3. Command Line Interface

3.1. Docker Management commands

checkpoint  Manage checkpoints
config      Manage Docker configs
container   Manage containers
image       Manage images
network     Manage networks
node        Manage Swarm nodes
plugin      Manage plugins
secret      Manage Docker secrets
service     Manage services
stack       Manage Docker stacks
swarm       Manage Swarm
system      Manage Docker
trust       Manage trust on Docker images
volume      Manage volumes

3.2. Docker commands

attach      Attach local standard input, output, and error streams to a running container
build       Build an image from a Dockerfile
commit      Create a new image from a container's changes
cp          Copy files/folders between a container and the local filesystem
create      Create a new container
deploy      Deploy a new stack or update an existing stack
diff        Inspect changes to files or directories on a container's filesystem
events      Get real time events from the server
exec        Run a command in a running container
export      Export a container's filesystem as a tar archive
history     Show the history of an image
images      List images
import      Import the contents from a tarball to create a filesystem image
info        Display system-wide information
inspect     Return low-level information on Docker objects
kill        Kill one or more running containers
load        Load an image from a tar archive or STDIN
login       Log in to a Docker registry
logout      Log out from a Docker registry
logs        Fetch the logs of a container
pause       Pause all processes within one or more containers
port        List port mappings or a specific mapping for the container
ps          List containers
pull        Pull an image or a repository from a registry
push        Push an image or a repository to a registry
rename      Rename a container
restart     Restart one or more containers
rm          Remove one or more containers
rmi         Remove one or more images
run         Run a command in a new container
save        Save one or more images to a tar archive (streamed to STDOUT by default)
search      Search the Docker Hub for images
start       Start one or more stopped containers
stats       Display a live stream of container(s) resource usage statistics
stop        Stop one or more running containers
tag         Create a tag TARGET_IMAGE that refers to SOURCE_IMAGE
top         Display the running processes of a container
unpause     Unpause all processes within one or more containers
update      Update configuration of one or more containers
version     Show the Docker version information
wait        Block until one or more containers stop, then print their exit codes

3.3. Important

Listing 3.3. Docker Management commands
network     Manage networks
Listing 3.4. Publishing
login       Log in to a Docker registry
logout      Log out from a Docker registry
pull        Pull an image or a repository from a registry
push        Push an image or a repository to a registry
search      Search the Docker Hub for images
Listing 3.5. Docker commands
attach      Attach local standard input, output, and error streams to a running container
build       Build an image from a Dockerfile
exec        Run a command in a running container
images      List images
inspect     Return low-level information on Docker objects
kill        Kill one or more running containers
logs        Fetch the logs of a container
ps          List containers
rm          Remove one or more containers
rmi         Remove one or more images
run         Run a command in a new container
stop        Stop one or more running containers
top         Display the running processes of a container