Article ID: 114199, created on Jun 25, 2012, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6

Release notes

Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 update provides a number of major stability improvements.
Issue date: 06-27-2012
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6
Keywords: stability, c2v, migration

1. Topic:

This update for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC) 4.6 for Windows provides a number of major stability improvements.

2. Problem description:

   The update introduces the following new features and improvements: 
   • Fixed the issue in which an incorrect gateway could be assigned to a private network interface of a Windows container.
   • Fixed the issue causing the process of starting containers to take up to two hours when using KA licenses.
   • Fixed the issue whereby migrating a container with Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 to a virtual machine could result in the following error in vzlog: "Couldn't find disk drive letter for device \Device\HarddiskVolume1."
   • Fixed a number of stability issues.

3. Affected components:

   • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers core

4. Bug fixes:

   • #PCWIN-17077 - Incorrect gateway is set for a private interface in a Windows container.
   • #PCWIN-16871 - Container's start takes two hours if a KA license is used.
   • #PCWIN-16590 - "Couldn't find disk drive letter for device \Device\HarddiskVolume1" error appears in vzlog when migrating a container with w2k8/w2k8r2 to a VM.
   • #PCWIN-14505 - Fixed some stability issues.

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

   • None

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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