Article ID: 111615, created on Jul 11, 2011, last review on May 3, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6

Release notes

Synopsis: The New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 update provides major stability improvements.
Issue date: 2011-07-11
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6
Keywords: stability

1. Topic:

This update for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 provides major stability improvements.

2. Problem description:

   The update introduces the following new features and improvements: 
   • Fix for timezone issues in Containers running Windows Server 2008 R2.
   • Fix for locking issues when a Container gets locked on its stopping if VPN is enabled and active in the Container.
   • Fix for the "Displaying Container ID" option when selecting this option in Parallels Management Console does not display the Container ID on its desktop.
   • Fix for the time issue when some logs are shown in a local time rather than are converted into the UTC time.
   • Fix for the backup issue when backing up Containers with Exchange2010 results in the following error: "Failed to suspend writers".
   • Fixes for a number of CEP (Customer Experience Program) issues.
   • Fixes for a number of stability issues.
   • Implemented support for  KB2555917

3. Affected components:

   • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers core

4. Bug fixes:

   • #PCWIN-12132 - [Exch2010] CT backup error: Failed to suspend writers.
   • #PCWIN-13227 - timezone gets broken in Containers with win2008r2.
   • #PCWIN-13290, #PCWIN-15359, #PCWIN-15360, #PCWIN-15386, #PCWIN-15387, #PCWIN-15388, #PCWIN-15411 - Fixed CEP (Customer Experience Program) issues.
   • #PCWIN-15373 - unexpected shutdown is listed in the local time instead of the UTC time.
   • #PCWIN-15186 - checking the option "Displaying Container ID" from PMC does not work in Containers (ID is not displayed on desktop).
   • #PCWIN-14898 - Containers are locked on stopping if VPN is enabled and active in them.
   • #PCWIN-13320, #PCWIN-13443, #PCWIN-14922, #PCWIN-14931, #PCWIN-14995, #PCWIN-15207, #PCWIN-15230,
     #PCWIN-15295, #PCWIN-15374, #PCWIN-15392, #PCWIN-15402, #PCWIN-15414,#PCWIN-13318 - Fixed stability issues.

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

   • KB2555917

6. 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.

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