Existing computer records are not updated when new information is imported in System Center Configuration Manager version 1702

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (current branch - version 1702)

Symptoms


When new information for an existing computer is imported, either through the Configuration Manager console or the ImportMachineEntry method, a new record is created for that computer. This causes changes to the existing collection membership, discovery properties, and task sequence variables for that computer.

Hotfix information for System Center Configuration Manager, version 1702


Microsoft Download Center

A hotfix for this issue is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download this hotfix now.

After you download this hotfix, see the following topic on the Microsoft website for installation instructions:

Use the Update Registration Tool to import hotfixes to System Center Configuration Manager

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have the following installed:

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.