NAME

podman-image-inspect - Display an image’s configuration

SYNOPSIS

podman image inspect [options] image [image …]

DESCRIPTION

This displays the low-level information on images identified by name or ID. By default, this renders all results in a JSON array. If a format is specified, the given template is executed for each result.

OPTIONS

--format, -f=format

Format the output using the given Go template. The keys of the returned JSON can be used as the values for the --format flag (see examples below).

Valid placeholders for the Go template are listed below:

Placeholder

Description

.Annotations …

Annotation information included in the image

.Architecture

Architecture of software in the image

.Author

Image author

.Comment

Image comment

.Config …

Structure with config info

.Created …

Image creation time (string, ISO3601)

.Digest

Image digest (sha256:+64-char hash)

.GraphDriver …

Structure for the graph driver info

.HealthCheck …

Structure for the health check info

.History

History information stored in image

.ID

Image ID (full 64-char hash)

.Labels …

Label information included in the image

.ManifestType

Manifest type of the image

.NamesHistory

Name history information stored in image

.Os

Operating system of software in the image

.Parent

Parent image of the specified image

.RepoDigests

Repository digests for the image

.RepoTags

Repository tags for the image

.RootFS …

Structure for the root file system info

.Size

Size of image, in bytes

.User

Default user to execute the image as

.Version

Image Version

.VirtualSize

Virtual size of image, in bytes

EXAMPLE

$ podman image inspect fedora
[
    {
        "Id": "37e5619f4a8ca9dbc4d6c0ae7890625674a10dbcfb76201399e2aaddb40da17d",
        "Digest": "sha256:1b0d4ddd99b1a8c8a80e885aafe6034c95f266da44ead992aab388e6aa91611a",
        "RepoTags": [
            "registry.fedoraproject.org/fedora:latest"
        ],
        "RepoDigests": [
            "registry.fedoraproject.org/fedora@sha256:1b0d4ddd99b1a8c8a80e885aafe6034c95f266da44ead992aab388e6aa91611a",
            "registry.fedoraproject.org/fedora@sha256:b5290db40008aae9272ad3a6bd8070ef7ecd547c3bef014b894c327960acc582"
        ],
        "Parent": "",
        "Comment": "Created by Image Factory",
        "Created": "2021-08-09T05:48:47Z",
        "Config": {
            "Env": [
                "DISTTAG=f34container",
                "FGC=f34",
                "container=oci"
            ],
            "Cmd": [
                "/bin/bash"
            ],
            "Labels": {
                "license": "MIT",
                "name": "fedora",
                "vendor": "Fedora Project",
                "version": "34"
            }
        },
        "Version": "1.10.1",
        "Author": "",
        "Architecture": "amd64",
        "Os": "linux",
        "Size": 183852302,
        "VirtualSize": 183852302,
        "GraphDriver": {
            "Name": "overlay",
            "Data": {
                "UpperDir": "/home/dwalsh/.local/share/containers/storage/overlay/0203e243f1ca4b6bb49371ecd21363212467ec6d7d3fa9f324cd4e78cc6b5fa2/diff",
                "WorkDir": "/home/dwalsh/.local/share/containers/storage/overlay/0203e243f1ca4b6bb49371ecd21363212467ec6d7d3fa9f324cd4e78cc6b5fa2/work"
            }
        },
        "RootFS": {
            "Type": "layers",
            "Layers": [
                "sha256:0203e243f1ca4b6bb49371ecd21363212467ec6d7d3fa9f324cd4e78cc6b5fa2"
            ]
        },
        "Labels": {
            "license": "MIT",
            "name": "fedora",
            "vendor": "Fedora Project",
            "version": "34"
        },
        "Annotations": {},
        "ManifestType": "application/vnd.docker.distribution.manifest.v2+json",
        "User": "",
        "History": [
            {
                "created": "2021-08-09T05:48:47Z",
                "comment": "Created by Image Factory"
            }
        ],
        "NamesHistory": [
            "registry.fedoraproject.org/fedora:latest"
        ]
    }
]
$ podman image inspect --format '{{ .Id }}' fedora
37e5619f4a8ca9dbc4d6c0ae7890625674a10dbcfb76201399e2aaddb40da17d

SEE ALSO

podman(1), podman-image(1), podman-inspect(1)

HISTORY

Sep 2021, Originally compiled by Dan Walsh dwalsh@redhat.com