17 comments to Configure the Network Access Account in SCCM 2012

  • Rob

    Thanks James, you’re a gent – my first 2012 OSD is now up and running :) Keep up the good work!

  • Thanks! I was looking for this earlier today — couldn’t find it for the life of me! :)

    Cheers,
    Trevor Sullivan

  • Paul Scaife

    Hi James,

    Still having trouble’s pushing the client to test machines in a lab environment, I keep getting,

    Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlQueryException: The SMS Provider reported an error. —> System.Management.ManagementException: Generic failure
    at System.Management.ManagementException.ThrowWithExtendedInfo(ManagementStatus errorCode)
    at System.Management.ManagementObject.InvokeMethod(String methodName, ManagementBaseObject inParameters, InvokeMethodOptions options)
    at Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlConnectionManager.ExecuteMethod(String methodClass, String methodName, Dictionary`2 methodParameters, Boolean traceParameters)
    — End of inner exception stack trace —
    at Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlConnectionManager.ExecuteMethod(String methodClass, String methodName, Dictionary`2 methodParameters, Boolean traceParameters)
    at Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlConnectionManager.ExecuteMethod(String methodClass, String methodName, Dictionary`2 methodParameters)
    at Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.AdminConsole.ClientPushInstallation.ConfigureClientType.PostApply(BackgroundWorker worker, DoWorkEventArgs e)

    Any ideas?

    Cheers,
    Paul.

  • Pete

    Thanks James! I was looking for this.

  • Ola Holtberget

    Nice post, but seems to be outdated for the RTM version where they changed it (again). Mind updating?

    Keep up the good work!

  • @Ola: It has changed a tiny bit in the RTM version indeed.
    You still need to go to the Administration pane, expand Site Operations and click on Sites,
    Then, right-click on the Site you want to set up the account for, and select “Configure Site Components”
    Then, select “Software Distribution”, and finally click on the “Network Access Account” tab
    Regards,

  • Thank you James, you made my day.

  • Justin Simoni

    James, you are the man! I thought I might get away with the default setting as my software deployments were working, but alas, all was not well in the task sequence. The software installation failures occured right after the SCCM client gets installed and initiated. After reading your post, the light went off and I re-enabled the Network Access Account (another thank you ’cause I could not find where it was hidded for the life of me!) and viola!

  • Dan Tackett

    Thank you, I want to go ahead and throw this out there so this page is hit on a search.
    I got this error:
    “failed to run the action: use toolkit package” 0×80070002

    This was because I did not have this set up. Even though other sites talk about checking this I had no idea where to find it.

    Great Tutorial!

  • Jason Merritt

    Thanks man, been looking everywhere for this.

  • terry

    so…
    I dont have that menu option at all, Is there a role I’m missing
    Its setup as a DP/Suftware point

    Primary single site

  • Parveen

    above are the steps for SCCM 2012 beta or RC . in 2012 RTM first it’ “SITE CONFIGURATION”

    Riight click on SITE for which you want to configure and then in the Ribbon displays a SETTINGS > COnfigure SIte COmponenets > Software Distribution

  • Steven Stirling

    Does this account need to be a domain admin, or just a regular account? Where is it accessing on the SCCM server?

  • hasanreza

    Thanks Man , I respect your gr8 working attitute and GSOH (Good Sence of Humor)

  • Phil Crawford

    I have had OSD working without a Network Access Account for ages. Went on an OSD course and set up a valid NA account on return. (Previous one had been deleted due to inactivity.)
    Since then, in spite of the fact that my client settings don’t require Network Access Protection,I can see my OSD clients getting blocked from setting up an IPSec connection (SEP as host-based firewall) at the DPs. Is this expected?
    Running SCCM 2012 SP1 with CU3.

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