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Run an application inside a container.

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2018-11-23
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NAME

lxc-start - run an application inside a container.

SYNOPSIS

lxc-start {-n name} [-f config_file] [-c console_device] [-L console_logfile] [-d] [-F] [-p pid_file] [-s KEY=VAL] [-C] [--share-[net|ipc|uts] name|pid] [command]

DESCRIPTION

lxc-start runs the specified command inside the container specified by name. It will setup the container according to the configuration previously defined with the lxc-create command or with the configuration file parameter. If no configuration is de‐ fined, the default isolation is used. If no command is specified, lxc-start will use the command defined in lxc.init.cmd or if not set, the default "/sbin/init" command to run a system container.

OPTIONS

-d, --daemon Run the container as a daemon. As the container has no more tty, if an error occurs nothing will be displayed, the log file can be used to check the error. (This is the default mode) -F, --foreground Run the container in the foreground. In this mode, the container console will be attached to the current tty and signals will be routed directly to the container. -p, --pidfile pid_file Create a file with the process id. -f, --rcfile config_file Specify the configuration file to configure the virtualization and isolation func‐ tionalities for the container. This configuration file if present will be used even if there is already a configu‐ ration file present in the previously created container (via lxc-create). -c, --console console_device Specify a device to use for the container's console, for example /dev/tty8. If this option is not specified the current terminal will be used unless -d is specified. -L, --console-log console_logfile Specify a file to log the container's console output to. -s, --define KEY=VAL Assign value VAL to configuration variable KEY. This overrides any assignment done in config_file. -C, --close-all-fds If any file descriptors are inherited, close them. If this option is not specified, then lxc-start will exit with failure instead. Note: --daemon implies --close-all- fds. --share-net name|pid Inherit a network namespace from a name container or a pid. The network namespace will continue to be managed by the original owner. The network configuration of the starting container is ignored and the up/down scripts won't be executed. --share-ipc name|pid Inherit an IPC namespace from a name container or a pid. --share-uts name|pid Inherit a UTS namespace from a name container or a pid. The starting LXC will not set the hostname, but the container OS may do it anyway.

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 func‐ tionalities for the container. This configuration file if present will be used even if there is already a configu‐ ration file present in the previously created container (via lxc-create). --version Show the version number.

DIAGNOSTIC

The container is busy The specified container is already running an application. You should stop it be‐ fore reuse this container or create a new one.

SEE ALSO

lxc(7), lxc-create(1), lxc-copy(1), lxc-destroy(1), lxc-start(1), lxc-stop(1), lxc-exe‐ cute(1), lxc-console(1), lxc-monitor(1), lxc-wait(1), lxc-cgroup(1), lxc-ls(1), lxc-in‐ fo(1), lxc-freeze(1), lxc-unfreeze(1), lxc-attach(1), lxc.conf(5)

AUTHOR

Daniel Lezcano <@free.fr>
2018-11-23 lxc-start(1)
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lxc-start(1) referred by lxc(1) | lxc(7) | lxc-attach(1) | lxc-autostart(1) | lxc-cgroup(1) | lxc-checkconfig(1) | lxc-checkpoint(1) | lxc-config(1) | lxc-console(1) | lxc-copy(1) | lxc-create(1) | lxc-destroy(1) | lxc-device(1) | lxc-execute(1) | lxc-freeze(1) | lxc-info(1) | lxc-ls(1) | lxc-monitor(1) | lxc-snapshot(1) | lxc-stop(1)
refer to lxc(7) | lxc-attach(1) | lxc-cgroup(1) | lxc-console(1) | lxc-copy(1) | lxc-create(1) | lxc-destroy(1) | lxc-freeze(1) | lxc-ls(1) | lxc-monitor(1) | lxc-stop(1) | lxc-unfreeze(1) | lxc-wait(1) | lxc.conf(5)
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