Article ID: 6967, created on Dec 3, 2009, last review on Apr 18, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers

Release notes

Synopsis:         New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                           fixes for Containers package management functionality.
Issue date:       2009-11-27
Product:            Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:        'vzpkg' 'EZ' 'templates'

1. What's Included in This Update

Updated packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 provide the following
user-level tool fixes for managing RPM packages using the 'vzpkg' utility.

2. Problem Description

 - The 'vzpkg' utility may fail to install local RPM packages into Containers
   based on the Fedora 11 OS EZ template.

 - The 'vzpkg' utility may not work if the HTTP_USER environment variable is

 All Parallels Containers 4.0 users are advised to update their tools packages.

3. Affected Components

 - 'vztt' is a set of tools used to manage EZ templates. EZ templates introduced
   in Virtuozzo 3.0 are more flexible and easier to manage compared to standard

4. Bug Fixes

 #458524 - 'vzpkg localinstall' does not work for Containers with Fedora 11

 #458798 - vzpkg does not work via the auth proxy.

5. Obtaining Update

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

6. Installing Update

 Use the 'vzup2date' command to install the new Parallels Virtuozzo tools

 The update does not require Parallels Containers restart or system reboot.

7. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:

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