Docker Community JUNE 2014