docker secret rm

Remove one or more secrets

Swarm This command works with the Swarm orchestrator.


$ docker secret rm SECRET [SECRET...]


Removes the specified secrets from the swarm.

For detailed information about using secrets, refer to manage sensitive data with Docker secrets.


This is a cluster management command, and must be executed on a swarm manager node. To learn about managers and workers, refer to the Swarm mode section in the documentation.

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


This example removes a secret:

$ docker secret rm secret.json


Unlike docker rm, this command does not ask for confirmation before removing a secret.

Parent command

Command Description
docker secret Manage Swarm secrets
Command Description
docker secret create Create a secret from a file or STDIN as content
docker secret inspect Display detailed information on one or more secrets
docker secret ls List secrets
docker secret rm Remove one or more secrets