OpenVZ is an open source containerisation technology for Linux which utilities containers to run separate Linux based operating systems on a single machine. OpenVZ is typically used as it touts a low overhead, of around 1-3% of CPU, compared to virtualization technologies.

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Tuning OpenVZ Containers to work better with Java?

I have a 8 GB RAM Server (Dedicated) and currently have KVM Virtual Machines running on there (successfully) however i'm considering moving to OpenVZ as KVM seems a bit overkill with a lot of overhead ...
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Cloning OpenVZ container

I have an OpenVZ container on 1 host and I would like to clone it over to my server. both run SolusVM. I only have root access to my server and would like to host the container on my server now. Can ...
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Best Guest OS for running FreeSWITCH under Proxmox

We have a lot of Asterisk systems running on dedicated machines and would like to use FreeSWITCH to replace a number of them. One of the advantages of FreeSWITCH is supposed to be that it is doing ...
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dedicated server virtualization, xen or openvz?

I am putting a new server in a datacenter for company use and my company website. I use a lot of VPS accounts and in that world the choices are xen or openvz. I will be using virtualization on my ...
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openvz: making directory /run/shm persistant?

I just upgraded my server to ubuntu 12.04. But the last updates failed because of an error with the update of the package 'initscripts': Setting up initscripts (2.88dsf-13.10ubuntu11) ... mkdir: ...
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IPTables isn't forwarding anything

I currently have set up IPTables on my server to forward certain ports on a specific interface (venet0:1) to a second server, at a different IP. My config file looks like this: # Generated by ...
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openvz containers optimization

i am trying to optimize 14 containers on 64 G.B ram , 16 Core processor based on Centos 5.9 Final 64 Bit Distribution the load average of the server up to 300 this is my memory stats # vzmemcheck ...
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Should I choose KVM/XEN over OpenVZ or use them together?

I've got a dual xeon e5504 server, with [for now] only 8GB of ram. Storage is'n impressive either: 3x 146GB sas in raid5 + 500GB sata drives. Currently it works as a development server, but it's over ...
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recipient rejected in a SMTP connection from a OpenVz container [closed]

I'm facing a strange problem. I'm getting a recipient rejected on a SMTP server only from inside an OpenVZ container, while from the physical server everything works fine. Here's an example of a ...
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Find ddos attack on OpenVZ container [duplicate]

How do you figure out which OpenVZ contain is under attack from a dDoS? I know it is an attack because the b/w and incoming traffic shot WAY up. Can this be done with netstat? Are some attacks not ...
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install and config openVZ [closed]

I want to install OpenVZ on my server(fedora10), and then assign a block of ips to each of the vps. I have a moderate amount of linux knowlege, how much effort is involved to setup what I just ...
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OpenVZ Host Node and IPTables

Can you use IPTables on the host node or does that effect all the containers on the node? I am unsure as to if using iptables will effect all the containers below or not.
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OpenVZ - Ubuntu 12.04 unable to enter

I've setup an Ubuntu 12.04 on OpenVZ, it's been created and appears to start up fine. When I try to enter the OS it just hangs. I've ran ps aux with the exec and it returns: USER PID %CPU %MEM ...
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Issue on yum update with kernel

--> Running transaction check ---> Package e2fsprogs-resize2fs-static.x86_64 0:1.42.3-3.el6.1.ovz will be installed ---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-358.2.1.el6 will be installed --> ...
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Firewall blocking ssh out from a openVz container

I'm using a firewall on the HN to open/close the ports of the containers directly from the HN. I'm using the iptables script from the openvz wiki. Everything works fine but I cannot ssh out from the ...
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How to over 500000 cpuunits on OpenVZ [closed]

I have a OpenVZ and i would like to allocate more than 500000 cpu units. But the max i can set is 500000. Does he have a solution to give more power to my vm? According to all the sources I read ...
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Find IP addresses with most connections on system

I am currently experiencing some attacks on my OpenVZ server (CentOS 6.3 64bit), which is saturating the public ethernet interface (currently accessing SSH via the private interface). Is it possible ...
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CentOS OpenVZ kernel panic when mounting ext4 truecrypt volume in nokernelcrypto mode

I am experiencing kernel panic when trying to mount a ext4 filesystem which itself resides on a truecrypt volume mounted using -m nokernelcrypto option. The system is CentOS 6.3, OpenVZ Kernel ...
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Does our VPS have its kmemsize limit set too low?

