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SCCM Site Back-Up Failure

SCCM site back-up is one of the essential back op options. Even your environment is stable, you may receive alerts in smsbkup.log as below: Cannot find the dependent writer. The dependant component cannot be backed up.AddDependentComponent(pDependency) failed. Error code = 0x80,004,005.Error description = .Error: GatherWriterMetadata failed. This error indicates that either SMS_SITE_VSS_WRITER or...

SQL 2016 upgrade for SCCM Server

In this post, I will show how to upgrade the SQL server of SCCM from 2012 S3 to 2016 SP1. Requirements: SCCM server with min SQL 2012 SP3 SQL Server 2016 SP1 installation media The overall steps for upgrading the SQL: Uninstall Reporting Services Point role. (Optional) Uninstall SQL Reporting services. (Optional) Remove/Delete SQL report server DB and log files. (Optional) Stop SCCM services...

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