Article ID: 9205, created on Oct 22, 2010, last review on Apr 27, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                            fixes related to Container management functionality.
Issue date:       10-11-2010
Product:             Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:         "Ubuntu" "EZ template" "'vzbackup"

1. What's Included in this Update

The new packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC) 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 Ubuntu 10.10 EZ

This update also includes a fix for the following issue:

- If several incremental backups exist for a Container, the contents of some
  directories may disappear after restoring the Container.

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 PVC 3.0, are more flexible and easier to manage compared to standard

 - "vzctcalc" is a tool for calculating the disk and memory usage of Containers.

 - "libvznbdmig" is a set of routines that implement the migration of Containers
   to virtual machines.

4. Bug fixes:

 #PCLIN-27612 - tar-1.15.91-1.4 incorrectly restores incremental backups.

5. Obtaining the Update

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

6. Installing the Update

 Use the "vzup2date" command to install the new Parallels Virtuozzo Containers
 tools packages.

 The update does not require a restart of Parallels Virtuozzo Containers or system

7. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:


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