Create a docker image of Node-Express API – Part II


In this post which is the continuation of Node-API Docker Image ( the Links are at the end of the post), create and run container using the image we build.

Lets check the existence of the image in docker using

docker image

Create the container

To build a container to run the API we need only the Image , all the depending Image will be automatically download by Docker.

docker run --name customer -d -p 3000:3000 user-api:latest

The above command will run, customer API in detached mode on port 3000.

Stop and Resume the container

We can stop running a container at any time using docker stop <id/name> and resume with docker start <id/name>

Following Docker Post may deserve a good read

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A developer,teacher and a blogger obsessed with Python,Dart and open source world from India

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