ConfigMgr 2012 R2 Upgrade Checklist

My last post in this space was on 2012/08/09. I thought this is good time to post another helpful tips on SCCM 2012 R2 upgrade with a checklist. Now we start planning the upgrade from SCCM ConfigMgr 2012 Sp1 to SCCM 2012 R2. As First step, I would perform is download all the binaries including Windows ADK 8.1, Prerequisite Files for ConfigMgr R2 and CM2012 R2.

ConfigMgr SCCM 2012 R2 Upgrade Checklist

  1. All the sites in the hierarchy must have ConfigMgr SCCM 2012 SP1. If you’ve not upgraded SCCM 2012 RTM to SP1. Have a look at the SP1 upgrade checklist here.
  2. Top to Down approach. Need to upgrade the CAS server (if you’ve one) first then primary and it’s secondary servers.
  3. No need to update remote Site System servers (remote DPs, MPs, SUPs). However, ensure that prerequisite for installed site system roles.

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