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docker-version - Show the Docker version information.

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NAME

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.
 
 

EXAMPLES

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
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