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Consider the following scenario:

  • You install Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1.

  • You apply Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 in the hierarchy.

  • You try to install a new secondary site or to recover an old secondary site by using the Copy installation source files over the network from the parent site server Installation Source Files option.

In this scenario, errors that resemble the following are logged in the ConfigMgrSetup.log file:

INFO: SQL Server Script: Creating object spupdatemessageactivity~
INFO: Configuring database replication tables.
*** [42000][50000][Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0][SQL Server]Object 'PullDPResponse' does not exist : spConfigureReplication
ERROR: Failed to execute dbo.spConfigureReplication.
ERROR: Failed to configure SQL Server replication tables.


To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is described in the following section. If the secondary site installation or recovery was unsuccessful, you have to perform a manual cleanup before you try the installation or recovery again. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Delete the following registry subkey on the secondary site server:


  2. Delete the database that was created on the secondary site server to make sure that the data files are deleted.

  3. If the database is a SQL Express version, uninstall the 64-bit version of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 by using the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

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: 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 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart information

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

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

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 name

File version

File size





Not applicable




Not applicable


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


See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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