SCCM Offline Updates

Ted Ringener 1 Reputation point
2021-09-21T10:27:15.467+00:00

I have attempted to run the serviceconnectiontool.exe and I get "ERROR: There may be an issue with internet connection or the download link." My current branch is 1606 and I need to update to be able to support the newer versions of Windows 10. Here is the contents of the serviceconnectiontool.log.
INFO:Telemetry Connect step is running
WARNING:c:\sccm\usagedata.cab signature could not be verified.
INFO:C:\Users\JMRC_DSL\AppData\Local\Temp\SCTtemp\Configmgr_usagedata\E87D9ECE.TEL: UploadTelemetryData transmission a512f5e6-978f-4135-9385-4b2c18801d15 completed successfully
INFO:Telemetry Connect step completed.
INFO:Easy Setup Connect step is running
ERROR:getHKLMKeyValue exception System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
at OfflineConnection.Utils.getHKLMKeyValue(String key, String valuename)
ERROR: Access to registry is denied or Service connection point has not yet been installed
INFO:download link: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=797875
INFO:ConfigMgr.Update.Manifest.cab (size = 16191181 ) downloaded succesfully
ERROR:DownloadLargeFileUsingBITs exception: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.. There may be an issue with internet connection or the download link

Are the links in the ConfigMgr.Update.Manifest.cab file no longer available?

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  1. Limitless Technology 39,501 Reputation points
    2021-09-21T14:29:17.443+00:00

    Hello TedRingener,

    Use the service connection tool when your service connection point is in offline mode. You can also use it when your Configuration Manager site system servers aren't connected to the internet. The tool can help you keep your site up to date with the latest updates to Configuration Manager.

    When you run the tool, it connects to the Configuration Manager cloud service, uploads usage information for your hierarchy, and downloads updates. Uploading usage data is necessary to enable the cloud service to provide the correct updates for your environment.

    The service connection tool is in the Configuration Manager installation media at the following path: SMSSETUP\TOOLS\ServiceConnectionTool\ServiceConnectionTool.exe.

    If the problem persists do follow the below link for a better understanding and execution of the issue.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/servers/manage/use-the-service-connection-tool

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  2. AllenLiu-MSFT 42,901 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-09-22T06:09:48.367+00:00

    Hi, @Ted Ringener
    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Please try to follow the process to see if it helps:

    1. On your SCCM Server
      ServiceConnectionTool.exe -prepare -usagedatadest .\Data\DataUsageData.cab
    2. On your Internet Computer
      serviceconnectiontool.exe -connect -downloadsiteversion -usagedatasrc .\Data -updatepackdest .\Packages
      Be sure you are using the downloadsiteversion argument
    3. On your SCCM Server
      serviceconnectiontool.exe -import -updatepacksrc .\Packages
      After a few minutes, the updates will appear in the SCCM console in "Ready to Download" Status
    4. Restart the SCCM service named "SMS_DMP_DOWNLOADER"
      Be patient few minutes and the status will change to "Downloading"
      You can follow the activities in the logfile named "dmpdownloader.log"
    5. When the status is changed to "Ready to install" --> It's ready to install

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