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cnspec shell container

Connect to a container, image, or registry.


Connect to a container, container image, or container registry. By default we try to auto-detect the container or image from the provided ID, even if it's not the full ID:

cnspec shell container b62b276baab6
cnspec shell container b62
cnspec shell container ubuntu:latest

You can also explicitly connect to an image or a container registry:

cnspec shell container image ubuntu:20.04
cnspec shell container registry
cnspec shell container ID [flags]


      --ask-pass                         Prompt for connection password.
-c, --command string MQL query to execute in the shell.
--discover string Enable the discovery of nested assets. Supported: 'all|auto|instances|host-instances|host-machines|container|container-images|pods|cronjobs|statefulsets|deployments|jobs|replicasets|daemonsets' (default "auto")
--discover-filter stringToString Additional filter for asset discovery. (default [])
-h, --help help for container
--host-machines Also scan host machines like ESXi server.
-i, --identity-file string Select a file from which to read the identity (private key) for public key authentication.
--insecure Disable TLS/SSL checks or SSH hostkey config.
--instances Also scan instances. This only applies to API targets like AWS, Azure, or GCP.
--option --option key=value Additional connection options. You can pass multiple options using --option key=value. (default [])
-p, --password string Set the connection password, such as for SSH/WinRM.
--path string Path to a local file or directory for the connection to use.
--platform-id string Select a specific target asset by providing its platform ID.
--sudo Elevate privileges with sudo.

Options inherited from parent commands

      --api-proxy string   Set proxy for communications with Mondoo API
--config string Set config file path (default $HOME/.config/mondoo/mondoo.yml)
--log-level string Set log level: error, warn, info, debug, trace (default "info")
-v, --verbose Enable verbose output