Error: Unable to find a valid site server for computer

Article:TECH174733  |  Created: 2011-11-17  |  Updated: 2012-11-20  |  Article URL
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SMP server logs have the following errors


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Date: 4/11/2011 8:56:59 AM
Tick Count: 1300932515
Process: AtrsHost (15964)
Thread ID: 95
Module: AtrsHost.exe
Source: Altiris.TaskManagement.ClientTask.BaseClientTask.TryUpdateSiteAssignmentsForUnmanagedDevices
Description: BaseClientTask.TryUpdateSiteAssignmentsForUnmanagedDevices():  Unable to find a valid site server for computer 842a71c0-6973-4eaa-81fb-7ed4360b0e4d


SMP 7.0 SP5 MR4


Large number of invalid users were imported from AD import.


To verify that you have a similar issue.
1. SMP Console > Manage > Users
Take a look at Total count? Is it normal.

2. Logs Error had similar names mentioned within users sections.

3. Run the following SQL
select * from vUser v1
where v1.Name like ''

4. If there are users with blank name etc
a) INSERT INTO ItemToDelete SELECT Guid, GETDATE() FROM vUser v1 WHERE v1.Name like ''

b) Run NS.Daily from windows scheduled tasks i.e. Control Panel > Scheduled Tasks

Those Blank user records will be removed.

5. No more errors were reported in logs assoicated with those GUIDs.
and lots of following messages were seen i.e. Reclaimed license for resource 'GUID'

6. If required run NS.Complete Resource Membership Update



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