Management point replica deployment doesn't work in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Symptoms
You install Service Pack 2 (SP2) or SP1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, and then you try to deploy a new management point that's configured to use a database replica. In this situation, the deployment attempt is unsuccessful.

Additionally, errors that resemble the following are logged in the MP_Location.log file following the installation of a new client.

Note These entries are truncated for readability.

CMPDBConnection::ExecuteSQL(): ICommandText::Execute() failed with 0x80040E37
=======================================
MPDB ERROR - CONNECTION PARAMETERS
SQL Server Name : sqlserver;.fqdn
SQL Database Name : ABC_REPL_01
Integrated Auth : True
MPDB ERROR - EXTENDED INFORMATION
MPDB Method : ExecuteSP()
MPDB Method HRESULT : 0x80040E37
Error Description : Invalid object name 'ClientPilotingConfigs'.

Note The hotfix that's described in this article is applicable only to sites that were installed or upgraded before June 15, 2015.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, apply this hotfix (kb3066812), and then follow these steps:
  1. Run the spCreateMPReplicaPublication stored procedure as described in Configuring the site database server to publish the database replica.
  2. Re-create the database subscription by following the steps in Configuring the database replica server.

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.

Prerequisites

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

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
Cm12-sp2r2sp1rtm-qfe-kb3066812-x64-enu.msiNot Applicable1,003,52021-May-201520:58Not Applicable
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
Properties

Article ID: 3066812 - Last Review: 07/30/2015 18:47:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1, Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 2

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