Article ID: 111316, created on May 24, 2011, last review on Apr 28, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6

Release notes

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Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 update provides a number of stability improvements.
Issue date: 2011-05-31
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6
Keywords: w2k8 r2 sp1
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1. Topic:

    This update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.6 provides support for the Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 for the Datacenter Edition and a number of stability improvements.

2. Problem description:
  
  • Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
  • Fixes for a number of stability issues

3. Affected components:

  • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers core

4. Bug fixes:

   • #PCWIN-12591 - support for w2k8 r2 sp1
   • #PCWIN-12132, #PCWIN-14984, #PCWIN-14906, #PCWIN-15004, #PCWIN-15016, #PCWIN-15028 - Fixed stability issues.

5. Known issues and limitations:

   • Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 on existing installations of Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 is not supported. To use the product with Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, first install Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 on a clean server (the Service Pack must be integrated into the operating system and not installed separately), and then install Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 on this server.
   • Migration and restoration of containers from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 is not supported.
   • Installation of Parallels Containers to servers with Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Enterprise and Standard editions is not supported.
 

6. New Microsoft updates available to the Node after this update installation:

   • No
 
7. Obtaining and installing the update:

On the Hardware Node, run the Parallels Virtuozzo Containers Update wizard  (vzupdate.exe),  and follow the on-screen instructions. This wizard will install the latest Parallels Virtuozzo Containers updates and hotfixes. You can also install this update manually.

Please see how to check the current Parallels Virtuozzo Containers version and the number of installed updates.

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