H-Sphere Linux/FreeBSD Packages H-Sphere Update Package Updates for H-Sphere 3.0+


Under Private Testing
hsphere-update-2.1-18 (HS 3.0)

Fixes and improvements:

  • System Package Update 40 (hspackages) will SiteStudio security update to version 1.7.2_54 (only in case of SiteStudio bundled with Parallels H-Sphere).



17 Oct 2008
hsphere-update-2.1-17 (HS 3.0), hsphere-update-2.1-29 (HS 3.1)

Fixes and improvements:

  • Added PHP5 PDO Mysql and PgSQL extensions management (only for H-Sphere 3.0+)
  • Eliminated incorrect ownership on horde.log file on FreeBSD (only for H-Sphere 3.1+)
  • Fixed internal error appearing when statistics in Urchin 5 was generated (only for H-Sphere 3.1+)
  • Fixed bug when custom httpd_extra conf couldn't be created (only for H-Sphere 3.2+)


29 Jul 2008
hsphere-update-2.1-16 (HS 3.0), hsphere-update-2.1-28(HS 3.1)

Fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed bug when HS update to 3.1 removes custom postgres package

Package included into H-Sphere 3.1 Patch 1


19 Jun 2008
hsphere-update-2.1-15 (HS 3.0), hsphere-update-2.1-27(HS 3.1)

Fixes and improvements:

  • Disabled SiteBuilder update
  • Disabled dev/random and /dev/urandom resources recreation for FreeBSD 6.x and up
  • Changed IP address for downloads2.hsphere.parallels.com to
  • In H-Sphere 3.1, fixed /hsphere/shared/apache/conf/sites/*.conf for "Use php " entries. Now only one entry is present.

Package included into H-Sphere System Packages Update


24 Apr 2007

Included additional keys:

  • -N - this option allows to force install/update for the deprecated OS/soft listed in http://www.psoft.net/HSdocumentation/admin/eol.html, if possible.
  • -I - this option allows to get exclude package list from stdin (used in HS 3.1 for different update profile configuration in CP interface). Retrieved package list is merged with pre-configured exclude package list.
  • -o - skips pre-configured exclude package list during current update.

Package inluded into H-Sphere System Packages Update



Fixes and improvements:

  • Included possibility to work with maintained H-Sphere mirrors.


08 Feb 2007

Fixes and improvements:

  • Implemented the scheme of Horde, PhpMyAdmin, PhpPgAdmin configuration when IMAP service or MySQL database remotely located


Under private testing

Fixes and improvements:

  • Introduced ipmigration mode that provides correct IP replacement in bouncingip and outgoingip configuration files
  • Fixed the problem with processing deprecated package list
  • Added preliminary box status check during HS packages update


17 Oct 2006

Improvements and Fixes

  • Provided package(s) downgrade to the previous package build for specific logical server or package group
  • Update/install procedure for Load Balanced Web/Mail Clusters
  • Work with /hsphere/local/config/customs/customs.confg file
  • Fixed procedure with editing /etc/resolv.conf file
  • Left only 2 last versions in /hsphere/pkgs of hsphere packages
  • skip hsphere-apache and hsphere-php packages installation/update on DNS and/or CP only boxes

    22 Aug 2006
    hsphere-update-2.1-2 (only for HS 2.5.1 Beta 3+)

    Fixes and improvements:

    • Included custom templates support for CP httpt.conf and named.conf files
    • Download packages from mirror server
    • Improved Perl update procedure for FreeBSD 4.x boxes
    • Corrected stopping of conflicting processes under FreeBSD
    • Improved install/update scheme of SiteStudio
    • Set of minor fixes

    Package inluded into H-Sphere 2.5.1 Beta 3


    Under private testing
    hsphere-update-2.1-1 (only for HS 2.5.1 Beta 2+)

    Fixes and improvements:

    • Provided new key allowing to choose separate install/update modes
    • Implemented backward compatability with previous versions
    • Added selective Unix H-Sphere service restart depending on the chosen update mode
    • Excluded excessive checks depending on the chosen update mode
    • Structured and optimized updater scripts
    • Fresh install box mode forsee resolving possible services/packages conflicts
    • Included unix users shell converting (/nonexistent ->/usr/sbin/nologin)

    See Also:

    Packages Since 2.5
    H-Sphere Updater
    H-Sphere Update Package Updates for 2.5+

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