Docker Compose Down: Simplify Container Management and Deployment

Docker Compose Down

Steps to Use docker-compose down

To use the docker-compose down command effectively, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open a terminal window or command prompt and navigate to the directory containing your docker-compose.yml file.

  2. Run the following command:

    docker-compose down

    This will stop and remove all the containers, networks, and volumes defined in your docker-compose.yml file.

  3. Confirm the removal by typing y or pressing Enter when prompted. Docker Compose will display a message indicating the progress of the removal process.

  4. Once the removal process is complete, you can verify that all the containers, networks, and volumes have been removed by running the following command:

    docker-compose ps

    This command should not display any running containers or active networks/volumes.

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Ruslan Osipov
Written by author: Ruslan Osipov