oVirt 4.4.1 Fifth Release Candidate is now available for testing

The oVirt Project is pleased to announce the availability of oVirt 4.4.1
Fifth Release Candidate for testing, as of June 19th, 2020.

This update is the first in a series of stabilization updates to the 4.4
Important notes before you try it

Please note this is a pre-release build.

The oVirt Project makes no guarantees as to its suitability or usefulness.

This pre-release must not be used in production.

Important changes from previous versions


   Wildfly has been updated to version 19.1 Final

   oVirt Node has been rebased on top of CentOS 8.2.2004

   oVirt Node UEFI support has been re-introduced

   Advanced Virtualization and openvswitch 2.11 have been updated to latest
   version available for CentOS 8.2.2004

Installation instructions

For the engine: either use appliance or:

- Install CentOS Linux 8.2 minimal from

- dnf install

- dnf update (reboot if needed)

- dnf module enable -y javapackages-tools pki-deps postgresql:12

- dnf install ovirt-engine

- engine-setup

For the nodes:

Either use oVirt Node ISO or:

- Install CentOS Linux 8 from
; select minimal installation

- dnf install

- dnf update (reboot if needed)

- Attach the host to engine and let it be deployed.

This release is available now on x86_64 architecture for:

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 or newer

* CentOS Linux (or similar) 8.2 or newer

This release supports Hypervisor Hosts on x86_64 and ppc64le architectures

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 or newer

* CentOS Linux (or similar) 8.2 or newer

* oVirt Node 4.4.1 based on CentOS Linux 8.2 (available for x86_64 only)

See the release notes [1] for installation instructions and a list of new
features and bugs fixed.


- oVirt Appliance is not yet available due to outage on Fedora
infrastructure occurred during the build.

- oVirt Node NG is already available.

Additional Resources:

* Read more about the oVirt 4.4.1 release highlights:

* Get more oVirt project updates on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ovirt

* Check out the latest project news on the oVirt blog:

[1] http://www.ovirt.org/release/4.4.1/

[2] http://resources.ovirt.org/pub/ovirt-4.4-pre/iso/


Sandro Bonazzola


Red Hat EMEA <https://www.redhat.com/>


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