Will security advisory KB2719615 be added to the offline Microsoft Update Catalog?

UPDATED 7/16/2012: We’ve had a few questions regarding critical updates and WSUSSCN2.CAB so I thought I’d publish a quick explainer in case you were wondering the same. Question: Is security advisory KB2719615 going to be added for Microsoft Update Catalog in the near future? Answer: KB2719615 is a critical update, so like all other MSRC…

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KB: Remote Control fails with error C000012 in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where attempting to deploy the Integration Pack for .NET that comes with the Orchestrator Orchestration Integration Toolkit, it fails and logs an event ID 10005. ===== Symptoms When attempting to using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to Remote Control a system,…


KB: Task Sequence Fails when using Stand-Alone Media in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where a ConfigMgr 2012 Task Sequence fails when using Stand-Alone Media. ===== Symptoms Task Sequence execution fails when using stand-alone media (USB flash drive or CD/DVD) in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. The task sequence will fail to install applications and…

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KB: Using the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager CMTrace log viewer to review a log that contains a line exceeding 8000 characters causes the log to be truncated

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where using the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager CMTrace log viewer to review a log that contains a line exceeding 8000 characters causes the log to be truncated at that line. ===== Symptoms In System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, when you…

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KB: WDS does not start on a PXE enabled remote Distribution Point in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where WDS doesn’t start on a PXE enabled remote Distribution Point in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager if Microsoft.VC90.CRT is not installed. ===== Symptoms After enabling the PXE feature of a remote System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Distribution Point (DP), Windows…

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KB: A PXE enabled Distribution Point that uses a self-signed certificate will generate many files in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one describes an issue where a PXE enabled Distribution Point will generate a large number of files under C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\S-1-5-18 for each PXE request that it services on the network. ===== Symptoms A PXE enabled Distribution Point will generate a number of files under C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\S-1-5-18 for each…

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KB: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Software Center does not launch on a Windows XP client if Terminal Services is disabled

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one describes an issue where System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Software Center does not launch on a Windows XP client if Terminal Services is disabled. ===== Symptoms When starting Software Center on a Windows XP client, you receive the error "There is a problem showing the…


KB: Failures with the Capture User State task or Task Sequence when using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one describes an issue where when performing hard-link migrations in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, the User State Migration Toolkit (USMT) state store becomes much bigger than anticipated and potentially causes disk space problems. ===== Symptoms When performing hard-link migrations in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager,…


KB: Changing a property of a deployment appears to not be saved in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one describes an issue where it may seem that a change is not saved in ConfigMgr 2012. ===== Symptoms When modifying the Deployment options of a Distribution Point in the Selected Deployment Properties dialog box in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, the property…

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KB: The status of a failed upgrade to a shared Distribution Point may be displayed incorrectly as "Failed to upgrade distribution point" in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one describes a potentially confusing status message you may see when upgrading a Distribution Point in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. ===== Symptoms You try to upgrade a shared Distribution Point to a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Distribution Point. If the upgrade…