% DOCKER(1) Docker User Manuals % Docker Community % JUNE 2014


docker-rmi - Remove one or more images


docker rmi [-f|--force] [--help] [--no-prune] IMAGE [IMAGE...]


Removes one or more images from the host node. This does not remove images from a registry. You cannot remove an image of a running container unless you use the -f option. To see all images on a host use the docker images command.


-f, --force=true|false Force removal of the image. The default is false.

--help Print usage statement

--no-prune=true|false Do not delete untagged parents. The default is false.


Removing an image

Here is an example of removing an image:

docker rmi fedora/httpd


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 mary@docker.com