Product update: Virtuozzo Automator 7.0 Update 2 Hotfix 3 (VA MN: 7.0.2-510, VA Agent: 7.0.2-258)

Issue date: 2017-10-12

Applies to: Virtuozzo Automator 7.0

Virtuozzo Advisory ID: VZA-2017-093

1. Overview

This hotfix for Virtuozzo Automator 7.0.2 provides new features as well as stability and usability bug fixes.

2. New Features

  • Now the restart checkbox is not ticked by default if a running VM needs to be restarted after its hardware settings had been changed. (PVA-27439)

  • Implemented HDD hotplug for VMs. Virtuozzo Automator now supports hotplugging of SCSI and VirtIO hard disks to running virtual machines located on Virtuozzo 7 hosts as well as hotplugging of SATA hard disks to running virtual machines located on Virtuozzo 6 hosts. (PVA-37006)

3. Bug Fixes

  • Alert reason would not be shown on clicking the alert icon on the virtual environment or hardware node summary page if the corresponding event had already been rotated in logs. (PVA-34527)

  • Unable to specify VNC settings in local and library Container templates. (PVA-36995)

  • VNC console did not work in Firefox ESR 52. (PVA-37043)

  • The VLAN creation screen displayed slave interfaces of bonds. (PVA-37059)

  • Out-of-list real HDD devices could be reset when changing VM hardware settings. (PVA-37063)

  • VMs with duplicate DNS entries in configuration were not shown in VA MN. (PVA-37073)

  • Installing a Virtuozzo license from PVA did not activate the ReadyKernel subscription on host. (PVA-37075)

  • Library ISO images could not be mounted to VMs running on Virtuozzo 7 hosts. (PVA-37078)

  • Improved integration with large Active Directory databases on permissions management screens. (PVA-37087)

  • Incorrect CPU usage was reported for VMs (normalized to the number of host CPUs). (PVA-37093, PVA-37118)

  • CPU usage was reported incorrectly for Containers. (PVA-37110)

  • Virtuozzo Automator suggested 256MB RAM by default for Windows Server 2012 VMs. (PVA-37143)

  • VNC console did not work properly in Internet Explorer 11 and Edge. (PVA-37147, PVA-37150)

  • Unable to change floppy drive image on a running VM. (PVA-37188)

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