docker stack

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Manage Docker stacks

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.

Swarm This command works with the Swarm orchestrator.

Kubernetes This command works with the Kubernetes orchestrator.


docker stack COMMAND


Name, shorthandDefaultDescription
--kubeconfigexperimental (CLI)Kubernetes
Kubernetes config file
--namespaceexperimental (CLI)Kubernetes
Kubernetes namespace to use

Child commands

docker stack deployDeploy a new stack or update an existing stack
docker stack lsList stacks
docker stack psList the tasks in the stack
docker stack rmRemove one or more stacks
docker stack servicesList the services in the stack

Parent command

dockerThe base command for the Docker CLI.

Extended description

Manage stacks.