doctl compute image list

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doctl compute image list [flags]




Use this command to list all private images on your account. To list public images, use the --public flag. This command returns the following information about each image:

  • The image’s ID
  • The image’s name
  • The type of image. This is either snapshot, backup, or custom.
  • The distribution of the image. For custom images, this is user defined.
  • The image’s slug. This is a uniquely identifying string that is associated with each of the DigitalOcean-provided public images. These can be used to reference a public image as an alternative to the numeric id.
  • Whether the image is public or not. An image that is public is available to all accounts. A non-public image is only accessible from your account. This is boolean, true or false.
  • The region the image is available in. The regions are represented by their identifying slug values.
  • The image’s creation date, in ISO8601 combined date and time format.
  • The minimum Droplet disk size in GB required for a Droplet to use this image.
  • The size of the image in GB.
  • The description of the image. (optional)
  • A status string indicating the state of a custom image. This may be NEW, available, pending, or deleted.
  • A string containing information about errors that may occur when importing a custom image.


--formatColumns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: ID, Name, Type, Distribution, Slug, Public, MinDisk
--help, -hHelp for this command
--no-headerReturn raw data with no headers
Default: false
--publicList public images
Default: false
doctl compute imageDisplay commands to manage images

Global Flags

--access-token, -tAPI V2 access token
--api-url, -uOverride default API endpoint
--config, -cSpecify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--contextSpecify a custom authentication context name
--output, -oDesired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--traceShow a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -vEnable verbose output
Default: false