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<refentrytitle>lxc-ps</refentrytitle>
<manvolnum>1</manvolnum>
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<refnamediv>
<refname>lxc-ps</refname>
<refpurpose>
list the processes belonging to a specific container.
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<cmdsynopsis>
<command>lxc-ps</command>
<arg choice="opt">--name <replaceable>name</replaceable></arg>
<arg choice="opt">--lxc</arg>
<arg choice="opt">ps option</arg>
</cmdsynopsis>
</refsynopsisdiv>
<refsect1>
<title>Description</title>
<para>
<command>lxc-ps</command> is a wrapper tp ps command
to report the name of lxc container associated
to reported processes.
</para>
<para>
The cgroup fs must be mounted before container creation,
to be able to have <command>lxc-ps</command> to find
the container associated to processes.
</para>
<para>
The additionnal specified ps options must not
remove the default ps header and the pid information,
to be able to have the <command>lxc-ps</command> to find
the container associated to processes.
</para>
</refsect1>
<refsect1>
<title>Options</title>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<option>--name <replaceable>name</replaceable></option>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>
specify the container <replaceable>name</replaceable>
to limit the output to the processes belonging
to this container name.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<option>--lxc</option>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>
limit the output to the processes belonging
to all lxc containers.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>
<option><optional>ps options</optional></option>
</term>
<listitem>
<para>
The <command>ps</command> options must be separated
from <command>lxc-ps</command> options by
the <option>--</option> parameter.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</refsect1>
<refsect1>
<title>Example</title>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>lxc-ps --name foo -- --forest</term>
<listitem>
<para>
list all the processes belonging to container 'foo' and show
dependencies.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</refsect1>
<refsect1>
<title>See Also</title>
<simpara>
<citerefentry>
<refentrytitle>ps</refentrytitle>
<manvolnum>1</manvolnum>
</citerefentry>,
</simpara>
</refsect1>
&seealso;
<refsect1>
<title>Author</title>
<para>Daniel Lezcano <email>daniel.lezcano@free.fr</email></para>
</refsect1>
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