OpenVZ consists of a kernel, user-level tools and templates. Kernel and tools are needed to install OpenVZ, and templates are needed to create containers.

For kernel and utilities installation instructions, see wiki:Quick installation (or wiki:Installation on Debian). For templates, see Templates download.

Yum repository

If you are using yum, you can add openvz yum repository by putting openvz.repo file to your /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory. For more info, see wiki:Yum.


Please see /debian and wiki: Installation on Debian).

GPG signatures

Note that all RPM packages from OpenVZ project are signed by our GPG key. You can get the public key from here, here or here and import it to your RPMDB using rpm --import filename command. For more info, see wiki:Package signatures.


OpenVZ software is available from a number of mirrors. If you want to host an mirror of, see wiki:Setting up a mirror for further info.
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