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The container name "/sandbox-hdp" is already in use by container

I have followed the steps of the tutorial and I get this error message:

Error response from daemon: Conflict. The container name "/sandbox-hdp" is already in use by container 5a892d5805d2c21be8c085f6d39af855026453a482678c0fccfe57e196f95521. You have to remove (or rename) that container to be able to reuse that name..

Super Mentor

@ B A

Did you try killing all containers with first.

$ docker rm -f $(docker ps -a -q)

then restarting docker

$ sudo service docker restart


As an alternative try running docker using "--name" option as following: as described in:

docker run -v hadoop:/hadoop --name sandbox --hostname "" --privileged  ..................


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