systemd.scope - Scope unit configuration
Scope units are not configured via unit configuration files, but are only
created programmatically using the bus interfaces of systemd. They are named
similar to filenames. A unit whose name ends in ".scope" refers to a
scope unit. Scopes units manage a set of system processes. Unlike service
units, scope units manage externally created processes, and do not fork off
processes on its own.
The main purpose of scope units is grouping worker processes of a system service
for organization and for managing resources.
may be used to easily launch a command
in a new scope unit from the command line.
See the New Control Group Interfaces
 for an introduction on how to
make use of scope units from programs.
is used, scope units will implicitly
have dependencies of type Conflicts=
shutdown.target. These ensure that scope units are removed prior to system
shutdown. Only scope units involved with early boot or late system shutdown
should disable this option.
- New Control Group Interfaces