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docker-latest-version: Show the Docker version information.

NAME

docker-version - Show the Docker version information.

SYNOPSIS

docker version [--help] [-f|--format[=FORMAT]]

DESCRIPTION

This command displays version information for both the Docker client and daemon.

OPTIONS

--help
 Print usage statement

-f, --format=""
 Format the output using the given go template.

EXAMPLES

Display Docker version information

The default output:

$ docker version
Client:
 Version:      1.8.0
 API version:  1.20
 Go version:   go1.4.2
 Git commit:   f5bae0a
 Built:        Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015
 OS/Arch:      linux/amd64

Server:
 Version:      1.8.0
 API version:  1.20
 Go version:   go1.4.2
 Git commit:   f5bae0a
 Built:        Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015
 OS/Arch:      linux/amd64

Get server version:

$ docker version --format '{{.Server.Version}}'
1.8.0

Dump raw data:

To view all available fields, you can use the format {{json .}}.

$ docker version --format '{{json .}}'
{"Client":{"Version":"1.8.0","ApiVersion":"1.20","GitCommit":"f5bae0a","GoVersion":"go1.4.2","Os":"linux","Arch":"amd64","BuildTime":"Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015"},"ServerOK":true,"Server":{"Version":"1.8.0","ApiVersion":"1.20","GitCommit":"f5bae0a","GoVersion":"go1.4.2","Os":"linux","Arch":"amd64","KernelVersion":"3.13.2-gentoo","BuildTime":"Tue Jun 23 17:56:00 UTC 2015"}}

HISTORY

June 2014, updated by Sven Dowideit <SvenDowideit [at] home.org.au> June 2015, updated by John Howard <jhoward [at] microsoft.com> June 2015, updated by Patrick Hemmer <patrick.hemmer [at] gmail.com