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docker-history - Show the history of an image

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NAME

docker-history - Show the history of an image
 
 

SYNOPSIS

docker history [ --help] [ -H|--human[=true]] [ --no-trunc] [ -q|--quiet] IMAGE
 
 

DESCRIPTION

Show the history of when and how an image was created.
 
 

OPTIONS

--help
Print usage statement
 
-H, --human=true|false
Print sizes and dates in human readable format. The default is true.
 
--no-trunc=true|false
Don't truncate output. The default is false.
 
-q, --quiet=true|false
Only show numeric IDs. The default is false.
 
 

EXAMPLES

 
$ docker history fedora
IMAGE          CREATED          CREATED BY                                      SIZE                COMMENT
105182bb5e8b   5 days ago       /bin/sh -c #(nop) ADD file:71356d2ad59aa3119d   372.7 MB
73bd853d2ea5   13 days ago      /bin/sh -c #(nop) MAINTAINER Lokesh Mandvekar   0 B
511136ea3c5a   10 months ago                                                    0 B                 Imported from -
 

Display comments in the image history

The docker commit command has a -m flag for adding comments to the image. These comments will be displayed in the image history.
 
 
$ sudo docker history docker:scm
IMAGE               CREATED             CREATED BY                                      SIZE                COMMENT
2ac9d1098bf1        3 months ago        /bin/bash                                       241.4 MB            Added Apache to Fedora base image
88b42ffd1f7c        5 months ago        /bin/sh -c #(nop) ADD file:1fd8d7f9f6557cafc7   373.7 MB            
c69cab00d6ef        5 months ago        /bin/sh -c #(nop) MAINTAINER Lokesh Mandvekar   0 B                 
511136ea3c5a        19 months ago                                                       0 B                 Imported from -
 
 

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⟩
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