Article ID: 5395, created on Jun 26, 2008, last review on Apr 18, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo for Linux 3.x


Synopsis: New Virtuozzo 3.0.0 tools update provides fixes related to
package management functionality
Issue date: 2008-06-18
Product: Virtuozzo 3.0
Keywords: vzctl vztt EZ template

1. Topic:

Updated packages for Virtuozzo 3.0 providing user-level tools fixes for
the package management functionality.

2. Problem description:

- Virtuozzo 3.0 does not detect when Virtual Environments using the Upstart
init daemon reach the default runlevel.

- The installation of some packages that require one or more network interfaces
to be configured before their installation may fail during the OS template

- The 'vzpkg clean' command fails on the Hardware Nodes having the Plesk
for Ubuntu application template installed.

- The VE upgrade to a new EZ OS template version fails with the following
error: 'ERROR: call_vps_script'.

- After the VE migration or restoration, Virtuozzo tries to fetch the
packages already updated inside this VE.

All Virtuozzo 3.0 users are advised to update their tools packages.

3. Affected components description:

- vzctl is the primary tool for Virtual Environment management. This tool is
used to create new VEs, 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 for the first time are more flexible and easy to manage
as compared to standard templates.

4. Bug fixes:

#91575 - Post-upgrade script in EZ templates does not work in Virtuozzo 3.0.

#112413 - Caching ubuntu-7.04 fails on Virtuozzo 3.0 Nodes due to the absence
of the 'lo' interface inside a temporary VE.

#98329 - The 'vzpkg clean ubuntu-6.10-x86' command fails for Nodes with Plesk

#112425 - VEs based on fedora-core-9 hang after running the vzctl start
command with --wait

#114484 - [support] After creation, VE has several versions of packages in

5. Obtaining:

This update can be downloaded via ftp from

You can also download and install this tools update using the
vzup2date utility included in the Virtuozzo 3.0 distribution.

6. Installation:

First, use the "rpm -Fhv" command to install the new Virtuozzo tools

# rpm -Fhv virtuozzo-release-3.0.0-165.swsoft.noarch.rpm \
vzctl-3.0.1-49.swsoft.i386.rpm \
vztt-3.0.0-72.swsoft.i386.rpm \

The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot.

7. RPMs required:

The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:

Copyright(c) 2008 Parallels.

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