How to obtain the latest Systems Management Server 2003 service pack

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes how to obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003.

Microsoft uses service packs to distribute software updates. Service packs keep a product current. Service packs include updates and may include administration tools, drivers, and additional components. These items are conveniently bundled in a service pack for easy downloading. Service packs are cumulative. Each new service pack contains all the fixes that are in previous service packs and any new fixes. You do not have to install a previous service pack before you install the latest service pack.

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Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Microsoft SMS 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is available as an upgrade. Install the upgrade version on existing SMS 2003 servers.

Note SMS 2.0 sites must have SMS 2.0 Service Pack 4 or a later version installed before you apply SMS 2003 SP1.

How to obtain SMS 2003 SP1

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Release Date: September 10, 2004

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Fix list

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
885644 List of bugs that are fixed in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 1

SMS 2003 prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

SMS 2.0 prerequisites

You must apply SMS 2.0 Service Pack 4 or a later version before you apply this service pack.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
288239 How to obtain the latest Systems Management Server 2.0 service pack

Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2)


Note SMS 2.0 sites must have SMS 2.0 Service Pack 4 or a later version installed before you apply SMS 2003 SP2.

How to obtain SMS 2003 SP2

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Release Date: February 13, 2006

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Fix List

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
899738 List of issues that are fixed in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 2

SMS 2003 prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

SMS 2.0 prerequisites

You must apply SMS 2.0 Service Pack 4 or a later version before you apply this service pack.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
288239 How to obtain the latest Systems Management Server 2.0 service pack





Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3)


Note SMS 2.0 sites must have SMS 2.0 Service Pack 4 or a later version installed before you apply SMS 2003 SP3.

How to obtain SMS 2003 SP3

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the 885643 package now. Release Date: May 2, 2007

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Fix List

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
933867 List of problems that are fixed in Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 3

SMS 2003 prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

SMS 2.0 prerequisites

You must apply SMS 2.0 Service Pack 4 or a later version before you apply this service pack.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
288239 How to obtain the latest Systems Management Server 2.0 service pack

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Article ID: 885643 - Last Review: May 8, 2007 - Revision: 6.1
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  • Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003
  • Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Standard Edition
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