Content is not downloaded over a nondefault port in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Applies to: Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 2


Task sequence content downloads from a distribution point that is configured to accept HTTPS communication are not downloaded when the distribution point uses a nondefault port. Additionally, errors that resemble the following are logged in the Smsts.log file on the client:

CLibSMSMessageWinHttpTransport::Send: URL: distributionpoint_fqdn:443 PROPFIND /NOCERT_SMS_DP_SMSPKG$/001000C1
In SSL, but with no client cert
Error. Received 0x80072efd from WinHttpSendRequest.
socket 'connect' failed; 8007274d
hr, HRESULT=80072efd
sending with winhttp failed; 80072efd

Note Port 443 is shown in the log even though the distribution point is configured to use a different port.


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 the problem described in this article. 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, go to the following Microsoft website: 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.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 2 installed.

Restart information

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

Note We recommend that you close the Configuration Manager Administration Console before you apply this hotfix package.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

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.

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Configmgr2012ac-sp2r2sp1-kb3082531-x64.mspNot Applicable3,047,42426-Jun-201501:55Not Applicable
Mcs.msiNot Applicable10,737,15226-Jun-201501:55Not Applicable
Configmgr2012ac-sp2r2sp1-kb3082531-i386.mspNot Applicable2,109,44026-Jun-201501:55Not Applicable
Configmgr2012adminui-sp2r2sp1-kb3082531-i386.mspNot Applicable96,137,21626-Jun-201501:55Not Applicable


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