11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update

11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update. Most of the ConfigMgr 2012 R2 customers were impacted by OSD slow download issue.  You can see this issue if you’ve configured Task Sequence to download and run.

More details about SCCM 2012 OSD slowness issue are explained in the following post-ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Issue OSD WinPE File Copying Very Slow.

11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update

Microsoft had released a hotfix for the slowness issue. More details kb 2905002 is here. I had a chance to install this hotfix. Following are 11 key points that I’ve noticed.

  • Installation wizard is pretty similar to Cumulative Update (CU).
  • No database update and Site Reset.
  • Creates 3 deployment packages. Client update, Console and site server update.
  • This hotfix doesn’t change Boot images (Default and Custom) and Client package. Boot images and Default client package have NOT been updated. 
  • It seems Offline media creation DLL file got updated Createtsmediaadm.dll to version 5.0.7958.1101
  • ConfigMgr SCCM 2012 R2 Task Sequence engine DLL also got updated to 5.0.7958.1101
  • Task Sequence Engine got updated to 5.0.7958.1101  after applying client fix configmgr2012ac-r2-kb2905002-x64.msp
11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update
11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update
  • Post ConfigMgr SCCM 2012 R2 hotfix client version got updated from 5.0.7958.1000 to 5.0.7958.1101
11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update
11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update
  • After applying console fix configmgr2012adminui-r2-kb2905002-i386.msp. The console version remains same as of SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 R2 RTM 5.0.7958.1000.

MSI (s) (CC:10) [07:15:17:280]: Windows Installer reconfigured the product. Product Name: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Console. Product Version: 5.00.7958.1000. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation. Reconfiguration success or error status: 0.

11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update
11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update
  • SCUP update 2905002.cab is also included with kb-2905002 fix.
  • Only one client components got updated. As you can see in the below table only TS engine and TS components got updated.
CCM Framework5.0.7958.1000
CCM Notification Agent5.0.7958.1000
CCM Policy Agent5.0.7958.1000
CCM Status and Eventing Agent5.0.7958.1000
Compliance and Settings Management5.0.7958.1000
Core Components5.0.7958.1000
Harware Inventory Agent5.0.7958.1000
Maintenance Task Coordinator5.0.7958.1000
Operating System Deployment Component5.0.7958.1000
Out Of Band Management Agent5.0.7958.1000
Power Management Agent5.0.7958.1000
Remote Tools Agent5.0.7958.1000
Shared Components5.0.7958.1000
Software Distribution Agent5.0.7958.1000
Software Inventory Agent5.0.7958.1000
Software Metering Agent5.0.7958.1000
Software Update Agent5.0.7958.1000
Source List Update Agent5.0.7958.1000
Task Sequence Components5.0.7958.1101
11 Key Points should be noticed with KB 2905002 Hotfix Update

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