Microsoft KB Archive/249179
Article ID: 249179
Article Last Modified on 10/25/2006
- Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Standard Edition
- Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 1
- Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 2
This article was previously published under Q249179
When you right-click Distribution Points and then click New Distribution Point, it can take a long time to display the list of existing distribution points. This occurs only in large site hierarchies. The larger the site hierarchy is, the longer the delay. With 200 sites, the delay can be approximately 3 minutes. With 10,000 sites, they delay can be significantly longer.
The query that is performed during this operation gathers some information that is not actually necessary for the operation.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Systems Management Server version 2.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
288239 SMS: How to Obtain the Latest Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 3.
This hotfix should be applied on any installation of the SMS Administrator's Console. Note that installations of the SMS Administrative Microsoft Management Console Snap-In on remote machines is affected by this issue as well, so this hotfix needs to be applied on any installation of the SMS Administrator's Console, regardless of proximity to the SMS Site Server.
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