Patches are not deploying due to insufficient permissions on target machine.

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Article ID: 171223

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Patch Management Solution for Windows

Issue/Introduction

While trying to install patches with a user that does not have local admin rights in the target computer, the installations are failing with below error. Failed to launch SWD task 'kb4078130.exe for MSNS18-01-4078130' with command line 'swuenv.bat && call "%InstallToolsPath_832C527C-B9C9-46FB-B1F1-2F35434FF90D%\AeXPatchDeployment.exe" -DeploymentId=0001cc2c-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 -LanguageGroup=0': Unable to add run as account to admin group A member could not be added to or removed from the local group because the member does not exist. (1387)

Resolution

User needs to be either local administrator or system account (appid) should be used.