docker plugin create

DescriptionCreate a plugin from a rootfs and configuration. Plugin data directory must contain config.json and rootfs directory.
Usagedocker plugin create [OPTIONS] PLUGIN PLUGIN-DATA-DIR


Creates a plugin. Before creating the plugin, prepare the plugin's root filesystem as well as the config.json.


--compressCompress the context using gzip


The following example shows how to create a sample plugin.

$ ls -ls /home/pluginDir

total 4
4 -rw-r--r--  1 root root 431 Nov  7 01:40 config.json
0 drwxr-xr-x 19 root root 420 Nov  7 01:40 rootfs

$ docker plugin create plugin /home/pluginDir


$ docker plugin ls

ID              NAME            DESCRIPTION                  ENABLED
672d8144ec02    plugin:latest   A sample plugin for Docker   false

The plugin can subsequently be enabled for local use or pushed to the public registry.