globus-start-container — Starts standalone container



Tool description

Starts a standalone container. By default a secure container is started on port 8443 and is accessible via HTTPS. On successful startup a list of services will be displayed on the console. By default the non secure (HTTP) container is started on port 8080.

Command syntax

globus-start-container [options]

Table 15. Options


Displays help information about the command.

-p <port>

Sets the port number for the container.


Does not show a list of services at startup.


Enables debug mode.


Starts a non secure (HTTP) container. Please note that this option only disables transport security. Message security still can be used.

-containerDesc <file>

Specifies a container security descriptor file.

-profile <name>

Specifies a configuration profile name for the container.