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lxc-destroy(1) lxc-destroy(1)

NAME

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

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.
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.
Give the usage message
mute on
Use an alternate container path. The default is /var/lib/lxc.
Output to an alternate log FILE. The default is no log.
Set log priority to LEVEL. The default log priority is ERROR. Possible values are : FATAL, ALERT, CRIT, WARN, ERROR, NOTICE, INFO, DEBUG, TRACE.

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.

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

Show the version number.

DIAGNOSTIC

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>

2021-08-27