Article ID: 5968, created on Jan 16, 2009, last review on Apr 16, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.0

Release notes

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Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 update provides fixes and major improvements in Active-Active cluster support, VZ VSS writer, Virtuozzo kernel, Virtuozzo update service, implemented support of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and new Microsoft updates.
Issue date: 2009-01-16
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords: Active-Active cluster, VZ VSS writer, Virtuozzo update service, Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0
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1. Topic:

   Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.0 provides fixes and major improvements in Active-Active cluster support, VZ VSS writer, Virtuozzo kernel, Virtuozzo update service, implemented support of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and new Microsoft updates.

2. Problem description:

   • Implemented support of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0;
   • Several bug fixes and major improvements in Active-Active cluster support;
   • Fixed issues with VZ VSS writer;
   • Fixed several kernel stability issues;
   • Improvements in bridged network support (affecting migration of bridged containers);
   • Several improvements in Virtuozzo update service;
   • Implemented support of KB957201, KB955839, KB932755, KB950224, KB942610, KB958687, KB956841 (x64 only).

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

3. Affected components description:

   • Virtuozzo core;
   • Virtuozzo update service;
   • Virtuozzo networking.

4. Bug fixes:

   • none

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

   • KB957201
   • KB955839
   • KB932755
   • KB950224
   • KB942610
   • KB958687
   • KB956841 (x64 only)

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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