Configmgr 2012 SP1 : Broken Applications after upgrading from RTM

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Scenario : Upgrading a Configmgr 2012 RTM environment to a new SP1 environment . It was a standalone primary site RTM Build without any CU (5.00.7711.0000).

Issue : After the upgrade was successfully performed , suddenly all applications within my OSD task sequence start failing with the following error code :

The task sequence failed to install application Intel Management Engine for action (Install HW Driver Applications for HP8540P) in the group () with exit code 615. The operating system reported error 615: The password provided is too short to meet the policy of your user account. Please choose a longer password.

Identifying the cause:  After some checks, I saw that it concerned only applications and I discovered that had no ContentID associated to each Deployment Type. In other words, all the applications created and that are embedded in a TS with no direct deployments attached to the Application.  It appears that the upgrade process broke all applications.

Workaround :

We found a workaround, you have simply to add a comment to each DT and it will update the content ID. Nevertheless, the change means that a redistribution of your application on all your DP’s.

Hope it Helps ,

Kenny Buntinx