In order to administrate your virtual private servers you need a set of userspace utilities. The following gives an overview of possible choices. For detailed instructions visit the respective project pages.
Created by Enrico Scholz util-vserver is the current "official" userspace implementation. Many distributions have added binary packages for util-vserver to their repositories.
|The current version of util-vserver is:||0.30.215|
VServer Control Daemon
Being still in development the VServer Control Daemon is another approach for virtual private server management. The concept is based on a client/server architecture using XMLRPC. Currently there are no releases, i.e. source code has to be obtained from SVN.
|The current version of the VServer Control Daemon is:||SVN trunk|
Useful for debugging linux-vserver problems.
Ancient vserver tools
Although not used much anymore the old tools by Jacques Gelinas are said to still work on current kernels.
|The current version of the vserver tools is:||0.40|
Below is a list of third-party archives for VPS images
A collection of chroot trees suitable to bootstrap a vserver or to use with chroot
- http://packaging-farm.dachary.org/packaging-farm/ and rsync://packaging-farm.dachary.org/packaging-farm/
A collection of applications that support Linux-Vservers