Article ID: 960741 - View products that this article applies to.
On a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 site server, the SMS_Executive service process (Smsexec.exe) crashes. This behavior occurs when you use Intel WS-MAN Translator version 1.1, build 552 to provision some computers that are equipped with Active Management Technology (AMT) 3.2.1 chipsets.
Additionally, the following event is logged in the Application log:
Event Type: Error
Service Pack InformationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, available from this Microsoft web site: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3318741a-c038-4ab1-852a-e9c13f8a8140
For a list of issues resolved in this service pack, click on the following article number in the Microsoft Knowledgebase:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971348/ )List of hotfixes and updates that are contained in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2
Hotfix InformationTo resolve this problem, install hotfix rollup package 960804 on each Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 site server. For more information about the hotfix rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960804/ )A hotfix rollup package addresses some issues with the Out of Band Management (OOB) feature in Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about AMT provisioning, visit the following Microsoft TechNet Web sites:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc161856.aspxFor more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/LN/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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