LFD254When I ran this Command: docker-machine create --driver digitalocean --digitalocean-access-token=$DO_TOKEN dockerhost

Posted July 12, 2021 80 views

Then I got this: Host already exists: “dockerhost”

I believed when I have deleted and destroyed the dockerhost into my system, the DigitalOcean server has to erase it too. Because always I try to create the Instance “dockerhost” using the command above retuned saying Host already exists.

Would you help on this matter,

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Hi there,

The docker-machine keeps track of known machines using files inside ~/.docker/machine/ - you should be able to find them there and remove those that you no longer need. Make sure to backup if you’re not sure.