Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: November 10, 2009

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This article describes the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 issues that are fixed in the hotfix rollup package that is dated November 10, 2009.


List of issues that are fixed

Issue 1

If a virtual machine that was created from a template fails during the customization phase, the owner of the virtual machine cannot use the self-service portal to connect to the virtual machine.

Issue 2

The Enable spoofing of MAC addresses option in the virtual machine properties is cleared when you configure the network adapter to connect to a different virtual network.

Issue 3

The "Refresh host cluster" job can take more than 10 minutes to finish.

Hotfix information

How to obtain this hotfix

This hotfix rollup is available on the Microsoft Update Web site:


To apply this hotfix, you must have System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Server installed.

Restart requirement

To avoid restarting the computer, make sure that the Virtual Machine Manager service is not running when you install this hotfix.

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


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


Article ID: 976244 - Last Review: November 11, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
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