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This article describes Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Service Provider Foundation (SPF). This update fixes the following issues:

  • After a request to repair or scale a virtual machine role is returned successfully, there is no corresponding job in System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).

  • A virtual machine template that uses differencing disks does not work correctly.

  • You encounter a time-out issue when you run the Set-SCVirtualMachine cmdlet.

  • When a tenant is creating a virtual machine under a subscription to a plan, you cannot update the plan.

  • The OperatingSystem and OperatingSystemInstance properties are not populated when you perform Create and Update operations on virtual machine and VirtualHardDisk objects.

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Update information

How to obtain this update

Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Microsoft Download Center

To manually download and install this update, follow these steps:

  1. Download the file from the following link:

    Microsoft Update Catalog

  2. Extract the downloaded file for the kb2920521_Microsoft.SystemCenter.Foundation.Setup_x64.msp update package.

  3. Double-click the kb2920521_Microsoft.SystemCenter.Foundation.Setup_x64.msp file.

Note To use the command prompt to install the update, run the following command in the same location as the file:msiexec.exe /update kb2920521_Microsoft.SystemCenter.Foundation.Setup_x64.msp Note After you install this update, it is not listed in Programs and Features. To uninstall the update, you can use one of the following commands.

If you have the original MSI installation media for SPF and the .msp file for this update, use the following command:msiexec.exe /package Microsoft.SystemCenter.Foundation.Setup_x64.msi /uninstall kb2920521_Microsoft.SystemCenter.Foundation.Setup_x64.msp /passive If you do not have the original files, you can remove this update by using GUID references. To do this, run the following command:msiexec.exe /package {69344E86-7183-4384-A230-499E9914BE14} /uninstall {187F0B91-1499-4DD4-8DC6-13B2DE4675CE} /passive


To apply this update, you must be running System Center 2012 R2 SPF.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

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