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Description of Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

This article describes the issues that are fixed in Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.
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Issues that are fixed

Operating System Deployment
  • When dynamic media is used to deploy an operating system to a computer that was imported into the database together with a computer name, the correct name is not applied. Instead, the computer is named "MININT-xxxxx."

    Note "xxxxx" is a placeholder for a 5-digit number.
Site Systems
  • Assume that a Discovery Data Records (DDRs) message contains several organizational unit (OU) paths that are longer than 220 characters. In this situation, the message is not processed by Data Discovery Manager. Additionally, the DDM.log on the site server contains events that resemble the following:
    CDiscoverySource::ValidateSchema - array property User OU Name can not expand size so rejecting.
    CDiscoverDataManager::ProcessDDRs - Unable to update data source
  • The SMSDBMon component cannot write a file whose file name contains over 260 characters. Additionally, the Smsdbmon.log file contains events that resemble the following:
    Warning: Could not create file E:\SCCM\inboxes\\308202FC308201E4A0030201020210149EC80845C6C08E4A6CB705563CF87E300D06092A864886F70D01010B05003016311430120603550403130B53697465205365727665723020170D3132303630353030303830305A180F32313132303531333030303830305A3016311430120603550403130B5369746520536572766572.CPC, Error=3.
  • After you install Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, the status of a Management Point (MP) incorrectly reports 0 bytes of available disk space in the Administrator Console.
    Note: To update a standalone remote MP that has no other site roles installed, create a file called resetmp.trn. Place the resetmp.trn file in the \inboxes\ folder on the site server for that MP.

    For more information about Cumulative Update 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2717295 Description of Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
  • When SMS Executive cannot access source files for an application among several applications, you cannot use Dynamic Variables in task sequences to deploy these applications.
Application Management
  • If the requirements of an application contain Service Pack 1 or specific values, the application will fail its application model evaluation. Therefore, the application has a Requirements not met entry when it is displayed in Software Center on a client computer. Additionally, the DCMReporting.log file on the client computer contains events that resemble the following:
    Targetting of CI is Version Specific
    GetInstanceFromLantern failed (0x80041002).

    Additionally, the Smsts.log file on the Configuration Manager client will contain events that resemble the following if the application is made available for installation from a task sequence:
    Start to compile TS policy
    Failed to load property 'Order'. Error 0x80041002
    Failed to load policies from XML.
    Not found (Error: 80041002; Source: WMI)
    End TS policy compilation
    Step 2 out of 2 complete
    Install application action failed: 'Sample App'. Error Code 0x80041002
  • Update 2744420 is included in this update.

    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2744420 Update supports Alternate Content Provider in Task Sequence in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Asset Intelligence

  • Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2013 suites are not reported correctly in Asset Intelligence reports.

Site Database
  • When a site is migrated to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, any direct membership collection rules that were created in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 might be removed.

How to obtain Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

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 this specific problem.

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, submit a request to 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.

Hotfix replacement information

This update replaces the following update:
2717295 Description of Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

All the fixes in the update 2717295 are replaced by this update.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Aius.msiNot applicable2,613,24810-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Configmgr2012ac-rtm-kb2780664-x64.mspNot applicable2,314,24010-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Inventoryagentschema.mofNot applicable61,87910-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Mcs.msiNot applicable9,576,44810-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Srsrp.msiNot applicable4,370,43210-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Update.sqlNot applicable21,08510-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Adminconsole.msiNot applicable65,077,24810-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Configmgr2012ac-rtm-kb2780664-i386.mspNot applicable1,523,71210-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Configmgr2012adminui-rtm-kb2780664-i386.mspNot applicable2,453,50410-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
Inventoryagentschema.mofNot applicable61,87910-Nov-201201:05Not applicable
For more information about how to install this cumulative update, go to the following Microsoft TechNet websites:

Article ID: 2780664 - Last Review: 12/10/2012 03:52:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
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