docker volume inspect

Display detailed information on one or more volumes


docker volume inspect [OPTIONS] VOLUME [VOLUME...]


Returns information about a volume. By default, this command renders all results in a JSON array. You can specify an alternate format to execute a given template for each result. Go's text/templateopen_in_new package describes all the details of the format.


--format-fFormat output using a custom template: 'json': Print in JSON format 'TEMPLATE': Print output using the given Go template. Refer to for more information about formatting output with templates


$ docker volume create myvolume


Use the docker volume inspect comment to inspect the configuration of the volume:

$ docker volume inspect myvolume

The output is in JSON format, for example:

    "CreatedAt": "2020-04-19T11:00:21Z",
    "Driver": "local",
    "Labels": {},
    "Mountpoint": "/var/lib/docker/volumes/8140a838303144125b4f54653b47ede0486282c623c3551fbc7f390cdc3e9cf5/_data",
    "Name": "myvolume",
    "Options": {},
    "Scope": "local"

Format the output (--format)

Use the --format flag to format the output using a Go template, for example, to print the Mountpoint property:

$ docker volume inspect --format '{{ .Mountpoint }}' myvolume