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

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers Tools


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

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

- 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

99055 Sometimes CPU usage may exceed set bounds

5. Obtaining and Installation:


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 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:


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