SCCM Configmgr software update scan failed OnSearchComplete – Failed to end search job Error 0x80072ee2

Other day,I was looking at the client health dashboard which I published long ago https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Configmgr-2012-SSRS-2863c240 . From the dashboard report ,noticed that couple of clients were having software update scan issues . If client fail to perform success software update scan ,it is out of patching window and client will never send or receive any…
How to Uninstall Microsoft Office Security Updates using Configuration manager 2012

There are multiple posts online, discuss about how to uninstall Windows updates if something goes wrong with deployed patches, but I did not find anything related to Office security updates. In this post,I will discuss about, How to Uninstall Microsoft Office Security Updates using Configuration manager 2012. Background: With the release of December 2014 patches, A…

Trying to run the patch compliance report based on OU per Software update Group (For October 2014) ,report is available to download from http://eskonr.com/2014/11/sccm-configmgr-2012-patch-report-ou-based-compliance-status-per-update-group/ . Report shows some good success rate but still there are computers with unknown status .Unknown status means,these clients do not report anything to CM DB whether they required patches or…
WSUS Role failed on Windows server 2012 with error “the operation cannot be completed because the server that you specified requires a restart”

I was trying to setup new Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 build on Windows server 2012 with SQL Server 2012 SP1 installed .Everything went fine except Windows server update services .It keeps saying error with restart needed.Here is what i got every time when i install WSUS after restart the server. Update: You can also refer…

Recap about Deployment Re-evaluation Though name indicates what it does but still clearing questions if any. Re-evaluation on Software Updates Client Agent reevaluates(Recheck) software updates for installation status helps when Computers offline/Added newly to collection or removed patches from computers. Scenario: You have created A deployment with List of patches (100) and deployed to collection…

Microsoft has released an update for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This article includes information about the contents of the update and how to obtain the update. Issues that are fixed : This update lets servers that are running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2 provide updates to computers…

Hi Everyone, This is our first post in a long while, we've had our heads down ramping up on System Center 2012 and helping the first wave of early adopters. As part of some of the work we've done, we found one common scenario where customers are looking to migrate their server patching from WSUS…