Thursday, May 29, 2008

Some 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 –save: To set the Hostname of a VPS.
2) vzctl set VPS_ID –ipadd –save : To add a new IP to the hosting VPS.
3) vzctl set VPS_ID –ipdel –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 –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.

Here VPS_ID refers to the ID of the Particular VPS.

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