Error received when you deploy a security template together with an unattended installation of Windows Server 2003 R2: "-2147467259"

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SYMPTOMS

You try to deploy a security template. To do this, you use the Scwcmd.exe tool in an unattended installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2. However, the installation fails, and you receive the following error message:
-2147467259


Note Scwcmd.exe is the command-line tool of the Security Configuration Wizard.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Windows Serer 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Microsoft Windows Serer 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply the hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, x-64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Scesrv.dll5.2.3790.2867609,28023-Jan-200718:15x64SP1SP1QFE
Scesrv.dll5.2.3790.4009609,28023-Jan-200718:21x64SP2SP2QFE
Note Windows Server 2003 SP1 is included in x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 R2.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Scesrv.dll5.2.3790.2867334,84824-Jan-200706:15x86SP1SP1QFE
Scesrv.dll5.2.3790.4009334,84824-Jan-200706:52x86SP2SP2QFE
Note Windows Server 2003 SP1 is included in 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003 R2.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 931296 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
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kbautohotfix kbfix kbbug kbHotfixServer kbqfe KB931296

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