Article ID: 114239, created on Jun 28, 2012, last review on May 3, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.7


Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 tools update provides fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:        06-28-2012
Product:           Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7
Keywords:          "Fedora" "EZ template"

1. What's Included in This Update

The new packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.7 provide user-level tool
fixes for managing EZ templates and Containers.

2. Problem Description

The new packages introduce the following feature:

- The ability to create and manage Containers based on the Fedora 17 template

This update also contains fixes for the following issues:

- It was impossible to create caches for the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  template. (#PCLIN-30902)

- The ia32 library package could not be installed in a Container based on the
  Ubuntu 12.04 template. (#PCLIN-30925)

- An attempt to install the postfix package in a Container based on the Ubuntu
  12.04 template might fail. (#PCLIN-30952)

- When run for the Ubuntu 10.04 template, "vzpkg update metadata" could return
  an error. (#PCLIN-30945)

All Parallels Containers 4.7 users are advised to update their tools packages.

3. Affected Components

 - "vztt" is a set of tools used to manage Container templates.

 - "vzctcalc" is a tool for calculating the disk and memory usage of Containers.

 - "libvznbdmig" is a set of routines that implement the migration of Containers
   to virtual machines.

 - "vzpkgenv*" and "vzpkgenv*x64" are minimal "openSUSE/Debian/Fedora"-like
   environments for executing the Parallels version of the respective package

4. Obtaining Update

 You can download and install this tools update using the "vzup2date" utility
 included in the Parallels Containers 4.7 distribution.

5. Installing Update

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

 The update does not require a Parallels Virtuozzo Containers restart or system

6. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:


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