Product update: Virtuozzo PowerPanel Update 1 (7.0.4-30)

Issue date: 2020-12-25

Applies to: Virtuozzo PowerPanel

Virtuozzo Advisory ID: VZA-2020-074

1. Overview

The update for Virtuozzo PowerPanel introduces new features as well as stability and usability fixes.

2. New Features

  • Ability to repair containers. If a container malfunctions, you can start it in the repair mode, access its contents, and try to fix it. For more details, see the User’s Guide. (PP-564)

  • Ability to attach VE backups to restore particular files. For more details, see the User’s Guide. (PP-565)

  • Ability to check for PowerPanel updates. You can now check for updates at any time using the ‘vzapi-installer check-upgrade’ command. For more information, see the Administrator’s Guide. (PP-585)

  • Ability to disable reinstall functionality for end users. For instructions, see the Knowledge Base article. (PP-593)

  • REST API documentation. The documentation for the PowerPanel REST API is now available. (PP-632)

3. Bug Fixes

  • The ‘vzapi’ command to reset the backup limit to 0 could fail. (PP-578)

  • A wrong config parameter was documented for instance default backup limit. (PP-580)

  • VEs could become unmanageable after some time. (PP-592)

4. Known Limitations

  • The container repair functionality requires all compute nodes to run Virtuozzo Hybrid Server 7.5.

  • The VE backup attach functionality requires all compute nodes to be configured for local backup storage.

5. Installing the Update

Install the update by running ‘yum update vzapi-installer && vzapi-installer upgrade’.

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