"Client has initiated asynchronous policy execution" - Return Code 1354

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        This article covers one of the reasons you might be facing this message. If you want to have a detailed troubleshooting guidance, please read the following article: How to troubleshoot tasks hung with a status of "Client has initiated asynchronous policy execution"





    This message is present in LANDESK Management Suite 9.6    [26.11.14]






    When trying to deploy a package, whatever Task settings you use, you might see this message:

    Client has initiated asynchronous policy execution








    This message tells you that the Client is trying to pull a policy from the Core Server and does not manage to get it as it looks to get stuck in a loop.

    This highlights a communication issue between them.


    It can be that:


    • The IP Address has changed and has not been updated which leads to a wrong identification process during Policysync
    • The Common Base Agent is not installed / loaded and does not get contacted by the Core
    • The Client has the wrong information in its registry that points to another Core Server


    There might be other issues that will be reported if recognized.






    As explained earlier, we have to check these settings in order to ensure our Core and Client are ready not only to see each other, but to exchange data.


    To do so, follow the next steps:



    I.    Common Base Agent



    From the Core Server


    Right click on one of the client machine that has the issue and click "Properties"



    What is important here is the Common Base Agent status.


    If the status is: Not loaded



    If the status is: Loaded


    Go to the next step.



    II.  Miniscan



    Take note of your Client IP address, in our example:



    Then go on your Client machine and check your actual IP address:



    If the IP address is the same, go to step III. Full Synchronization


    If the IP address is not the same as the one you had earlier on the Console, run the following command from the client machine:

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\LDISCN32.EXE" /V /mini



    And execute a PolicySync:

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\PolicySync.exe"



    This will verify and update your IP address to the Core Server and then trigger the APM page from the Core with the correct Client information. Your task will then continue.



    III.  Full Synchronization



    If the Common Base Agent is Loaded and the IP address is not different from the one you actually have, then the message is showing because one or more files / components have changed during the task deployment.


    In order to be sure that your Core Server and Client are properly up to date one for the other, you can launch a full synchronization scan from your client machine:

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\LDISCN32.EXE" /NOUI /SYNC



    This will send not a delta but all the data from the client to the Core without showing any user interface.


    And execute a PolicySync:

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\PolicySync.exe"

    Now your task should be running as expected.



    If you see that your task remains in the "Task Queued at Client for Execution" status after that, please read the following article: How to resolve "Task Queued at Client for Execution"