docker image build

Build an image from a Dockerfile


$ docker image build [OPTIONS] PATH | URL | -

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


See docker build for more information.


Name, shorthand Default Description
--add-host Add a custom host-to-IP mapping (host:ip)
--build-arg Set build-time variables
--cache-from Images to consider as cache sources
--cgroup-parent Optional parent cgroup for the container
--compress Compress the build context using gzip
--cpu-period Limit the CPU CFS (Completely Fair Scheduler) period
--cpu-quota Limit the CPU CFS (Completely Fair Scheduler) quota
--cpu-shares , -c CPU shares (relative weight)
--cpuset-cpus CPUs in which to allow execution (0-3, 0,1)
--cpuset-mems MEMs in which to allow execution (0-3, 0,1)
--disable-content-trust true Skip image verification
--file , -f Name of the Dockerfile (Default is PATH/Dockerfile)
--force-rm Always remove intermediate containers
--iidfile Write the image ID to the file
--isolation Container isolation technology
--label Set metadata for an image
--memory , -m Memory limit
--memory-swap Swap limit equal to memory plus swap: -1 to enable unlimited swap
--network Set the networking mode for the RUN instructions during build
--no-cache Do not use cache when building the image
--platform Set platform if server is multi-platform capable
--pull Always attempt to pull a newer version of the image
--quiet , -q Suppress the build output and print image ID on success
--rm true Remove intermediate containers after a successful build
--security-opt Security options
--shm-size Size of /dev/shm
--squash experimental (daemon)
Squash newly built layers into a single new layer
--tag , -t Name and optionally a tag in the name:tag format
--target Set the target build stage to build.
--ulimit Ulimit options

Parent command

Command Description
docker image Manage images
Command Description
docker image build Build an image from a Dockerfile
docker image history Show the history of an image
docker image import Import the contents from a tarball to create a filesystem image
docker image inspect Display detailed information on one or more images
docker image load Load an image from a tar archive or STDIN
docker image ls List images
docker image prune Remove unused images
docker image pull Download an image from a registry
docker image push Upload an image to a registry
docker image rm Remove one or more images
docker image save Save one or more images to a tar archive (streamed to STDOUT by default)
docker image tag Create a tag TARGET_IMAGE that refers to SOURCE_IMAGE