Use the viocli services command to start or stop OpenStack services. The difference between viocli deployment stop and viocli services stop is that the former stops the entire cluster including virtual machines. The latter stops only the services running on the virtual machines in the cluster.

The viocli services command uses the following syntax.

viocli services ACTION [-d NAME] [-h] [-v]

Parameter

Mandatory or Optional

Description

ACTION

Use one of the following positional arguments:

start

stop

Mandatory

start

Start the deployment.

stop

Stop the deployment.

-d, --deployment NAME

Automatic

Name of deployment to use.

Applied automatically. The default value is the name of the current deployment.

-h, --help

Optional

Show the use and arguments for this command.

-v, --verbose

Optional

Enter verbose mode.