How to restart a single container with Docker Compose?
To restart a single container using Docker Compose, you can use the
docker compose restart command, followed by the name of the service you want to restart. If you're using Compose standalone, use
docker-compose restart instead.
Here's an example:
docker compose restart myservice
In the above example,
myservice is the name of the service you want to restart. Docker Compose will stop and restart the container associated with this service.
Note that you can also use the
docker-compose up command with the
--no-deps option to recreate a single container without starting any dependent containers. For example:
docker compose up --no-deps myservice
This will recreate the container associated with
myservice without starting any other containers that depend on it. However, this command will also stop and start the container, which may cause data loss or other issues. If you want to restart the container without stopping it, you should use the
docker restart command instead.
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