Short Version: Are there any official guidelines on what the kmemsize barrier and limit should be set to for a container in Virtuozzo/OpenVZ intended to be used as a Web server? We've found posts ...
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Network issue migrating an VMWare guest to an OpenVZ container

I've migrated a server from vmware to openvz, both are running on the same physical host (I plan to eliminate vmware). If I give the new openvz container a new IP anybody on the LAN and outside ...
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Puppet provider does not install prerequisites

I have cloned a module for virtual machines, but when I try to apply a virtual machine to a node, I get Error: Could not find a suitable provider for virt, which is understandable given that the ...
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Can you make the /vz directory a symlink?

I have a OpenVZ VPS server with a 500GB hard drive and 240GB SSD. I'd like to have each VM's files stored on the SSD. Can I make their directory within /vz symlink to a directory on the SSD? There ...
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Are there any rules as to how IP address should be assigned to each container in OpenVZ?

I have OpenVZ running on CentOS system connected to a LAN.The internal IP address of the host machine is 192.168.2.152.Two containers have been created and the IP addresses I assigned are ...
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OpenAFS on OpenVZ guest

I'm trying to install and configure an OpenAFS server inside an OpenVZ container. However, when running afs-newcell, it complains that the AFS client cannot be started. It says "AFS module ...
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Infrastructure design recommendations for a simple proxmox setup

I am aware of the dangers of this question being non-constructive so bear in mind I did my best to narrow the possible answers I get. I am swapping an old dedicated Gentoo server for a new one, and ...
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How to increase Free PE in LVM physical volume?

I use Proxmox 2.2 for making OpenVZ containers. It ships with a tool called vzdump that can create backups of OpenVZ containers on the fly. It uses snapshot functionality of LVM to create temporary ...
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How do you enter the console of a openvz container from the host?

I lost the password for my OpenVZ container(actually I was using private key ssh but lost the file, so after setup I never logged in with root password) but I still have root access on the host ...
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OpenVZ with VSwap causes php-fpm/mySQL errors on nginx

I'm running into a rather nasty issue, and hope that anyone here can help me with a possible solution as I'm pretty much brickwalling right now. The situation: I have an OpenVZ VPS that is ...
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Is there any server virtualization software supports subdomains? [closed]

I installed openvz in my server but to create more virtual machines I need more than one ip address. But my service provider can only give one ip address for my server. Is there any software that ...
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How can Apache be installed in a OpenVZ container

I have OPenVZ running on CentOS and a precreated Ubuntu 10.04 OS template installed.The containers created have 2GB of disk space allocated.With this,can I have an Apache web server running within a ...
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apt-get authentication error in OpenVZ Debian container

Whenever I receive upgraded packages from security.debian.org, I get the following error: WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! apache2 apache2-mpm-prefork apache2.2-common ... ...
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Java VM problem in OpenVZ

I bought a vps for hosting my java needs. But I can't run java on it. Everything about java is correctly installed but when I try to run java ("java -version" forexample) I get this error : Error ...
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Anyone using Archipel in production for managing virtual machines?

