[PVE-User] shutdown and stop

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Wed Mar 2 15:58:22 CET 2016

* shutdown: gracefully shut the container down, this is like you would
normally shutdown a real computer

* stop: stop the container instantly (kill the process(es)), this is
like you pplug out the power cord, or press the power button long

In general shutdown is, as expected, recommended.


On 03/02/2016 03:49 PM, Mohamed Sadok Ben Jazia wrote:
> Hi list,
> Can anyone explain in few words the difference between stop and
> shutdown in lxc containers
> and why shutdown takes much time than stop
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