List of Post SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Hotfixes

Hope, most of us are back to work after the holiday season. Now, probably we need to start working on ConfigMgr (Configuration Manager) 2012 R2 upgrade. So I thought it’s pretty handy to have a list of “POST” SCCM 2012 R2 hotfixes.  We’ve few issues with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 upgrade. The list of known issues are listed here. Also, check out the SCCM 2012 SP1 to R2 upgrade checklist here

New Issue :- SMSExec crashes after modifying the Maximum Number of Retries setting in SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2. When we change the maximum number of retries less than the default value (100 retries) then the package replication will fail, also  SMSExec will crash. Awaiting for hotfix soon 🙂 

SCCM 2012 R2 CU1 released  kb/2938441/ more details here.

List of Fixes

  1. After finishing SCCM 2012 R2 OSD First logon fails with “The universal unique identifier (UUID) type is not supported” for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8  kb/2976660
  2. SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 distribute a driver package to a package share on a pull-distribution point fails with error 0x8007007b kb/2962927/
  3. SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 Active Directory discovery creates computer names that use the domain NetBios name kb/2962909/
  4. SCCM 2012 Task Sequence error fix A command-line action that has a linked package doesn’t start kb/2961924/
  5. SCCM COnfigMgr 2012 OS deployment (OSD extensive configuration guide) end to end guide via MS KB article kb/2969096/ 
  6. Know issue with powershell CMDlet Start-CMDistributionPointUpgrade cmdlet fails in SCCM 2012 R2 fixed with kb/2948224/
  7. Application contents are duplicated in stand-alone media in SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 – kb/2928122
  8. Windows XP to Windows 8.1 upgrade issues with SCCM /ConfigMgr 2012 R2  kb/2910552
  9. SCCM 2012 R2 client update does not install successfully on Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 clients kb/2923401
  10. Maintenance tasks default settings in System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager kb/2897050
  11. An update is available for the famous “Operating System Deployment” feature of SCCM / System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager kb/2905002
  12. Per-computer variables for imported computers are not read in SCCM / System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager kb/2907591
  13. Applications that use dynamic variable lists are not installed in SCCM / System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager kb/2913703
  14. Automatic Deployment Rules do not work when you use specific proxy authentication on a site server that is running Microsoft SCCM / System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager kb/2916611
  15. November 2013 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients kb/2907566
  16. SCCM / ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Software Center does not launch on a Windows XP client if Terminal Services is disabled – kb/2713471

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15 thoughts on “List of Post SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Hotfixes”

  1. Hi, Update KB2910552 superseededs KB2905002 but there is no hint if you still need to use the Patch= command within task sequnences as described in the superseeded article.

  2. of course i follow the thumb rule … but as Microsoft itself says it´s superseeded i thought it is worth to mention it here too. 🙂

  3. is there any Hotfixes for sccm 2012 R2 to fix netbios duplicate . currently im using Vmware VDI v5.2 .

    i can see on the console duplicate 2 machine name appeared with active client , when i check on the sql leve netbios name same and object_GUID0 different.

  4. Hey Anoop!
    I installed a clear SCCM R2 on my server, then i installed CU3 but still have a problem with slow downloads during OSD TS. Can you explain what to do – also install a 2905002 hotfix? If yes, is there necessity to patch client package with this hotfix?


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