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Released: 7 Jan 2017

FixEmails sent via SMTP were not sending correctly


Released: 6 Jan 2017

Security FixPHPMailer has been updated


Released: 11 May 2016

FeatureAdded a new update system. The new system allows access to a Mainline and Stable branch. From version 1.18.04 the default branch will be set to stable with the option to upgrade/downgrade to/from the Mainline branch

Migration LVM sizes are now checked when performing a migration

FixFixed bug in vserver-info-all api admin api call that was displaying incorrect errors
ImprovementCustom .TLD'S can be added to /usr/local/solusvm/data/tlds-custom.txt (one TLD per line)
FixOpenVZ quick backup now works correctly with ploop containers
FixNumeric sorting order is now fixed on Admin virtual servers table
FixFixed issue where the Intel e1000 NIC was not being applied correctly to a KVM virtual server on a RHEL 7 host
FixCallback failures are now logged correctly to the database
FixThe NoVNC websocket will now be restarted when a LetsEncrypt certificated is renewed/created
FixThe database now optimizes correctly on hosts that are using MariaDB for the UI servers database
FixNode groups are now displayed correctly in the node group list
FixThe Auto Ftp backup pid is now deleted if script exits before completion


Released: 01 February 2016


FTP backup false-positive alerts were being sent occasionally even when an upload was successful

FixLogin alert emails were not using the default timezone as set by the admin
ImprovementConnection checking now runs a second check by default if the first returns with a failed connection
FixDisk usage now shows correctly for Xen virtual servers on a RHEL 7 hypervisor
FixLost password emails now include the correct URL when using the new Nginx stack

Connection checking now uses nmap

If the master server is RHEL 5 based then you will need to revert back to using 'nc' in /usr/local/solusvm/data/config.ini


;; If your master server is RHEL 5 based you will need to enable this setting. (true|false)

;use_nc = false

FixThe serial console websocket now checks for a letsencrypt generated SSL certificate when starting up
FixThe html5 VNC looks for a letsencrypt SSL certificate if enabled on the UI server
ImprovementThe metrics collection module has been refactored to provide more accurate statistics
FeatureFramework has been added to allow for future updates via RPM
FixThe amount of CPU cores now show correctly in a Windows virtual server on a RHEL 7 KVM hypervisor
ImprovementThe ip6tables chains used for rx/tx bandwidth collection have been optimized
ImprovementWhen creating a virtual server via the API more verbose system messages are logged
FixMaintenance mode now stops all communication with the hypervisor

Important Information

SolusVM v1.18.x is the final version that will support the standard upstream PHP versions. We have produced a new software stack that includes our supported PHP version and NGINX server. We recommend you upgrade your installations to our new stack with the following instructions NGINX for SolusVM 1.x . If you installed SolusVM with the v4 installer then the new stack is installed as default.


Released: 04 December 2015


DHCP changes were not taking affect on RHEL 7 KVM hypervisors

FixSome KVM templates were not re-sizing correctly on deployment
FixMemory usage was not showing correctly on RHEL 7 hypervisors
FixHypervisor settings dropdown now allows selection of RHEL 7
FixOpenVZ virtual servers are now configured with the latest netfilter settings

Ability to set IPv4 network routes for KVM virtual servers. Allows compatibility for datacenters that require special routing i.e OVH, Hetzner etc..

On the hypervisor the following setting should be set to 'true' under the KVM section in /usr/local/solusvm/data/config.ini

ovh_bridged_network_routes = true

ImprovementChanges to the way KVM Debian variant networking files are written
ImprovementVirtual server bandwidth counting improvements
FixJavascript errors (admin area) in the latest version of Chrome browser
ImprovementAdded compatibility for the latest libguestfs version


Released: 04 November 2015


Checkboxes were not showing correctly in webkit browsers

ImprovementVerbose messages are now shown on connection errors
FixOpenVZ reinstall hook was not executing correctly
FeatureAdded OpenVZ install hook point
FeatureAdded HTML 5 serial console for clients
FeatureAdded compatibility for RHEL 7 KVM hypervisors
ImprovementDatabase indexes updated
ImprovementSymlinks are no longer required for LVM tools
ImprovementIf bandwidth usage is failing to count, the system will now alert admins
FixAdmin tab cookies were being destroyed before logout
ImprovementBetter checking for virtual server suspensions


Released: 02 October 2015


Added hypervisor metrics module to the admincp. It gives the ability to view detailed CPU, Disk, Network, Memory statistics etc.. for each hypervisor. Quick Jump > Metrics or Node list > Graph Icon

FixFixed the Xen HVM shadow memory option not updating when setting a new value
ImprovementNodes can now be sorted by Node Group when viewing the node list from the admincp
FixLogging into the admincp would give an initial white screen in Safari (Mac) and Chrome (Mac)
FixFixed variables showing on the admincp configuration page
FixThe master UI will now run correctly on the latest version of NGINX
FixOpenVZ virtual server migrations will now check the defined root path
ImprovementEbtables rules will now update faster
ImprovementBetter checks for false connection errors
FeatureIntegrated auto module updater (more to follow)
FixWhen changing the clock type for a KVM virtual server it would leave a malformed but bootable configuration file
FixKVM QoS settings now work correctly with the latest libvirt upstream version
FeatureCPU settings can now be defined for KVM templates. Ability to set Model, Match and Topology thus allowing support for later Windows versions (10)
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