Symantec Management Server Error page appears when distributing patches
This often happens after the upgrade to Patch Management Solution 8.1 while staging new Patch Management Packages and creating new Policies.
Web Application Error:
Exception of type 'System' was thrown
Resource target is read only: ''Target Name" (target)
Failed to process web request.
Exception of type 'System' was thrown....
Resource target is read only: ''Target Name" (target-GUID)
Target of current user not found. Well be cloned: 'Target Name' (target-GUID)
A custom target is implemented in the Windows Patch Remediation Settings and they are removed during the upgrade to 8.1; this policy requires at least one active Client Filter targeted per HOWTO79488.
Patch Management 8.1
Work through the following remedial steps:
Confirmed the resolution allowed for resource associations to be built during the Software Update Policy wizard creation process to the newly refreshed target.