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lxc-wait(1) lxc-wait(1)

lxc-wait - wait for a specific container state


lxc-wait
{-n name} {-s states}

lxc-wait waits for a specific container state before exiting, this is useful for scripting.

-s, --state states
Specify the container state(s) to wait for. The container states can be ORed to specify several states.
-t, --timeout timeout
Wait timeout seconds for desired state to be reached.

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 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).
--version
Show the version number.

lxc-wait -n foo -s RUNNING
exits when 'RUNNING' is reached.
lxc-wait -n foo -s 'RUNNING|STOPPED'
exits when 'RUNNING' or 'STOPPED' state is reached.

The container was not found
The specified container was not created before with the lxc-create command.

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)

Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@free.fr>
2018-12-14