Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: February 9, 2010

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 issues that are resolved by the rollup package that was released on February 9, 2010.

MORE INFORMATION

List of issues that are fixed

Issue 1

Consider the following scenario:
  • A user is a member of the Self-Service User role.
  • A new virtual machine is created, and the user is assigned the owner of the virtual machine.
In this scenario, the user cannot connect to the virtual machine by using the Self-Service Portal.

Issue 2

Consider the following scenario:
  • A highly available virtual machine is offline.
  • Quick Storage Migration is used to move the offline virtual machine to another storage location that is in the cluster.
In this scenario, the virtual machine does not migrate to another node that is in the cluster by using Quick Migration or Live Migration after Quick Storage Migration is used.

Issue 3

VMware virtual machines are not listed in the Virtual Machine Manager console if there are duplicate custom named tags in VMware Virtual Center.

Issue 4

Consider the following scenario:
  • A new virtual machine is created, and the owner of the virtual machine is a member of the Self-Service User role.
  • While the create virtual machine job is running, a user is added or removed from the Self-Service User role.
In this scenario, the user is not added or removed from the Self-Service User role because the create virtual machine job is running.

This rollup also includes the resolutions that are documented in the following article for a Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package:
976244 Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: November 10, 2009

How to obtain the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package

This update is available on Microsoft Update.

To obtain the update from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on the Virtual Machine Manager Server:
  1. Click Start, and then select Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.
  3. In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.
  4. Click the important updates are available hyper-link.
  5. Select the Update for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (KB978560), and then click OK.
  6. Click Install updates to install the VMM hotfix rollup package.
Note A restart is required if the Virtual Machine Manager service or the Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is running when the rollup is installed on the Virtual Machine Manager server.

Updating the VMM agent on the Hyper-V and Virtual Server hosts

This 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 VMM agent on multiple hosts, follow these steps:
  1. Open the Virtual Machine Manager console.
  2. Click Administration, and then click Managed Computers.
  3. Select the hosts, and then click Update Agent.
  4. Enter your credentials, and then click OK.
To manually 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=978560
Note The Microsoft Update Catalog has different versions of the update package. These different versions have the EVAL, OEM, RETAIL, and WORKGRP labels. Download the appropriate version for your installation.

If the rollup was downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog, do the following to install the hotfix rollup package on the Virtual Machine Manager server:
  1. Extract the VmmServer64Update-RETAIL.cab to a temporary directory.
  2. Open an elevated command prompt, and then run the following command to install the update:
    msiexec /update vmmServer64Update-RETAIL.msp BOOTSTRAPPED=1
    Note The name of the package varies based on the version that was downloaded.
  3. After the hotfix rollup package is installed on the Virtual Machine Manager server, update the VMM agent on the Hyper-V and Virtual Server hosts.

Rollup information

Prerequisites
You must have Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 installed on the computer.
Restart requirement
A restart is required if the Virtual Machine Manager or Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is running when the hotfix rollup package is installed on the Virtual Machine Manager server.
Update replacement information
This hotfix rollup package replaces the hotfix rollup package 976244.
File information
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File name Version File size Timestamp Platform
ViridianImplementation.dll 2.0.4272.0 173,992 10/26/2009 18:35 x64
VirtualizationInterfaces.dll 2.0.4272.0 59,304 10/26/2009 18:35 x64
VMWareImplementation.dll 2.0.4273.0 911,280 1/5/2010 15:22 x64
VSImplementation.dll 2.0.4272.0 96,168 10/26/2009 18:35 x64
Engine.BitBos.dll 2.0.4272.0 145,320 10/26/2009 18:18 x64
ImgLibEngine.dll 2.0.4272.0 477,096 10/26/2009 18:35 x64
Engine.VmOperations.dll 2.0.4273.0 657,328 1/5/2010 15:17 x64
DB.adhc.dll 2.0.4272.0 227,240 10/26/2009 18:30 x64
Engine.AuthorizationManager.dll 2.0.4273.0 63,408 1/5/2010 15:17 x64
vmmAgent.msi(32 bit) (RETAIL only) 2.0.4273.0 7,626,240 1/5/2010 13:16 i386
vmmAgent.msi(64 bit) (RETAIL only) 2.0.4273.0 8,254,464 1/5/2010 15:49 x64
vmmAgent.msi(32 bit) (EVAL only) 2.0.4273.0 5,787,648 1/5/2010 13:16 i386
vmmAgent.msi(64 bit) (EVAL only) 2.0.4273.0 6,416,384 1/5/2010 15:49 x64
vmmAgent.msi(32 bit) (OEM only) 2.0.4273.0 7,721,472 1/5/2010 13:16 i386
vmmAgent.msi(64 bit) (OEM only) 2.0.4273.0 8,350,720 1/5/2010 15:49 x64
vmmAgent.msi(32 bit) (WORKGRP only) 2.0.4273.0 6,948,864 1/5/2010 13:16 i386
vmmAgent.msi(64 bit) (WORKGRP only) 2.0.4273.0 7,578,624 1/5/2010 15:49 x64
vmmAgent.exe 2.0.4273.0 3,453,360 1/5/2010 15:00 x64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, 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: 978560 - Last Review: February 9, 2010 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition
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