Article ID: 5378, created on Jun 18, 2008, last review on Apr 25, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.0
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.0


Synopsis: New Parallels Management Console 4.0 update provides fixes related to PIM launcher and MSCS support functionality
Issue date: 2008-06-18
Product: Parallels Management Console 4.0
Keywords: Parallels Management Console PIM Launcher MSCS support

1. Topic:

Updated packages for Parallels Management Console 4.0 providing user-level tools fixes for the following functionality:
- logging in to Containers via Parallels Infrastructure Manager and Parallels Power Panels,

- viewing unique device IDs when selecting the devices to forward from a Hardware Node to a Container.

2. Problem description:

- The ‘SWsoft’ inscription should be replaced with the ‘Parallels ‘ one in the ‘Virtuozzo update’ window.

- The domain part of the user login should not be duplicated in the PMC main window after the user logs in to PIM.

- Device name should include the unique IDs pertaining to the particular device.

3. Affected components:

- Parallels Management Console is a Virtuozzo Containers management and monitoring tool with graphical user interface. It is used to control individual Hardware Nodes and their Containers. Management Console is cross-platform and runs on both Microsoft Windows and Linux workstations.

4. Bug fixes:

  • 98640 -  ‘Virtuozzo update’ screen shows a message with old company name
  • 111410 - Duplicate entries in PMC if username was entered in PIM launcher using different notations
  • 98410 - More detailed disk device description needed for device forwarding

5. 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 Parallels Infrastructure Manager updates and hotfixes in the correct sequence.

The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot.

Please see how to check current Parallels Infrastructure Manager version and number of installed Parallels Infrastructure Manager updates.


This update can be downloaded via ftp from If you do not have an ftp account, please contact your sales representative.

Use the "rpm -Fhv" command to install the new Parallels Management Console

# rpm -Fhv pmc-4.0.0-185.swsoft.i386.rpm \

The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot.

RPMs Required:

The following RPM package is included in this update:


28d0f7cc091e3b9304fa556c03f9a940 35c16f1fded8e42577cb3df16429c57a 965b49118115a610e93635d21c5694a8 d02f9caf3e11b191a38179103495106f e8e50b42231236b82df27684e7ec0beb 2897d76d56d2010f4e3a28f864d69223

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