SCCM 2012 Agents Not Installing

jhakie used Ask the Experts™
I just started rolling out agents to to all my systems on my network and everything went well except that the SCCM 2012 agents will not install any Windows 2003 x86 or x64 boxes.

Anyone else seen this behavior?
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Is this for both manual and automatic installation?


yes, both. when I manually attempt to install, it installs the 'ccmsetup' service but it's not running and it won't start either.
have you checked the log on the local client
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where would this log file be located? I can't seem to find it anywhere...
on the local client C:\Windows\ccmsetup\ccmsetup.log if the folder structure isnt there then then take a look at the server log C:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\Logs\ccm.log


ahhh, found it.

"This operating system does not contain the correct version of BITS. BITS 2.5 or later is required."

Let me update that and see if it fixed the issue.

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