Latest version: everRun 188.8.131.52
- everRun 184.108.40.206 Release Notes
- everRun 220.127.116.11 Documentation Set – English
- everRun 18.104.22.168 Documentation Set – Chinese1
- everRun 22.214.171.124 Documentation Set – German1
- everRun 126.96.36.199 Documentation Set – Japanese1
- everRun 188.8.131.52 HCL – English
1 Documentation sets are translated for major (X.0.0.0) and minor (X.Y.0.0) releases.
Drivers and Tools
A quorum service is a Windows operating system-based service deployed on a server distinct from the two servers (physical machines or PMs) running HA- or FT-protected virtual machines (VMs). Quorum servers provide data integrity assurances and automatic restart capabilities for specific failures in an everRun environment. Stratus strongly recommends using quorum servers, especially for SplitSite operation. You can configure an everRun PM pair with 0, 1, or 2 quorum servers. Refer to Quorum Servers for more information.
Download the everRun Quorum Service.
Quick EMUlator (QEMU) Guest Agent
Install the Quick EMUlator (QEMU) guest agent in your Windows-based guest operating system if you want to create application-consistent snapshots of your virtual machine (VM). For details refer to Installing the QEMU Guest.
Download the QEMU Guest Agent.
everRun Command Line Interface (AVCLI)
You can use the everRun command line interface to control the system from a remote console. For details, see everRun Command Line Interface Reference
Download the Windows avcli client
Download the RHEL (64 bit) avcli client
Download the Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) avcli client
everRun SNMP MIB
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a standard protocol for receiving alarms, sending traps, and monitoring system status. SNMP draws upon system-defining information that is stored in hierarchically configured management information bases (MIB)
The MIB is a database of objects that can be monitored by a network management system. With everRun, you will need to download the MIBs if you are running SNMP. These downloads allow your SNMP network management software to decipher SNMP alarms for everRun.
For details, see the SNMP section of the everRun documentation.
Download the everRun MIB
everRun VirtIO Driver Update
The VirtIO driver in version 7.4.1 has been updated (refer to the release notes for details). Stratus strongly recommends updating the VirtIO drivers on upgrade to 184.108.40.206 using the following ISOs. Refer to Updating the VirtIO Drivers (Windows-based VMs) for details.
everRun VirtIO Driver for Avance or everRun MX VM migration
For Windows-based VMs, you must install VirtIO drivers in the guest operating system before exporting the VM from an Avance or everRun MX system. If you do not install the VirtIO drivers, the imported VM crashes while booting on the everRun system. For details, see Creating and Migrating Virtual Machines. After migration is completed we recommend that you update to the latest VirtIO drivers provided above.
everRun P2V Client for Virtual or Physical Machine Migration
To migrate a PM or VM directly over a network to an everRun system with no intervening storage, boot the P2V client (virt-p2v) on the source PM or VM and use the client to configure, initiate, and monitor the secure network transfer from the source side. The everRun system requires no configuration until after the migration is complete, but you can confirm that the migration is in progress on the Volumes page of the everRun Availability Console as volumes associated with the new VM begin to appear. For details, see Creating and Migrating Virtual Machines.
- everRun® MX 6.2 Installation Guide
- everRun MX 6.2 Documentation Set – English
- everRun MX 6.2 Documentation Set – Japanese
- everRun MX 6.2 HCL
- everRun MX 6.2 HF1 software installation Images and associated files
- filename: everRun-6.2-hf1-install.exe
- MD5: everRun-6.2-hf1-install.md5
- A self-extracting zip-file containing
- everRun MX 6.2 HF1 Product CD Image (ISO)
- ISO image XenServer 6.0.201
- Installation kit for the XenCenter management software
- the license file needed to enable XenServer
- everRun MX 6.2 Release Notes
- everRun MX 6.2.0 HF10 Upgrade Kit
- everRun MX 6.2.0 HF9 supplemental driver disk
- filename: Stratus_Supp_v1.7_for_XS_6.0.2.iso
- MD5: Stratus_Supp_v1.7_for_XS_6.0.2.md5
Avance Release 220.127.116.11
Avance R18.104.22.168 includes support for accessing DOM0, read accessing DOM0 for details.
