KB: "System.InvalidOperationException" error when you create a configuration item in Configuration Manager

When you try to create a configuration item for a mobile device in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch, you may encounter a System.InvalidOperationException error. This issue can occur if the user who is assigned a custom security role does not have the proper permissions for the Custom Configuration Setting role. We published a… Read more

KB: No IUSR account access after you install the ConfigMgr client on a server running a multicast DP

When the Configuration Manager client is installed on, or uninstalled from, a server that’s running a multicast distribution point (DP), the IUSR account permission is removed from CCM/SMS_CCM folder. This causes multicast to stop working. Additionally, you may receive the following error message: Call to HttpSendRequestSync failed for port 80 with status code 401, text:… Read more

KB: Internal Error 2711 when you upgrade the Configuration Manager Console to version 1606

If you try to upgrade from a version of the Configuration Manager console that has the Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong) language pack installed to an installation of Configuration Manager (Current Branch v1606) that does not have that language pack installed, the upgrade may fail with the following error message: Internal Error 2711. LP3076 We have… Read more

Update 1610 for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager is now available

Happy Friday everyone! Today we’re happy to announce that version 1610 for the Current Branch (CB) of Microsoft System is now available. To read about all of the great new features and enhancements that have been made, plus how to get the update today, check out this post by the Configuration Manager product team. J.C…. Read more

Cumulative Update 4 for Microsoft ConfigMgr 2012 SP2 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2 SP1 now available

Cumulative Update 4 (CU4) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2 and Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 is now available. For all of the latest information on this update as well as the list of issues fixed, please see the following: 3195483 – CU4 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2… Read more

HOTFIX: Devices enrolled in Mobile Device Management may be incorrectly decommissioned in System Center Configuration Manager

If you’re using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch, Heartbeat Discovery Data Records (DDRs) sent by devices enrolled in mobile device management may not be processed on the site server. When this occurs, errors that resemble the following are recorded in the DDM.log file on the site server and the DDR file is rejected:… Read more

Deploying Superseded Down Level Windows Updates with Microsoft Configuration Manager 2007

UPDATE 12/5/2016: In November 2016, the Security Monthly Quality Rollups were released as superseding the Security Only Quality updates. This resulted in an impact to customers deploying the Security Only Quality updates, using tools that cannot easily deploy superseded updates such as System Center Configuration Manager 2007. Based on customer feedback, this supersedence has been… Read more

Support for Version 1511 of the Current Branch of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager ending soon

What is end of support? The Current Branch (CB) of System Center Configuration Manager is governed by the Microsoft Modern Lifecycle Policy. Under the Modern Lifecycle Policy, support will be provided continuously if customers stay current by following the servicing guidelines. For Configuration Manager (CB), each update release is supported for twelve (12) months from… Read more

KB: Image deployment hangs during Build and Capture task sequences when installing Office updates

When using Microsoft Configuration Manager for Build and Capture task sequences, or for operating system deployment of Windows 10 version 1511, the process may hang during installation of Office software updates during the Install Software Updates step. In some cases, this step can hang for more than 24 hours. This can occur when using a… Read more