- You have a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager site environment.
- You import a third-party root certification authority (CA) certificate by using the Configuration Manager console.
- There is an ampersand (&) or other nonalphanumeric character in the CertificateIssuers string.
Note If you remove the nonalphanumeric character from the CertificateIssuers string, site assignments work as expected.
When this problem occurs, an entry that resembles one of the following is logged in the the LocationServices.log file:
- Example 1LSGetSiteVersionFromAD : Attempting to query AD for MPs for site 'ABC'
Performing AD query: '(&(ObjectCategory=mSSMSManagementPoint)(mSSMSSiteCode=ABC))'
LSGetCapabilitiesAndADMembershipFromCliOpSettings(sCliOpSetting, sCapabilities, sNull, sNull), HRESULT=80004005
LSGetSiteVersionFromAD : Failed to retrieve version for the site 'ABC' (0x80004005)
LSIsSiteCompatible : Failed to get Site Version from all directories
- Example 2Refreshing security settings over AD
ClientOperationalSettings search filter is '(&(ObjectCategory=mSSMSManagementPoint)(mSSMSDefaultMP=TRUE)(mSSMSSiteCode=ABC))'
true == doc.LoadFromString(sOperationalXML), HRESULT=87d00217
Failed to refresh security settings over AD with error 0x87d00217.
- Example 1MP_GetSiteInfo (CCB) MP_LocationManager datetime 9128 (0x23A8)
CHandleLocationRequest::CreateReply failed with error (8000ffff). MP_LocationManager datetime 9128 (0x23A8)
MP LM: Message discarded MP_LocationManager datetime 9128 (0x23A8)
Hotfix informationA 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.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 installed.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Note We recommend that you close Configuration Manager Administration Console before you install this hotfix package.