How to install Software Update Point in SCCM 2012 R2

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In this part of SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we will describe how to install SCCM 2012 R2 or SCCM 1511 Software Update Point (SUP). Role Description The SUP integrates with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to provide software updates to Configuration Manager clients. This is not a mandatory Site System but your need  to install a SUP if you’re planning to use SCCM as your patch management platform. SCCM 2012 SP1 (and thus R2) integrates new features to the Software Update Point that are well documented in this Technet Article. Site System Role Placement in Hierarchy This Site System is a … Read More

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide

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  Download and own part 1 to 18 of the SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide in a single PDF file. Use our products page or use the download button below. This blog post won’t be updated, only the document will be. [purchase_link id=”3614″ style=”button” color=”Gray” text=”Guide | SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide | Part 1-18″ direct=”true”]   Performing a SCCM 2012 R2 installation is not a walk in the park. The product itself can be complex for inexperienced administrators. There’s already tons of SCCM 2012 R2 Installation Guide available, written by experienced blogger and MVPs but I think that very few gives the whole … Read More

KB2919355 error code 0X87D0070C

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This post is a how-to-guide on how to fix: KB2919355 The software change returned error code 0X87D0070C KB2919355 Update is a cumulative update that includes all previously released security updates and non-security updates that were released before March 2014. This cumulative update is available for deployment using the software updates into Configuration Manager. KB2919355 error code 0X87D0070C When trying to install this update with SCCM your gets a failed status in Software Center. When looking at the error details, you get : “The software change returned error code 0X87D0070C (-2016409844)“ This get translated to : “Software update execution timeout”. Looking … Read More

Computer Part of an SCCM Maintenance Windows doesn’t Reboot

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Scenario : You deploy Software Updates to a specific collection that has a maintenance window configured. The machine doesn’t reboot as required This post describe how to fix SCCM maintenance windows reboot problems. SCCM maintenance windows reboot Troubleshooting : Check the Maintenance Windows properties The maintenance Windows is set to a 2h duration : Check the Deployment properties The first step is to make sure that your deployment allows reboot: My machine is a Windows 2012 (thus considered a server) and the option to suppress reboot is not selected. Check if there’s overlapping maintenance Windows Using the built-in report “Maintenance … Read More

SCCM Internet Explorer KB2964358 Deployment

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Microsoft has released a critical security update to fix the “famous” IE security vulnerability. This post describes how to fix SCCM Internet Explorer KB2964358 error. Full details @ https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021 This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using an affected version of Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with … Read More