NAME

podman-restart - Restart one or more containers

SYNOPSIS

podman restart [options] container

podman container restart [options] container

DESCRIPTION

The restart command allows containers to be restarted using their ID or name. Containers will be stopped if they are running and then restarted. Stopped containers will not be stopped and will only be started.

OPTIONS

--all, -a

Restart all containers regardless of their current state.

--cidfile

Read container ID from the specified file and restart the container. Can be specified multiple times.

--filter, -f=filter

Filter what containers restart. Multiple filters can be given with multiple uses of the --filter flag. Filters with the same key work inclusive with the only exception being label which is exclusive. Filters with different keys always work exclusive.

Valid filters are listed below:

Filter

Description

id

[ID] Container’s ID (accepts regex)

name

[Name] Container’s name (accepts regex)

label

[Key] or [Key=Value] Label assigned to a container

exited

[Int] Container’s exit code

status

[Status] Container’s status: ‘created’, ‘exited’, ‘paused’, ‘running’, ‘unknown’

ancestor

[ImageName] Image or descendant used to create container

before

[ID] or [Name] Containers created before this container

since

[ID] or [Name] Containers created since this container

volume

[VolumeName] or [MountpointDestination] Volume mounted in container

health

[Status] healthy or unhealthy

pod

[Pod] name or full or partial ID of pod

network

[Network] name or full ID of network

--latest, -l

Instead of providing the container name or ID, use the last created container. Note: the last started container could be from other users of Podman on the host machine. (This option is not available with the remote Podman client, including Mac and Windows (excluding WSL2) machines)

--running

Restart all containers that are already in the running state.

--time, -t=seconds

Seconds to wait before forcibly stopping the container.

EXAMPLES

Restart the latest container

$ podman restart -l
ec588fc80b05e19d3006bf2e8aa325f0a2e2ff1f609b7afb39176ca8e3e13467

Restart a specific container by partial container ID

$ podman restart ff6cf1
ff6cf1e5e77e6dba1efc7f3fcdb20e8b89ad8947bc0518be1fcb2c78681f226f

Restart two containers by name with a timeout of 4 seconds

$ podman restart --time 4 test1 test2
c3bb026838c30e5097f079fa365c9a4769d52e1017588278fa00d5c68ebc1502
17e13a63081a995136f907024bcfe50ff532917988a152da229db9d894c5a9ec

Restart all running containers

$ podman restart --running

Restart all containers

$ podman restart --all

Restart container using ID specified in a given files.

$ podman restart --cidfile /home/user/cidfile-1
$ podman restart --cidfile /home/user/cidfile-1 --cidfile ./cidfile-2

SEE ALSO

podman(1)

HISTORY

March 2018, Originally compiled by Matt Heon mheon@redhat.com