docker-version man page

docker-version — Show the Docker version information.

Synopsis

docker version [--help] [-f|--format[=FORMAT]]

Description

This command displays version information for both the Docker client and daemon.

Options

--help
Print usage statement
-f, --format=""
Format the output using the given go template.

Display Docker version information

The default output:

$ docker version
Client:
 Version:      1.8.0
 API version:  1.20
 Go version:   go1.4.2
 Git commit:   f5bae0a
 Built:        Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015
 OS/Arch:      linux/amd64

Server:
 Version:      1.8.0
 API version:  1.20
 Go version:   go1.4.2
 Git commit:   f5bae0a
 Built:        Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015
 OS/Arch:      linux/amd64

Get server version:

$ docker version --format '{{.Server.Version}}'
1.8.0

Dump raw data:

To view all available fields, you can use the format {{json .}}.

$ docker version --format '{{json .}}'
{"Client":{"Version":"1.8.0","ApiVersion":"1.20","GitCommit":"f5bae0a","GoVersion":"go1.4.2","Os":"linux","Arch":"amd64","BuildTime":"Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015"},"ServerOK":true,"Server":{"Version":"1.8.0","ApiVersion":"1.20","GitCommit":"f5bae0a","GoVersion":"go1.4.2","Os":"linux","Arch":"amd64","KernelVersion":"3.13.2-gentoo","BuildTime":"Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015"}}

History

June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit ⟨SvenDowideit@home.org.au⟩ June 2015, updated by John Howard ⟨jhoward@microsoft.com⟩ June 2015, updated by Patrick Hemmer <patrick.hemmer@gmail.com

Referenced By

docker(1).

Docker User Manuals Docker Community JUNE 2015