Category Archives: Configuration Manager

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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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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Configuration Manager 2012 R2 toolkit released

Microsoft recently updated the toolkit for Configuration Manager 2012 to R2. Among many interesting tools you can find some new ones: DP Job Manager – This tool provides a simple overview of packages being transferred to Distribution Points. A lifesafer … Continue reading

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