Product update: Virtuozzo Automator 7.0 Update 2 Hotfix 4 (VA MN: 7.0.2-545, VA Agent: 7.0.2-278)

Issue date: 2017-12-26

Applies to: Virtuozzo Automator 7.0

Virtuozzo Advisory ID: VZA-2017-118

1. Overview

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

2. New Features

  • The default VM memory value is now 2GB. (PVA-37144)

3. Bug Fixes

  • VM could not be shown in the Control Center. (PVA-35054)

  • XML API returned empty list of VM templates after restart of the prl-disp service. (PVA-37072)

  • Unwanted VE alerts were risen for partitions mounted as read-only (e.g., CD and floppy disks). (PVA-37205)

  • QCOW2 images could not be used as VM hard disks. (PVA-37211)

  • Scheduler could ignore the keep-max backup option if backup was performed to another hardware node. For more information, see (PVA-37215)

  • The restart checkbox was not ticked by default if a running VM needed to be restarted after its general settings were changed. (PVA-37216)

  • Could not reconfigure VMs with several VirtIO disks. (PVA-37217)

  • Could not upgrade the Virtuozzo Automator 6 Management Node installed on CentOS 5. (PVA-37225)

  • Possible crash while obtaining the list of network interfaces. (PVA-37243)

  • Old disk size was shown after resize of a VM’s hard disk. (PVA-37255)

  • An incorrect timeout limit was set for backup tasks executed using the ‘Run Now’ command in Scheduler. (PVA-37249)

  • Other UI tweaks and fixes to improve 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. IMPORTANT: This hotfix requires Virtuozzo 7.0 Update 6 Hotfix 2 to be installed. If you install this hotfix before Virtuozzo 7.0 Update 6 Hotfix 2, restart the VA Agent service after updating Virtuozzo later.

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