Review the R4.0 Release Notes prior to install or upgrade for a list of issues addressed by the current release.
- Avance Software R22.214.171.124 ISO Image
- Avance Upgrade Kit for R126.96.36.199
Drivers and Tools
Stratus Java Certificate
In order to use the Avance UI without seeing warnings about unsigned Java applications, Stratus is providing a certificate for customers to download. Please visit the following link to download the certificate file which works with Avance r4.0.0: stratus_cert
The stratus.cer certificate can be installed by using the Java Control Panel (under Programs->Java->Configure Java in Windows).
- Go to the security tab, and look for “Manage Certificates…”
- Then pull down “Signer CA” as a “Certificate type”. Note: make sure you select “Signer CA” rather than the default “Trusted Certificates”
- Click on the “Import” button.
- In the “Files of type:” field, pull down “All Files”. Note: make sure you update the “Files of type:” field because the default file extensions (.csr and .p12) don’t include .cer.
- Select the stratus.cer file from wherever you downloaded it, and click the “open” box in the file menu. This will install the certificate.
- Close the windows from the Java Control Panel.
- Be sure to restart your browser to have the new certificate take effect.
Avance users must install XenConvert 2.1 to migrate a VM to Avance from either a Physical server or a Virtual Machine that is on a non-Avance platform. You must install the 32 bit or 64 bit version of this tool on the source machine using the downloadable installers provided here. For details on physical to virtual or virtual to virtual conversion see the Avance P2V, V2V and VM Cloning guide or the Avance Online Help.
- Installer for 32 bit Windows OS
- MD5: 744ff5a6df2386f56a75b7e489fabea3
- Installer for 64 bit Windows OS
- MD5: b41e8feb42502a42478286995dfa3c1a
Avance Command Line Interface (CLI) Client Downloads for all releases
The Avance Command Line Interface (AVCLI) provides a text-based interface for managing an Avance unit and its associated VMs. The CLI enables the user to write scripts and perform other tasks that can otherwise be done via the Avance Management Console. The CLI enables these tasks to be run from the command line of a Windows, RHEL, or Ubuntu client. Instructions for installing the AVCLI application can be found here.
- Windows AVCLI (4.4 MB)
- RHEL 6 AVCLI (3.7 MB)
- RHEL 5 AVCLI (3.7 MB)
- Ubuntu 12.04 AVCLI (3.7 MB)
A Management Information Base (MIB) is a database of objects that can be monitored by a network management system. With Avance, you will need to download the MIBs if you are running SNMP. These downloads allow your SNMP network management software to decipher SNMP alarms for Avance.
- Avance MIB (45kb)
Windows 2000 PV Drivers
Drivers for Windows Server 2000 (required). These drivers enhance the performance of the server instance by implementing optimized Xen specific network, storage, and system drivers.
The PV drivers included in R188.8.131.52 and later releases do not support Windows 2000. Please install these older PV drivers on Windows 2000 VMS.
Avance Linux Kernel RPM Downloads for Avance R2.1.2, R2.1, R2.0.1, R2.0.0 and R1.6.1
Linux kernel RPMs are required for all Linux Virtual Machines. Without the kernel RPMs, network connection will not stay connected during Virtual Machine migrations.
For Linux distributions other than RHEL/Centos 4u4, you will need to install the appropriate kernel RPM from the list below. These RPMs include a minimal set of patches which Avance requires for proper operation.
To apply the kernel RPM to a running Linux VM, click on the file name and save the source or binary packages for the release of Linux you installed. Then install the kernel RPM and restart the VM by typing the following commands:
# rpm -ivh –force kernel_file_name.rpm
To install the kernel RPM at the same time you install a Linux VM, add the kernel RPM to a repository and to a kickstart file. Add a command in the following format to the post section of the kickstart file:
rpm –i http://‹server_name›/‹kernel_file_name.rpm›
Note: The ‹server_name› is the full URL path for the repository server
Avance RPM Downloads:
- RHEL; Centos 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 5.5 (32 bit) Binary
- RHEL; Centos 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 5.5 (64 bit) Binary
- RHEL; Centos 4.6, 4.7 (32 bit) Binary
- RHEL; Centos 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 Source
- RHEL; Centos 4.6; 4.7 Source