docker buildx ls

List builder instances


$ docker buildx ls

Refer to the options section for an overview of available OPTIONS for this command.


Lists all builder instances and the nodes for each instance

$ docker buildx ls
elated_tesla *  docker-container
  elated_tesla0 unix:///var/run/docker.sock running v0.10.3  linux/amd64
  elated_tesla1 ssh://ubuntu@        running v0.10.3  linux/arm64*, linux/arm/v7, linux/arm/v6
default         docker
  default       default                     running 20.10.14 linux/amd64

Each builder has one or more nodes associated with it. The current builder’s name is marked with a * in NAME/NODE and explicit node to build against for the target platform marked with a * in the PLATFORMS column.


Name, shorthand Default Description

Parent command

Command Description
docker buildx Docker Buildx
Command Description
docker buildx bake Build from a file
docker buildx build Start a build
docker buildx create Create a new builder instance
docker buildx du Disk usage
docker buildx imagetools Commands to work on images in registry
docker buildx inspect Inspect current builder instance
docker buildx ls List builder instances
docker buildx prune Remove build cache
docker buildx rm Remove a builder instance
docker buildx stop Stop builder instance
docker buildx use Set the current builder instance
docker buildx version Show buildx version information