Article ID: 5414, created on Jul 1, 2008, last review on Apr 17, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers Tools

Resolution

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Synopsis: New Parallels Infrastructure Manager 4.0 update provides fixes
related to templates management functionality
Issue date: 2008-06-30
Product: Parallels Infrastructure Manager 4.0
Keywords: compat templates
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1. Topic:

Note: PIMU400004 update is for Linux only and doesn't exist for Windows

Updated packages for Parallels Infrastructure Manager 4.0 providing user-level
tools fixes for the 'templates management in compatibility mode' functionality.

2. Problem description:

- Sometimes the installation of application templates in compatibility mode may
fail.

- Sometimes the CPU usage inside Containers may exceed the set limits.

All Parallels Infrastructure Manager 4.0 users are advised to update their tools packages.
3. Affected components description:

- Parallels Infrastructure Manager is a tool designed for managing
Hardware Nodes and all Containers residing on them with the help
of a standard Web browser on any platform.

- Parallels Management Console is a Virtuozzo Containers management and
monitoring tool with graphical user interface. It is used to control individual
Hardware Nodes and their Containers. Management Console is cross-platform and
runs on both Microsoft Windows and Linux workstations.

- Parallels Power Panel is a means for administering individual
Containers with the help of a standard Web browser
(Internet Explorer, Mozilla, etc.) on any platform.

- Parallels Agent (or Parallels Agent Protocol) is an XML-based protocol
used to monitor and manage Hardware Nodes and their Containers.
The Parallels Agent software implements this protocol and is a backend for
Virtuozzo tools (Parallels Infrastructure Manager, Parallels Management Console,
and Parallels Power Panel).

4. Bug fixes:

99588 Sometimes installation of application template in compatibility mode may
fail

99055 Sometimes CPU usage may exceed set bounds

5. Obtaining and Installation:

Linux:

This update can be downloaded via ftp from downloads.swsoft.com.
If you do not have an ftp account, please contact pavel@parallels.com.

You can also download and install this tools update using the vzup2date
utility included in the Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 distribution.


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

# rpm -Fhv virtuozzo-release-4.0.0-431.swsoft.i386.rpm \
virtuozzo-tools-4.0.0-440.34.swsoft.i386.rpm \
vzagent-opcontrol-4.0.0-351.36.swsoft.i386.rpm \

Then make sure that the Service Container on the Node is running and
issue the following command:

# vzsveupgrade --skip-client -d <path_to_this_update_directory>

The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot.

RPMs Required:

The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:

virtuozzo-release-4.0.0-433.swsoft.i386.rpm
virtuozzo-tools-4.0.0-440.34.i386.rpm
vzagent-opcontrol-4.0.0-351.36.swsoft.i386.rpm
vzagent-srvcontrol-4.0.0-351.36.swsoft.i386.rpm

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