Article ID: 111391, created on Jun 3, 2011, last review on Apr 26, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.0

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                   fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:        2011-06-06
Product:           Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:          'Fedora' 'EZ template'

1. What's Included in This Update

New packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 provide user-level tool
fixes for managing EZ templates using the 'vzpkg' utility.

2. Problem Description

The new packages introduce the following feature:

- Ability to create and manage Containers based on the Fedora 15 EZ

All Parallels Containers 4.0 users are advised to update their tool packages.

3. Affected Components

 - 'vzctl' is the primary tool for managing Containers. This tool is used
   to create new Containers, start and stop them, configure their parameters,

 - 'vztt' is a set of tools used to manage EZ templates. EZ templates introduced
   in Virtuozzo 3.0 are more flexible and easier to manage compared to standard

 - 'vzpkgenv49', a minimal 'Fedora'-like environment for executing the
    Parallels version of the apt package.

4. Obtaining the Update

 You can download and install this tools update using the 'vzup2date' utility
 included in the Parallels Containers 4.0 distribution.

5. Installing the Update

 Use the 'vzup2date' command to install new Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
 tools packages.

 The update does not require Parallels Virtuozzo Containers to restart or the system to

6. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:


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