How to fix SCCM HTTP Error 503 – The service is unavailable

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Friday morning, the sun is shining, coffee is flowing… You monitor your SCCM site and find out that your WSUS Synchronization is failing when it was working perfectly yesterday. The first error that you encounter is SCCM HTTP Error 503 The service is unavailable in a couple of places: In Wsyncmgr.log:  Sync failed: The request failed with HTTP status 503: Service Unavailable. Source: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy.CreateUpdateServer In Component Status : Monitor / System Status / Component Status SMS_WSUS_SYNC_Manager is in a warning state: WSUS Synchronization failed. Message: The request failed with HTTP status 503: Service Unavailable. Source:Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy.CreateUpdateServer If you try to access the URL for the WSUS Administration website (ex: http://SCCM2012:8530) it fails with the error: HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable What cause SCCM HTTP Error 503 ? Don’t panic, this issues can usually be fixed easily…but not that quickly. There are two main causes of this error: The WsusPool Application Pool … Read More

How to install SCCM 2012 R2 Asset Intelligence Synchronization Point

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In the first part of this SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe how to install the numerous Site Systems roles available in SCCM. Role installation order is not important, you can install roles independently of others. This part will describe the Asset Intelligence Synchronization Point (AISP) Role description The AISP is used to connects to Microsoft in order to download Asset Intelligence catalog information and upload uncategorized titles. For more information about planning for Asset Intelligence, see Prerequisites for Asset Intelligence in Configuration Manager. This is not a mandatory Site System but we recommend to install the AISP if you are planning to use Asset Intelligence. Read our blog post on Why should you use Asset Intelligence in … Read More