HOTFIX: Restore fails when the site database uses SQL Server 2014 on a server that is running ConfigMgr 2012

The Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 R2) Setup Wizard may fail when you try to restore a database on a site that has Microsoft SQL Server 2014 installed. In this scenario you may also receive the following error logged in the Configuration Manager Setup log: The SQL Server MYSQLSERVER.mydomain.com is not…


HOTFIX: The SMS Agent Host service on a client computer exits unexpectedly in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

The Systems Management Server (SMS) Agent Host service on a client computer exits unexpectedly during the processing of task sequences in an environment that is running Cumulative Update 5 for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1). This problem occurs because of a change in Cumulative Update 5 that causes the task…


HOTFIX: Device policies are removed unexpectedly in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

When you remove a user who is assigned to a primary device in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (ConfigMgr 2012 SP1), all policies that are assigned to the device are removed. This issue occurs even when there are other users who are assigned to the device. For additional details regarding this…


HOTFIX: Applications may not install after a computer restart in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Just a quick note about a ConfigMgr 2012 hotfix we recently released. There’s an issue in Configuration Manager 2012 where multiple applications in a dependency chain may not install after the ConfigMgr client begins computer restart. This only affects software that is deployed by using Application Management. For additional details including the cause and a…