How to install OpenVZ on Virtualizor?


Here, you’ll learn the installation of OpenVZ on Virtualizor.

What is OpenVZ?

The single container acts as a solo and safe Linux environment, offering resource isolation and allowing different applications to run independently of each other.

The key features of OpenVZ include:

Container-based virtualization: It uses containerization to develop a lightweight, efficient, and fast virtual environment than traditional hypervisors.

Resource management: OpenVZ helps administrators to distribute specific amounts of CPU, memory, disk space, and network resources to specific containers, ensuring fair sharing and preventing one container from consuming the resources at the expense of others.

Performance: It comes with the host system’s kernel which is more overhead than traditional virtualization methods that enhance the performance cheap managed WordPress hosting and lower the resource consumption.

Simple management: It allows easy to create, start, stop, and manage containers via a set of command-line tools or a web-based control panel.

Also Read: How to Install KVM on Virtualizor?


  • CentOS 5.x / 6.xor Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x / 6.x or Scientific Linux 5.x / 6.x or Ubuntu 14.04 (x86 or x86_64)
  • Yumapt-get

Partition Scheme

Check partitions on the Hardware Node:

Supported Storage Types



Open a Shell Terminal (e.g. PuTTY) and SSH to your server. Run the following commands:



The installation will begin immediately. If the installation process stopped then check your network speed or else continue with the process.

Done with installation, reboot the server.

Next, in the admin panel, you need to develop and manage the virtual servers.

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Installation process is done with log file – /root/virtualizor.log


These URLs are useful for login into the Softaculous Virtualizor admin panel:


Log in with the server’s root details.

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