Article ID: 6985, created on Dec 8, 2009, last review on Apr 25, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.0

Release notes

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Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 update provides major stability and density improvements, support for RGS 5.3.0, XenApp 4.5 Rollup4 and new Microsoft updates, minor Containers cloning improvement and documentation update.
Issue date: 2009-09-12
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:  Microsoft updates, PnP, VDI, RGS, vWorkspace, XenApp, clone, documentation
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1. Topic:

   Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.0 provides major stability and density improvements, support for RGS 5.3.0, XenApp 4.5 Rollup4 and new Microsoft updates, minor Containers cloning improvement and documentation update.

2. Problem description:

   • Implemented support for  RGS 5.3.0, XenApp 4.5 Rollup4
   • Implemented support for KB976098, KB970430, KB973917, KB968389 updates
   • Improved stability of Container start/stop operations for systems with high density of Containers
   • Fixed several stability issues under huge disk load
   • Fixed scanner support
   • Fixed sound support
   • Fixed USB flash support
   • Improved SCSI disks forwarding
   • Fixed Virtuozzo Support Tunnel connectivity issue
   • Fixed Containers cloning with long filenames
   • Updated documentation
 
3. Affected components description:

  • Virtuozzo core;
  • Documentation;

4. Bug fixes:

   • #456988 - vzvpn client could not connect to server
   • #432951 - VZSRV crashes if there is a line "DRIVE_A="bShowVpsId=1"" in conf file
   • #96988   - bad SIDs of files with long filenames at cloned Container
   • #447766 - Simultaneous start of Containers may fail with error 'VzkrnlStartVps' failed dwErr=0x0000013D
   • #456808 - unable to forward scsi disk in case system has 2 or more routes to multi-path disk

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

   • KB976098
   • KB970430
   • KB973917
   • KB968389

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.

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