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podman-machine-stop(1)() podman-machine-stop(1)()

NAME

podman-machine-stop - Stop a virtual machine

SYNOPSIS

podman machine stop [name]

DESCRIPTION

Stops a virtual machine.

Rootless only.

Podman on MacOS and Windows requires a virtual machine. This is because containers are Linux - containers do not run on any other OS because containers' core functionality are tied to the Linux kernel. Podman machine must be used to manage MacOS and Windows machines, but can be optionally used on Linux.

podman machine stop stops a Linux virtual machine where containers are run.

OPTIONS

--help

Print usage statement.

EXAMPLES

$ podman machine stop myvm

SEE ALSO

podman(1), podman-machine(1)

HISTORY

March 2021, Originally compiled by Ashley Cui acui@redhat.com ⟨mailto:acui@redhat.com⟩