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Troubleshooting management points for SMS 2003

Download detailed information about troubleshooting management points for SMS 2003.

This document provides detailed information about troubleshooting management points for SMS 2003. This information includes low-level details, a success and failure checklist for setup, an installation walkthrough, key flowcharts and troubleshooting tips.

Use this information to thoroughly understand how this SMS 2003 feature works, to monitor the activity of components relevant to management points and to troubleshoot problems associated with management points.

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System Requirements:

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP.
  • Microsoft Word 97 or greater
    Microsoft Word 97/2000 Viewer


Rod Trent, manager of and a Microsoft MVP, is an expert on Microsoft Systems Management Server. He has more than 18 years of IT experience -- eight of which have been dedicated to SMS. He is the author of Microsoft SMS Installer, Admin911: SMS, and IIS 5.0: A Beginner's Guide and has written thousands of articles on technology topics. He can be reached at

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