Remove one or more containers
docker rm [OPTIONS] CONTAINER [CONTAINER...]
| ||Force the removal of a running container (uses SIGKILL)|
| ||Remove the specified link|
| ||Remove the volumes associated with the container|
|docker||The base command for the Docker CLI.|
This will remove the container referenced under the link
$ docker rm /redis /redis
--linkon the default bridge network
This will remove the underlying link between
/webapp and the
/redis containers on the default bridge network, removing all network communication between the two containers. This does not apply when
--link is used with user-specified networks.
$ docker rm --link /webapp/redis /webapp/redis
This command will force-remove a running container.
$ docker rm --force redis redis
The main process inside the container referenced under the link
redis will receive
SIGKILL, then the container will be removed.
$ docker rm $(docker ps -a -q)
This command will delete all stopped containers. The command
docker ps -a -q will return all existing container IDs and pass them to the
rm command which will delete them. Any running containers will not be deleted.
$ docker rm -v redis redis
This command will remove the container and any volumes associated with it. Note that if a volume was specified with a name, it will not be removed.
$ docker create -v awesome:/foo -v /bar --name hello redis hello $ docker rm -v hello
In this example, the volume for
/foo will remain intact, but the volume for
/bar will be removed. The same behavior holds for volumes inherited with
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