SCCM 2007 Branch DP won't install software

Posted on 2014-07-22
Last Modified: 2014-07-24
We have one site system and recently decided to add three additional branch DP's for our three remote locations. I added the three servers in the Site Settings as protected and have selected the proper Boundary. The boundaries were setup by a prior person as IP ranges with a slow connection. The servers are also in the DP's under the package. In the Package settings on the Distribution Settings tab, i have "auto download content" selected as well as "make this package available on protected DP...." Under the Advertisement settings, i have "download content and run locally" selected.  I also unchecked "allow clients to fall back to unprotected DP....."

The software is located on the BDP as i have verified it is there in the SMSPKGS$ folder. In the Advertisement status viewer, it showed message ID 1002 and then 1035 but nothing else. That was a a few hours ago. The software that i am testing on just one machine is not that big, but we are wanting to push out Office 2013 to our remote sites in the few weeks.  I have initiated the machine policy cycle on the client as well as restarted the client. i have also initiated Branch DP Maintenance task on the remote server.

What am i doing wrong that the software will not install at the branch location?

Question by:jwcchelpdesk
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Expert Comment

by:Nagendra Pratap Singh
ID: 40213845
Attach execmgr.log , locationservices.log here.

Author Comment

ID: 40214159

do you want the logs from the primary site system or the Branch DP?
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by:Nagendra Pratap Singh
ID: 40215105
well from the target machine.

Also did your branch DP work earlier?
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Author Comment

ID: 40215158
Attached are the two logs files from the client machine, and this is the first time we are working with Branch DP's.
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Nagendra Pratap Singh earned 500 total points
ID: 40215242
Seems to be a boundary issue

Calling back with the following distribution points      LocationServices      22-07-2014 16:00:00      3344 (0x0D10)
Distribution Point='\\\SMSPKGS$\2170004B\', Locality='REMOTE', DPType='BRANCH', Version='6487', Capabilities='<Capabilities SchemaVersion="1.0"><Property Name="WOL" Version="1"/></Capabilities>', Signature=''      LocationServices      22-07-2014 16:00:00      3344 (0x0D10)

ContentAvailable ignoring update with no DPs for content request ID

Add a iprange boundary which has few ips including one of the target machine and add the DP to it. Let us see how it goes.

Author Comment

ID: 40216864
Modifying the boundary to a smaller range worked for the one test machine, and it appears to be working fine for the rest of the computers at the remote location.

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