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Adding a client machine using the First Time Usage Wizard generates errors


When you Select Administration and Reporting and run the First Time Usage Wizard to add a client machine, duplicate key errors display in the console. 


All Patch Manager versions


The client machines are configured with a group policy, which conflict with the First Time Usage Setup Wizard. 


To add a client machine using the wizard, perform the following steps:

  1. Log in to the Patch Manager server.
  2. Open the Local Group Policy Editor.
    In a Run dialog box, execute: 
  3. Expand Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components and select Windows Update.
  4. Set the following settings to Not configured:
    • Configure Automatic Updates
    • Specify intranet Microsoft update service location
  5. Close the Local Group Policy Editor.
  6. Access the client machine.
  7. Open a Run dialog box and execute:
    gpudate /force
  8. Open the Patch Manager Admin Console.
  9. In the navigation pane, select Administration and Reporting.
  10. In the Administrative Tasks pane, click First Time Usage Wizard.
  11. Click Tell Us About Your Environment.
  12. Click Add a computer, complete the fields, and click Add.
  13. Select the WSUS server and complete the remaining selections. 
    The client machine is added.


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