Find out location of unnamed Docker containers

On my Ubuntu Server I track the system state with Telegraf (& InfluxDB & Grafana).
Random container names are listed here all the time.
These are only assigned when a container has not been given a name!?

I create Docker containers only via Docker Compose, here all containers have “container_name” assigned.

How can I find out where or from what these containers are created that have random deault names?

Thanks a lot!

docker ps -a

By “IMAGE” name I figured out what process it was

docker container inspect CONNTAINER_NAME

can show you everything about the container, including labels added by docker compose. Those labels tell you where the compose file was for example.

In case of a simple container created by docker run there is no way to tell except the image of course if you recognize that and know where that was used.


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