Article ID: 8586, created on Jun 9, 2010, last review on May 4, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.5

Release notes

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Synopsis: New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.5 update provides major bugfixes, support for new Microsoft Updates, and a number of performance and stability fixes.
Issue date: 06-10-2010
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.5
Keywords: Microsoft updates, XenApp 5.0, ThinkGrid, Blink
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1. Topic:

 Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.5 provides major bugfixes, support for new Microsoft Updates, and a number of performance and stability fixes.

2. Problem description:

   • Start of Container with forwarded SCSI disks may lock up the "starting" container (starting status with 0 processes)
   • XenApp 5.0 running inside Container cannot establish connection to published application
   • Cannot share folder on clustered disk mounted to CT
   • Container may fail to start with error "Cannot mount registry for Container CTID. Insufficient system resources"
   • Container may fail to start with error "Container CTID system process terminated unexpectedly.
     Shutdown initiated while waiting for SCM (Service Control Manager) in container CTID.
     Container CTID is not started. Exec '@VzOnShutdown' failed in container CTID."
   • Wrong CPU usage is shown in Task Manager and Performance Monitor inside Container
   • Flash drive connected to Hardware Node cannot be forwarded to Container via vzdevctl command
   • There is no sound in Container if there are no sound devices on Hardware Node
   • ThinkGrid cloud storage does not work inside Container
   • Blink 4.3.2 installed on Hardware Node doesn't detect viruses inside Container
   • Implemented support for KB981793 for Windows Server 2003
   • Implemented support for KB982666
   • Implemented support for KB979559
   • Fixed several stability issues
 
3. Affected components description:

  • Virtuozzo core

4. Bug fixes:

   • #455974 - Start of Container with forwarded SCSI disks may lock up the "starting" container
   • #441395 - XenApp 5.0 running inside Container cannot establish connection to published application
   • #456480 - Cannot share folder on clustered disk mounted to CT
   • #449017 - Container fails to start with error "Cannot mount registry for Container. Insufficient system resources"
   • #449768 - Container fails to start with error "Container CTID system process terminated unexpectedly.
                         Shutdown initiated while waiting for SCM (Service Control Manager) in container CTID.
                         Container CTID is not started. Exec '@VzOnShutdown' failed in container CTID."
   • #469147 - Wrong CPU usage is shown in Task Manager and Performance Monitor inside Container
   • #457217 - Flash drive connected to Hardware Node cannot be forwarded to Container via vzdevctl command
   • #446456 - There is no sound in Container if there is no sound devices on Hardware Node
   • #471276 - ThinkGrid cloud storage does not work inside Container
   • #435429 - Blink 4.3.2 installed on Hardware Node doesn't detect viruses inside Container

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

   • KB981793 for Windows Server 2003
   • KB982666
   • KB979559

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. Alternatively, you can install Virtuozzo updates manually.

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