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lxc-info(1) lxc-info(1)


lxc-info - query information about a container


{-n name} [-c KEY] [-s] [-p] [-i] [-S] [-H]


lxc-info queries and shows information about a container.


Print a configuration key from the container. This option may be given multiple times to print out multiple key = value pairs.
Just print the container's state.
Just print the container's pid.
Just print the container's IP addresses.
Just print the container's statistics. Note that for performance reasons the kernel does not account kernel memory use unless a kernel memory limit is set. If a limit is not set, lxc-info will display kernel memory use as 0. A limit can be set by specifying

lxc.cgroup.memory.kmem.limit_in_bytes = number

in your container configuration file, see lxc.conf(5).

Print the container's statistics in raw, non-humanized form. The default is to print statistics in humanized form.


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.


Show information for foo.
Show information for all containers whose name starts with ubuntu.
prints the veth pair name of foo.


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)