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* latest kernels (4.4 for Proxmox VE 4.2)
* LVM-thin improvements
* Let´s Encrypt
* GUI update to Sencha Ext JS 6.x
* support for external fencing devices
* DRBD9 improvements
* Cloudinit
* Linux Containers (LXC) live-migration (experimental)
* unprivileged LXC
* new documentation framework
=Release History=
=Release History=

Revision as of 13:42, 27 April 2016


Release History

See also Announcement forum

Proxmox VE 4.1

Released 11.12.2015: See Downloads

  • based on Debian Jessie 8.2.0
  • Linux kernel 4.2.6
  • improved startup/shutdown behavior (systemd)
  • enable NTP by default
  • installer: allow up to 8 disks for ZFS
  • KVM: add qemu agent GUI option
  • KVM: update network boot ROMs
  • Improve HA GUI for users with restricted permissions
  • add Galician language to GUI
  • LXC: add rootfs resize to GUI
  • LXC: add support for Fedora 22 and Debian stretch/sid, Ubuntu 15.10
  • LXC: support unpriviledged containers (technology preview)
  • storage: added LVM thin support (technology preview)
  • Support for Turnkey Linux LXC appliances
  • added new pvereport command
  • countless bug fixes and package updates (for all details see bugtracker and GIT)

Proxmox VE 4.0

Released 05.10.2015: See Downloads

  • based on Debian Jessie 8.2.0
  • Linux kernel 4.2
  • QEMU 2.4
  • new high availability manager
  • bash completion support
  • full IPv6 support
  • include LXC (and removed OpenVZ) - see Convert OpenVZ to LXC
  • added DRBD9 with drbdmanage (technology preview)
  • countless bug fixes and package updates (for all details see bugtracker and GIT)

Proxmox VE 4.0 beta2

Released 10.09.2015: See Downloads

  • based on Debian Jessie 8.2.0
  • Linux kernel 4.2
  • QEMU 2.4
  • LXC improvements Linux Container
    • Containers can be created on local storage, NFS, Ceph RBD, DRBD9, ...
    • Migration (offline)
  • IPv6 support
  • DRBD9
  • Ceph Server packages
  • countless bug fixes and package updates (for all details see bugtracker and GIT)

Proxmox VE 4.0 beta1

Released 22.06.2015: See Downloads

Proxmox VE 3.4

Released 19.02.2015: See Downloads - updated ISO image with ZFS on 27.05.2015

  • add ZFS support
    • installer supports all ZFS RAID levels.
  • pve-manager (GUI) updates
    • openvz: implement suspend/resume
    • qemu GUI: support new pending changes API
    • new 'disconnect' button on the network edit panel
    • vzdump: new option --stop to abort running backup job
    • add NUMA option to processor form
    • add GUI for local ZFS storage
    • add startall/stopall/migrateall menu buttons
    • add multiqueues field to NIC form
  • update to qemu 2.1.3
  • qemu-server updates
    • shutdown by Qemu Guest Agent if the agent flag is set
    • snapshot_create: call fsfreeze if agent flag is set
    • vzdump: use qga freeze in vzdump in snapshot mode
    • add custom NUMA topology support
    • serial: allow to pass arbitrary device names
    • add link_down flag to network config
    • support additional e1000 variants for VM machines
    • enable hotplug by default
    • hotplug config: allow to enable specific features
    • include memory hotplug patch (experimental)
  • improved hotplug support
  • based on Debian Wheezy 7.8
  • kernel updates
  • countless bug fixes and package updates, for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 3.3

