CU: Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Summary

On March 28, 2014 Microsoft release Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to fix issue related to:

  1. Administrator Console.
  2. Mobile Device Management.
  3. Reporting.
  4. Application Virtualization.
  5. Internet-based clients.
  6. Software Center.
  7. Operating system deployment.
  8. Endpoint Protection.
  9. Supported operating systems.
  10. Site systems.
  11. Windows PowerShell.
  12. Wake-up proxy

The following KB’s are also included in CU1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager:

KB2928122 Application contents are duplicated in stand-alone media in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
KB2905002 An update is available for the “Operating System Deployment” feature of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
KB2910552 You cannot stage a Windows PE 3.1 boot image to a Windows XP-based computer in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
KB2907566 Per-computer variables for imported computers are not read in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
KB2913703 Applications that use dynamic variable lists are not installed in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
KB2918997 A hotfix is available to update the Software Requirements user interface for the Mac software distribution operating system in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
KB2932274 Description of Windows PowerShell changes in Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

 

Important Note: After this cumulative update is installed on site servers, any operating system boot image should be updated.

To download hotfix and for more information, please refer to the following link from Microsoft:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2938441/en-us

 

Abduljalil Abolzahab

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Hotfix: Deployment fails when deploy a task sequence to a Windows XP in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

SYMPTOMS

When you tried to deploy task sequence with captured image to a Windows XP machine using Operating System Deployment feature in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, the deployment fails and you may found the following error in smsts.log file:

CreateProcess failed. Code(0x800700C1) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Command line execution failed (800700C1) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to install boot image.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to install boot image CCR00004.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to reboot the system. Error 0x(800700c1) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to initialize a system reboot.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Fatal error is returned in check for reboot request of the action (Restart in Windows PE).

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Solution

To solve this issue install HOTFIX from KB2910552 on the following:

  1. Central Administration sites.
  2. Primary sites.
  3. Administrator consoles.
  4. Clients (Client update package will be created after installing hotfix on site system server).

Finally don’t forget to update Windows PE 3.1 boot images.

Abduljalil Abolzahab