Error message when you try to change some properties of a previously authorized software update package in SMS 2003: "The file <FileName> failed a security check. The file hash doesn't match the information in the database"

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Symptoms
When you use the Distribute Software Update Wizard in Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 to change some properties of a previously authorized software update package, the previously authorized software update package properties are not automatically updated. Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
The file FileName failed a security check. The file hash doesn't match the information in the database.
For example, if you try to update a previously authorized software update package with a new name and with a new download location, the Distribute Software Update Wizard tries to use the previous name and the previous download location. However, if you create a new package, the wizard uses the correct name and the correct download location.
Resolution
This problem is fixed in the hotfix that is documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
915801 Error message when you use the Distribute Software Updates Wizard in SMS 2003 Service Pack 2: "Unknown error 0x80071017"
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 917369 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 01:55:48 - Revision: 3.0

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