Docker: Execute Commands inside a Running Container
To access the terminal of a running container, you can use the following command:
docker exec -it <container name> sh
docker exec -it <container ID> sh
You can also replace sh with bash.
Note: To exit the container without stopping or killing it, you can press Ctrl + P + Q
You can see the names and IDs of your running contains by performing the command below:
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