Skipping task sequence because it is not active yet

Skipping task sequence because it is not active yet

After upgrading System Center Configuration manager 2012 R2 to SP1 (or 2012 SP2), you might see this problem.

When deploying a OSD Task Sequence and not selecting when the deployment will be available (meaning now):

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SCCM will auto select Schedule when this deployment will become available and setting the date and time to now (your current time):

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But when you for example PXE boot a computer expecting the Task Sequence to be available it might not be so, and in smsts.log you will find the message Skipping Task Sequence because it is not active yet:

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Changing the schedule to yesterday or just one hour back will make the Task Sequence available:

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