Whilst trying to rebuild a device via OSD I noticed that the advertised Task Sequence was not showing up my list of available Task Sequences.

I’m attempting to deploy a Windows 7 TS to my device which is in the Build collection.

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But as mentioned the Task Sequence is not showing up as available.

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I checked the deployment to ensure that it was advertised to PXE clients and it was.

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So it was time to crack open the smsts.log to gather further information. In the log was the following information ‘Skipping Task Sequence CMR0002E because it’s not active yet’

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Hmm. Quick check of my Task Sequence Package ID and, yep it matches.

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So why is it skipping? Seems that with SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 I need to set the option ‘Schedule when this deployment will become available’ in my Task Sequence deployment Scheduling settings from today…

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..to a date in the past, say yesterday.

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Now when I start the build I can see the Task Sequence.

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