FIX SCCM DP Monitoring Error Failed To Create Virtual Directory Issue. Let’s check how to get rid of this alert reported under SCCM DP Configuration Status. Type Error
:Failed To Create Virtual Directory.
There is a tool part of the SCCM server toolkit for monitoring the distribution point activities. The replication of packages, the backlog of package replication, etc. Check out How To Monitor SCCM DP Using Job Queue Manager Tool.
I am sure all of us would have gone through this annoying issue and realized it’s not causing any service interruption for core SCCM Components then left it.
But what about the DP status? When checked under Distribution Point Configuration Status Tab, it stays in the same state. It seems the DP configuration is failed.
Now the real-time errors also get ignored in this perception because of the Virtual Directory creation issue.
What is the real issue? Failed To Create Virtual Directory?
The possible cause mentioned in this screenshot is not the real cause, and if you try to distribute content to this DP, it works just fine. Failed To Create Virtual Directory?
Solution | FIX SCCM DP Monitoring Error Failed To Create Virtual Directory Issue
To fix this issue with SCCM DP Monitoring Error Failed To Create Virtual Directory Issue, you need to follow the steps below:
NOTE! – Make sure you have a good backup of the site DB before proceeding further.
- Run the following select statement to find the Distribution Points in this state:
select * from dbo.DistributionStatus where InsStr2 = '3010'
2. Once identified, then Delete a record of an affected DP with:
delete from dbo.DistributionStatus where ID = <DPID of affected DP identified by above command>
NOTE: MS Doesn’t support this DB tweaking, and you should involve MS Engineer before executing these SQL statements.
NOTE! – Test in your Lab before you implement it in Production. Execute SQL code at your own risk. We don’t take any responsibility.
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My name is Deepak Rai, and I am a Technical Lead on SCCM and Intune with more than 14 years of experience in IT. My main domain is SCCM (AKA ConfigMgr, CB, MECM, etc.), Intune, and Azure (Runbooks). I have worked on several platforms (Active Directory, Exchange, Veritas NETBACKUP, Symantec Backup Exec, NDMP devices Like Netapp, EMC Data Domain, Quantum using Backup Exec 2010 and 2012, HP storage works 4048 MSL G3, Data Deduplication related troubleshooting.) in these 13 years but at last ended up to the technology from which I started as IT Engineer (SCCM).