Article ID: 8664, created on Jul 7, 2010, last review on Apr 18, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.0

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                            fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:        2010-07-07
Product:             Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:         'Fedora' 'EZ template'

1. What's Included in This Update

The new packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 provide user-level tool
fixes for managing EZ templates using the 'vzpkg' utility.

2. Problem Description

The new packages introduce the following feature:

- The ability to create and manage Containers based on the Fedora 13 EZ

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

3. Affected Components

 - 'vzctl' is the primary tool for managing Containers. This tool is used
   to create new Containers, 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 are more flexible and easier to manage compared to standard

 - 'vzpkgenv48' is the minimal 'Fedora 13'-like environment for executing the
   Parallels version of the yum package.

4. Obtaining Update

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

5. Installing Update

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

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

6. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:


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