Released 15.09.2014: See Downloads

  • pve-manager (GUI) updates
    • new Proxmox VE Firewall
    • noVNC console
    • openvz: add bridge vlan && firewall options to gui
    • new Proxmox VE Mobile, GUI for mobile devices
    • add new 'Pool View'
    • ZFS storage can now be configured on GUI
    • glusterfs: new option to specify backup volfile server
    • add new email_from option to datacenter.cfg
    • add Persian (Farsi) translation.
    • improved Spanish translation
    • update Chinese translation
    • Countless updates and fixes
  • update to qemu 2.1.0
    • pci passthrough improvements
    • hotplug improvements
    • migration : enable auto-converge capability
    • add cpu_hotplug (and maxcpus config)
    • add virtio-net multiqueue support
    • new option smbios1 to specify SMBIOS type 1 fields
    • set uuid for newly created machines
    • support new q35 machine type
    • add Broadwell cpu model
    • compile with new libiscsi (1.12.0)
    • use glusterfs 3.5.2 libraries
    • support drive option 'discard'
    • add support for new qemu throttling burst max parameters
    • add 'vmxnet3', 'lsi53c810', and 'pvscsi' to the list of available network card models
  • improved Console support
    • HTML5 Console for shell, VM and container console (noVNC)
    • noVNC console is now the default
    • vncterm: new option -notls (for novnc, which use 'wss')
    • vncterm: updated signature for java applet to avoid warnings
  • pve-kernel-2.6.32-32-pve: 2.6.32-136
    • update aacraid, arcmsr, netxtreme2, ixgbe, igb, megaraid_sas and e1000e drivers
    • update to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab093.4.src.rpm
    • allow to use grub-efi-ia32 boot loader
  • pve-kernel-3.10.0-4-pve: 3.10.0-17
    • enable vfio xfga
    • update arcmsr, netxtreme2, ixgbe, igb, e1000e drivers
    • update to kernel-3.10.0-123.6.3.el7.src.rpm
    • allow to use grub-efi-ia32 boot loader
    • Note: there is still no OpenVZ support with this kernel
  • update ceph packages to 'firefly' (0.80.5)
    • Note: Please upgrade ceph packages first if you run ceph server on proxmox nodes (see ceph upgrade instructions).
  • update gluster packages to 3.5.2
  • fence-agents-pve: 4.0.10
    • update to 4.0.10
    • add fence_ovh and fence_amt
    • remove baytech, bullpap, cpint, egenera, mcdata, nss_wrapper,rackswitch, vixel, xcat. Those agents are no longer included in upstream package.
    • removed fence_scsi
    • Note: This includes updates for fence_ipmilan (fence_ilo3, fence_ilo4, fence_imm, and fence_idrac), and some parameter names changed (see 'man fence_ipmilan'). Please verify that your fence device still works if you use HA.
  • based on Debian Wheezy 7.6
  • countless bug fixes and package updates, for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 3.2

Released 10.03.2014: See Downloads

  • improved SPICE support
    • spiceterm: console for OpenVZ and host
    • add new console option to datacenter.cfg (java applet vs. spice)
    • add multi-monitor support
    • GUI: use split-button to easily select SPICE or VNC
    • more details on http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/SPICE
  • update qemu to 1.7.0
    • add 'pvscsi' to the list of scsi controllers (emulate the VMware PVSCSI device)
    • add 'lsi53c810' to the list of scsi controllers (supported on some very old Windows NT versions)
    • add 'vmxnet3' to the list of available network card models (emulate VMware paravirtualized network card)
    • add drive option 'discard'
    • add support for new qemu throttling burst max parameters
    • improved live backup
  • pve-kernel-2.6.32-27-pve: 2.6.32-121
    • update to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab084.20.src.rpm
    • update e1000, igb, ixgbe, netxtreme2, megaraid_sas
    • include latest ARECA RAID drivers
    • update Broadcom bnx2/bnx2x drivers to 7.6.62
    • update aacraid to aacraid-1.2.1-30300.src.rpm
  • Ceph Server (Technology Preview)
  • added Open vSwitch support (Technology Preview)
  • Optional 3.10 Kernel (based on RHEL7 beta, currently without OpenVZ support, for testing only)
  • storage: new ZFS plugin (Technology Preview), see http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Storage:_ZFS
  • storage: remove nexenta plugin (ZFS plugin is faster)
  • updated GlusterFS to 3.4.2
  • ISO installer uses now always GPT partition table
    • added 'gdisk' to manage and view partitions via CLI
  • based on Debian Wheezy 7.4
  • countless bug fixes and package updates (for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 3.1

Released 21.08.2013: See Downloads

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32-23-pve (2.6.32-109)
    • update to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab079.5.src.rpm
    • remove fix-ipoib-add-missing-lock.patch (now upstream)
    • include Highpoint 2710 RAID driver
    • update megaraid_sas to 6.600.18.00
  • pve-cluster (3.0-7)
    • suppress another warning about uninitialized value at boot time
    • avoid warning when adding a new node (can't create shared ssh key database...)
    • avoid warning if /etc/pve/priv/ already exists
    • add migration_unsecure param to datacenter.cfg
  • pve-firmware (1.0-23)
    • update for RHEL6.4 based kernels
  • pve-manager (3.1-3)
    • add new favicon.ico
    • fix perl dependencies
    • display subscription status after login
    • add GUI for GlusterFS storage
    • vzdump: wait one second before unmounting the snapshot (avoid device busy error)
    • apt: try to detect new packages
    • tell apt to use http_proxy settings
    • support to view changelogs for available pve packages
    • allow to configure cipher list for pveproxy
    • automatically add pve repository to apt sources list
    • allow to use serial terminal as display
    • avoid apt autoremoval for pve-kernel packages
    • pveproxy: use same cipher list as debian apache ssl.conf
    • avoid apt autoremoval for pve-kernel packages
    • avoid and fix several proxy loops
    • correctly initialize $rpcenv in spiceproxy
    • fix bug #437: include pve-libspice-server1 in package list
    • improved spice proxy code
    • add button to start SPICE console
    • add spiceproxy server
    • fix upgrade shell (quoting bug)
    • new pveupgrade script, used to display additional information to the user (reboot required? database up to date? ...)
    • add button to display package versions, to provide same info as 'pveversion -v' on GUI.
    • fix bug #408: reset ENV before starting shell
    • fix bug #379: allow to overwrite existing CTs if user has VM.Backup permissions
    • Allow to send notification mail about new packages.
    • package manager: run system upgrade inside VNC shell, group packages by 'Origin', remove apt/upgrade API completely.
    • package manager: improve changelog viewer, bug fixes
    • add package update manager to GUI
    • update Norwegian translations
    • rrd display : avoid 2 refresh
    • avoid gzip http response for png & gif & jar
  • pve-qemu-kvm (1.4-17)
    • enable glusterfs backend
    • add patch to use pce certs for spice by default
    • disable spice-socket.patch
    • Allow to query spice ticket
    • add usbredir support to spice
    • add experimental code to support spice
  • qemu-server (3.1-1)
    • allow pass through of usb parallel devices (--parallel0 /dev/usb/lp0)
    • fix bugs in migration code (wrong qw() usage)
    • vncproxy: load config from correct node
    • allow to use a socket for serial devices
    • implement 'qm terminal' to open terminal via serial device
    • add ability to run without graphic card ('vga: serial[n]')
    • add support for unsecure/fast migration (setting in datacenter.cfg)
    • remove spice cert paths (depend on pve-qemu-kvm >= 1.4-16)
    • implement spice seamless migration
    • support usb redirection devices for spice (usb[n]: spice)
    • disable tablet device by default for spice
    • spiceproxy API: allow client to choose proxy address
    • spiceproxy API: read cert subject name directly using Net::SSLeay
    • spice: use TLS (encrypt whole traffic)
    • allow to pass SCSI generic devices to guests, for example "scsi0: /dev/sg5"
    • cpu flags optimization
    • add support for SPICE
  • vncterm (1.1-4)
    • Allow to add intermediate certificates to /etc/pve/local/pve-ssl.pem (users previously used apache option SSLCertificateChainFile for that).
  • pve-libspice-server1 (0.12.4-1)
    • initial release and update to 0.12.4
  • ceph (0.67.1-1~bpo70+1)
    • New upstream release
  • libpve-access-control (3.0-6)
    • use shorter spiceproxy tickets
    • add code to generate tickets for SPICE
  • libpve-common-perl (3.0-6)
    • auth.conf: avoid warning if file does not exist, fix file permissions
    • add parser for "/etc/apt/auth.conf"
  • libpve-storage-perl (3.0-10)
    • add Glusterfs Plugin
    • API: add scan method for glusterfs
    • sheepdog: fixes for storeid != 'sheepdog'
  • lvm2 (2.02.98-pve4)
    • New upstream release (fix for udev rules)
  • glusterfs
  • based on Debian 7.1 (Wheezy)
  • Countless bug fixes (for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 3.0

Released 24.05.2013: See Downloads

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 2.6.32-100
    • fix CVE-2013-2094
  • update ceph packages to 0.61.2
  • libpve-common-perl 3.0-4:
    • fix bug #381: use persistent reservation file for ports
    • new function PVE::Tools::next_migrate_port()
  • libpve-storage-perl 3.0-6
    • rbd : clone volume to same pool that base volume
    • extend storage list API with useful parameters for clone
    • fix iscsi session scan bug
  • pve-cluster 3.0-4
    • depend on fuse (seems most utilities moved from fuse-utils to fuse)
    • remove depencency on fuse-utils (this package is no longer required)
    • fix warning about uninitialize value
    • fix bug 383: restart pveproxy instead of apache2
  • pve-manager 3.0-20
    • fix login problem when http_proxy is set
    • updated Chinese, German and French translation
    • allow to upload files with spaces in filename (replace with '_')
    • allow to delete pools with non-existent VMs/Storage
    • use correct icons for templates
    • sort templates after regular VMs
    • StorageSelector: allow to use new target option, used by Clone
    • fix bug #385: correctly handle Accept-Encoding
    • fix bug #374: correctly remove destroyed container from pool
  • pve-qemu-kvm 1.4-12
    • vma create: only store basename of config file.
  • qemu-server 3.0-15
    • clone disk : keep source volume params
    • clone: check is we can clone to target storage
    • fix bug #381: use PVE::Tools::next_migrate_port()
    • restore: do not restore template flag
  • vncterm 1.1-3
    • re-enable javascript-events.patch (needed by migrate)
  • based on Debian 7.0 (Wheezy)
  • new VM clone feature
  • new event driven API server (pveproxy)
    • completely replace apache2
    • efficient support for HTTP keep-alive
  • support bootlogd (boot log can be viewed on the GUI)
  • update pve-qemu-kvm to 1.4.1
  • update kernel to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab076.7.src.rpm
    • changed default IO Scheduler to 'deadline'
    • updated Intel network drivers for e1000e, igb and ixgbe
  • Countless bug fixes (for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 2.3

Released 04.03.2013: See Downloads

  • update qemu-kvm to 1.4.0
  • new kvm backup implementation, see Backup and Restore
  • added RBD (ceph) support on GUI
  • update kernel to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab072.10.src.rpm
  • include latest Broadcom bnx2/bnx2x drivers
  • include latest Adaptec aacraid driver 1.2-1[29900]
  • update e1000e to 2.2.14
  • update igb to 4.1.2
  • update ixgbe to 3.12.6
  • enable CONFIG_RT_GROUP_SCHED (also update corosync if you install this kernel)
  • extend memory GUI to support ballooning
  • implement auto-ballooning
  • add HD resize feature to expand disks
  • updated network drivers (bnx2/bnx2x/e1000e/igb/ixgbe)
  • added omping binaries (for testing multicast between nodes)
  • update to latest Debian version 6.0.7
  • qcow2 as default storage format, cache=none (previously raw)
  • KVM64 as default CPU type (previously qemu64)
  • e1000 as default NIC (previously rtl8139)
  • task history per VM
  • Node Summary: added "KSM sharing" and "CPU Socket count"
  • enable/disable tablet for VM on GUI without stop/start of VM (you can use vmmouse instead, for lower CPU usage, works on modern Linux and on all Windows VMs as long as you install the vmmouse drivers)
  • bug fixes (for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 2.2

Released 24.10.2012: See Downloads

  • update kernel to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab062.2.src.rpm
  • update Intel nics drivers (e1000e to 2.1.4, ixgbe to 3.11.33, igb to 4.0.17)
  • update qemu-kvm to 1.2.0
  • openvz: update vzctl to 4.0
  • openvz: use real console instead of 'vzctl enter'
  • add Live Snapshots support (qcow2)
  • added Slovenian translation
  • kvm: new option to select SCSI controller hardware
  • kvm: support up to 32 network devices
  • kvm: support up to 16 virtio devices
  • kvm: add SATA to GUI
  • updated cluster packages
  • update to latest Debian version 6.0.6
  • bug fixes (for all details see bugtracker and GIT

Proxmox VE 2.1

Released 27.04.2012: See Downloads

  • simplify GUI for users without permissions
  • implemented startup/shutdown ordering
  • improved task logs on node startup/shutdown
  • added Russian, Italian and Turkish translation
  • updated corosync cluster stack to 1.4.3
  • update LVM to 2.02.95 (fixes snapshot problems)
  • bug fixes

Proxmox VE 2.0

Updated ISO 5.4.2012: See Downloads

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32-11-pve (2.6.32-65)
    • rebase on vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab053.5.src.rpm
  • fix for windows timing issues ("args: -no-hpet -no-kvm-pit-reinjection" are now defaults for newer Windows guests)
  • subscription key management (commercial subscribers)
  • vzdump fixes (qmrestore)

Released 30.03.2012: See Downloads

(First public beta released on 30.09.2011, rc1 on 16.02.2012, final release on 30.03.2012)

Proxmox VE 2.0 Documentation

  • Complete new GUI
    • based on Ext JS 4 JavaScript framework
    • fast search-driven interface, capable of handling hundreds and probably thousands of VM´s
    • secure VNC console, supporting external VNC viewer with SSL support
    • role based user- and permission management for all objects (VM´s, storages, nodes, etc.)
    • Support for multiple authentication sources (MS ADS, LDAP, Linux PAM, Proxmox VE authentication)
  • High Availability Cluster support for KVM guests and OpenVZ containers
    • resource agents for KVM and OpenVZ
    • GUI for managing KVM and OpenVZ HA settings
  • Based on Debian 6.0 Squeeze
    • long-term 2.6.32 Kernel (based on RHEL6.x) with KVM and OpenVZ as default
  • New cluster communication based on corosync, including:
    • Proxmox Cluster file system (pmxcfs): Database-driven file system for storing configuration files, replicated in realtime on all nodes using corosync
    • creates multi-master clusters (no single master anymore!)
    • cluster-wide logging
    • basis for HA setup´s with KVM guests and OpenVZ containers config files
  • RESTful web API Proxmox_VE_API
    • Resource Oriented Architecture (ROA)
    • declarative API definition using JSON Schema
    • enable easy integration for third party management tools
  • Backup/Restore via GUI
    • GUI and CLI, works for OpenVZ containers and KVM VM´s
    • "Backup Now" via GUI
    • Restore via GUI
    • All jobs can be monitored as “Recent tasks”
  • OpenVZ
    • Appliance Downloader, including TurnKey Linux channel
    • Multiple storages for OpenVZ container, no limit to /var/lib/vz anymore!!!
    • vswap support
    • Improved init.log (shows start-up logs of a OpenVZ container)
  • Commitment to Free Software (FOSS): public code repository and bug tracker for the 2.x code base.
  • Licensed under GNU Affero General Public License, version 3 http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html.

Proxmox VE 1.9

Updated ISO 27.9.2011, including the following, see Downloads

Release Notes:

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32-6-pve (2.6.32-47)
    • update to vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab037.1.src.rpm
    • use bnx from upstream
    • update igb driver to 3.2.9
    • update e1000e driver to 1.6.2
    • enable GDTH driver
    • update ata_generic to support intel IDE-R
    • use BIOS default settings for ASPM (fix-aspm-policy.patch)
  • pve-firmware (1.0-14)
    • include firmware for new bnx2 drivers
  • vzctl (3.0.29-2pve1)
    • update to
  • vzdump (1.2-16) unstable; urgency=low
    • use rsync option '--sparse' on first pass (take less disk space - as suggested by John Stevens)

Original 1.9 ISO, released 13.09.2011: See Downloads

Release Notes:

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 (2.6.32-43)
    • rebase on vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab036.1.src.rpm (new stable Openvz kernel branch), updates for drivers including e1000e to 1.5.1, ARECA RAID driver, megaraid_sas, bnx2, igb to 3.1.16, ixgbe to 3.5.14-NAPI, drbd 8.3.10, ...
  • vzctl (3.0.28-1pve5)
    • update to latest upstream
    • set defaull template to debian-6.0-standard
    • set CONFIGFILE="pve.auto" in /etc/vz/vz.conf
    • merge some fixes from upstream
  • pve-manager (1.9-24)
    • fix uptime display for 2.6.32 kernel with 1000HZ
    • support newer vzctl versions.
    • support 'maxfiles' backup option.
  • pve-qemu-kvm (0.15.0-1)
    • update to upstream 0.15.0
    • use pxe roms from upstream qemu-kvm
  • qemu-server (1.1-32)
    • small fixes for new qemu-kvm 0.15.0
  • libpve-storage-perl (1.0-19)
    • set LC_ALL instead of LANG (avoid bug when user sets LC_ environment variables)
    • iscsi: tolerate errors when not all portals are online.
  • vzdump (1.2-15)
    • run pre-restart hook after snapshot

Proxmox VE 1.8

Updated ISO 16.6.2011, includes current stable packages Downloads

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 (2.6.32-33)
  • aacraid with support for Adaptec 6 series (e.g. 6805)
  • KVM 0.14.1
  • vzctl 3.0.27
  • vzdump 1.2-13
  • bug fixes

Released 30.03.2011: See Downloads

Release Notes:

  • update to Debian Lenny 5.0.8
  • update to kvm 0.14.0
  • updated kernels with many fixes
  • protect against Cross Site Request Forgery (added anti-CSRF tokens)
  • bug fixes

Detailed change log:

  • qemu-server (1.1-30)
    • use 'cache=none' for raw images and devices to improve performance
  • pve-qemu-kvm (0.14.0-2)
    • also install vgabios-qxl.bin vgabios-stdvga.bin vgabios-vmware.bin
    • update to 0.14.0
    • add fix for eventfd support (msix-eventfd-fix.patch)
    • removed kvmtrace (removed from upstream?)
    • add vnc keyboard fixes for fr-ca (reported by Pierre-Yves)
  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 (2.6.32-32)
    • update to Debian Squeeze kernel 2.6.32-32
    • remove patch use-init-task-credential.patch (fixed in upstream)
    • enable CONFIG_SENSORS_K10TEMP=m
  • pve-kernel-2.6.18 (2.6.18-14)
    • update to ovzkernel-2.6.18-238.5.1.el5.028stab085.3.src.rpm
    • increased kernel API version to '5-pve'
    • update to SCST
    • update to OCFS2 1.4.7
  • pve-qemu-kvm-2.6.18 (0.9.1-12)
    • update to kvm-83-224.el5.src.rpm
  • pve-kernel-2.6.35 (2.6.35-10)
    • update to Ubuntu-2.6.35-27.48
  • pve-manager (1.8-15)
    • protect against Cross Site Request Forgery (added anti-CSRF tokens)
    • correctly encode html entities inside notes (avoid persistant XSS vulnerabilities)
    • use http_proxy in cron APL download if configured

Proxmox VE 1.7

Released 30.11.2010: See Downloads

Change log:

  • libpve-storage-perl (1.0-16)
    • several fixes for multipath
  • pve-kernel-2.6.18 (2.6.18-10)
    • update to ovzkernel-2.6.18-194.26.1.el5.028stab070.14.src.rpm
  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 (2.6.32-28)
    • update to Debian Squeeze kernel 2.6.32-28 (openvz 2.6.32-dzhanibekov)
    • update igb driver to version 2.4.8
    • update ixgbe driver to version 3.0.14
  • pve-manager (1.7-10)
    • we only display the warning about missing openvz if we have no kvm.
    • fix config change detection in pvectl
    • on the create VM page, query capabilities of remote host (kvm/openvz enabled?) and select resonable defaults.
  • pve-qemu-kvm (0.13.0-2)
    • do not install unnecessary blobs (manually install blobs, use --disable-blobs)
    • update migration and vnc keymap patches for 0.13.0
  • vzdump (1.2-9)
    • fix veth numbers when restoring openvz containers (vzrestore)
  • qemu-server (1.1-25)
    • new --repeat option for qmrestore
    • use new -netdev syntax for network devices. This enables tcp offload settings, and we can use 'vhost=on' for virtio-net
  • Small bug fixes

Proxmox VE 1.6 (updated) - ISO Installer with 2.6.32 Kernel with OpenVZ including KVM 0.12.5

Released 18.10.2010: See Downloads

Change log:

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 (2.6.32-24)
    • include fix for OpenVZ bug #1603
    • ixgbe driver update (3.0.12)
    • upgrade to Debian Squeeze kernel 2.6.32-24 (OpenVZ 2.6.32-dyomin)
    • strip debug info
    • remove default initrd image (no longer needed)
    • do not set CONFIG_DMAR_DEFAULT_ON
    • enable CAPIDRV module
  • pve-qemu-kvm (0.12.5-2)
    • enable up to 32 NICs (up to 29 are usable)
  • pve-manager (1.6-5)
    • updated Japanese translations
    • minor fixes in bin/pveversion (adjust for proxmox-ve-2.6.35)
    • update Czech translations.
  • iscsi-scst (
    • create /var/lib/scst/pr (required by the kernel module)
  • qemu-server (1.1-22)
    • use larger block size for dd (bs=256k) to speed up restore.
    • new backup=yes|no option for drives. VZDump ignores drives with option backup=no (many thanks to draguz)
    • new qmrestore option '--unique': create unique MAC address on restore (many thanks to Seth)
  • vzdump (1.2-8)
    • correctly escape output from 'find' (escape backslash using sed). It is now possible to backup files which contain a backslash character.
    • added new hook 'log-end' (see hook-script.pl example)
  • dab (1.1-9)
    • correct update-rc.d invocation (add '.' after runlevel)
    • fix postgres startup script for squeeze
    • support dependency based startup (squeeze)
    • use postgresql 8.4 for squeeze
  • pve-kernel-2.6.35 (2.6.35-6)
    • first public release (KVM only, KSM enabled)
  • pve-kernel-2.6.18 (2.6.18-8)
    • update to ovzkernel-2.6.18-194.17.1.el5.028stab070.7.src.rpm
    • remove initrd code (no longer needed)
    • strip debug symbols (reduce kernel package size)
  • pve-qemu-kvm-2.6.18 (0.9.1-8)
    • update to kvm-83-164.el5_5.23.src.rpm
    • enable all (previously disabled) kvm features (scsi, usb, ...)
  • pve-firmware (1.0-9)
    • include firmware for new 2.6.35 kernels
  • Small bug fixes

Proxmox VE 1.6 - ISO Installer with 2.6.32 Kernel with OpenVZ including KVM 0.12.5

Released 30.08.2010: See Downloads

Change log:

