lxc-destroy man page

lxc-destroy — destroy a container.

Synopsis

lxc-destroy {-n name} [-f] [-s]

Description

lxc-destroy destroys the system object previously created by the lxc-create command.

Options

-f, --force

If a container is running, stop it first. If this option is not specified and the container is running, then lxc-destroy will be aborted.

-s, --snapshots

destroy the specified container including all its snapshots.

Common Options

These options are common to most of lxc commands.

-?, -h, --help

Print a longer usage message than normal.

--usage

Give the usage message

-q, --quiet

mute on

-P, --lxcpath=PATH

Use an alternate container path. The default is /var/lib/lxc.

-o, --logfile=FILE

Output to an alternate log FILE. The default is no log.

-l, --logpriority=LEVEL

Set log priority to LEVEL. The default log priority is ERROR. Possible values are : FATAL, CRIT, WARN, ERROR, NOTICE, INFO, DEBUG.

Note that this option is setting the priority of the events log in the alternate log file. It do not have effect on the ERROR events log on stderr.

-n, --name=NAME

Use container identifier NAME. The container identifier format is an alphanumeric string.

--rcfile=FILE

Specify the configuration file to configure the virtualization and isolation functionalities for the container.

This configuration file if present will be used even if there is already a configuration file present in the previously created container (via lxc-create).

--version

Show the version number.

Diagnostic

The container was not found

The specified container for destruction was not found. It is probable it does not exists and was already destroyed.You can use the lxc-ls command to list the available containers on the system.

See Also

lxc(7), lxc-create(1), lxc-copy(1), lxc-destroy(1), lxc-start(1), lxc-stop(1), lxc-execute(1), lxc-console(1), lxc-monitor(1), lxc-wait(1), lxc-cgroup(1), lxc-ls(1), lxc-info(1), lxc-freeze(1), lxc-unfreeze(1), lxc-attach(1), lxc.conf(5)

Author

Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@free.fr>

Referenced By

lxc(7), lxc-attach(1), lxc-autostart(1), lxc-cgroup(1), lxc-checkconfig(1), lxc-checkpoint(1), lxc-config(1), lxc-console(1), lxc.container.conf(5), lxc-copy(1), lxc-create(1), lxc-device(1), lxc-execute(1), lxc-freeze(1), lxc-info(1), lxc-ls(1), lxc-monitor(1), lxc-snapshot(1), lxc-start(1), lxc-stop(1), lxc.system.conf(5), lxc-top(1), lxc-unfreeze(1), lxc-unshare(1), lxc-usernsexec(1), lxc-wait(1), salt(7).

2017-02-15