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New features

  • vzubc: a script to show User Beancounters for mere mortals (#845)
  • init.d/vz*: use separate IPTABLES_MODULES variable (#1814)


  • dists/scripts: fix /etc/hosts localhost aliases handling (#1877)
  • fix a lintian warning about initscript call (#1640)
  • init.d/vz-gentoo: force loading network modules, load vzethdev
  • vzgetnetdev: filter out link-local addresses (#1820)
  • vzctl set --devices|--devnodes: save 'q' bit (#1876)
  • vzctl: fixed logging level in a few places
  • vzctl start: set ipv6.conf.all.forwarding=0 for a CT
  • vzctl set --netdev_del: fix dcachesize/kmemsize leak
  • vzctl restore: fix restoring 2nd-level quotas (#1824)
  • ndsend: fix segfault if called w/o parameters (#1850)
  • vzctl: fix --quiet being ignored while parsing global config


  • vzctl: do report unknown parameters in config (with --verbose)
  • vzctl: much better warnings/errors while parsing config
  • vzctl set --save: always tell if we are saving config or not (i.e. no changes)
  • vzctl: many fixes to return proper error codes
  • dists/scripts: greatly reduce the number of similar configs in sources
  • dists/scripts: add Scientific Linux support (same as RHEL/CentOS)
  • init.d/vzeventd-gentoo: give up if kernel is non-OpenVZ
  • init.d/vz-gentoo: add iptables modules loading functionality
  • init.d/*redhat: less noise then running under non-OpenVZ kernel
  • etc/dists/scripts/ add /etc/hosts, /etc/resolv.conf setup, cleanups, workaround for certain awk versions
  • Fix compile warning on systems with __NR_ioprio_set already defined
  • vzctl: add 148 exit code (ioprio set failed)
  • ndsend: add usage, fix error messages
  • vzctl --verbose: remove (undocumented) numeric parameter parsing
  • vzctl: do not allow too high CTID
  • vzctl: fix unrecognized option reporting


  • Added vzubc(8) man page
  • Added ndsend(8) man page (#1859)
  • vz.conf(5): document IPTABLES_MODULES and IPTABLES
  • vz.conf(5): much better description of LOG_LEVEL and VERBOSE
  • vzctl(8): better description of --quiet and --verbose
  • Fix man page dates and copyright years

For the complete list of changes in this release, see git changelog for vzctl-3.0.27.


OpenVZ project would like to thank the following people who contributed patches and/or provided bugreports for this vzctl release (in no particular order):

  • Ola Lundqvist
  • Dietmar Maurer
  • Ekaterina Epifanova
  • Maxim Shchelokov
  • Andrey Vagin
  • Stefan Priebe
  • Thorsten Schifferdecker
  • Curtis
  • Marc Perkel