Important openVZ commands

Following are some important commands which are normally used while working on a Hardware Node.

1) vzlist -a : Shows list of all the VPS’s hosted on the Node.
2) vzctl start VPS_ID: To start the VPS.
3) vzctl stop VPS_ID : To stop (Shut Down) the VPS.
4) vzctl status VPS_ID : To view the status of the particular VPS.
5) vzctl stop VPS_ID –fast : to stop the VPS quickly and forcefully
6) vzctl enter VPS_ID : To enter in a particular VPS

Configuration Commands

1) vzctl set VPS_ID –hostname vps.domain.com –save: To set the Hostname of a VPS.

2) vzctl set VPS_ID –ipadd 1.2.3.4 –save : To add a new IP to the hosting VPS

3) vzctl set VPS_ID –ipdel 1.2.3.4 –save : To delete the IP from VPS.

4) vzctl set VPS_ID –userpasswd root:new_password –save : to reset root password of a VPS.

5) vzctl set VPS_ID –nameserver 1.2.3.4 –save : To add the nameserver IP’s to the VPS

6) vzctl exec VPS_ID command : To run any command on a VPS from Node.

6) vzyum VPS_ID install package_name : To install any package/Software on a VPS from Node.

Note: VPS_ID refers to the ID of the Particular VPS.