Overview and Help

Eucalyptus is open source software for building Amazon Web Services compatible private and hybrid clouds. The release notes for Euca2ools are divided by release number, presented in order from current release to past releases. If you are already using Euca2ools, you can check updates from your older release and compare it with a later release.

Where to Get More Help

The following resources can help you to learn more, connect with other Eucalyptus users, or get actively involved with Eucalyptus development.
  • The Eucalyptus IRC channel is #eucalyptus on Freenode. This channel is used for real-time communication among users and developers. Information on how to use the network is available from Freenode.
  • Subscribe to one or more of the Eucalyptus mailing lists, which provide ways to ask questions and get assistance from the community.
  • Search for technical articles in the Knowledge Base to find answers to your questions and learn about best practices.
  • Check out the Eucalyptus Support pages for more ideas.

Where to Download Euca2ools

To download and install the latest version of Euca2ools, go to Installing Euca2ools.

Eucalyptus Compatibility

For information about which Euca2ools version is compatible with your version of Eucalyptus, see the Compatibility Matrix in the Release Notes.


For corrections and suggestions about this document, send an email to euca-users@eucalyptus.com. We look forward to your communication and thank you in advance for helping us improve our documentation and our product.