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Article ID: 118302, created on Oct 30, 2013, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation 5.5

Release Notes

Full release notes for Parallels Operations Automation (POA) version 5.5.2 can be downloaded here.

New Features and Capabilities

Cloud Infrastructure

  • More Flexible IP Pools Slicing

Hosted Exchange

  • Support of Windows Mobile 8 for Exchange Server 2007/2010/2013

Fixed Issues

Hosted Exchange

  • POA-80968 Modifing mailbox does not work after POA 5.5.1 upgrade

  • POA-80648 ABP switching task is not reenterable

  • POA-77242 Incorrect error message is displayed on calling API method with correctly filled mailbox_store parameter

Messaging Services

  • POA-78194 MessageLabs support of en-GB

Linux Shared Hosting

  • POA-81700 The .htaccess files from website templates are ignored after provisioning of websites on Linux Shared Hosting NG

  • POA-81126 Installation of an APS application may fail, as POA database does not receive information about upgrade of MySQL service on a Linux shared host

  • POA-80785 The magic_quotes_gpc parameter is missing from php.ini on Linux Shared hosting NG

Application Hosting

  • POA-80302 Collection of resource usage statistics in SaaS may fail when several threads are spawned

  • APS-13914 POA incorrectly handles Russian (utf8) symbols when they are sent as \u043c

  • APS-13791 SaaS logs may contain sensitive information

Cloud Infrastructure

  • CCU-7101 JMS failure could cause the IM to crash

  • CCU-6852 Administrators with customer ID 1 cannot create servers in new OS groups

  • CCU-6846 Failed backups reported as successful to the Instance Manager

  • CCU-6817 New staff members cannot be created with offline Instance Manager node

  • CCU-6780 Nodes with Parallels Cloud Server cannot be updated after being added to POA

  • CCU-6775 The customer control panel could fail to list the available cloud servers in some cases

  • CCU-6745 New staff members cannot be created when the Instance Manager node is offline

  • CCU-6554 It is possible to change the names of the Instance Manager database and its user

  • CCU-6251 Staff members who are disabled can still access the Cloud Infrastructure components through API

  • CCU-5927 The access to Cloud Infrastructure (CI) components in provider control panel are not restricted by any privileges

  • CCU-4070 Whenever a server is shut down from within the operating system, its status remains "Running" in the control panel, and you can neither start nor stop it in a normal way


  • POA-81517 Sometimes an intermittent warning message appears at the Home tab of customer control panel

  • POA-80958 Unable to change permissions on files and directories via file manager

  • POA-80856 Exchange Server 2010 DAG registering instructions are not correct

  • POA-80713 Exchange provisioning fails with unclear error

  • POA-80528 Unable to switch log level for "VPSManager" and "PleskBridge" service controllers without restarting POA

  • POA-80069 The "Cleanup task logs" task does not remove previously deleted tasks

  • POA-67097 The minimum SSL certificate key length must be restricted to 2048 bits


The update can be downloaded here.

Please contact Support for its deployment.


You can find full installation instructions in the UPDATE.txt file from the distribution.

Additional information

All required system updates can be easily installed through pa_updates_installer. See instructions.

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