List of issues that are fixed in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 2

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INTRODUCTION

This article lists the issues that are fixed in Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Service packs are cumulative. This means that the issues that are fixed in a service pack are also fixed in later service packs.

For additional information about how to obtain Systems Management Server 2003 service packs, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
885643 How to obtain the latest Systems Management Server 2003 service pack

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The following fixes are included in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
836553 A backlog in schedule.box slows performance and delays site-to-site communication in SMS

838655 The SMS Discovery Data Manager component may take a long time to process discovery data records after the component starts in Systems Management Server

843023 The Re-run command is unavailable when a user tries to rerun an advertisement in Systems Management Server 2003

843219 MIF files build up in the Badmifs folder, and SMS client inventory information is missing in Systems Management Server 2003

843362 Users of the SMS Administrator console with only Read permission to a collection can install SMS clients

872772 Other child sites are unexpectedly removed after you delete a child site from the parent site in Systems Management Server

872811 Active Directory User group names have a backward slash mark inserted and are truncated during Systems Management Server 2003 Active Directory User Discovery

872943 The delta package that is replicated to child sites is the same size as the original source package after SMS 2003 package delta replication

883492 User folders are removed when an administrator tries to reinstall the Systems Management Server 2.0 client

883496 Client Access Points are installed to the default NTFS file system drive when you use the No_SMS_on_drive.sms file in Systems Management Server 2003

884053 Advanced Clients on a VPN connection cannot locate the management point in Systems Management Server 2003

885266 A registry entry remains on a Systems Management Server 2003 Advanced Client computer after you remove a software update that was built by using the Windows Installer version 3.0 SDK

885278 A race condition occurs when more than one Sender thread tries to process the same send request at the same time in SMS 2003, SMS 2003 S885278 , and SMS 2.0 SP5

885438 An SMS 2003 management point is not rolled back to a previous state after you remove a management point hotfix

886128 Mandatory advertisements that have a recurrence pattern run one hour late in Systems Management Server 2003

886136 A package is sent to the wrong clients or is not sent at all if you try to distribute a package to a collection that is based on a query in Systems Management Server 2003

886197 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP do not appear in the supported platforms list in Systems Management Server 2003

886658 Changes in the installed status of available updates that are reported by the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Hardware Update are not reported in status messages

886685 Sending request files (.srq) are not processed and site routing packages are deleted before the routing request file is processed in Systems Management Server

886687 Failed source list update for product error message is logged in the Srcupdatemgr.log file on a Systems Management Server 2003 client computer

886759 You cannot use the Distribute Software Updates Wizard to authorize updates that are reported by the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Dell Update

886797 Some users do not receive a program that is advertised to a user group in Systems Management Server 2003

887603 The Backup SMS Site Server task does not run when it is scheduled to run in Systems Management Server 2003

888311 Deploying an operating system by using the Operating System Deployment Feature Pack fails when Active Directory sites are used as site boundaries in SMS 2003

888987 Status message 2715 is generated many times after you install the Device Management Feature Pack for Systems Management Server 2003

890055 An access violation may occur in the SMS Agent Host service when you run a software inventory on an Advanced Client that is running SMS 2003 with S890055

890193 An "Access denied error" entry is added to the Ccm.log file if the client push process tries to install the Advanced Client on an SMS 2003 site server

890628 You receive a "Seek failed on <filename>.pcl" error message when you try to receive or to import a parcel by using Courier Sender in Systems Management Server 2003

891513 You may receive an empty result when you try to run a report by using the built-in Reporting feature in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 1

891565 The Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Scheduler component cannot schedule a master send request

891584 Discovery data records for SMS 2003 clients may be discarded if the records have already been discovered by a secondary site in an earlier time zone

891634 An SMS 2003 Advanced Client computer cannot retrieve user-based policies from the SMS 2003 server

892228 Some date and time information for downloaded files is not correct when you distribute a package to a computer that is running Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) Advanced Client

892351 The "Windows Security" dialog box may intermittently lose the focus after you enable the SMS Remote Tools Client Agent service on SMS 2003 Advanced Client computers

892928 The SMS hardware inventory process stops during the inventory of the Win32_Product WMI class in Systems Management Server 2003

894604 SMS Management Point can Return Uncompressed Data

895539 SMS 2003 Advanced Client takes lots of time to download many policies

896497 A program may not run successfully on a SMS 2003 Advanced Client computer

896602 SMS-related registry keys and registry values may appear in incorrect locations in the registry in SMS 2003

896611 Users may be able to postpone software update installations beyond the configured time on Systems Management Server 2003 client computers

897074 The SMS 2003 Administrator Console shows a package status as "Install Pending" even when the package files are installed on the distribution point

899484 The discovery data records may include dollar sign characters at the ends of the computer account names in the Systems Management Server 2003 S899484 database.

899800 The SMS 2003 Service Pack 1 Patch Installation Agent does not populate the TimeAuthorized value in the Win32_PatchState and Win32_PatchState_Extended classes

900257 After you click Next on the "Identify the SMS Package" page in the Distribute Software Updates Wizard, you may experience a long delay in SMS 2003

900401 The Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Administrator Console reports display incorrect data

900473 Windows Server 2003 does not appear in the "This program can run only on the specified client platforms" box in Systems Management Server 2003

903933 If you change the name of an SMS 2003 Advanced Client computer, a resynchronization or a full inventory occurs

906554 An access violation occurs when you use the Distribute Software Updates Wizard in the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for HP ProLiant and Integrity Updates

905868 Error message when the SMS Agent Host service starts on an SMS client: "CcmExec.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close"

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Article ID: 899738 - Last Review: February 27, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
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