Configuration Manager 2007 client downloads hang or take a very long time when your package contains many folders and files

Here’s an interesting issue I ran into the other day and I thought I’d post it here in case anyone happened to see it.  The issue is one where if you have System Center Configuration Manager 2007 running on Windows Server 2008 R2 with WEBDAV 7.5, clients doing downloads using BITS can either appear to… Read more

Error “The WebDAV server extension is either not installed or not configured properly” in Configuration Manager 2007

We have seen couple of cases on this issue here in product support recently and since I didn’t see the information documented on our site anywhere I thought it would be worth a mention here. Issue: The SMS Site Component Manager fails to install the SMS_MP_CONTROL_MANAGER component on a Windows Server 2008 based computer.  The… Read more

Solution: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 prerequisites checker reports WebDAV settings are incorrect

Microsoft Configuration Manager 2007 setup on Windows Server 2008 may fail to proceed with the following error message: Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is required for the management point and distribution point site system roles. If you have selected to install a site role requiring WebDAV, and it is not enabled, this rule will… Read more