Symptoms

Assume that you perform one of the following deployments:

  • A task sequence by using the Download content if needed option

  • A task sequence to a System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) client or a destination computer


In this situation, the task sequence cannot download content from a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 shared distribution point.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A hotfix that resolves this problem is available in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

FIX: A task sequence to install an operating system does not run when you use custom port settings in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See the terminology Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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