Article ID: 112350, created on Sep 21, 2011, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.6
  • Virtual Automation 4.6

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This article describes how to install, reinstall, or upgrade the PVA Agent to build 4.6-1509.2 on Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux 4.6 hardware node.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The build supports only Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux 4.6.

It is recommended to use PVA Agent 4.6.3 build 4.6-1722 instead of PVA 4.6.2 build 4.6-1509.2 or upgrade Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 to the latest version available and use the latest PVA Agent build.


For more information about PVA Agent compatibility with virtualization products, refer to this article:
112297 Parallels Virtual Automation 4.6 builds, releases, and supports virtualization products

In order to upgrade to PVA Agent 4.6.3 build 4.6-1722, refer to this article:
112012 How to install/reinstall/upgrade PVA 4.6 Agent on PVCfL 4.6 HW Node

If it is crucial to use build 4.6-1509.2, follow the instructions provided in this article.

For 64-bit (x86_64) hardware nodes follow these steps:

  1. Download PVA Agent installer:
    wget http://download.pa.parallels.com/pva/4.6/pva-setup-deploy.x86_64
  2. Add 'execute' permissions to the file:
    chmod a+x pva-setup-deploy.x86_64
  3. Extract the installer:
    mkdir /tmp/pva_install
    ./pva-setup-deploy.x86_64 -d /tmp/pva_install --extract
    cd /tmp/pva_install
  4. Uninstall the current PVA Agent:
    NOTE: This step is required for the reinstallation procedure only. Otherwise, you may skip this step.
    ./pva-setup --uninstall
  5. Launch the PVA Agent installation:
    ./pva-setup -r http://download.pa.parallels.com/pva/4.6.2/repo/agent --install

For 32-bit (x86) hardware nodes follow these steps:

  1. Download PVA Agent installer:
    wget http://download.pa.parallels.com/pva/4.6/pva-setup-deploy.i386
  2. Add 'execute' permissions to the file:
    chmod a+x pva-setup-deploy.i386
  3. Extract the installer:
    mkdir /tmp/pva_install
    ./pva-setup-deploy.i386 -d /tmp/pva_install --extract
    cd /tmp/pva_install
  4. Uninstall the current PVA Agent:
    NOTE: This step is required for the reinstallation procedure only. Otherwise, you may skip this step.
    ./pva-setup --uninstall
  5. Launch the PVA Agent installation:
    ./pva-setup -r http://download.pa.parallels.com/pva/4.6.2/repo/agent --install

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