Microsoft KB Archive/245051

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Article ID: 245051

Article Last Modified on 10/25/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack 1



This article was previously published under Q245051

SYMPTOMS

Updated collection (.psd) files go to every child site when a new child site is added. This behavior can create a significant amount of inter-site traffic if there are a lot of collections and a lot of existing child sites. Additionally, Collection Evaluator does not perform any other work while it is processing these collection update requests.

RESOLUTION

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:

236325 How to Obtain the Latest Systems Management Server 2.0 Service Pack




STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Systems Management Server version 2.0 This problem was first corrected in Systems Management Server version 2.0 Service Pack 2..

MORE INFORMATION

To install the hotfix, use the appropriate method.

Method 1: Using the Hotfix Installer

NOTE: This method is only for Intel-based computers.

  1. Copy the hotfix folder structure to a share on your network. The Q245051.exe file is a Microsoft Windows Installer file that updates specific files on your site server.
  2. Log on to your site server using an account with administrative privileges.
  3. On the site server, close the Systems Management Server Administrator console.
  4. Run Q245051.exe and follow the directions in the wizard. You can run the file in Quiet mode by using the /s switch.

Method 2: Manual Installation

  1. Stop the Systems Management Server Site Component Manager and Systems Management Server Executive services.
  2. Replace the Colleval.dll file in the Sms_root_folder\Bin\Platform folder with the version obtained from the hotfix.
  3. Restart the Systems Management Server Site Component Manager and Systems Management Server Executive services.

NOTE: When a new child site is attached, collection evaluator at the parent site will now send updated collection files to the new child site only.


Additional query words: prodsms

Keywords: kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbbug kbcollections kbfix kbsms200sp2fix KB245051