Article ID: 113115, created on Jan 11, 2012, last review on May 2, 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:        2012-01-11
Product:           Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
Keywords:          'Fedora' 'openSUSE' 'EZ template'

1. What's Included in This Update

New packages for Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 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 16 and the
  openSUSE 12.1 EZ templates.

The following issue has been fixed in this update:

 - The reconfiguration of Parallels Plesk Panel may fail if the application is
   installed in a Debian-based Container.
All Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 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,

 - '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

 - 'vzpkgenvzypp49' is a minimal 'openSUSE'-like environment for executing the
    Parallels version of the zypper 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 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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