Article ID: 114856, created on Sep 27, 2012, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo hypervisor 5.0
Synopsis:          New Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 tools update provides
                   fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:        09-25-2012
Product:           Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0
Keywords:          "stability" "GPT" "resize"

1. What's Included in This Update

The new packages for Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 provide user-level tool
fixes for managing EZ templates and containers.

2. Problem Description

 The new packages contain fixes for the following issues:

 - Sometimes, OS templates cannot be synchronized during container
   migration. (#PSBM-15060)

 - It may be impossible to connect to a virtual machine created in Parallels
   Server Bare Metal 5.0 via Parallels Power Panel that was opened from inside
   Parallels Virtual Automation 6.0. (#PSBM-15117)

 - When run in the "public ssh-keys" mode, the prlctl utility may ignore the
   minimum security level of the destination server. (#PSBM-15080)

 - Resizing virtual machine disks with GPT partitions is not supported.

 - It is impossible to start a virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 R2
   after restoring it from a backup. (#PSBM-14294)

 - Some IP addresses assigned to host-routed adapters in a virtual machine
   might be unavailable if IPfilter is enabled on the server. (#PSBM-14241)

 - Sometimes, setting a gateway with an IPv4 address for a virtual machine
   can fail. (#PSBM-14191)

 - It is impossible to start a virtual machine with Windows Server 2012.

 - Resizing a disk image where the last partition is swap can fail.

 - Cloning several virtual machines at the same time can fail. (#PSBM-14013)

 - prl_fs_freeze is not loaded automatically in virtual machines with Fedora
   17. (#PSBM-13828)

 - After re-registration, a virtual machine can change its UUID.

 - Installing Parallels Tools in a virtual machine with the x64 version of
   Fedora 17 may fail. (#PSBM-13748, #PSBM-13660)

 - Installing Parallels Transport Agent in a virtual machine with Fedora 17
   may fail. (#PSBM-13696)

 - Starting a migrated virtual machine with the x86 version of Fedora 17
   may fail. (#PSBM-13590)

 - Sometimes, assigning an IPv6 address to a virtual machine may fail.

 - Replacing the prl_disp_service service with a new one could cause all
   virtual machines on the server to be stopped. (#PSBM-13295)

All Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.0 users are advised to update their tools

3. Affected Components

 - "parallels-server" (a set of binaries for managing virtual machines)

 - "vzmigrate" (a set of binaries for container migration)

 - "vzquota" (a set of binaries for container disk quota control)

4. Obtaining 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 Update

 Use the "vzup2date" command to install the new Parallels Server Bare Metal
 tools packages.

 The update does not require a Parallels Server Bare Metal restart or system

6. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:


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