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Task Service shows as Pending Reboot

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Article ID: 227534

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Products

IT Management Suite

Issue/Introduction

Task Service in Site Server settings page, shows the status 'Pending Reboot' every day. 

After rebooting it is getting fixed but the next day, same issue would happen.

Cause

Some tasks and policies which require reboot was targeting the site servers incorrectly. 

Task or Policies like Altiris Agent Upgrade or Install.

Environment

Release : 8.x

Resolution

Open the Symantec Management Agent on the site server and check:

  • Task History
  • Software Delivery tab

and find the tasks or policies which has targeted this site server. 

Additional Information

209515 "After upgrade to ITMS 8.6, Task Servers are listed as "Pending Reboot""