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@tiborvass tiborvass released this Jul 29, 2016 · 12929 commits to master since this release

1.12.0 (2016-07-28)


  • New HEALTHCHECK Dockerfile instruction to support user-defined healthchecks #23218
  • New SHELL Dockerfile instruction to specify the default shell when using the shell form for commands in a Dockerfile #22489
  • Add #escape= Dockerfile directive to support platform-specific parsing of file paths in Dockerfile #22268
  • Add support for comments in .dockerignore #23111
  • Support for UTF-8 in Dockerfiles #23372
  • Skip UTF-8 BOM bytes from Dockerfile and .dockerignore if exist #23234
  • Windows: support for ARG to match Linux #22508
  • Fix error message when building using a daemon with the bridge network disabled #22932


  • Enable seccomp for Centos 7 and Oracle Linux 7 #22344
  • Remove MountFlags in systemd unit to allow shared mount propagation #22806


  • Add --max-concurrent-downloads and --max-concurrent-uploads daemon flags useful for situations where network connections don't support multiple downloads/uploads #22445
  • Registry operations now honor the ALL_PROXY environment variable #22316
  • Provide more information to the user on docker load #23377
  • Always save registry digest metadata about images pushed and pulled #23996


  • Syslog logging driver now supports DGRAM sockets #21613
  • Add --details option to docker logs to also display log tags #21889
  • Enable syslog logger to have access to env and labels #21724
  • An additional syslog-format option rfc5424micro to allow microsecond resolution in syslog timestamp #21844
  • Inherit the daemon log options when creating containers #21153
  • Remove docker/ prefix from log messages tag and replace it with {{.DaemonName}} so that users have the option of changing the prefix #22384


  • Built-in Virtual-IP based internal and ingress load-balancing using IPVS #23361
  • Routing Mesh using ingress overlay network #23361
  • Secured multi-host overlay networking using encrypted control-plane and Data-plane #23361
  • MacVlan driver is out of experimental #23524
  • Add driver filter to network ls #22319
  • Adding network filter to docker ps --filter #23300
  • Add --link-local-ip flag to create, run and network connect to specify a container's link-local address #23415
  • Add network label filter support #21495
  • Removed dependency on external KV-Store for Overlay networking in Swarm-Mode #23361
  • Add container's short-id as default network alias #21901
  • run options --dns and --net=host are no longer mutually exclusive #22408
  • Fix DNS issue when renaming containers with generated names #22716
  • Allow both network inspect -f {{.Id}} and network inspect -f {{.ID}} to address inconsistency with inspect output #23226

Plugins (experimental)

  • New plugin command to manager plugins with install, enable, disable, rm, inspect, set subcommands #23446

Remote API (v1.24) & Client

  • Split the binary into two: docker (client) and dockerd (daemon) #20639
  • Add before and since filters to docker images --filter #22908
  • Add --limit option to docker search #23107
  • Add --filter option to docker search #22369
  • Add security options to docker info output #21172 #23520
  • Add insecure registries to docker info output #20410
  • Extend Docker authorization with TLS user information #21556
  • devicemapper: expose Mininum Thin Pool Free Space through docker info #21945
  • API now returns a JSON object when an error occurs making it more consistent #22880
  • Prevent docker run -i --restart from hanging on exit #22777
  • Fix API/CLI discrepancy on hostname validation #21641
  • Fix discrepancy in the format of sizes in stats from HumanSize to BytesSize #21773
  • authz: when request is denied return forbbiden exit code (403) #22448
  • Windows: fix tty-related displaying issues #23878


  • Add --live-restore daemon flag to keep containers running when daemon shuts down, and regain control on startup #23213
  • Ability to add OCI-compatible runtimes (via --add-runtime daemon flag) and select one with --runtime on create and run #22983
  • New overlay2 graphdriver for Linux 4.0+ with multiple lower directory support #22126
  • New load/save image events #22137
  • Add support for reloading daemon configuration through systemd #22446
  • Add disk quota support for btrfs #19651
  • Add disk quota support for zfs #21946
  • Add support for docker run --pid=container:<id> #22481
  • Align default seccomp profile with selected capabilities #22554
  • Add a daemon reload event when the daemon reloads its configuration #22590
  • Add trace capability in the pprof profiler to show execution traces in binary form #22715
  • Add a detach event #22898
  • Add support for setting sysctls with --sysctl #19265
  • Add --storage-opt flag to create and run allowing to set size on devicemapper #19367
  • Add --oom-score-adjust daemon flag with a default value of -500 making the daemon less likely to be killed before containers #24516
  • Undeprecate the -c short alias of --cpu-shares on run, build, create, update #22621
  • Prevent from using aufs and overlay graphdrivers on an eCryptfs mount #23121
  • Fix issues with tmpfs mount ordering #22329
  • Created containers are no longer listed on docker ps -a -f exited=0 #21947
  • Fix an issue where containers are stuck in a "Removal In Progress" state #22423
  • Fix bug that was returning an HTTP 500 instead of a 400 when not specifying a command on run/create #22762
  • Fix bug with --detach-keys whereby input matching a prefix of the detach key was not preserved #22943
  • SELinux labeling is now disabled when using --privileged mode #22993
  • If volume-mounted into a container, /etc/hosts, /etc/resolv.conf, /etc/hostname are no longer SELinux-relabeled #22993
  • Fix inconsistency in --tmpfs behavior regarding mount options #22438
  • Fix an issue where daemon hangs at startup #23148
  • Ignore SIGPIPE events to prevent journald restarts to crash docker in some cases #22460
  • Containers are not removed from stats list on error #20835
  • Fix on-failure restart policy when daemon restarts #20853
  • Fix an issue with stats when a container is using another container's network #21904

Swarm Mode

  • New swarm command to manage swarms with init, join, join-token, leave, update subcommands #23361 #24823
  • New service command to manage swarm-wide services with create, inspect, update, rm, ps subcommands #23361 #25140
  • New node command to manage nodes with accept, promote, demote, inspect, update, ps, ls and rm subcommands #23361 #25140
  • (experimental) New stack and deploy commands to manage and deploy multi-service applications #23522 #25140


  • Add support for local and global volume scopes (analogous to network scopes) #22077
  • Allow volume drivers to provide a Status field #21006
  • Add name/driver filter support for volume #21361
  • Mount/Unmount operations now receives an opaque ID to allow volume drivers to differentiate between two callers #21015
  • Fix issue preventing to remove a volume in a corner case #22103
  • Windows: Enable auto-creation of host-path to match Linux #22094


  • Remove deprecated syslog-tag, gelf-tag, fluentd-tag log option in favor of the more generic tag one #22620
  • Remove deprecated feature of passing HostConfig at API container start #22570
  • Remove deprecated -f/--force flag on docker tag #23090
  • Remove deprecated /containers/<id|name>/copy endpoint #22149
  • Remove deprecated docker ps flags --since and --before #22138
  • Deprecate the old 3-args form of docker import #23273



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