doctl registry garbage-collection start

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doctl registry garbage-collection start [flags]




Starts a garbage collection on a container registry. You can only have one active garbage collection at a time for a given registry.


The following example starts a garbage collection on a registry named example-registry:

doctl registry garbage-collection start example-registry


Option Description
--exclude-unreferenced-blobs Exclude unreferenced blobs from garbage collection.
Default: false
--force , -f Run garbage collection without confirmation prompt
Default: false
--format Columns for output in a comma-separated list. Possible values: UUID, RegistryName, Status, CreatedAt, UpdatedAt, BlobsDeleted, FreedBytes.
--help , -h Help for this command
--include-untagged-manifests Include untagged manifests in garbage collection.
Default: false
--no-header Return raw data with no headers
Default: false
Command Description
doctl registry garbage-collection Display commands for garbage collection for a container registry

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false