Can I restart a docker container listed in the docker ps -a output?

The first time I ran my configured image, I passed in a --name option. After running the image, I stopped it. Now, it appears in the docker ps output:

vagrant@precise64:~/docker$ docker ps -a

Since it has a name, how can I restart it? It seems that the docker run command only accepts an imageid (not a containerid). And if run it again, a new container is created (which is not what I want).

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  • One Solution collect form web for “Can I restart a docker container listed in the docker ps -a output?”

    To start a stopped container one could issue

    docker start {name}
    
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