Docker Cheat Sheet for use with docker cli.

System

Version

docker version

Info

docker info

Stats

docker stats -a

System Components

docker system df

Prune all unused and dangling images

docker system prune -af

Login

docker login [REPO NAME] -u [UN] -p [PW]

Logout

docker logout [REPO NAME]

Network

List

docker network list

Create

docker network create [NETWORK NAME]

Inspect

docker network inspect [NETWORK NAME]

Connect Container

docker network connect [NETWORK NAME] [CONTAINER NAME]

Disconnect Container

docker network disconnect [NETWORK NAME] [CONTAINER NAME]

Remove

docker network rm [NETWORK NAME]

Images

Build (from Dockerfile in root context)

docker build -t [IMAGE NAME]:latest .

Build (from Dockerfile in another folder)

docker build -t [IMAGE NAME]:latest -f dockerfiles/Dockerfile-xxxxxxxxxx .

List used

docker images 

List all

docker images --all

Remove

docker rmi [IMAGE NAME]:latest

Remove unused

docker image prune -af

Remove dangling

docker rmi $(docker images -qf dangling=true)

Remove all

docker rmi $(docker images -q)

Containers

List running

docker ps

List all

docker ps -a

Inspect

docker inspect [CONTAINER NAME]

Create

docker container create --name [CONTAINER NAME] -p [LOCAL PORT]:[CONTAINER PORT] -v [CONTAINER NAME]:/root [IMAGE NAME]:latest

Run

docker run -p [LOCAL PORT]:[CONTAINER PORT] [IMAGE NAME]:latest

Run flags

-rm Automatically remove container once stopped
-it Allocates command line to container’s STDIN
-d Run container in detached mode, ie. background
-v Mount a volume
Example with new volume: -v /local-folder:/container-folder
Example with existing volume: -v [VOLUME NAME]:/container-folder
-p Binds port from container to local env
Example: -p local-port:container-port

Enter bash

docker exec -it [CONTAINER NAME] /bin/bash

Enter shell

docker exec -it [CONTAINER NAME] sh

Enter powershell

docker exec -it [CONTAINER NAME] powershell

Start

docker start [CONTAINER NAME]

Stop one

docker stop [CONTAINER NAME]

Stop all

docker stop $(docker ps -a -q)

Remove

docker rm [CONTAINER NAME]

Remove all

docker rm $(docker ps -a -q)

Remove all (force running ones)

docker rm -f $(docker ps -aq)

Remove all (force running ones plus volume)

docker rm -fv $(docker ps -aq)

Logs

docker logs -f [CONTAINER NAME]

Volumes

List

docker volume ls

Create

docker volume create [VOLUME NAME]

Inspect

docker volume inspect [VOLUME NAME]

Remove

docker volume rm [VOLUME NAME]

Remove unused

docker volume prune -f

Remove dangling

docker volume rm (docker volume ls -qf dangling=true)

Remove active

docker volume rm $(docker volume ls)

Compose

Up from File

docker-compose -f [FILE PATH to YAML] up

Down from File

docker-compose -f [FILE PATH to YAML] down

File Operations

Copy to container or volume

docker cp FILE [CONTAINER NAME]:/root/test.R

Docker Engine

Switch to Linux Mode

[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable("LCOW_SUPPORTED", "1", "Machine")
Restart-Service *docker*

Switch to Windows Mode

[Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable("LCOW_SUPPORTED", $null, "Machine")
Restart-Service *docker*
Marcin Narloch

Marcin Narloch

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