CAU UI does not work after you install update 2840632 in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

Applies to: Windows 8Windows 8 ProWindows 8 Enterprise More

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012-based computer that has the .NET framework 4.5 and update 2840632 installed.
  • You run the Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU) configuration wizard for a Windows Server 2012-based failover cluster on the computer.
  • You remove a CAU role, you enable or disable self-updating mode, and then you submit the changes.
In this scenario, the changes are not applied to CAU.

Cause


This issue occurs because the CAU configuration wizard cannot change a property after update 2840632 is installed.

Workaround


To work around this issue, use the following CAU cmdlets to configure CAU clustered roles:
  • Set-CauClusterRole
  • Enable-CauClusterRole
  • Disable-CauClusterrole

Resolution


Update information

To resolve this issue, install the update rollup 2876415. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2876415 Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: September 2013

Status


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

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates