Article ID: 7016, created on Dec 15, 2009, last review on May 2, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.0

Release notes

Synopsis:        New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                          a fix related to updating product licenses.
Issue date:      2009-12-15
Product:           Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:       'vzkeyupdate' license

1. Topic:

 The updated package for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 provides the
 following user-level tool fix:
 - The process of updating the product license using the 'vzkeyupdate' utility
   has been fixed.

2. Problem description:

 - It is impossible to update the Parallels Containers license using the
   'vzkeyupdate' utility.

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

3. Affected components description:

 - 'virtuozzo-release' is a meta-package determining requirements for other
   Parallels Virtuozzo Containers packages and release files.

4. Bug fixes:

 #460765 - The changed format of /etc/virtuozzo-release causes 'vzkeyupdate' to

5. Obtaining:

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

6. Installation:

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

 The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot.

7. RPMs required:

 The following RPM package is included in the tools update:

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