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BHYVECTL(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		   BHYVECTL(8)

NAME
     bhyvectl -- control utility for bhyve instances

SYNOPSIS
     bhyvectl --vm=_vmname_ [--create] [--destroy] [--get-stats]
	      [--inject-nmi] [--force-reset] [--force-poweroff]

DESCRIPTION
     The bhyvectl command is a control utility for active bhyve(8) virtual
     machine instances.

     Note: Most	bhyvectl flags are intended for	querying and setting the state
     of	an active instance.  These commands are	intended for development pur-
     poses, and	are not	documented here.  A complete list can be obtained by
     executing bhyvectl	without	any arguments.

     The user-facing options are as follows:

     --vm=_vmname_
		  Operate on the virtual machine _vmname_.

     --create	  Create the specified VM.

     --destroy	  Destroy the specified	VM.

     --get-stats  Retrieve statistics for the specified	VM.

     --inject-nmi
		  Inject a non-maskable	interrupt (NMI)	into the VM.

     --force-reset
		  Force	the VM to reset.

     --force-poweroff
		  Force	the VM to power	off.

EXIT STATUS
     The bhyvectl utility exits	0 on success, and >0 if	an error occurs.

EXAMPLES
     Destroy the VM called fbsd10:

	   bhyvectl --vm=fbsd10	--destroy

SEE ALSO
     bhyve(8), bhyveload(8)

HISTORY
     The bhyvectl command first	appeared in FreeBSD 10.1.

AUTHORS
     The bhyvectl utility was written by Peter Grehan and Neel Natu.

FreeBSD	11.1		       November	13, 2016		  FreeBSD 11.1

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