docker volume rm

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Remove one or more volumes


docker volume rm [OPTIONS] VOLUME [VOLUME...]


Name, shorthand Default Description
--force, -f false Force the removal of one or more volumes

Parent command

Command Description
docker volume Manage volumes
Command Description
docker volume create Create a volume
docker volume inspect Display detailed information on one or more volumes
docker volume ls List volumes
docker volume prune Remove all unused volumes
docker volume rm Remove one or more volumes

Extended description

Remove one or more volumes. You cannot remove a volume that is in use by a container.


  $ docker volume rm hello