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Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: September 14, 2010
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This article describes the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2 issues that are resolved in the hotfix rollup package that was released on September 14, 2010.
List of issues that are resolved
Issue 1Duplicate virtual machines (VMs) may appear in the SCVMM Administrator Console window after a Hyper-V VM in a cluster fails over to another cluster node. Additionally, the status for one of the duplicate VMs is set to Missing. If you try to remove the missing VM from the SCVMM Administrator Console window, the VM is not removed.
Issue 2Consider the following scenario:
Issue 3The Virtual Machine Manager service (Vmmservice.exe) crashes if the following conditions are true:
This hotfix rollup package includes also the hotfixes that are documented in the following SCVMM 2008 R2 hotfix rollup packages:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982522/ )Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: June 8, 2010
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978560/ )Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: February 9, 2010
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976244/ )Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: November 10, 2009
How to obtain this SCVMM 2008 R2 hotfix rollup packageThis hotfix rollup package is available on Microsoft Update.
To obtain this update from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on the SCVMM server:
How to update the SCVMM agent on the Hyper-V and Virtual Server hostThis update requires updating the VMM agent on the Hyper-V and Virtual Server hosts. The hosts will have a status of Needs Attention if the agent has not been updated.
To update the SCVMM agent on multiple hosts, follow these steps:
To manually download the hotfix rollup package from the Microsoft Update Catalog, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The Microsoft Update Catalog has different versions of the hotfix rollup package. These different versions have the EVAL, OEM, RETAIL, and WORKGRP labels. Download the appropriate version for your installation.
To install this hotfix rollup package that can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog on the SCVMM server, follow these steps:
Hotfix rollup information
PrerequisitesYou must have SCVMM 2008 R2 installed.
Restart requirementIf the Virtual Machine Manager or Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is running when the hotfix rollup package is installed on the SCVMM server, you have to restart the computer.
Update replacement informationThis hotfix rollup package replaces the hotfix rollup package 982522.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates