SMS_NOTIFICATION_SERVER Installation Failure

The Problem One of my clients was recently experiencing failures installing the SMS_NOTIFICATION_SERVER component. SITE_COMPONENT_MANAGER would continuously retry the installation of¬† the SMS_NOTIFICATION_SERVER component and fail. Here is the error that was presented in the SMS_NOTIFICATION_SERVER log: Site Component Manager failed to install this component, because the Microsoft Installer File for this component (bgbisapi.msi) could […]

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Unknown SQL Error in ConfigMgr Logs

While working an issue for one of my clients recently, I ran into errors like the following in the policypv.log and the wsyncmgr.log: Policypv.log *** *** Unknown SQL Error! in ConfigMgr Logs CDeviceEnrollmentGenericSCConfig::GenerateDevicePolicyXML: failed to retrieve DTGuid from AppModelname 0   wsyncmgr.log *** *** Unknown SQL Error! Failed to sync update 15441c35-cd5f-4ea9-b067-7f50c7649e4f. Error: Failed to […]

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ConfigMgr 2012 Failed to start DP health monitoring task

I ran into an interesting problem today while trying to distribute¬†the ConfigMgr client package to a Distribution Point. After reviewing the distribution errors in the Monitoring workspace, I opened up distmgr.log and found the following error: “Failed to start DP health monitoring task for package ‘<Package ID>’. Error Code: -1” It turns out that there […]

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