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I know that there is a command in the XenServer-CLI to shut down a specific VM.

xe vm-shutdown vm=<VMNAME>

It works fine, but I can only shut down one VM at at time. Is there something like a wildcard or another command to shut down all VMs on the Host simultaneously?

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The proper command to shutdown ALL VMs is:

xe vm-shutdown --multiple

This is known to work (at least) for XenServer 6.5 and 7

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If you do not specify the vm= parameter, Xen automatically stops all running VMs.

The following command would be correct (for a non-pooled XenServer)

xe vm-shutdown
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