Product update: Virtuozzo Automator 7.0 Update 2 (VA MN: 7.0.2-266, VA Agent: 7.0.2-115)

Issue date: 2017-05-03

Applies to: Virtuozzo Automator 7.0

Virtuozzo Advisory ID: VZA-2017-034

1. Overview

The Update 2 for Virtuozzo Automator 7.0 provides new features and stability and usability bug fixes.

2. New Features

  • Support for SOAP API. Virtuozzo Automator now supports using SOAP API on the VA Agent side. This is a feature for developers who want to write their own VA Agent applications using SOAP API.

  • Integration with Virtuozzo Storage UI. In Virtuozzo Automator, you can now open the Virtuozzo Storage management panel as well as specify Virtuozzo Storage datastores as location for VMs, containers, and backups. This functionality is provided by the integration plugin that is installed automatically if you choose to install both the Virtuozzo Storage and Virtuozzo Automator management panels while installing Virtuozzo. You can also install it manually.

  • Support for Windows Server 2016. Virtuozzo Automator now enables you to create and manage virtual machines with Windows Server 2016 guest OS.

3. Bug Fixes

  • No ‘Renew backup’ button on virtual environment’s backups tab. (PVA-36694)

  • Existing bridges were not used when attaching interfaces to virtual networks. (PVA-36693)

  • Unable to assign bridged interfaces to newly created and running containers. (PVA-36797)

  • Right-clicking in VNC console invoked both browser’s and guest OS context menus. (PVA-36778)

  • Live migration is now the default choice in Virtuozzo Automator. (PVA-36695)

  • Some VMs could be not shown on new Virtuozzo Automator installation. (PVA-36665)

  • VA Agent did not clean statistics for stopped containers. (PVA-36650)

  • Unable to assign 64 CPUs to VM. (PVA-36642)

  • Certain key combinations did not work in the VNC console. (PVA-36638)

  • No ‘Configure network settings from guest OS’ option in VM template settings. (PVA-36627)

  • No button to migrate bare-metal nodes to Virtuozzo 6 VMs. (PVA-36544)

  • Changed port number range for VNC connections. The new range is 5700-6900. (PVA-36320)

  • Unable to restart repair process if the previous repair attempt has failed. (PVA-36174)

  • Migrated virtual environments were not displayed in the left menu after migration. (PVA-36092)

  • Task log representation in MySQL was not optimized. (PVA-36050)

  • Unable to manage VMs with physical HDDs in Virtuozzo Automator. (PVA-35155)

  • VM could be shown as paused in Virtuozzo Automator but reported as running by dispatcher. (PVA-35127)

  • Multiple UI tweaks and fixes affecting looks and feel and user experience.

4. Installing the Update

Update VA MN by running ‘yum groupupdate “VA Management Node” “VA Control Center”’. Update VA Agent by running ‘yum groupupdate “VA Agent”’ on each Virtuozzo node.

The JSON file with the list of new and updated packages is available at