Article ID: 1982, created on Jun 25, 2007, last review on May 9, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers

Resolution

1. Download the new Windows 2003 SP2 (W2K3_SP2) OS template from the FTP server.

This template is suitable for Windows R2 versions as well.

x64 SP2 template for Windows Enterprise/Standard Editions

English

ftp://downloads.swsoft.com/Virtuozzo-3.5.1/Optional/x64/w2k3sp2_std_20070403_en_x64.zip

x64 SP2 template for Windows Datacenter Edition

English

ftp://downloads.swsoft.com/Virtuozzo-3.5.1/Optional/x64/w2k3sp2_dc_20070905_en_x64.exe

x86 SP2 templates for Windows Enterprise/Standard Editions

English

ftp://downloads.swsoft.com/Virtuozzo-3.5.1/Optional/i386/w2k3sp2_std_20070503_en_x86.zip

German

ftp://downloads.swsoft.com/Virtuozzo-3.5.1/Optional/i386/w2k3sp2_std_20070702_de_x86_351.exe

Spanish

ftp://downloads.swsoft.com/Virtuozzo-3.5.1/Optional/i386/w2k3sp2_std_20070702_es_x86_351.exe

x86 SP2 template for Windows Datacenter Edition

English

ftp://downloads.swsoft.com/Virtuozzo-3.5.1/Optional/i386/w2k3sp2_dc_20070625_en_x86.exew2k3sp2_dc_20070625_en_x86.exe

2. Backup all VEs.

3. Run Virtuozzo Update Wizard and install Virtuozzo updates up to VZU35157 and reboot the server when prompted.

Note: The step requires to install at least VZU35157. So feel free to install all updates available after it.

4. Stop all VEs, including the Service VPS:

for /F "skip=2 usebackq tokens=*" %i in (`cmd /c "vzlist -o veid"`) do vzctl stop %i


5. Ensure that all VEs are stopped using "vzlist -a" command. 

6. Uninstall the current W2K3 OS template:

vzpkgdeploy -u w2k3


7. Rename old \VZ\Templates__cache\w2k3.efd to w2k3_old.efd

8. Copy the new W2K3_SP2 template to \VZ\Templates\__cache\w2k3.efd

9. Install Microsoft Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 on the Node.

10. Install the new OS template:

vzpkgdeploy -i w2k3


11. Reboot the Node.

IMPORTANT: Do not reboot the Hardware Node any time between steps 4 and 8.

Additional Information

Please see upgrade procedure for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 here.

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