docker-login - Log in to a Docker registry.
Log in to a Docker Registry located on the specified
SERVER. You can
specify a URL or a
hostname for the
SERVER value. If you do not
SERVER, the command uses Docker's public registry located at
https://registry-1.docker.io/ by default. To get a username/password
for Docker's public registry, create an account on Docker Hub.
docker login requires user to use
sudo or be
- connecting to a remote daemon, such as a
docker-machine provisioned docker engine.
- user is added to the docker group. This will impact
the security of your system; the docker group is root
You can log into any public or private repository for which you have
credentials. When you log in, the command stores encoded credentials in
$HOME/.docker/config.json on Linux or
%USERPROFILE%/.docker/config.json on Windows.
: When running
sudo docker login credentials are saved in
Print usage statement
# docker login localhost:8080
to log out from a Docker registry.
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 ⟨firstname.lastname@example.org⟩ November 2015, updated by
Sally O'Malley ⟨email@example.com⟩