VMmanager OVZ installation guide

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This article walks you through the step you need to perform to install and update VMmanager OVZ

General information

System requirements

Supported operating systems:

  • CentOS 6 x64 (recommended)

Install the panel on a clean server where only the operating system without additional services is installed. ploop required the ext4 file system (with extents). Please note that the NFS server with OS templates will be running on the server with VMmanager OVZ. Make sure the server has 10-20 GB of free disk space for it.

Read the article VMmanager OVZ at work before you start.

License policy

  • If you do not have an active license during installation, a free version will get activated and installed automatically. This free version comes with the following resource limitation: in VMmanager you can create only 2 virtual machines with the total amount of RAM = 16 Gb.
  • If you have a "commercial license", it will be activated automatically, if your server's public IP address matches the license IP. Otherwise (your server has a private IP address), execute the following command:
export ACTIVATION_KEY=<activation_key>


VMmanager OVZ is installed and updated from the OS repository.

Establish SSH connection as the root user and download the script to start the installation

wget http://cdn.ispsystem.com/install.sh

Start the script

sh install.sh

The script will offer to select a version you want to install: beta or release and connect the corresponding ISPsystem repository. It will also connect other required repositories (EPEL for CentOS) and update the package cache.

Select VMmanager OVZ and its version from the list of software products. The installation script will install the control panel and required software from the system repository.

VУmanager installation

Once completed, you can access VMmanager OVZ using the following details:

Url: https://<server ip address>:1500/vemgr

Login: root

Password: <root password>

Once you are done with the installation, be sure to read the following articles: Getting started with VMmanager OVZ and Preparing cluster node


In the System configuration module you can select the corresponding option if you want the control panel to automatically update.

In order to update the panel manually, use standard methods of your operating system.

Please note: every control panel's version is bound to a separate repository, which name matches its version. The beta5 and stable5 repositories contain all the versions of a software product. The product's version to which you can update depends on the connected repository.


yum update