docker plugin inspect

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Description

Display detailed information on one or more plugins

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.

Usage

docker plugin inspect [OPTIONS] PLUGIN [PLUGIN...]

Options

Name, shorthand Default Description
--format , -f Format the output using the given Go template

Parent command

Command Description
docker plugin Manage plugins
Command Description
docker plugin create Create a plugin from a rootfs and configuration. Plugin data directory must contain config.json and rootfs directory.
docker plugin disable Disable a plugin
docker plugin enable Enable a plugin
docker plugin inspect Display detailed information on one or more plugins
docker plugin install Install a plugin
docker plugin ls List plugins
docker plugin push Push a plugin to a registry
docker plugin rm Remove one or more plugins
docker plugin set Change settings for a plugin
docker plugin upgrade Upgrade an existing plugin

Extended description

Returns information about a plugin. By default, this command renders all results in a JSON array.

Examples

$ docker plugin inspect tiborvass/sample-volume-plugin:latest

{
  "Id": "8c74c978c434745c3ade82f1bc0acf38d04990eaf494fa507c16d9f1daa99c21",
  "Name": "tiborvass/sample-volume-plugin:latest",
  "PluginReference": "tiborvas/sample-volume-plugin:latest",
  "Enabled": true,
  "Config": {
    "Mounts": [
      {
        "Name": "",
        "Description": "",
        "Settable": null,
        "Source": "/data",
        "Destination": "/data",
        "Type": "bind",
        "Options": [
          "shared",
          "rbind"
        ]
      },
      {
        "Name": "",
        "Description": "",
        "Settable": null,
        "Source": null,
        "Destination": "/foobar",
        "Type": "tmpfs",
        "Options": null
      }
    ],
    "Env": [
      "DEBUG=1"
    ],
    "Args": null,
    "Devices": null
  },
  "Manifest": {
    "ManifestVersion": "v0",
    "Description": "A test plugin for Docker",
    "Documentation": "https://docs.docker.com/engine/extend/plugins/",
    "Interface": {
      "Types": [
        "docker.volumedriver/1.0"
      ],
      "Socket": "plugins.sock"
    },
    "Entrypoint": [
      "plugin-sample-volume-plugin",
      "/data"
    ],
    "Workdir": "",
    "User": {
    },
    "Network": {
      "Type": "host"
    },
    "Capabilities": null,
    "Mounts": [
      {
        "Name": "",
        "Description": "",
        "Settable": null,
        "Source": "/data",
        "Destination": "/data",
        "Type": "bind",
        "Options": [
          "shared",
          "rbind"
        ]
      },
      {
        "Name": "",
        "Description": "",
        "Settable": null,
        "Source": null,
        "Destination": "/foobar",
        "Type": "tmpfs",
        "Options": null
      }
    ],
    "Devices": [
      {
        "Name": "device",
        "Description": "a host device to mount",
        "Settable": null,
        "Path": "/dev/cpu_dma_latency"
      }
    ],
    "Env": [
      {
        "Name": "DEBUG",
        "Description": "If set, prints debug messages",
        "Settable": null,
        "Value": "1"
      }
    ],
    "Args": {
      "Name": "args",
      "Description": "command line arguments",
      "Settable": null,
      "Value": [

      ]
    }
  }
}

(output formatted for readability)

Formatting the output

$ docker plugin inspect -f '{{.Id}}' tiborvass/sample-volume-plugin:latest

8c74c978c434745c3ade82f1bc0acf38d04990eaf494fa507c16d9f1daa99c21