1709 and Essentials 2012 R2

On December 31, 2017, in news, by susan

I’ve seen several posts and had several people indicate that the upgrade to 1709 kills the connector software on Essentials 2012 R2.   However, I’m finding in my own tests that when I have rebooted three times after installing the 1709, the connector lights up again and is connected.

If you have issues, some in this thread have indicated that the following works:

“But you can start the following exe (on the client) to reregister the client:

C:\Program Files\Windows Server\Bin\ClientDeploy.exe

After this the client is online in the dashboard and the backup works also.”


One Response to 1709 and Essentials 2012 R2

  1. Pete Perry says:

    I see this on Windows Server 2016 too. Mentioned methods to fix work just them same. I’ve flushing DNS and sometimes on the first reboot the connector come alive again.