Article ID: 112854, created on Nov 21, 2011, last review on May 3, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor 5.0

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 tools update provides
                   fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:        2011-11-09
Product:           Parallels Server Bare Metal
Keywords:          'Ubuntu' 'EZ template'
1. What's Included in This Update
New packages for Parallels Server Bare Metal 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
All Parallels Server Bare Metal 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,
 - 'libvznbdmig' is a set of routines required for migrating Containers to
   virtual machines.
 - 'vzpkgenv47' is a minimal 'CentOS'-like environment for executing the
    Parallels version of the yum package.
 - '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 Server Bare Metal 5.0 distribution.
5. Installing the Update
 Use the 'vzup2date' command to install the new Parallels Server Bare Metal
 tools packages.
 The update does not require Parallels Server Bare Metal restart or system
6. RPMs required:
 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:
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