To stop a Docker container and then remove both the container and the associated image, you can use the following commands:
- First, find the container ID or name of the container you want to stop and remove. You can use the
docker pscommand to list all running containers:
This command will display a list of running containers along with their details.
- Once you identify the container you want to stop and remove, you can use the
docker stopcommand to stop it:
docker stop CONTAINER_ID
CONTAINER_ID with the actual ID or name of the container you want to stop.
- After stopping the container, you can remove it and its associated image using the
docker rmicommands. First, remove the container:
docker rm CONTAINER_ID
- Finally, remove the Docker image associated with the container:
docker rmi IMAGE_NAME:TAG
IMAGE_NAME:TAG with the name and tag of the image you want to remove. You can find the image name and tag in the output of the
docker images command.
If you want to remove all containers and their associated images, you can use the following commands:
- Stop all running containers:
docker stop $(docker ps -q)
- Remove all stopped containers:
docker rm $(docker ps -a -q)
- Remove all unused images (images not associated with any containers):
docker image prune -a
This command will remove all images that are not associated with a container, which can help you clean up your system.
Be cautious when using the
docker rmi and
docker rm commands, especially when removing images and containers, as this action is irreversible, and you may lose data if you delete containers without proper backups or data management.
Muthu Kumar K