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Run commands within a container

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2019

You can send commands to a container in the Elastic Container Instance (ECI) console.

View all container groups in a region

Log on to the ECI console to view all the container groups that you have created in the selected region.

Send commands to a container

Select a container group by clicking the corresponding check box. The detailed information about the container group appears on the lower part of the page. Click Terminal.


Select a container from the Container Name drop-down list. Select either /bin/sh or /bin/bash for Command. ClickOK. Use the terminal as you would use a normal one. The following figure shows the result of running the date command.