1. kathara-lclean(1)
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  3. kathara-lclean(1)


kathara-lclean - Stop a Kathara network scenario


kathara lclean [-h] [-d DIRECTORY] [DEVICE_NAME [DEVICE_NAME ...]]


Gracefully shut down a running network scenario. By default, stops all the devices of the network scenario. If a list of DEVICE_NAMEs is provided, then only devices with a matching name and that are part of the network scenario will be halted.


-h, --help
Show a help message and exit.
Specify the folder containing the network scenario.

Cleans the Kathara network scenario that is located inside DIRECTORY.
If no -d option is provided, assume the network scenario is located in the current directory.

A list of device names. Instead of shutting down the whole network scenario, only specified devices are stopped.


Report bugs opening an issue on the official GitHub repository where the development and maintenance is primarily done.
Issues which are security relevant should be disclosed privately to the Kathara mailing list. You do not have to be subscribed to the list to send a message there.
When reporting a bug, remember to write used commands, eventually attach your network scenario, and include the output of kathara-check(1) in order to make possible to reproduce the bug.


Kathara was born from Netkit. Its first version was developed by Gaetano Bonofiglio and Veronica Iovinella. Currently it is mantained by Mariano Scazzariello, Tommaso Caiazzi and Lorenzo Ariemma.

People involved also include:

Copyright © 2017-2024 License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


kathara(1), kathara-lstart(1), kathara-lrestart(1), kathara-linfo(1), kathara-lab.conf(5), kathara-lab.ext(5)

  1. June 2024
  2. kathara-lclean(1)