vagrant halt [name|id]
This command shuts down the running machine Vagrant is managing.
Vagrant will first attempt to gracefully shut down the machine by running
the guest OS shutdown mechanism. If this fails, or if the
--force flag is
specified, Vagrant will effectively just shut off power to the machine.
For linux-based guests, Vagrant will:
- Attempt to detect and use Systemd to execute
systemctl poweroff; but otherwise,
- Fallback to using the
shutdowncommand to gracefully terminate the machine.
Due to the varying nature of operating systems, these executables may exist at many
different locations in the guest's
It is the guest machine's responsibility to properly populate the
directory containing the
--force- Do not attempt to gracefully shut down the machine. This effectively pulls the power on the guest machine.