docker stack deploy

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Description

Deploy a new stack or update an existing stack

API 1.25+  The client and daemon API must both be at least 1.25 to use this command. Use the docker version command on the client to check your client and daemon API versions.

Swarm This command works with the Swarm orchestrator.

Kubernetes This command works with the Kubernetes orchestrator.

Usage

docker stack deploy [OPTIONS] STACK

Options

Name, shorthand Default Description
--bundle-file experimental (daemon)Swarm
Path to a Distributed Application Bundle file
--compose-file , -c API 1.25+
Path to a Compose file
--prune API 1.27+Swarm
Prune services that are no longer referenced
--resolve-image always API 1.30+Swarm
Query the registry to resolve image digest and supported platforms (“always”|”changed”|”never”)
--with-registry-auth Swarm
Send registry authentication details to Swarm agents
--kubeconfig experimental (CLI)Kubernetes
Kubernetes config file
--namespace experimental (CLI)Kubernetes
Kubernetes namespace to use

Parent command

Command Description
docker stack Manage Docker stacks
Command Description
docker stack deploy Deploy a new stack or update an existing stack
docker stack ls List stacks
docker stack ps List the tasks in the stack
docker stack rm Remove one or more stacks
docker stack services List the services in the stack

Extended description

Create and update a stack from a compose or a dab file on the swarm. This command has to be run targeting a manager node.

Examples

Compose file

The deploy command supports compose file version 3.0 and above.

$ docker stack deploy --compose-file docker-compose.yml vossibility

Ignoring unsupported options: links

Creating network vossibility_vossibility
Creating network vossibility_default
Creating service vossibility_nsqd
Creating service vossibility_logstash
Creating service vossibility_elasticsearch
Creating service vossibility_kibana
Creating service vossibility_ghollector
Creating service vossibility_lookupd

The Compose file can also be provided as standard input with --compose-file -:

$ cat docker-compose.yml | docker stack deploy --compose-file - vossibility

Ignoring unsupported options: links

Creating network vossibility_vossibility
Creating network vossibility_default
Creating service vossibility_nsqd
Creating service vossibility_logstash
Creating service vossibility_elasticsearch
Creating service vossibility_kibana
Creating service vossibility_ghollector
Creating service vossibility_lookupd

If your configuration is split between multiple Compose files, e.g. a base configuration and environment-specific overrides, you can provide multiple --compose-file flags.

$ docker stack deploy --compose-file docker-compose.yml -c docker-compose.prod.yml vossibility

Ignoring unsupported options: links

Creating network vossibility_vossibility
Creating network vossibility_default
Creating service vossibility_nsqd
Creating service vossibility_logstash
Creating service vossibility_elasticsearch
Creating service vossibility_kibana
Creating service vossibility_ghollector
Creating service vossibility_lookupd

You can verify that the services were correctly created:

$ docker service ls

ID            NAME                               MODE        REPLICAS  IMAGE
29bv0vnlm903  vossibility_lookupd                replicated  1/1       nsqio/nsq@sha256:eeba05599f31eba418e96e71e0984c3dc96963ceb66924dd37a47bf7ce18a662
4awt47624qwh  vossibility_nsqd                   replicated  1/1       nsqio/nsq@sha256:eeba05599f31eba418e96e71e0984c3dc96963ceb66924dd37a47bf7ce18a662
4tjx9biia6fs  vossibility_elasticsearch          replicated  1/1       elasticsearch@sha256:12ac7c6af55d001f71800b83ba91a04f716e58d82e748fa6e5a7359eed2301aa
7563uuzr9eys  vossibility_kibana                 replicated  1/1       kibana@sha256:6995a2d25709a62694a937b8a529ff36da92ebee74bafd7bf00e6caf6db2eb03
9gc5m4met4he  vossibility_logstash               replicated  1/1       logstash@sha256:2dc8bddd1bb4a5a34e8ebaf73749f6413c101b2edef6617f2f7713926d2141fe
axqh55ipl40h  vossibility_vossibility-collector  replicated  1/1       icecrime/vossibility-collector@sha256:f03f2977203ba6253988c18d04061c5ec7aab46bca9dfd89a9a1fa4500989fba

DAB file

$ docker stack deploy --bundle-file vossibility-stack.dab vossibility

Loading bundle from vossibility-stack.dab
Creating service vossibility_elasticsearch
Creating service vossibility_kibana
Creating service vossibility_logstash
Creating service vossibility_lookupd
Creating service vossibility_nsqd
Creating service vossibility_vossibility-collector

You can verify that the services were correctly created:

$ docker service ls

ID            NAME                               MODE        REPLICAS  IMAGE
29bv0vnlm903  vossibility_lookupd                replicated  1/1       nsqio/nsq@sha256:eeba05599f31eba418e96e71e0984c3dc96963ceb66924dd37a47bf7ce18a662
4awt47624qwh  vossibility_nsqd                   replicated  1/1       nsqio/nsq@sha256:eeba05599f31eba418e96e71e0984c3dc96963ceb66924dd37a47bf7ce18a662
4tjx9biia6fs  vossibility_elasticsearch          replicated  1/1       elasticsearch@sha256:12ac7c6af55d001f71800b83ba91a04f716e58d82e748fa6e5a7359eed2301aa
7563uuzr9eys  vossibility_kibana                 replicated  1/1       kibana@sha256:6995a2d25709a62694a937b8a529ff36da92ebee74bafd7bf00e6caf6db2eb03
9gc5m4met4he  vossibility_logstash               replicated  1/1       logstash@sha256:2dc8bddd1bb4a5a34e8ebaf73749f6413c101b2edef6617f2f7713926d2141fe
axqh55ipl40h  vossibility_vossibility-collector  replicated  1/1       icecrime/vossibility-collector@sha256:f03f2977203ba6253988c18d04061c5ec7aab46bca9dfd89a9a1fa4500989fba