The Citrix Connector Synchronization task is unsuccessful when you install or use the Citrix Connector for System Center Configuration Manager


When you install or use the Citrix Connector for System Center Configuration Manager, the Citrix Connector Synchronization task is unsuccessful. Additionally, you receive the following error message from the Citrix Connector:

An error has occurred during the execution of the synchronization task.
The inner exception details show a generic failure and description of the error : Mismatched Collection Type:  -> SMS00001


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, visit 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.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Service Pack 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager or Service Pack 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager 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 install this hotfix package.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

File information


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


For information about the SMS_Collection Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) class, see the SMS_Collection Server WMI Class topic on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website.

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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Article ID: 3074246 - Last Review: Jul 15, 2015 - Revision: 1