If you view the software update reports under
in the Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003
Administrator Console, some reports display incorrect data. For example,
reports such as the Software updates for a specific computer report display
incorrect data if a software update that applies to an SMS client computer no
longer applies. In this example, you install the software update on the SMS
client computer so that the software update is no longer
When this symptom occurs, the status information for the
software update is deleted for all client computers when the updated SMS client
computer reports inventory.
This problem occurs if the software update status table
incorrectly deletes rows from the PatchStatusSummary table in the SMS database.
In this case, when specific rows in PatchStatusSummary table no longer apply to
a single computer, the rows are deleted. Therefore, the rows in the
PatchStatusSummary table have been deleted for all SMS client
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Systems Management Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest Systems Management Server 2003 service pack
following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download
Download the SMS2003-Shttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4ADDA34D-E61D-4CF1-9968-C0C778AA01BB&displaylang=en-KB900401-X86-ENU.exe package now.
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Release Date: September 12, 2005
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
No prerequisites are required.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other software updates.
The English version of this update 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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name
05-Jun-2005 06:16 514 Smsconfig.inf
25-Dec-2003 13:30 2.50.2726.154 40,960 Smsse.dll
The update that is described in this article is also included in
the Microsoft SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates. For information
about how to download the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates, visit
the following Microsoft Web site:
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
For more information about the standard
terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the
following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates