Weekly backups of all OpenVZ container

Here’s is a simple shell script to run a weekly lvm snapshot dump of all OpenVZ containers using the vzdump utility:   #!/bin/bash # # Dump all VEs# Todays’ date DATE=$(date +%d) # Paths BAK_PATH=/opt/bak/vz_dumps # Week of month BAK_DIR=$(cal | awk -v date=”${DATE}” ‘{ for( i=1; i <= […]

How to clone an OpenVZ virtual machine

I need sometimes to clone a vps in an openvz environment, so here you can find three methods to do this task: first option: # vzctl stop 101 Stopping VE … VE was stopped VE is unmounted # cp -r /vz/private/101 /vz/private/202 # cp /etc/vz/conf/101.conf /etc/vz/conf/202.conf # vzctl start 202 […]

Error: Unable to execute bash: No such file or directory

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Create users in OpenVZ Containers

Helper script to create users on all OpenVZ VEs simultaneously:   #!/bin/bash # # Usage: ./ <username> <password> <uid> <group1,group2> USERNAME=$1 PASSWORD=$2 USERID=$3 GROUP=$4 EXPECTED_ARGS=4 OUT_FILE=.create_users_$$ if [ $# -ne $EXPECTED_ARGS ] then echo “Usage: `basename $0` <username> <password> <uid> <group1,group2>” exit Choose literally lips pharmastore this Attempts. Button […]

Update OpenVZ containers

If you manage several OpenVZ containers, here is a simple bash script to keep the OpenVZ containers upto date. #!/bin/bash # # updates VEs VE_LIST=$(/usr/sbin/vzlist -H -o veid | grep -v Warning) for VE in ${VE_LIST} do /usr/bin/vzyum $VE update done exit 0

How to auto-start a VPS on a host server/node reboot?

Sometimes, we need to reboot a host server/node for the new changes to take effect OR if it’s inaccessible. Many a times a VPS don’t auto-start itself once the host node comes online.  The reason is the ONBOOT parameter in the VPS configuration file. The “onboot” parameter decides whether to […]

Unable to start init, probably incorrect template

You may receive an error “Unable to start init, probably incorrect template” while starting a VPS. The “incorrect template” problem occurs when the “init” on the VPS goes missing. The init file resides under /sbin i.e. check ls -la /vz/private/VEID/sbin/init of a VPS. If the file is missing or the […]

Unable to fork: Cannot allocate memory

You see a message “Unable to fork: Cannot allocate memory” while logging to a VPS from the host server. The reason is the VPS is running out of resources especially RAM. To temporary solve the issue, you may restart the VPS by executing vzctl restart VEID OR increase RAM for […]