  • New 2.6.32 kernel including OpenVZ support, based on latest Debian Squeeze Kernel
  • Removed KSM (OpenVZ does not support KSM)
  • DRBD tools: update to drbd 8.3.7
  • New KVM user-space tools (0.12.5)
  • New OpenVZ user-space tools (vzctl 3.0.24)
  • vzdump: use ionice to set io priority. By default, we now set "ionice -c2 -n7" to limit io (instead of using a default bwlimit)
  • vzrestore: new --force option to overwrite existing data
  • dab bug fix: only print a warning for packages installed directly with 'dpkg' (when there is no information in 'available' list)
  • dab: only mount /proc/ if not already mounted (avoid problems with vzctl 3.0.24)
  • Bug fixes

Update 20.9.2010:

2.6.32 Kernel:

  • pve-kernel-2.6.32 (2.6.32-19)
  • include latest Broadcom bnx2, bnx2x drivers
  • update to Debian kernel 2.6.32-22
  • fix CVE-2010-3081 kernel
  • include latest ixgbe driver

2.6.24 Kernel:

  • pve-kernel-2.6.24 (2.6.24-25)
  • update to Ubuntu-2.6.24-28.7 (fix CVE-2010-3081)

2.6.18 Kernel:

  • pve-kernel-2.6.18 (2.6.18-6)
  • fix CVE-2010-3081

Proxmox VE 1.5 - New Kernel 2.6.24 and 2.6.32, including KVM 0.12.4 and gPXE

Released 17.05.2010: See Downloads

Change log 2.6.24 (KVM and OpenVZ):

  • update to qemu-kvm-0.12.4
  • Seabios
  • include gPXE 1.0 network boot (WDS is working now)
  • update e1000e to e1000e-1.1.2.tar.gz
  • update igb to igb-2.1.9.tar.gz
  • update e1000 to e1000-8.0.19.tar.gz
  • update bnx2 to netxtreme2-5.2.50.tar.gz
  • update tg3 to tg3-3.105h.tar.gz
  • include alt1e (Atheros nic)
  • kernel update (latest 2.6.24)
  • Fixed drive order bug (KVM)
  • Allow up to 4094 bridges
  • update to the latest vzctl
  • Use option –sparse for qmigrate

Change log 2.6.32 (KVM only):

  • update to qemu-kvm-0.12.4
  • Seabios
  • include gPXE 1.0 network boot (WDS is working now)
  • kernel update (latest 2.6.32)
  • Fixed drive order bug (KVM)
  • Allow up to 4094 bridges
  • Use option –sparse for qmigrate

Proxmox VE 1.5

Released 20.01.2010: See Downloads


  • many Linux kernel improvements
  • support different kernel versions
  • new 2.6.18 Linux kernel - default (OpenVZ, KVM)
  • new 2.6.24 Linux kernel (OpenVZ, KVM)
  • new 2.6.32 Linux kernel (KVM only, KSM support)
  • use update-initramfs
  • DRBD: update to drbd 8.3.4
  • AOE: update to AOE6-73
  • SCST: update to latest SCST modules
  • new KVM user-space tools
  • we now use the qemu-kvm stable branch (0.11.1)
  • new virtual packages for better kernel dependency handling - proxmox-ve-2.6.18, proxmox-ve-2.6.24 and proxmox-ve-2.6.32
  • updated most appliances
  • installation CD now use/install proxmox-ve-2.6.18
  • installer uses UUID for /boot partition
  • updated vzctl, with improved init-logger patch
  • updated Russian and Japanese translation
  • many other small improvements and bug fixes

Proxmox VE 1.4

Released 19.10.2009: See Downloads


  • First release with new storage model
  • iSCSI support
  • NFS support
  • LVM (managed storage, shared LVM devices like FC)
  • DRBD storage replication with active/active mode
  • Multiple ISO storages (NFS)
  • Multiple backup locactions (including NFS)
  • Zero downtime live migration (KVM); over ssh channel - all traffic is encrypted
  • Updated web interface (pve-manager)
  • Support new storage model
  • Allow to specify MAC address (for KVM and OpenVZ in veth mode)
  • Added iSCSI Tape support, see http://scst.sourceforge.net/
  • Added SCST modules to the kernel
  • Provide SCST userspace package
  • Updated kernel; update broadcom bnx2 and tg3 drivers; updated ARCEA RAID (acrmsr) drivers; updated kvm modules (; update realtek network drivers; update intel igb driver (igb-; update intel e1000e driver (e1000e-; cciss driver updates; ich10 updates for Nehalem (corei7) based systems
  • Updated kvm modules (
  • Update DRBD to 8.3.2
  • New KVM userspace tools
  • New feature: assign Sockets/Cores to KVM guests
  • We now use the qemu-kvm stable branch (0.11.0)
  • Rename package pve-kvm to pve-qemu-kvm
  • Qemu-server updates
  • Support up to 1000 vlans
  • New migrate_speed and migrate_downtime settings
  • New VZDump - complete rewrite to support the new storage architecture; do not waste space in 'stop' mode
  • Slightly changed naming of backup files; added date and time to file name; added VM type (Openvz/Qemu) to file name; new plugin architecture; support hook scripts

