Author Archives: max

ConfigMgr Update stuck in installing state

Problem: A ConfigMgr update is stuck in installing state, Status doesn’t show any entries. CMUpgrade.log contains the following entries: ERROR: Failed to start Site Component Manager GetLastError=1115 CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 7/1/2020 2:10:36 AM 5008 (0x1390)INFO: SQL Connection succeeded. Connection: SMS ACCESS, Type: Secure CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 7/1/2020 2:10:36 AM 5008 (0x1390)Turned on activation for service broker queue CONFIGURATION_MANAGER_UPDATE 7/1/2020… Read More »

Cleaning up the State Migration Point

Remove orphaned or outdated folders from Configuration Manager StateMigrationPoint. When you set up a State Migration Point you must configure a deletion policy for the storage folder. Since this policy only gets applied if the migration is completed, there may be folders on your drive that never get cleaned up. The script below checks if… Read More »

MEMCM 2002 Update

Sometimes it’s good to have a reference log in case that an installation goes wrong or takes unusually long. I therefore keep the relevant logs of the updates in my test lab for a while. This is for a CAS with one Primary. In larger environments, the installation may of course take considerably longer than… Read More »

SCCM prereq check: Some common warnings and errors

Here are some warnings and errors that the prereq check which runs before the SCCM setup starts may show: Error: Required SQL server collation Configuration Manager requires that you configure your SQL Server instance and Configuration Manager site database (if already present) to use the SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS collation, unless you are using a Chinese operating system… Read More »

Installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Server 2019 fails

By default, .NET Framework 3.5 is not installed on Server 2019 and also the sources are not getting installed. If you open Roles and Features and select the feature and start the installation you are likely to get an error message (0x800F0950). The same is true when you download it from the Microsoft content server… Read More »

PXE boot not working after SCCM 1806 upgrade (Error: 80070490)

The update to SCCM 1806 completed without issues but the little challenge was that PXE didn’t work on many of our distribution points. SMSPXE.log in \\server\sms_dp$\sms\logs showed the following entries: PXE::MP_GetList failed; 0x80070490 SMSPXE 8/23/2018 2:52:24 PM 13148 (0x335C) PXE::MP_LookupDevice failed; 0x80070490 SMSPXE 8/23/2018 2:52:24 PM 13148 (0x335C) PXE::MP_GetList failed; 0x80070490 SMSPXE 8/23/2018 2:52:24 PM… Read More »