KB: Applications Sanity Check may fail during the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 Beta Prerequisite Check

Just a quick FYI on a new KB article we published today. This one talks about an error you might get when running the ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 beta prereq check so if you’re not using the SP1 beta builds then this probably won’t be an issue for you. 2794128 – Applications Sanity Check may fail… Read more

KB: Backup destination folder of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 should not contain special characters

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where a backup task in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 may not work correctly if the backup destination folder contains a special character or the folder name ends with “\”. ===== Symptoms A backup task of System Center Configuration Manager 2007… Read more

KB: An update for the bootstrap certificate in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Asset Intelligence is available

In Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, the issuing certificate that System Center Online uses to validate the bootstrap certificate expires in September 2012. After this date, System Center Online does not recognize the bootstrap certificate. A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. For all the details including instructions on how to obtain this… Read more

Now available: Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Cumulative Update 1 for ConfigMgr 2012 is now available. Below are the issues that are fixed: Administrator Console When a new distribution point is added to a package that contains more than 100 existing distribution points, the new distribution point cannot be added, and you receive the following error message in the Administrator Console: The… Read more

KB: Migrating a driver package to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager fails with "SCCM Provider is missing read, write, or delete privilege"

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue you might run into where trying to migrate a driver package to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager fails with "SCCM Provider is missing read, write, or delete privilege". ===== Symptoms While attempting to migrate a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 driver… Read more

KB: Changes to an App-V application are not included when deployed using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where changes to an App-V package may not get delivered when the app is deployed using ConfigMgr 2012. ===== Symptoms Consider the following scenario: You create a Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) application. You deploy the source for the application to a… Read more

KB: Installing a Configuration Manager client fails with "There was a problem starting PolicyAgentProvider.dll The specified module could not be found"

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where Security Update MS10-019 may not visible in the Configuration Manager console for some operating systems. ===== Symptoms When installing the System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) client, the process fails with the following error: There was a problem starting PolicyAgentProvider.dll The… Read more

KB: A Configuration Manager 2007 backup doesn’t backup the database files even though the backup logs show that it was successful

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where a Configuration Manager 2007 backup doesn’t backup the database files even though the backup logs show that it was successful. ===== Symptoms A scheduled Configuration Manager 2007 backup runs and appears to complete but the database files are not present… Read more

HOTFIX: The SMS Host Agent service crashes on a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2

On a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) client computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2, the Systems Management Server (SMS) Agent Host service (Ccmexec.exe) crashes intermittently. Additionally, the following error is logged in the event log: Log Name: Application Source: Application Error Event ID: 1000 Level: Error Keywords: Classic Description:… Read more

KB: Security Update MS10-019 is not visible in the Configuration Manager console for some operating systems

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where Security Update MS10-019 may not visible in the Configuration Manager console for some operating systems. ===== Symptoms Security Update MS10-019 (KB979309) is not visible in the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 console for the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008… Read more