Article ID: 1351, created on Oct 6, 2008, last review on Apr 29, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux


vzup2date supports 2 modes of non-interactive operation: batch and messages.

The 'batch' mode is intended for unattended updates with human-readable reports like these:
# vzup2date -m batch list
Downloading releases information. Please wait...done
Downloading updates information for 3.0.0. Please wait...done
Downloading detailed updates information. Please wait...done
Your Virtuozzo installation is up to date

The 'messages' mode also provides an unattended update mechanism with messages-based output suitable for machine processing, like these:
MsgId: 1
Argv: vzup2date -m messages list
CheckPoint: start
Pid: 6604
Type: checkpoint

MsgId: 2
Progress: init
Type: longop

Downloading releases information
MsgId: 3
Progress: finish
Type: longop

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