Docker images ... Where is the repository?

Hi guys, “docker images” list images but how do i know the repository each image comes from ? Tx

You can’t unless they are annotated with that information. You can inspect the container images to see if they are to view the labels/annotations, however many people do not bother filling those items in.

the tag itself indicates where they come from. if the repository name is basic (e.g. mssql), that means it was either created locally (e.g. docker build) or it is pulled from it’s default place to look: Docker Hub.

If the image comes from a custom registry, the repository-name would look something like this: