Category Archives: Virtualization

VMware ESXi: Hosts crash during VM shutdown with PCI passthrough

[German]A brief note about an issue that may occurs with VMware ESXi virtualization solutions when PCI passthrough is used. Then the host may rashes when the virtual machines (guests) shut down.

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Windows 10 V1903: Sandbox fails with error 0xc0370106

[German]Users of the Windows Sandbox included in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update now get the error code 0xc0370106 displayed when calling it. Microsoft seems to have broken this feature again. This time we have probably to blame the latest … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903: IP resolution bug in Hyper-V switch

[German]In Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) and possibly also in October 2018 Update (version 1809) there is a bug in the ‘Default Switch’ which leads to issues with Windows Sandbox, Mobile Hotspot or with Windows Containers – they … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 6.0.8 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.8 on May 13, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions.

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Vulnerability CVE-2019-2723 in Oracle Virtualbox

There was a vulnerability in Oracle Virtualbox that enabled Information Disclosure. The vulnerability has been fixed by an update. Now details have become public.

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VirtualBox 6.0.6 released

[German]Oracle’s developers have released Virtualbox version 6.0.6 on April 17, 2019. It is a maintenance update to fix bugs of earlier versions.

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Windows Virtual Desktop: Public Preview available

[German]Last week Microsoft released a public preview of the Windows Virtual Desktop. This allows to virtualize Windows 7 for mobile workplaces. Microsoft provides Extended Security Updates (ESU) for Windows 7 SP1 until 2023 free of charge for this platform.

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Hyper-V VM Shutdown issue in Windows Server 2019

[German]There is an issue with Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 (and possibly Windows Server 2016). The Hyper-V platform cannot shut down virtual machines properly.

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VirtualBox 6.0.4 available

[German]Oracle’s developers released Virtualbox version 6.0.4 on January 28, 2019. It is a maintenance release which provides bugfixes for the virtualization software.

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VirtualBox 6.0.2 released

[German]Oracle’s developers released Virtualbox version 6.0.2 on January 15, 2019. It is a maintenance release which provides bugfixes for the virtualization software.

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