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Demote one or more nodes from manager in the swarm
Swarm This command works with the Swarm orchestrator.
docker node demote NODE [NODE...]
|docker node||Manage Swarm nodes|
|docker node demote||Demote one or more nodes from manager in the swarm|
|docker node inspect||Display detailed information on one or more nodes|
|docker node ls||List nodes in the swarm|
|docker node promote||Promote one or more nodes to manager in the swarm|
|docker node ps||List tasks running on one or more nodes, defaults to current node|
|docker node rm||Remove one or more nodes from the swarm|
|docker node update||Update a node|
Demotes an existing manager so that it is no longer a manager. This command targets a docker engine that is a manager in the swarm.
$ docker node demote <node name>