ConfigMgr (current branch): Support Removal Reminder

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (current branch) We announced back on July 10th, 2015 that support for¬†Windows Server 2008 R2 as a site server or most site system roles as well as SQL Server 2008 R2 for the site server database role would be removed in the first update version for ConfigMgr (current branch)… Read more

KB: "Failed to find folder" or "Failed to find file" error when you move a Configuration Manager site database

When you do site maintenance to move a Configuration Manager site database to a new standalone instance of Microsoft SQL Server, or to a new SQL Server AlwaysOn availability group, you m ay encounter a problem where the Configuration Manager setup process fails and generates error messages that resemble the following in the ConfigMgrSetup.log file:… Read more

HOTFIX: ConfigMgr 1511 cannot connect to a SQL server that has the Service Connection Point role installed

If you find that your System Center Configuration Manager 1511 site server can’t connect to your SQL server, check for entries that resemble the following in both the smsexec.log and hman.log files on the site server: *** [08001][2][Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0]Named Pipes Provider: Could not open a connection to SQL Server [2]. *** [HYT00][0][Microsoft][SQL… Read more

HOTFIX: “Setting Discovery Error” is returned for SQL Server 2014 Configuration Items in System Center Configuration Manager

The evaluation of configuration items in System Center Configuration Manager causes a setting discovery error on Configuration Manager clients if the following conditions are true: Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (any service pack level) is installed on the client. The configuration item contains a setting type of “SQL query” and has an instance of SQL Server… Read more

Updated: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager support Microsoft SQL Server 2014

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager now support the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2014. SQL Server 2014 Standard (CAS, Primary site, Secondary site) SQL Server 2014 Enterprise…(read more)… Read more

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… Read more