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Package systemd-container

Tools for containers and VMs


Systemd tools to spawn and manage containers and virtual machines.

This package contains systemd-nspawn, systemd-vmspawn, machinectl,
systemd-machined, and systemd-importd.

Version: 255.5

See also: systemd, systemd-boot-unsigned, systemd-bootchart, systemd-devel, systemd-journal-remote, systemd-networkd, systemd-pam, systemd-resolved, systemd-swap, systemd-udev, systemd-ukify.

General Commands

machinectl Control the systemd machine manager
systemd-nspawn Spawn a command or OS in a light-weight container
systemd-vmspawn Spawn an OS in a virtual machine

File Formats

org.freedesktop.import1 The D-Bus interface of systemd-importd
org.freedesktop.machine1 The D-Bus interface of systemd-machined

System Administration

libnss_mymachines.so.2 alias for nss-mymachines
nss-mymachines Hostname resolution for local container instances
systemd-importd alias for systemd-importd.service
systemd-importd.service VM and container image import and export service
systemd-machined alias for systemd-machined.service
systemd-machined.service Virtual machine and container registration manager