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

Guide to Understanding and Troubleshooting Content Distribution in Microsoft Configuration Manager

Hi everyone, I wanted to take a minute and let you know about a new guide/troubleshooter we have available that will help you understand and troubleshoot all aspects of content distribution in Microsoft Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012, ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and current branch). The guide helps administrators understand the content distribution process and serves to… Read more

New hotfix: Package content is not distributed in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 and ConfigMgr 2012 R2) you may experience the following symptoms related to content distribution: – Content distribution fails when many distribution points (typically more than 75) are updated at the same time. When this occurs, the HTTPUrl value for Package Status will be blank and the locationservices.log… Read more

HOTFIX: Content can’t be downloaded from cloud based Configuration Manager DPs when BranchCache is enabled

Configuration Manager clients cannot download package content from a Cloud Distribution Point if the local Distribution Point has the BranchCache feature enabled. In this scenario, errors resembling the following are logged in the ContentTransferManager.log file: CTM job {job_guid} successfully processed download completion. Failed to decrypt C:\Windows\ccmcache\{package_filename} A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft to address… Read more

HOTFIX: DistMgr is slow to process .pul files from pull DPs in System Center Configuration Manager version 1511

Here’s some information on a new Configuration Manager hotfix we released to address a problem in the following scenario: You’re running Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager version 1511. You create a large number of packages (for example, several hundred) and distribute them to lots of pull distribution points (for example, thousands of them). Distribution Manager… Read more