System Center 2012 SMS_SITE_DISTRIBUTION_MANAGER Critical Error

Use the following procedure I Think you can fix your error, that applies to Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 also Server 2012.

  • On the Windows Server computer, navigate to Start / All Programs / Administrative Tools / Server Manager to start Server Manager. In Server Manager, select the Features node, and then click Add Features to start the Add Features Wizard.
  • On the Select Features page of the Add Features Wizard:

>>  For Windows Server 2008, select the BITS Server Extensions check box. For Windows Server 2008 R2, select the Background Intelligent Transfer Services (BITS) check box. When prompted, click Add Required Role Services to add the dependent components, including the Web Server (IIS) role.

>>  Select the Remote Differential Compression check box, and then click Next.

  • On the Web Server (IIS) page of the Add Features Wizard, click Next.
  • On the Select Role Services page of the Add Features Wizard:

>>  Windows Server 2008 R2 only: For Common HTTP Features, select the WebDAV Publishing check box.

>>  For Application Development, select the ASP.NET check box and, when prompted, click Add Required Role Services to add the dependent components.

Note :The ASP check box must also be selected if the site system will be configured as a reporting point.

>>  For Security, select the Windows Authentication check box.

>>  In the Management Tools node, for IIS 6 Management Compatibility, ensure that both the IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and IIS 6 WMI Compatibility check boxes are selected, and then click Next.

  • On the Confirmation page, click Install, and then complete the rest of the wizard.
  • Click Close to exit the Add Features Wizard, and then close Server Manager.

Enable WebDAV and create an Authoring Rule


  1. Navigate to Start / All Programs / Administrative Tools / Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager to start Internet Information Services 7 Application Server Manager.
  2. In the Connections pane, expand the Sites node, and then click Default Web Site if you are using the default Web site for the site system or SMSWEB if you are using a custom Web site for the site system.
  3. In the Features View, double-click WebDAV Authoring Rules.
  4. With the WebDAV Authoring Rules page displayed, in the Actions pane, click Enable WebDAV.
  5. In the Actions pane, click Add Authoring Rule.
  6. In the Add Authoring Rule dialog box, for Allow access to, select All content.
  7. For Allow access to this content to, select All users.
  8. For Permissions, select Read, and then click OK.

Use the following procedure to change the property behavior of WebDAV on Windows Server.

  1. In the WebDAV Authoring Rules page, in the Actions pane, click WebDAV Settings.
  2. In the WebDAV Settings page, for Property Behavior, set Allow anonymous property queries to True.
  3. Set Allow Custom Properties to False.
  4. Set Allow property queries with infinite depth to True.
  5. For a distribution point that is enabled for Allow clients to transfer content from this distribution point using BITS, HTTP, and HTTPS, for WebDAV Behavior, set Allow hidden files to be listed to True.
  6. In the Action pane, click Apply.
  7. Close Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  8. Restart IIS

Now Check Your Error Fix or Not 

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