Article ID: 9287, created on Nov 10, 2010, last review on Aug 12, 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 and stability fixes.
Issue date: 10-11-2010
Product: Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.5
Keywords: Microsoft updates, Reinstall
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1. Topic:

   Update for Parallels Virtuozzo Container 4.5 provides major bugfixes and stability fixes.

2. Problem description:

   • Updates installed by Package Manager are not detected.
   • Error "Windows API function call 'fwprintf' failed, code 0x0" may appear in vzlog when moving CT between nodes with different sets of MS updates.
   • Error "Code 3802 
                Error invoking external utility: can't set TS mode : 
                ERROR:Setting tsmode to ADMIN requires TS-Terminal-Server role to be uninstalled"
                may appear when trying to change CT parameters with the Vista-skin template installed.
   • RDP login screen timeout is not maintained in Containers.
   • Container status is not updated in Container Update Manager. 
   • Container reinstall fails with error "Internal error: ERROR:Virtuozzo API function call 'VZVolumeMountExW' failed."
   • "Vzlist -a -o all" command may fail with error "ERROR: Response timeout for operation 'exec'
               ERROR: Exec '@VzQueryDhcpMode GUID' failed in container CTID
               ERROR: exec failed for container CTID
               ERROR: Response timeout for operation 'exec'
               ERROR: Exec '@VzQueryGatewayAddr GUID' failed in container CTID
               ERROR: exec failed for container CTID
               ERROR: Response timeout for operation 'exec'
               ERROR: Exec '@VzQueryDnsAddr GUID' failed in container CTID
               ERROR: exec failed for container CTID"
   • Fixed several issues in MS updates forwarding mechanism.
   • Fixed several stability issues in "vzsrv" component.
 
3. Affected components description:

  • Virtuozzo core

4. Bug fixes:

   • #PCWIN-13125 - Updates installed by Package Manager are not detected.
   • #PCWIN-13186 - Logging error in vzwinup when moving CT between nodes with different sets of MS updates.
   • #PCWIN-12943 - Error "can't set TS mode" when you try to change CT parameters with Vista skin template installed.
   • #PCWIN-12684 - RDP login screen timeout is not maintained in Containers.
   • #PCWIN-12507 - Container status is not updated in Container Update Manager.
   • #PCWIN-12463 - Container reinstall fails with error "Internal error: ERROR:Virtuozzo API function call 'VZVolumeMountExW' failed."
   • #PCWIN-9748 - "Vzlist -a -o all" command fails with error "ERROR: Response timeout for operation 'exec.'"
   • #PCWIN-12380 - Fixed KB982666 forwarding logic.
   • #PCWIN-12084, #PCWIN-11968 - Fixed KB968930 forwarding logic.
   • #PCWIN-12345, #PCWIN-12193 - Fixed vzsrv stability issues.

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

   • None

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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