Article ID: 111412, created on Jun 8, 2011, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6


  • A container does not start after migration. It waits for some time in starting state and then gets stopped. A similar error is observed in C:\vzlog\yyyy-mm-dd.vzlog.log file:

    {0000000000621C11}; T=2011.06.08 14:55:34.359; A=VzSrv; P=2968.2108; S=VZSRV; F=build\4.6.490.0\sources\virtuozzo\vzwin\vzmain\vzsrv\startve.c,start_vps_locked,1451; L=ERROR; R=59(89); C=0(0); M=89 [VzkrnlStartVps] Parallels Virtuozzo Containers API function call 'VzkrnlStartVps' failed dwErr=0x00000003
  • The operating system is Windows 2008 R2 SP1 with Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 installed.

  • The source server system is Windows 2008 R2 without SP1.


Migration between Windows Server 2008 R2 servers with and without Service Pack 1 installed is not supported.

Additional information

Does Parallels Containers 4.6 support Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1?
Installation of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 fails inside a container.
Containers do not start after installation of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 on the node.
Installation of PVC 4.6 for Windows fails for lack of OS template.
Container restored from backup does not start.

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