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Edge only: This is the CLI reference for Docker CE Edge versions. Some of these options may not be available to Docker CE stable or Docker EE. You can view the stable version of this CLI reference or learn about Docker CE Edge.
Remove one or more services
The client and daemon API must both be at least
to use this command. Use the
docker version command on the client to check
your client and daemon API versions.
docker service rm SERVICE [SERVICE...]
|docker service||Manage services|
|docker service create||Create a new service|
|docker service inspect||Display detailed information on one or more services|
|docker service logs||Fetch the logs of a service or task|
|docker service ls||List services|
|docker service ps||List the tasks of one or more services|
|docker service rm||Remove one or more services|
|docker service rollback||Revert changes to a service’s configuration|
|docker service scale||Scale one or multiple replicated services|
|docker service update||Update a service|
Removes the specified services from the swarm. This command has to be run targeting a manager node.
$ docker service rm redis redis $ docker service ls ID NAME MODE REPLICAS IMAGE
docker rm, this command does not ask for confirmation before removing a running service.