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vzctl is a tool to control OpenVZ containers.

Warning.svg Warning: this is an old version of vzctl. For the latest version, see Download/vzctl/4.11.1.


  • Set up loopback network interface for Debian (OpenVZ Bug #67)
  • Skip fairsched setup if not available in kernel
  • Do VPS umount in loop until EINVAL
  • Security: close all fds before VPS enter
  • Security: set mode 600 for /dev/vzctl
  • Fixed destroy action in case VPS private area is not a directory
  • Increased parameters in VPS samples: kmemsize*=1.2, numfiles*=1.6, dcachesize*=2
  • Load iptables modules from /etc/init.d/vz
  • Security: do preload libnss on enter action
  • Added support for OpenSuSE distros (OpenVZ Bug #79)
  • Proper compilation flags on x86_64 platform (OpenVZ Bug #47)
  • A newline was missing in vzmemcheck error output (OpenVZ Bug #71)


  • vzkernel >= 2.6.8-022stab044.1



x86 (i686, IA32)[edit]

File Size
vzctl-2.7.0-25.i386.rpm 112 Kb
vzctl-lib-2.7.0-25.i386.rpm 173 Kb

x86_64 (AMD64, EM64T)[edit]

File Size
vzctl-2.7.0-25.x86_64.rpm 105 Kb
vzctl-lib-2.7.0-25.x86_64.rpm 56 Kb


x86 (i686, IA32)[edit]

File Size
vzctl-2.7.0-25.i386.tar.gz 100 Kb
vzctl-lib-2.7.0-25.i386.tar.gz 180 Kb

x86_64 (AMD64, EM64T)[edit]

File Size
vzctl-2.7.0-25.x86_64.tar.gz 100 Kb
vzctl-lib-2.7.0-25.x86_64.tar.gz 60 Kb


File Size
vzctl-2.7.0-25.src.rpm 100 Kb
vzctl-2.7.0-25.tar.bz2 96 Kb
vzctl.spec 5 Kb


For other vzctl releases, see download/vzctl/Archives.

For other tools, see download/utils.

vzctl • ploop • vzquota • vzstats
Versions of vzctl