Article ID: 112853, created on Nov 21, 2011, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.7

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 tools update provides
                   fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:        11-21-2011
Product:           Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
Keywords:          "Ubuntu" "EZ template"
1. What's Included in this Update
New packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 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 Ubuntu 11.10 EZ
This update contains fixes for the following issues:
- Migrating Containers with Parallels Virtual Automation may fail. (PCLIN-30084)
- Parallels Power Panel does not work for Containers based on openSUSE 11.3.
- "vzcfgvalidate" does not support processing of VSwap configurations.
- If a Container is migrated using the iterative migration type and the migration
  fails, it is impossible to repeat the migration process. (PCLIN-29532)
All Parallels Virtuozzo Containers users are advised to update their tools
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,
 - "vzbackup" is a set of tools used to back up and restore Containers.
 - "vzmigrate" is a utility for migrating Containers between physical servers.
 - "vztt" is a set of tools for managing EZ templates.
 - "libvznbdmig" is a set of routines required for migrating Containers to
   virtual machines.
 - "deb2vzdeb" is a utility to convert Debian packages to the Virtuozzo format.
 - "vzpkgenv47" is a minimal "CentOS"-like environment for executing the
    Parallels version of the yum package.
 - "vzpkgenv48" and "vzpkgenv49" are minimal "Fedora"-like environments for
    executing the Parallels version of the yum package.
 - "vzpkgenvdeb" is a minimal "Debian"-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 4.7 distribution.
5. Installing the Update
 Use the "vzup2date" command to install the new Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
 tools packages.
 The update does not require a restart of Parallels Virtuozzo Containers or a system
6. RPMs required:
 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:
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