ConfigMgr 2012 – Standalone Media – Machine boots into Task Sequence then reboots

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Problem:

I’ve got an issue where I’m booting from Standalone media. I see the first white ConfigMgr screen but after a delay the machine just reboots without any errors, messages, etc.

If I look in smsts.log I see the following:

Adding SMS bin folder “X:\sms\bin\x64″ to the system environment PATH
Failed to open PXE registry key. Not a PXE boot.
Media Root = D:\
WinPE boot type: ‘Ramdisk:SourceIdentified’
Failed to find the source drive where WinPE was booted from

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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2907566 Released

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Microsoft has released the following KB article:

November 2013 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients

Summary:
This article describes an anti-malware platform update package for the following clients:

  • Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection clients
  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1) clients
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients.

These packages update Endpoint Protection client services, drivers, and UI components.

Microsoft regularly releases anti-malware platform updates to guarantee consistency in protection, performance, robustness, and usability in a malware ...

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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2894539 Updated

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Microsoft has just updated the following KB Article:

A post-CU3 update is available for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Summary:
An update is available to address issues that were discovered after the release of Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Full details at:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2894539

 

 

 

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ConfigMgr 2012 – Spreadsheet of ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Reports Now Available for Download

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A common question I get from my clients and I see posted on various forums from time to time is people wanting to know if there is a list of the standard out-the-box ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Reports anywhere.

Well creating such a list has been on my “To Do” list for a while and I’ve finally managed to get it finished and you are more than welcome to download a copy of it.

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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2907591 Updated

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Microsoft has updated the following KB article which contains a Hotfix:

Per-computer variables for imported computers are not read in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration ManagerSummary:

Per-computer task sequence variables that are defined for imported computers are filtered out of client policies. This prevents the variables from being read during task sequence execution. This problem does not affect per-computer variables that are defined for existing clients.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2907591

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ConfigMgr 2012 – Unable to remove the Component Server Site System Role

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Problem:

I am trying to remove a DP from a server. I’ve gone to Administration | Overview | Site Configuration | Servers and Site System Roles

I right-click on the server that is hosting the DP I want to remove and select Delete from the context menu.

However, I then get a Delete Server dialog box stating:

The server “\\<server_fqdn>” cannot be deleted because it contains the following site system roles:

Component server

The component server role supports other site system roles and is created automatically ...

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ConfigMgr 2012 – More than just a list of KB Articles

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The prime reason I created the List of  ConfigMgr 2012 KB Articles is the same as the other lists I’ve created for previous versions of the product – trying to find a single, up-to-date list of ConfigMgr-related KB articles isn’t easy.

But I’ve decided to go beyond just creating a list of KBs and I’ve now overhauled the page. For every Hotfix I’ve now added the following information:

  • Applies to - Which version of the product does the ...
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ConfigMgr 2012 – KB Article 2882125 Updated

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Microsoft has updated the following KB article:

Description of Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

Summary:

This article describes the issues that are fixed and the functionality that is updated in Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1).

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2882125

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