Article ID: 10043, created on Mar 9, 2011, last review on Aug 15, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux

Resolution

  1. Download the autoinstaller package using this command:

    ~# wget -c http://download.parallels.com/pvc/46/lin/rtm/vzinstall-linux-x86_64.bin
    
  2. Add execute permissions:

    ~# chmod a+x vzinstall-linux-x86_64.bin
    
  3. Obtain the list of available distributions:

    ~# ./vzinstall-linux-x86_64.bin list
    Downloading index files...
    Templates set: (Default set)
    Version  Platform  Architecture  Download size
    4.7.0-99 Linux     i386          543MB
    4.7.0-99 Linux     x86_64        789MB
    4.6.0-187Linux     i386          607MB
    4.6.0-187Linux     x86_64        782MB
    4.0.0-448Linux     i386          848MB
    4.0.0-448Linux     ia64          940MB
    4.0.0-448Linux     x86_64        1.0GB
    4.0      w2k3      i386          41MB
    4.0      w2k3      ia64          60MB
    4.0      w2k3      x86_64        48MB
    
  4. Download the one you need. For example, for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC) for Linux 4.7 x86_64, you would choose:

    ~# ./vzinstall-linux-x86_64.bin download --archs x86_64 --dist-ver 4.7.0-99 --platforms Linux --download-dir /root/tmp
    
  5. Review the downloaded files:

    ~# ls -la /root/tmp/Linux/x86_64/
    total 528996
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root      1172 Nov  4 13:27 README
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root      4096 Nov  4 13:27 templates
    -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 541679616 Nov  4 13:16 virtuozzo-4.7.0-99-x86_64.sfx
    
  6. Extract the files from the archive:

    ~# mkdir /root/tmp/vzrpms
    ~# /root/tmp/Linux/x86_64/virtuozzo-4.7.0-99-x86_64.sfx -d /root/tmp/vzrpms/ --extract
      extracting...
      Extraction success
    
    ~#ll vzrpms/
    total 2884
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91     760 Sep 20  2011 CEPAgreement.txt
    drwxr-sr-x 2 91 91    4096 Sep 20  2011 docs
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 91 91 2777352 Sep 20  2011 install
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91   44973 Sep 20  2011 LICENSE
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91   11384 Sep 20  2011 md5sums
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91    1946 Sep 20  2011 PARALLELS-GPG-KEY
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91   11020 Sep 20  2011 README
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91   55804 Sep 20  2011 README.pdf
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91    7767 Sep 20  2011 unattended
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91   13137 Sep 20  2011 unattended.pdf
    -rw-r--r-- 1 91 91     382 Sep 20  2011 upgrade
    drwxr-sr-x 5 91 91    4096 Sep 20  2011 virtuozzo
    

Additional information

For more information about batch installation of a particular PVC version, refer to this article:

112006 How to install specific version of Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux

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