Update Rollup 7 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

Applies to: Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator


This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 7 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator. It also contains the installation instructions for Update Rollup 7 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator.

Issues that are fixed in this update rollup


  • When a runbook has Monitor SNMP Trap activity, the process never finishes. The policymodule log files indicate that the policymodule process repeatedly crashes and returns the following exception:

    datetime [2744] 1 Exception caught in void __thiscall MultiThreadedWorkflowThreadFactory::doTraversal(const class std::basic_string<wchar_t,struct std::char_traits<wchar_t>,class std::allocator<wchar_t> >,const class WorkflowGraph &,unsigned int,class boost::optional<unsigned int>,class IWorkflowInstance &,class ExecutionDataTree)MultiThreadedWorkflowThreadFactory.cpp(152):<Exception><Type>Opalis::Exception</Type><Location>struct std::pair<class boost::shared_ptr<class ExecutionDataBatch>,class ObjectInstanceStatus> __thiscall OpalisServerExtObjectRunner::run(const class Opalis::Uid &,class PropertyHelper::PropertyContainer &,const class LoopSpecificExecutionData &)OpalisServerExtObjectRunner.cpp(244)</Location><MsgCode>Error while running an object</MsgCode><Params><Param>{BC0FC6F8-0B13-4FC6-A849-494A33A7F6EB}</Param><Param>{052505CC-6F5D-4C88-B3F1-964AAA0780FE}</Param></Params><Prev><Exception><Type>Opalis::Exception</Type><Location>long __thiscall CObjectLoader::processObject(void)OpalisServerExtension.cpp(331)</Location><MsgCode>RunObject failure</MsgCode></Exception></Prev></Exception> datetime [2744] 1 Process terminated: exception caught.

  • When you select the Stop Job or Stop Runbook command, you receive the following error message:

    Error executing the current operation. Cannot change the job status to 'Canceled'.

Service Management Automation (SMA)

  • SMA runbook execution fails if a PowerShell execution policy is set to Unrestricted through a Group Policy Object.

  • When you try to save or import a runbook in SMA, the following error is logged:

    Error occurred while uploading media resource.

How to obtain and install Update Rollup 7 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

Download information

Update packages for Orchestrator are available from Microsoft Update or by manual download from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

Microsoft Update
To obtain and install an update package from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on a computer that has an Orchestrator component installed:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.
  3. In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.
  4. Click Important updates are available.
  5. Select the Update Rollup package, and then click OK.
  6. Click Install updates to install the update package.
Manual download of the update packages
Go to the following websites to manually download the update package from the Microsoft Update Catalog: