Description of the hotfix rollup package for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008: April 14th, 2009

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 issues that are fixed in the hotfix rollup package that was released on April 14, 2009.

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List of issues that are fixed

Issue 1

When you migrate VMware virtual machines, the resource pools that are associated with the virtual machines are changed.

Issue 2

Hyper-V virtual machines have a status of "unsupported cluster configuration" if a node in a Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster does not respond or has been restarted.

Issue 3

Differencing disks are lost when the following conditions are true:
  • You migrate a virtual machine from a Virtual Server host.
  • Multiple virtual machines share the same parent virtual hard disk file.

Issue 4

The agent status is not updated for Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster nodes.

Issue 5

Hyper-V virtual machines in a Windows Server 2008 failover cluster have a status of Unsupported Cluster Configuration in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 if the virtual machine resource group contains resources in addition to the Virtual Machine, Virtual Machine Configuration, and Physical Disk resources. These additional resources typically are third-party resources that provide functionality such as replicating storage in a multi-site cluster.

Issue 6

If you add a Virtual Center server by using an account that is a member of the Enterprise Admins group, you receive the following error message when the refresh host job runs:
Error (2951) Virtual Machine Manager cannot complete the VirtualCenter action on server servername.domainname.com because of the following error: Login failed due to a bad username or password. (InvalidLogin).
This hotfix rollup also includes the fixes that are documented in the following Virtual Machine Manager 2008 update:
959596 Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 update to address physical to virtual (P2V) issues
How to obtain this hotfix

This hotfix rollup is available on the following Microsoft Update Web site:
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate
To download the hotfix rollup from the Microsoft Update Catalog, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=961983

Note If you download the rollup from the Microsoft Update Catalog, open an elevated command prompt. and then run the following command to install the update:
msiexec /update vmmServer64Update.msp BOOTSTRAPPED=1

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This rollup replaces the update that was released in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
959596 Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 update to address physical to virtual (P2V) issues

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Utils.dll2.0.3447.0338,85630-10-200823:30x64
Vmsetup.dll2.0.3447.01,735,59230-10-200823:30x64
ClusterUtil.dll2.0.3454.056,24806-02-200919:24x64
Engine.Adhc.Operations.dll2.0.3454.0297,91206-02-200919:24x64
Engine.ImgLibOperation.dll2.0.3454.0162,74406-02-200919:24x64
Engine.VmOperations.dll2.0.3454.0555,96806-02-200919:24x64
VMWareImplementation.dll2.0.3454.0908,22406-02-200919:24x64

STATUS

These issues have been resolved in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 961983 - Last Review: October 7, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
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  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008
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