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Chinese-language Systems Management Server (SMS) clients may not be able to report hardware or software inventory information to a Japanese SMS site server. This issue occurs if the SQL server is not correctly configured for international use.
Microsoft provides support for SMS 2.0 English-language client running on a non-English operating system with some requirements. If the SQL server does not meet these requirements, the issue that is described in this article may occur. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307531 SMS: Support for the SMS 2.0 English-Language Client Running on a Non-English Operating System