Hyper-V Manager incorrectly reports "Update required" for Windows Server 2012 guest operating systems that use SR-IOV

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 EssentialsWindows Server 2012 R2 Foundation


Assume that you have a Windows Server 2012 R2-based Hyper-V server. A Windows Server 2012-based guest operating system that has integration services up to date and that uses Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) is running on the server. After you restart the guest operating system, Hyper-V Manager incorrectly reports the integration services state of the guest operating system as Update required.

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This is a known issue of Windows Server 2012 R2. Except for the status report, there are no negative effects to the Hyper-V system.


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