Troubleshooting an issue where ConfigMgr Active Directory Discovery from a Secondary Site to another Forest fails

Hi everyone, Arvind Kr. Rana here. We’ve seen this issue come up a couple of times so I wanted to give it a mention here just in case you run into it. The problem is that you may notice that a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr 2007) Secondary Site Server is unable to do… Read more

New Hotfix: Search paths are not discovered when the AD System Discovery process or the AD User Discovery process runs on a ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 site server

Consider the following scenario: You enable Active Directory System Discovery or Active Directory User Discovery on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) site server. You add a search path to the Active Directory containers list. You add a second search path to the Active Directory containers list. This search path contains… Read more

Configuration Manager AD system discovery will not work across external trusts starting with Service Pack 2

After upgrading to SCCM 2007 SP2, AD discovery methods will fail to bind across external trusts. When the failure occurs, the ADSysDis.log will contain entries similar to this: ERROR: Failed to bind to AD Object LDAP://DC02-140-52S.LITWARE.COM/CN=COMPUTERS, error=An operations error occurred.~~ — Extended Error — LDAP Provider : 00000000: LdapErr: DSID-0C090627, comment: In order to perform… Read more