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docker secret rm


Remove one or more secrets

API 1.25+ The client and daemon API must both be at least 1.25 to use this command. Use the docker version command on the client to check your client and daemon API versions.

Swarm This command works with the Swarm orchestrator.


docker secret rm SECRET [SECRET...]

Parent command

Command Description
docker secret Manage Docker secrets
Command Description
docker secret create Create a secret from a file or STDIN as content
docker secret inspect Display detailed information on one or more secrets
docker secret ls List secrets
docker secret rm Remove one or more secrets

Extended description

Removes the specified secrets from the swarm. This command has to be run targeting a manager node.

For detailed information about using secrets, refer to manage sensitive data with Docker secrets.


This example removes a secret:

$ docker secret rm secret.json

Warning: Unlike docker rm, this command does not ask for confirmation before removing a secret.

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