Article ID: 114769, created on Sep 13, 2012, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6

Release notes

Synopsis: The new Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6 update provides a number of major stability improvements, in addition to support for new Microsoft updates.
Issue date: 09-13-2012
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.6
Keywords: stability, Microsoft updates
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1. Topic:

This update for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers (PVC) 4.6 for Windows provides a number of major stability improvements, in addition to support for new Microsoft updates.

2. Problem description:

   The update introduces the following new features and improvements: 
   • Fixes issue: The "IP address:IP mask" pattern is unsupported by the ipadd command
   • Fixes issue: The --verbose key is missing from the vzpkgls manual page
   • Fixes issue: Without any templates installed, "vzpkgls -d" outputs vzpkgls usage information
   • Fixes issue: Lines in container configuration samples limited to 256 characters
   • Fixes issue: Cannot set VE private like C:\VZ\Private\$VEIDcust via CAPI
   • Fixes issue: Bad error reporting for vzctl defrag
   • Fixes issue: CAPI returns garbage in response to queries where vpsInfoClass is out of range
   • Fixes a number of stability issues
   • Implements support for KB2719857, KB2735855

3. Affected components:

   • Parallels Virtuozzo Containers core
   • ksal

4. Bug fixes:

   • #PCWIN-15893 - The "IP address:IP mask" pattern is unsupported by the ipadd command
   • #PCWIN-12999 - The --verbose key is missing from the vzpkgls manual page
   • #PCWIN-17404 - Without any templates installed, "vzpkgls -d" outputs vzpkgls usage information
   • #PCWIN-17325 - Lines in container configuration samples limited to 256 characters
   • #PCWIN-15771 - Cannot set VE private like C:\VZ\Private\$VEIDcust via CAPI
   • #PCWIN-16477 - Bad error reporting for vzctl defrag
   • #PCWIN-16008 - CAPI returns garbage in response to queries where vpsInfoClass is out of range
   • #PCWIN-16630, #PCWIN-16841 - Stability issues

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

   • KB2719857
   • KB2735855

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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