Where does Docker daemon store image and container data on the local disk ?

  • docker system info and see "Docker Root Dir" value maybe ? (just a guess)
    – Tensibai
    Jul 13, 2017 at 11:55
  • Docker Root Dir: /var/lib/docker it says
    – Ta Mu
    Jul 13, 2017 at 12:01

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Most of the persisted data is written to: C:\ProgramData\docker

you should have directories here such as:



The layer and image data is stored under these.

  • 1
    could you provide some examples that reside in this folder? Only service.txt exists in my case
    – 030
    Oct 3, 2017 at 12:35
  • you could update the answer
    – 030
    Oct 3, 2017 at 13:32

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