Last week I implemented one of the new features of SCCM 2012 SP1. With SCCM 2012 SP1 it’s possible to use an existing WSUS upstream server for the local Software Update Point(SUP) in your environment. The SUP do not have any connection with the Internet. Based on my research I expected that it would work differently than it did.
Last week Microsoft released the updates KB2506143 and KB2506146 through Windows Update. Caution with installing these updates when using Configuration Manager 2012. After installing this update you could end up with broken clients and/or servers. The client health check on clients will show the following error in the console:
Today I run into a annoying problem. During my Windows 7 OSD deployment the task sequence freezes when the installation of the Software Updates starts. I searched for errors in the log files but none of them was showing errors. I searched the Microsoft forums and found the following KB Article.
During my Windows 7 OSD Deployment the task sequence freezes on the installation of the Software Updates. The task sequence freezes on the following screen:
My SMSTS.LOG file gives every minute the following status: “Waiting for job status notification …”. No other log file is giving a error.
Install the hotfix from the following KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509007/en-us