SCCM CB DMPDownloader Troubleshooting with State Messages

SCCM CB DMPDownloader Troubleshooting with State Messages. SCCM state messages help to troubleshoot updates and service-related issues. DMP downloader is the component that downloads source files of SCCM CB updates. Following is the list of SCCM CB DMP Downloader State Messages.

What is State Message?

SCCM State messages are sent using a messaging system that is built in to SCCM / ConfigMgr. This allows SCCM to send messages to site systems based on essential changes of state.

State messages are not the same as status messages; status messages provide information about component behavior and data flow, whereas state messages provide a snapshot of the state of a process at a specific time.

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Following is the location in the SCCM CB console to see the status messages of the DMP Downloader component.

List of SCCM CB DMP Downloader State Messages

SCCM CB Troubleshooting Guide

I have different posts which can help you to resolve the SCCM CB update download related issues. DMPDownloader and ConfigMgrSetup are the log files which give you more details about SCCM CB download errors.

Monitoring workspace in SCCM CB console is best place to start the troubleshooting of SCCM CB upgrades.  Following are the 5 high-level processes happens in the background when the SCCM CB updates will get downloaded to your server.

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  1. Process update package
  2. Download update package cab file
  3. Extract update package payload
  4. Download redist
  5. Report package as downloaded
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State Messages of DMP Downloader?

These state messages are extracted after analyzing DMPDownloader.log of different servers in my lab environment. I’m not sure whether there are any other state messages which I missed to document. And I’m not 100% sure whether the descriptions of all these state messages are accurate.

Generating state message: 0 = Download Admin UI content payload

Generating state message: 1 = Download

Generating state message: 2 = Finished calling verify manifest

Generating state message: 3 = was successfully moved to the connector outbox
Generating state message: 4 = Get new Easy Setup Package IDs

Generating state message: 5 = Found a new available update

Generating state message: 6 = EasySetupMaintenance - Redownload packages if needed

Generating state message: 7 = Get new Easy Setup Package IDs
List of SCCM CB Updates Servicing DMP Downloader State Messages
Generating state message: 8 = Checking IsPayloadLocal with HashAlgorithm = SHA256 ...

Generating state message: 9 = Download content for payload

Generating state message: 10 = Verify the payload signature, hash value and extract the payload

Generating state message: 11 = Successfully write the update meta into outbox for package. Download redist. If redistributable files are required and not included with the update, they are downloaded.  If files do not need to be downloaded, this step is skipped.
Generating state message: 12 =  outerxml is <ConfigurationManagerUpdateContent Guid

Generating state message: 13 = EasySetupDownloadSinglePackage finishes downloading (

Get Easy Setup installed Packages to delete payload)

Generating state message: 14 = Searching for QFE packages - Updating LastSyncedTime registry value

Generating state message: 25 = Check if there is redist to download for update. Download redist for update.

Find Out SCCM CB Update Stage IDs and Stage Names

Stage IdStage Name
12Prerequisite Check
14Post Installation


  1. SCCM state messaging–in depth – here
  2. State Messages in SCCM/Configuration Manager CB – here

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