docker-rmi man page

docker-rmi — Remove one or more images

Synopsis

docker rmi [-f|--force] [--help] [--no-prune] IMAGE [IMAGE...]

Description

Removes one or more images from the host node. This does not remove images from a registry. You cannot remove an image of a running container unless you use the -f option. To see all images on a host use the docker images command.

Options

-f, --force=true|false
Force removal of the image. The default is false.
--help
Print usage statement
--no-prune=true|false
Do not delete untagged parents. The default is false.

Removing an image

Here is an example of removing an image:

docker rmi fedora/httpd

History

April 2014, Originally compiled by William Henry (whenry at redhat dot com) based on docker.com source material and internal work. June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit ⟨SvenDowideit@home.org.au⟩ April 2015, updated by Mary Anthony for v2 ⟨mary@docker.com⟩

Referenced By

docker(1).

Docker User Manuals Docker Community JUNE 2014