Parallels H-Sphere Documentation System Administrator Guide

 

Preparing a Box for H-Sphere VPS Host Installation

 
 

Related Docs:   VPS upgrade VPS Installation FreeVPS Docs

Last modified: 27 Dec 2007

 

WARNING: This documentation covers Parallels H-Sphere versions up to 3.1. For the latest up-to-date Parallels H-Sphere documentation, please proceed to the official Parallels site.

For more information on VPS, please contact vps@psoft.net.

H-Sphere VPS is installed on a dedicated box not to intefere with H-Sphere services. The core of H-Sphere VPS includes:

 

Host Operating Systems

Make sure to install one of the following OSs to a dedicated physical box:

FreeVPS based host:
  • (HS VPS before 2.0-0) Red Hat Linux release 7.3
  • Trustix Secure Linux 2.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 3, CentOS 3.x, and White Box Enterprise Linux release 3
  • (HS VPS 1.4-4+ and H-Sphere 2.5 RC 2+) Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 4, CentOS 4.x, and White Box Enterprise Linux release 4
OpenVZ based host:
(HS VPS 2.0-0+ and H-Sphere 3.1 Beta 1 +)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 4, CentOS 4.x, and White Box Enterprise Linux release 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5, CentOS 5.x, and White Box Enterprise Linux release 5

We do not support H-Sphere VPS on other operating systems.

 

VPS Operating Systems

In H-Sphere VPS 1.4-x and up, there is a possibiliy to choose a preferred OS of future virtual servers different from that of the host, according to the compatibility table:

Hosts OS Available virtual server OS(s) Supported Solutions H-Sphere VPS version
FreeVPS OpenVZ 1.x 2.x
WBEL4 WBEL4, RHEL4, CentOS4 + + + +
CentOS4 CentOS4, RHEL4, WBEL4 + + + +
RHEL4 RHEL4, CentOS4, WBEL4 + + + +
RHEL3 RHEL3, CentOS3, WBEL3 + - + +
CentOS3 CentOS3, RHEL3, WBEL3 + - + +
WBEL3 WBEL3, RHEL3, CentOS3 + - + +
RH73 RH73 + - + -
TRUSTIX22 TRUSTIX22 + - + -
RHEL5 RHEL5, CentOS5, WBEL5 - + - +
CentOS5 CentOS5, RHEL5, WBEL5 - + - +
WBEL5 WBEL5, RHEL5, CentOS5 - + - +

where

WBEL4 - White Box Enterprise Linux release 4
WBEL3 - White Box Enterprise Linux release 3
CentOS4 - CentOS release 4.x
CentOS3 - CentOS release 3.x
RHEL4 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS/ES/WS release 4
RHEL3 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS/ES/WS release 3
RH73 - Red Hat Linux release 7.3
TRUSTIX22 - Trustix Secure Linux release 2.2
WBEL5 - White Box Enterprise Linux release 5
CentOS5 - CentOS release 5
RHEL5 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5

+ supported
- unsupported

 

Hardware Requirements


H-Sphere VPS with FreeVPS solution  H-Sphere VPS with OpenVZ solution 

Related Docs:   VPS upgrade VPS Installation FreeVPS Docs



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