How To Check If A BITS Enabled Distribution Point Is Up And Running like how we check MP

To check if a Management Point is up and running we have the mplist and mpcert http URLs that we can open in Internet Explorer.  We don’t have such URLs to test if a Distribution Point (DP) is up. Management Point and Distribution Point servers are very different roles.  The Management Point is a conduit … Read more

Troubleshooting SMS 2003 MP and SLP

Troubleshooting SMS 2003 MP and SLP This article provides methods to verify the operation of Management Points and Server Locator Points in Microsoft SMS 2003 Test a management point is functioning correctly: https://MP_Server/sms_mp/.sms_aut?mplist – This returns a blank screen if the MP is working correctly. https://MP_Server/sms_mp/.sms_aut?mpcert – This returns a hex string if the MP … Read more

Simple Troubleshooting Management Points

  Just below point when ever you stuck with MP issues 1) Run https://<MP name>/sms_mp/.sms_aut?mplist This returns a blank screen. 2) Run https://<MP name>/sms_mp/.sms_aut?mpcert This returns a long list of numbers and letters. 3) Verify that the DTS Service is enabled. 4) Verify that the Task Scheduler is enabled. 5) Verify that the Windows Management … Read more