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Proxmox VE 2.0 beta2 released!

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  1. martin

    martin Proxmox Staff Member
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    Hi all!

    We just released the second beta of Proxmox VE 2.0 (new ISO and also updated the repository). Just run "aptitude update && aptitude dist-upgrade" to update from the first beta.

    A big Thank-you to our active community for all feedback, testing, bug reporting and patch submissions.

    New Features

    - Backup and Restore
    • GUI and CLI, works for OpenVZ containers and KVM VM´s
    • "Backup Now" via GUI
    • Complete new backup scheduler
    • All jobs can be monitored as “Recent tasks”
    • vzdump package is obsolete, all code went into pve-manager package
    - OpenVZ
    • Multiple storages for OpenVZ container, no limit to /var/lib/vz anymore!!!
    • vswap support
    • Improved init.log (shows startup logs of a OpenVZ container)
    - KVM monitor
    - Simple File Manager
    • Upload ISO images and templates via browser
    • No size limit anymore, you can upload DVD iso to all storage types via browser, even BD works
    • Works on all nodes, e.g. if you are connected on node1 you can upload images to storage on node2
    - Logging
    • Syslog viewer complete reworked, auto refresh
    • Clusterwide “Recent tasks”, major improvements
    - “Right-click” menus
    • Starting and shutdown container and VM´s
    • Open VNC Console
    - VNC Console
    • Can be opened also for non-running container and VM´s (easier to debug startup issues for KVM guests)
    - Browser support
    • Initial support for IE, Firefox and Chrome are preferred (use always latest versions)
    - Kernel
    • Based on vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab042.1.src.rpm
    - Countless small bug fixes

    Here are the important links:

    Overview
    http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Roadmap_for_2.x

    Documentation (work in progress)
    http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Category:Proxmox_VE_2.0

    Get involved (incl. links to the public git repository and bugzilla bugtracker):
    http://www.proxmox.com/products/proxmox-ve/get-involved

    Proxmox VE 2.0 beta forum
    http://forum.proxmox.com

    Download
    http://www.proxmox.com/downloads/proxmox-ve/17-iso-images

    Happy testing, waiting for feedback!
    __________________
    Best regards,

    Martin Maurer
    Proxmox VE project leader
     
    #1 martin, Nov 18, 2011
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