oVirt 4.4.3 First Release Candidate is now available for testing

The oVirt Project is pleased to announce the availability of oVirt 4.4.3 First Release Candidate for testing, as of September 17th, 2020.

This update is the third in a series of stabilization updates to the 4.4 series.

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.

Installation instructions

For installation instructions and additional information please refer to:


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 for:

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 or newer

* CentOS Linux (or similar) 8.2 or newer

* oVirt Node 4.4 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 already available for CentOS Linux 8

- oVirt Node NG will be available soon for CentOS Linux 8

Additional Resources:

* Read more about the oVirt 4.4.3 release highlights: http://www.ovirt.org/release/4.4.3/

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

* Check out the latest project news on the oVirt blog: http://www.ovirt.org/blog/

[1] http://www.ovirt.org/release/4.4.3/

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


Lev Veyde

Senior Software Engineer, RHCE | RHCVA | MCITP

Red Hat Israel

lev@redhat.com | lveyde@redhat.com