Article ID: 5376, created on Jun 17, 2008, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.0


Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 update provides with fixes related to backup/restore process, cluster support and template creation wizard
Issue date: 2008-06-17
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0

1. Topic:

Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers provides with fixes related to backup/restore process, cluster support and template creation wizard.

2. Problem description:

- CID values pertaining to MSDTC were identical across new VE builds
- .net templates could not be created
- CT running Exchange inside could not be backed up
- Restored CT could not start
- It was not possible to forward more than 2 COm ports into CT
- Improved HA cluster interoperability with PIM
- clustered disks could be forwarded inside other Containers
- iSCSI disks failed to be forwarded to CT
- Template creation wizard improvement

Note: If new Virtuozzo installation is performed on Miscrosoft cluster it is necessary to download the newest Virtuozzo installer available on Parallels website.

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

3. Affected components description:

4. Bug fixes:

  • 100881 - MSDTC issue: duplicated CID
  • 112420 - Failed to create dotnet2.0 x64 template
  • 99801 - vzbackup of an exchange ve fails with --vss yes
  • 99568 - restored CT failed to start: adjust_lumber failed
  • 97848 - Failed to forward to container more than 2 COM ports
  • 98413 - forwarding clustered disks to CTs is allowed which is wrong
  • 112131 - Fail to forward iSCSI disk inside VPS

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

•    KB905909
•    KB907646
•    KB919385
•    KB924441
•    KB924668
•    KB924887
•    KB926261
•    KB931304
•    KB941410
•    KB923424
•    KB934739
•    KB938486
•    KB908510
•    KB911030
•    KB921181
•    KB923424
•    KB937444

6: New Citrix updates are supported for installation inside VEs after the current update installation:

•    PSE400R04W2K3039
•    PSE450W2K3X64R02
•    PSE450R02W2K3001
•    PSE450W2K3R02

7. 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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