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Orchestrating Docker by Shrikrishna Holla

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Docker commands

Now let's get our hands dirty on the Docker CLI. We will look at the most common commands and their use cases. The Docker commands are modeled after Linux and Git, so if you have used either of these, you will find yourself at home with Docker.

Only the most commonly used options are mentioned here. For the complete reference, you can check out the official documentation at https://docs.docker.com/reference/commandline/cli/.

The daemon command

If you have installed the docker daemon through standard repositories, the command to start the docker daemon would have been added to the init script to automatically start as a service on startup. Otherwise, you will have to first run the docker daemon yourself for the client commands to work. ...

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