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Command Line Reference

Linux Container commands

The following are some useful commands to manage LXC:

  • List containers and summary information such as operational state and network configuration:

    # lxc-ls --fancy
  • Show container details including operational state, resource utilization, and veth pairs:

    # lxc-info --name container_name
  • Start a container:

    # lxc-start --name container_name
  • Attach to a container:

    # lxc-attach --name container_name
  • Stop a container:

    # lxc-stop --name container_name