System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) Installation Error code 0x8004FF91

I had provisioned a windows server 2012 R2 (Yes, it is 2012 R2) and while installing the SCEP client (System Center Endpoint Protection client installation files are picked from current branch 2010), it failed with the following error code. Setup - Cannot complete the System Center Endpoint Protection installation. An error has prevented the System…
Troubleshooting WSUSContent folder size when it grows bigger and bigger

I was recently helping out a customer who had issues with wsuscontent folder size which was about 330GB. This folder size usually around 5-6GB if you are not using standalone WSUS or 3rd party updates for patching. This folder primarily stores the information about. 1. Software update end-user license agreement (EULA). 2. Microsoft patches for…
Managing windows updates using Configuration Manager and Group policy

When a Configuration Manager client is installed and configured to use the software updates agent, it will automatically configured with a local Group Policy setting that specifies the Configuration Manager software update point. The Group Policy setting used is the intranet Microsoft update service location, specified as a Windows Update computer administrative template. The following…
Configuration Manager Technical preview 2006 – Allow Intranet clients to scan against CMG Software update point

Microsoft has released Configuration Manager Technical Preview version 2006 with a lot of cloud features. For more information about the features of this preview release, please refer https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/get-started/2020/technical-preview-2006 This Technical preview version is not a baseline version and can be installed only from the in-console update. If you are building a new site, please install…
Failed to install Configmgr Client- The client version does not match the MP version The client will not be installed

I was recently troubleshooting the sccm client installation issue on a server that was configured as a distribution point. Installation of client The client installation setup and process is very simple and straight forward unless you hit issues like this. When I started looking at the client installation log( ccmsetup.log), I saw the below information…