Article ID: 3982, created on Mar 4, 2008, last review on Apr 17, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.0

ReleaseNotes

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Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 update provides fixes related to network, backup  functionality, cluster operations and upgrade issues.
Issue date: 2008-03-04
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords: routed network p2v cluster
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1. Topic:

Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.0 provides with fixes for network stability, backup  functionality, cluster operations and upgrade issues.

2. Problem description:

- Containers could lose network connectivity if they run in host-routed mode
- Compact virtual disks could fail on some specific hardware
- Automatic Updates service is disabled inside CT now
- Failed to recreate SCT on the node, that belongs to Virtuozzo cluster
- Long container shutdown time
- Update Wizard showed wrong number of updates on installation step
- Container migration process could hang in some specific conditions
- Template Wizard went to background after viewer closing
- Container restore utility could use all disk space and didn't report about this
-  Error while restoring backup
- Minor text errors

All Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.0 users are advised to update their Virtuozzo node.

3. Affected components description:

- Network
- Clustering service - provides an ability to have a cluster from Virtuozzo services
- Restore service which provides an ability to restore CTs from backup
- Automatic Update service - downloads and installs Microsoft updates

4. Bug fixes:

#98879 - Compact disks fail on some hardware
#97529 - Windows Update Service is disabled in CT
#99148 - Failed to recreate SCT on the node, that belongs to Virtuozzo cluster
#98032 - Update Wizard shows wrong number of updates on installation step
#97862 - Container migration process hangs
#98801 - Template Wizard goes to BG after viewer closing
#98088 - Vzarestore used up all disk space on HN, but didn't report error
#98017 - "Acronis Error" while restoring backup



5. New Microsoft updates are available to install on the node after the current update installation:

MS update KB946026

6. Obtaining and Installation:

On the Virtuozzo Windows host, run Virtuozzo Update Wizard  (vzupdate.exe)  and follow the instructions.   This wizard will install all the recent Virtuozzo updates and hotfixes in the correct sequence. Otherwise you can install Virtuozzo updates manually.

Please see how to check current Virtuozzo version and number of installed Virtuozzo updates.

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