Article ID: 3948, created on Feb 12, 2008, last review on Apr 17, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux


-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Synopsis: New Virtuozzo 3.0.0 tools update provides a fix related to Virtuozzo license auto-update functionality Issue date: 2008-02-11 Product: Virtuozzo 3.0.0 Keywords: vzkeytools vzkeyupdate license -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Topic: Updated packages for Virtuozzo 3.0.0 providing a user-level tools fix for the Virtuozzo license auto-update functionality. 2. Problem description: - During its execution, the Virtuozzo license key update tool (provided in the vzkeytools-3.0.0-5 package) waits for user input without notifying the user of this fact. All Virtuozzo 3.0.0 users are advised to update their vzkeytools package. 3. Affected components description: - vzkeytools is a set of tools used to periodically check the status of the Virtuozzo license installed on the Hardware Node and to automatically update the license before it expires. 4. Bug fixes: #98831 - vzkeyupdate doesn't update license 5. Obtaining: This update can be downloaded via ftp from If you do not have an ftp account, please contact You can also download and install this tools update using the vzup2date utility included in the Virtuozzo 3.0.0 distribution. 6. Installation: First, use the "rpm -Fhv" command to install the new Virtuozzo tools packages. # rpm -Fhv virtuozzo-release-3.0.0-160.swsoft.noarch.rpm \ vzkeytools-3.0.0-6.swsoft.noarch.rpm The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot. 7. RPMs required: The following RPM packages are included in the tools update: virtuozzo-release-3.0.0-160.swsoft.noarch.rpm vzkeytools-3.0.0-6.swsoft.noarch.rpm ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Copyright(c) 2008 Parallels.

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