How to sterilize your Docker Host

Here is a pretty handy set of commands that will clean out your Docker host of all containers and images. It’s useful when resetting a demo environment to start fresh.

Step 1: Stop all docker images

docker stop $(docker ps -aq)

Step 2: Remove all containers

docker rm $(docker ps -aq)

Step 3: Remove all images

docker rmi $(docker images -q)

Now running “docker images” command and you will see no images there:


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