docker buildx rm


Remove a builder instance


$ docker buildx rm [NAME]

Extended description

Removes the specified or current builder. It is a no-op attempting to remove the default builder.

For example uses of this command, refer to the examples section below.


Name, shorthand Default Description
--keep-state Keep BuildKit state
--builder Override the configured builder instance


Override the configured builder instance (--builder)

Same as buildx --builder.

Keep BuildKit state (--keep-state)

Keep BuildKit state, so it can be reused by a new builder with the same name. Currently, only supported by the docker-container driver.

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