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Task Sequence Missing package error message include Package ID

When a package is missing on a distribution point for a task sequence, the error message used to include the package ID, so we knew which package to deploy. That is now missing in the latest build. Now it's a guessing game on what's missing. Return the Package ID so that troubleshooting gets easier, not prettier.

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Explanation of behavior:

If you select a task sequence which has a missing reference the Deploy option is inactive (grayed out) – that’s done to prevent deployment when all required content is not available.

The task sequences view also has the References tab which shows the distribution status of all statically referenced packages

Editing the task sequence with a missing reference will pop a dialog listing any missing references

If you launch via PXE any missing references are listed – the package Id or App Scope are shown with the message to validate content and use the retry to refresh policy.


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