Article ID: 5522, created on Aug 4, 2008, last review on Aug 12, 2014

  • 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 backups, installation of templates, and port redirection.
Issue date: 08-05-2008
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords: template's update, VLANs, disk type
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1. Topic:

Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.0 provides fixes for network stability, backup  functionality, installation of templates, and application issues.

2. Problem description:

   • Perfmon in container reports number of processes/threads from the node
   • Impossible to remove update of existing application template from container
   • Incorrect message on mounting an external disk
   • Backup fails with error “Failed to initialize snapshot”
   • Redirection fails if the node has too many VLANs or IPs
   • Containers fail to start if KB951748 is installed
   • "Per-disk disktype" feature

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

3. Affected components description:

   • Backup service that provides ability to back up containers
   • Virtuozzo core
   • Automatic Update service - Downloads and installs Microsoft updates

4. Bug fixes:

   • 112056 - Perfmon in container reports number of processes/threads from the node
   • 112728 - Removal of an update on existing template from container hangs
   • 113031 - Incorrect message when mounting external disk to "C"
   • 112884 - Failure to initialize snapshot
   • 114627 - Redirection fails if the node has too many VLANs or IPs
   • 116474 - SVE doesn't start after KB951748 installation

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

   KB951746
   KB951748
   KB950762

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. You can also install Virtuozzo updates manually.

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

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