Once a docker container is started, it’s always hard to get access into and see what’s happening inside. As a workaround, the easiest way to understand what’s happening in a container is to get a CLI on it and investigate.
Since version 1.3, you can easily open a bash session into a running container by using:
- The ID of the container:
1sudo docker exec -i -t 43f10328e4e9 /bin/bash
- Or the name of the container:
1sudo docker exec -i -t super_docker /bin/bash
You will get access with a bash session to your container: