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cannot establish connection to DP

    Question

  • Many of the packges are showing as install pending from the central site, in the distribution point residing on the primary box we are getting below error message in distmgr.log

    Cannot establish connection to ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\

    Please guide on troubleshooting steps


    Thanks Shankar K

    Monday, March 12, 2012 5:25 AM

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  • Please check if server is active and it has enough rights to push the package to server

    check CAS site server has admin rights on DP server

    check this out http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_denmark_premier_field_engineering_config_manager_blog/archive/2011/07/08/config-manager-2007-distribution-manager-cannot-establish-connection-to-remote-distribution-point.aspx


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    Eswar Koneti | My Tech blog: www.eskonr.com | Linkedin: Eswar Koneti

    Monday, March 12, 2012 6:47 AM
  • server is very much active. the given link is for server 2008, our server is of 2003 OS

    Thanks Shankar K

    Monday, March 12, 2012 7:32 AM
  • verify SCCM site server computer account is part of administrative group on DP

    Syed Kasif

    Monday, March 12, 2012 8:00 AM
  • this is their as this DP role has been assigned on the primary box itself.


    Thanks Shankar K

    Monday, March 12, 2012 9:50 AM
  • name resolution happening to MY-SCCM-PS01?

    try accessing the DP share if it works from central ?

    what does more info from distmgr.log says ?


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    Eswar Koneti | My Tech blog: www.eskonr.com | Linkedin: Eswar Koneti

    Monday, March 12, 2012 10:24 AM
  •  Name resolution happening, below is the distmgr.log from the primary server where the DP role has been assigned



    Start adding package to server
    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\...               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\
    is NOT a Branch
    DP               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Start adding package to server
    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\...               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Attempting to add or update a package on a distribution
    point. 
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM         15476
    (0x3C74)



    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\
    is NOT a Branch
    DP               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Will wait for 2 threads to end.   
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Attempting to add or update a package on a distribution
    point. 
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM         12900
    (0x3264)



    Thread Handle = 16028 
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Thread Handle = 14696 
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    for
    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\,
    logged-on as
    WIPRO\SCCMSVC               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    15476 (0x3C74)



    for
    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\,
    logged-on as
    Live\SCCMACC               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    12900 (0x3264)



    STATMSG: ID=2342 SEV=I LEV=M SOURCE="SMS Server"
    COMP="SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER" SYS=MY-SCCM-PS01 SITE=MYS PID=3288
    TID=15476 GMTDATE=Tue Mar 13 02:49:56.985 2012 ISTR0="Patchs for windows
    2003" ISTR1="["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"
    ISTR2="" ISTR3="" ISTR4="" ISTR5=""
    ISTR6="" ISTR7="" ISTR8="" ISTR9=""
    NUMATTRS=2 AID0=400 AVAL0="CEN0010D" AID1=404 AVAL1="["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    15476 (0x3C74)



    STATMSG: ID=2342 SEV=I LEV=M SOURCE="SMS Server"
    COMP="SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER" SYS=MY-SCCM-PS01 SITE=MYS PID=3288
    TID=12900 GMTDATE=Tue Mar 13 02:49:56.985 2012 ISTR0="Patchs for windows
    2003" ISTR1="["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"
    ISTR2="" ISTR3="" ISTR4="" ISTR5=""
    ISTR6="" ISTR7="" ISTR8="" ISTR9=""
    NUMATTRS=2 AID0=400 AVAL0="CEN0010D" AID1=404
    AVAL1="["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:56 AM    12900 (0x3264)



    Cannot establish connection to
    ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    12900 (0x3264)



    Error occurred. 
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    12900 (0x3264)



    Performing error cleanup prior to
    returning.      
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    12900 (0x3264)



    DP thread with array index 1
    ended.      
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    DP thread with thread handle 14696 and thread ID 12900
    ended.             
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM         11376 (0x2C70)



    Will wait for 1 threads to end.   
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Thread Handle = 16028 
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    11376 (0x2C70)



    Established connection to ["Display=\\MY-SCCM-PS01\"]MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    15476 (0x3C74)



    Signature share exists on distribution point path
    MSWNET:["SMS_SITE=MYS"]\\MY-SCCM-PS01\SMSSIG$\               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    15476 (0x3C74)



    The compressed files for package CEN0010D hasn't arrived
    from site CEN yet, will retry
    later.               
    SMS_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER             
    3/13/2012 8:19:57 AM    15476 (0x3C74)



    Thanks Shankar K

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012 3:52 AM
  • can you check SCCMSVC account has enough rights to distribute the package ?

    are you not using system account ?


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    Eswar Koneti | My Tech blog: www.eskonr.com | Linkedin: Eswar Koneti

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012 7:44 AM
  • You may refer to the steps in the following KB article to narrow down the cause of this issue:

    How to troubleshoot common causes of Systems Management Server failure to connect to a distribution point


    Sabrina

    TechNet Community Support

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012 9:42 AM
  • Hi Sabrina

    really got confused about how to create NAL registry key can you please guide me what are the registry key and DWORD and value i have to set.

    Please excuse me for the trouble.


    Thanks Shankar K

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012 11:21 AM
  • followed all the steps still no improvement, any other suggestion.

    Thanks Shankar K

    Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:37 AM
  • In my case, this error occurred when the Site Server couldn't resolve the FQDN of the remote DP.


    Mike Crowley | MVP
    My Blog -- Planet Technologies

    Monday, July 22, 2013 5:13 PM