Author Archives: Lars Norman Søndergaard

Interesting Memory Leak in Configuration Manager Agent (ccmexec.exe)

Last week I encountered an interesting issue with the System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 client. The issue is seen as a memory leak in the ccmexec.exe process, driving up the memory consumption in excess of 10GB of memory. We … Continue reading

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Fix for IE 11 hangs on various operations

I have been troubleshooting a number of issues with IE11 after applying the patches for August 2015. The problem manifests itself as application hangs in IE11 but examining the dumps reveals that it is actually Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP), System … Continue reading

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BitDefender AVC and Configuration Manager 2012 R2

I have recently worked on a issue where the customer was experiencing extremely bad performance on a Configuration Manager 2012 R2 site. The backlog for processing status messages was over two hours. After going over the eventlog, disk performance and … Continue reading

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Follow-up on problem 0x8007000E

As I wrote about on March 19 (https://larsnorman.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/windows-update-agent-returning-0x8007000e/) I have been having issues with incorrrect scans for security updates which can be traced down to an out-of-memory condition in the Windows Update Agent. A large number of people have been … Continue reading

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A fantastic document on Software Update Management

For the last few weeks I have spend quite some time troubleshooting problems with Software Update Management on Configuration Manager 2012R2. As part of my research I found a very nice document by Vinay Pamnani (from Microsoft). Vinay does a … Continue reading

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Interesting WMI issue on DPs

I recently worked on an issue with a few remote DPs where content couldn’t be added to the DP. What we saw was a package being copied in what looked like a succesfull manner followed by CSendFileAction::SendFiles failed; 0x80010108 SMS_PACKAGE_TRANSFER_MANAGER … Continue reading

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Windows Update Agent returning 0x8007000E

I have lately been working on an issue where Configuration Manager 2012R2 is reporting a large number of machines with a status of unknown for various updates. I have narrowed down the issue to an out-of-memory condition in Windows Update … Continue reading

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