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Failed to publish Remote Registry Memory Leak Fix - KB2699780. Unable to find database configuration value

Updated June 16, 2017


The following error message is displayed after deploying a created custom package using the Update Management Wizard:

The summary of the results of publishing the packages:
Package: Remote Registry Memory Leak Fix - KB2699780
Status: Failure
Message: Failed to publish Remote Registry Memory Leak Fix - KB2699780. Unable to find 
database configuration value.


The following errors are also found in the stack trace log:

2017/06/14 13:09:31:723 PID: 5456 TID: 3008 [ERROR] UpdateServer::ShouldOnlyRevisePackage() failed.
Message: The specified item could not be found in the database.
Stack Trace: at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.SoapExceptionProcessor.DeserializeAndThrow(SoapException soapException)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.DatabaseAccess.AdminDataAccessProxy.ExecuteSPGetUpdateById(String preferredCulture, UpdateRevisionId id)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.Update.GetById(UpdateRevisionId id, UpdateServer updateServer)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.UpdateServer.GetUpdate(UpdateRevisionId id)
at EminentWare.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateServer.ShouldOnlyRevisePackage(PublishSoftwareItem item, String sdpxmlfile)
2017/06/14 13:09:32:425 PID: 5456 TID: 3008 [ERROR] Failed to publish update: custom package trying to publish KB123456 Message: Unable to find database configuration value. Stack Trace:
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.DatabaseConfiguration.GetDatabaseConfiguration(String& serverName, String& databaseName, AuthenticationMode& authenticationMode, String& userName, String& password, String& windowsInternalDatabaseInstanceName)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.DatabaseConfiguration.Load()
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.ClassFactory.CreateWellKnownType(Type type, Object[] args)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.ClassFactory.CreateInstance(Type type, Object[] args)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.GenericDataAccess.ExecuteSP(String spName, DBParameterCollection args, IExecuteSPHandler handler, Int32 queryTimeoutInSeconds)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.DatabaseAccess.CommonDataAccess.ExecuteSPSingleValue(String spName, DBParameterCollection args, Int32 queryTimeoutInSeconds)
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.Publisher.SignPackageCab()
at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.Publisher.PublishPackage(String sourcePath, String additionalSourcePath, String packageDirectoryName)
at EminentWare.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateServer.PublishUpdates()


  • Patch Manager 2.1.1
  • Remote WSUS and SQL Server database


The following are the causes of this issue:

  • This is known bug in Microsoft.
  • The WSUS content folder is hosted on a Uniform Naming Convention (UNC) file share.
  • WSUS uses a remote WSUS database (SUSDB).
  • A WSUS remoting API, such as Remote Server Administration Tool or Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), is used on a different server to publish the custom updates.

When the WSUS server is configured to host update content on a UNC file share, the API retrieves the path to the share from the database. However, instead of calling the remote WebService to query the SUSDB information from the remote WSUS, the API tries to connect locally to a database. Because WSUS is not installed locally, the API cannot find a database, and the publication of custom updates fails.


Apply the Microsoft hotfix to resolve this issue.

(© 2017 Microsoft, available at, obtained on June 15, 2017.)


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