SCCM – Task Sequence Error 0x80004005

When you try to deploy a machine using a Task Sequence in SCCM, you may get the following error:


An error occurred while retrieving policy for this computer


There are many reasons why you get this error.

One of these reasons could be the network. Please check if your device can contact your SCCM server in order to retrieve all the required information (TS, packages, …) to start the deployment. Check the VLAN, Check your Network Firewall, …

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I work as a System Engineer, based in Switzerland with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 8 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.