Whats the difference between CMD and ENTRYPOINT?

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Whats the difference between CMD and ENTRYPOINT?
Dec 3, 2018 in Docker by Ali
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CMD sets default command and/or parameters, which can be overwritten from command line when docker container runs.

ENTRYPOINT configures a container that will run as an executable.

answered Dec 3, 2018 by Haseeb
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Both the instructions , we are using in DockerFile which defines what command get executed while running the container .

CMD from Dockerfile can be overwritten from command line when docker container runs and that CMD from Dockerfile will not be executed while running container .

ENTRYPOINT from Dockerfile will not be ignored when docker container runs with command line parameters.
answered 3 days ago by Vishal
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