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The vzlist utility is used to list the Containers existing on the given Hardware Node together with additional information about these Containers. The output and sorting of this information can be customized as needed. The utility has the following syntax:

vzlist [-a] [-S] [-o specifier[,specifier...]] [-H] [CT_ID [CT_ID...]

[-s specifier | -specifier] [-h [*]pattern[*]]

[--quite] [--verbose]

vlist -L

vlist --help

Here follows the description of available options:



-a, --all

List all the Containers existing on the Hardware Node. By default, only running Containers are shown.

-S, --stopped

List only stopped Containers.

-o parameter[.specifier]

This option is used to display only particular information about the Containers. The parameters and their specifiers that can be used after the -o option are listed in the following subsection. To display a number of parameters in a single output, they should be separated with commas, as is shown in the synopsis above.

-H, --no-header

Do not display column headers.

-L, --list

List all the parameters available.


Display the usage information and exit.

-s, --sort


Sort the Containers in the list by the specified parameter. If "-" is given before the name of the parameter, the sorting order is reversed.

-h, --hosthame


Display only those Containers that correspond to the specified hostname pattern. The following wildcards can be used: *.

-n, --name

If used without any parameters, displays information on all the Containers on the Node together with their names. If you indicate the Container ID after this option, displays information including the Container name on the specified Container only.

-N, --name_filter name_pattern

Displays only the Container that corresponds to the specified name pattern.

-d, --description

Displays only the Container whose description corresponds to the specified pattern.


Disables logging to the display and to the log file.


Sets the log level to the maximum possible value for this vzlist session.

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vzlist Output Parameters and Their Specifiers

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