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cannot connect to docker instance

I am getting the below error when trying to log onto to a running docker instance and cannot log on.

docker exec -it <my_container_id> /bin/bash

connection error: desc = “transport: dial unix /var/run/docker/containerd/docker-containerd.sock: connect: connection refused”: unknown

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Accepted Answer

Hello,

I would recommend trying to restart the Docker service:

systemctl restart docker

Let me know how it goes. Regards, Bobby

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