A MED-V workspace which is configured to use NAT is not listed as a machine in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Symptoms

A MED-V workspace which is configured to use Network Address Translation (NAT) networking mode is not listed as a machine in System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

You may also see the following event written to the MED-V event log:

Event Type: Information
Event Source: MEDV
Event Category: Guest Agent
Event ID: 16006
Description:The Configuration Manager agent returned error: 0x80040154

Cause

The System Center Configuration Manager 2007 hotfix for NAT support is not installed on the MED-V workspace (virtual machine). 

Resolution

Install the following hotfix:

Hotfix for the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 client to improve the functionality for VMs that are managed by Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization version 2 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=201088

More Information

The hotfix is to be installed on the Configuration Manager 2007 site server. The hotfix contains a client patch file that needs to be installed to the Windows XP virtual machine that has the ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 client. The patch can be deployed with the base image for the MED-V workspace or manually installed later.

After you install the hotfix on the site server, the client patch file (.MSP) is moved to the following path on the site server: \<Configuration Manager Install Folder>\client\<platform>\hotfix\KB2278056\

Additionally, a wizard is started to guide you through the package creation and the patch distribution to the client computers.


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Article ID: 2504904 - Last Review: Mar 10, 2011 - Revision: 1

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