I am getting ready to deploy a new server for my company. We intend to use virtualization mainly for security but also to help with versioning and other issues. We have decided to use openvz. Now I ...
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OpenVZ - vzdev kernel module issue

I am setting up a Centos 6.3 minimal server with openvz that replicates to another machine using DRBD. I want all openvz data/files to be kept in a single /vz directory which is an LVM that I am ...
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Centos 6.3 DRBD / OpenVZ kernel/userland issue

When I start my Centos 6.3 server's drbd service I get the following error: Starting DRBD resources: DRBD module version: 8.3.13 userland version: 8.4.2 preferably kernel and userland versions ...
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Setting up bridging for Qemu and routing for OpenVZ (venet) with multiple subnets on Debian Linux

So i've been searching the past couple days trying to figure out the best way to achieve this but still can't get it figured out. I have a debian server setup running Proxmox to host OpenVZ and Qemu ...
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Proxmox server with just one public IP

Is it possible to host a proxmox server with openvz containers NATed to the public IP which hosts the Proxmox server ? I have gone through the proxmox feature list but I am somehow puzzled by the ...
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GRUB can't configure on upgraded Ubuntu OpenVZ VPS

I upgraded an OpenVZ VPS from an older Ubuntu release to 12.04LTS using the do-release-upgrade command. Ever since, all of my apt-get runs look something like this: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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openvz dual nic setup from scratch

I have a openvz server that has 2 nics I need 1 for ethernet and the other explisitly for nfs traffic. eth0 goes to the lan/internet currently doesnt have ipv6 but will be getting a static ip soon. ...
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is it possible to check CPU and RAM usage of the OpenVZ *host* machine from within a VM?

I have purchased an OpenVZ VPS from one of the hundreds of internet hosting companies. I dont pay much for it, but lately performance has been terrible. They are obviously overselling, but I am ...
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Enabling IPv6 with OpenVZ using Proxmox 2.2

I'm trying to enable IPv6 on my Debian nodes (OpenVZ) using venet; my host is under Proxmox 2.2 (kernel 2.6.32-16-pve), and it seems the routing fails. My host correctly pings all my nodes; all my ...
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running mongodb with openvz

Has anyone had any luck getting mongodb working on openvz? Was looking for some tips, tricks, hacks to get it from running out of memory I am running on centos on media temple and the servers just ...
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What is the best practice to backup OpenVZ containters?

I'm running Linux server with OpenVZ containers. I back up data with rdiff-backup in two steps (to minimalize downtime). First step is on live containter, and second step is on suspended container. ...
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CentOS 6 and Sun/Oracle Java Issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux out of memory on VPS I have a OpenVZ VPS running CentOS 6.3 64 bit and when I try to install JRE 7 64bit using the command: rpm -Uvh java.rpm It gives me this ...
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how to drop_caches in OpenVZ centos6 container

I have tried sudo sh -c 'echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches' sudo echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches echo 3 | sudo tee /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches and a ...
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PPTP installation on CentOS 5 not working (Kernel support for PPP?)

I am trying to get PPTP installation up and running on my VPS. I have followed various guides, however, I am unable to connect to the VPN once it’s setup. I checked my VPS’ /var/log/messages and I ...
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Jenkins (JVM) crashes after few minutes after start

Host OS: OpenVZ host Guest OS: Debian 6.0 minimal Java: java6 sun Servlet container: Winstone Jenkins for debian: http://pkg.jenkins-ci.org/debian/ Jenkins version: 1.449 uname -a: Linux hostname ...
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How do I skip the installation of grub in my VPS?

I am upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10 and it asks me to install grub, I do not want to do so as I am in a VPS, how can I skip installation of grub ? If I close the session, then it shows ...
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Loading Raid drivers during Proxmox VE installation

I'm using Hardware raid on my Proxmox VE installation and it doesn't recognize my Raid array, so how can I load raid drivers during installation? This is the driver reseller provided: ...
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Changing time or offsetting it in OpenVZ contained server

I am trying to run a VPS, a Debian box contained in an OpenVZ container. Obviously, I cannot use time --set or any such command, as the time must be set via the parent node. The owner of the parent ...