Virtual Automation (PVA)

Through self-service and automation, administrators can lower costs and efficiently manage their infrastructure from anywhere using Virtual Automation (PVA).  Click below for frequently asked questions, documentation and other helpful tools to get the answers you need.

  1. 1.
    What are the requirements for Virtual Automation?

    Hardware Requirements

    Windows or Linux-based or bare metal computer serving as Master Server:

    • Intel Celeron, Pentium III, Pentium 4, Xeon, or AMD Athlon CPU
    • Minimum 1 GB RAM
    • Minimum 15 GB free disk space
    • Network card

    Software Requirements

    Windows or Linux-based computer server as Client Server:

    • Internet Explorer 8.x and 9.x for Windows
    • Mozilla Firefox 16.x
    • Safari 5.x or newer
    • Chrome 22.x or newer

    Windows-based computer acting as Master Server:

    • Windows Server 2003 x64 SP2
    • Windows Server 2008 R2

    Linux-based computer acting as Master Server:

    Physical server without virtualization technology running 32-bit, x86-64-bit versions of:

    • CentOS 5.x or 6.x;
    • RHEL 5.x or 6.x;
  2. 2.
    What Odin products does Virtual Automation manage?

    Virtual Automation manages Virtuozo, Virtuozzo Containers (Windows and Linux) and Server Bare Metal (standard and advanced editions).

  3. 3.
    Where can I get more templates for Virtual Automation?

    When using Virtual Automation, the administrator may also take advantage of the Virtuozzo Containers templates & associated online template library.  The template libraries are located here: http://kb.odin.com/115548 

  4. 4.
    How to change Power Panel default language

    Please go to http://kb.odin.com/113101 to learn how to change the default language.

  5. 5.
    How can I set preferred IP address for Virtual Automation Agent communications?

    To learn how to set the preferred IP address for Virtual Automation agent, please review the latest KB article at: http://kb.odin.com/112904

Technical Documentation

Document Name Format
Getting Started with Virtual Automation PDF | HTML
Virtual Automation Installation Guide for Linux PDF | HTML
Virtual Automation Installation Guide for Windows PDF | HTML
Readme for Virtual Automation PDF
Power Panel User's Guide PDF | HTML
Virtual Automation Administrators Guide PDF | HTML
Virtual Automation XML API Reference Guide PDF | HTML

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