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When you apply Cumulative Update 3 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, upgrade scripts may be unsuccessful, and you may receive a message that states that not all database changes were applied.

Additionally, errors that resemble the following are logged in the Cumulative Update log file:

Msg 242, level 16, State 3, procedure spImportInventoryReport, line 474
The conversion of a nvarchar data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range datetime value.


This problem occurs because of the spImportInventoryReport stored procedure that is used by the Cumulative Update 3 upgrade process. The process includes an incorrect type conversion that may cause upgrade scripts to fail.


To resolve this problem, apply the hotfix that is mentioned in the "More information" section. After you apply this hotfix, the Update.sql script that was included with Cumulative Update 3 should be manually applied to the affected primary site or central administration site. For more information, see the "Update a Site Database" section of Update System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

Note This problem can also affect installations of Cumulative Update 2. If the same symptoms occur, apply Cumulative Update 3 followed by this hotfix, and then manually apply the Cumulative Update 3 Update.sql script.

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, go to the following Microsoft website: 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.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Cumulative Update 3 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 the Configuration Manager Administration Console before you apply 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 name

File version

File size





Not Applicable




Not applicable


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


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