Article ID: 971223 - View products that this article applies to.
On System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based systems, the following products are not listed as supported platforms for software distribution, for software update management, or for desired configuration management:
This problem occurs because these platforms were not included in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 as supported platforms for software distribution, for software update deployment, or for desired configuration management.
Service Pack InformationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, available from this Microsoft web site: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3318741a-c038-4ab1-852a-e9c13f8a8140
For a list of issues resolved in this service pack, click on the following article number in the Microsoft Knowledgebase:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971348/ )List of hotfixes and updates that are contained in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesYou must have System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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To work around this problem, click to select the This program can run on any platform check box for software distribution program configurations. Then, click to select the All Windows Platforms check box for configuration items.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
After you install this hotfix, the following products are added as the supported platforms:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971224/ )Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are not listed as supported platforms in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971225/ )Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are not listed as supported platforms in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates