pvedaemon - PVE API Daemon


pvedaemon <COMMAND> [ARGS] [OPTIONS]

pvedaemon help [OPTIONS]

Get help about specified command.

--extra-args <array>

Shows help for a specific command

--verbose <boolean>

Verbose output format.

pvedaemon restart

Restart the daemon (or start if not running).

pvedaemon start [OPTIONS]

Start the daemon.

--debug <boolean> (default = 0)

Debug mode - stay in foreground

pvedaemon status

Get daemon status.

pvedaemon stop

Stop the daemon.


This daemon exposes the whole Proxmox VE API on It runs as root and has permission to do all privileged operations.

Note The daemon listens to a local address only, so you cannot access it from outside. The pveproxy daemon exposes the API to the outside world.

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