How to Run Commands Inside Docker Container?

Running commands inside a docker container is easier than you think.

A docker container is an isolated environment that usually contains a single application with all required dependencies. Many times we need to run some commands inside a docker container. There are several ways in which we can execute a command inside a container and get the required output.

Let’s see how we can do it.

Using Interactive Shell

We can directly access the shell of a container and execute our commands as with a normal Linux terminal. To get an interactive shell of a stopped (not in running state) container, you can use:

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How to Run Commands Inside Docker Container?