Proxmox VE 1.4 beta2

Released 29.09.2009: See Downloads


  • Updated vzdump web interface with support new storage model
  • Updated kernel: update broadcom bnx2 and tg3 drivers, updated kvm modules (, updated realtek network drivers, more ich10 updates for Nehalem (corei7) based systems
  • New kvm userspace tools
  • New feature: assign Sockets/Cores to KVM guests
  • We now use the qemu-kvm stable branch (0.11.0)
  • Rename package pve-kvm to pve-qemu-kvm
  • Qemu-server updates: support up to 1000 vlans
  • New migrate_speed and migrate_downtime settings

Note: the sources.list does not point to the pvetest repo, so please adapt this accordingly if you want to update/install packages from pvetest

Proxmox VE 1.4 beta1

Released 11.09.2009: See Downloads


  • First release with new storage model
  • iSCSI support
  • NFS support
  • LVM (managed storage, shared LVM devices)
  • DRBD storage replication with active/active mode (DRBD 8.3.2)
  • Multiple ISO storages (NFS)
  • Zero downtime live migration (KVM) over ssh channel - all traffic is encrypted
  • Updated kernel:update Intel igb driver (igb-, Intel e1000e driver (e1000e-,cciss, ich10 updates, update DRBD to 8.3.2
  • new VZDump: complete rewrite to support the new storage architecture; do not waste space in 'stop' mode; new plugin architecture

Note: the sources.list does not point to the pvetest repo, so please adapt this accordingly if you want to update/install packages from pvetest

Proxmox VE 1.3

Released 4.06.2009: See Downloads


  • Updated Kernel
  • Support for Highpoint RR3120
  • Removed OpenVZ limit of 50 machines
  • Update to kvm-86
  • Vzdump: minor bug fixes
  • Qemu-server: added new 'tablet' option

Proxmox VE 1.2

Released 12.05.2009: See Downloads


  • Based on new Debian Lenny (Debian 5.0)
  • New KVM with many improvements (kvm-85)
  • New Kernel (still 2.6.24 based but with a lot of backported drivers)
  • Update to aoe6-71
  • Update to drbd-8.3.1
  • Include HighPoint RocketRAID 3xxx/4xxx Controller Driver
  • Update to busybox 1.14.0
  • Use busybox mdev as firmware loader
  • Compiled with gcc 4.3.2 (default on Debian Lenny)
  • Load virtio_blk (if you run Proxmox VE inside Proxmox VE as a KVM guest)
  • New OpenVZ vzctl (mainly bug fixes)
  • Vncterm: better terminal emulation
  • Everything updated to Debian Lenny
  • Many bug fixes

Proxmox VE 1.1

Released 15.01.2009: See Downloads


  • Updated Kernel - new e1000/e1000e drivers
  • New KVM with many improvements (KVM-83)
  • New Chinese translations
  • Minor pve-manager updates and bug fixes

Proxmox VE 1.0 - First stable release

Released 29.10.2008: See Downloads


  • KVM and OpenVZ live migration
  • Web interface for vzdump backups
  • Improved vzdump, now support KVM guests
  • New templates available
  • Support multiple languages (see Translations for details)
  • Improved installer (use grub as boot loader, automatic country/keyboard detection)
  • Support up to 16 CPUs
  • Based on Debian 4.0r5
  • KVM updates (kvm-75)
  • OpenVZ updates, Fedora support added
  • Improved Kernel (includes drivers for ISCSI, AoE 6-64, DRBD 8.2.6, qlogic firmware for ISCSI/FC HBAs)
  • Many bugfixes

Proxmox VE 0.9beta2

Released 22.7.2008, see Proxmox VE 0.9beta2 released!


  • Extend pre-built Virtual Appliances downloads
  • Multi-bridge support
  • Bonding
  • VLAN support
  • Extend web interface for KVM guests (add hard drives, network cards, etc.)
  • Many bug fixes

Proxmox VE 0.9

First public release: 15.4.2008