runc-kill man page

runc kill - kill sends the specified signal (default: SIGTERM) to the container's init process

Synopsis

runc kill <container-id> <signal>

Where "<container-id>" is the name for the instance of the container and "<signal>" is the signal to be sent to the init process.

Example

For example, if the container id is "ubuntu01" the following will send a "KILL" signal to the init process of the "ubuntu01" container:

# runc kill ubuntu01 KILL

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