SCCM 2012 R2 Client Auto-Update Feature

One of the more tentative issues when updating a System Center Configuration Manager site as I have written in the previous post is to ensure that each client is also upgraded. This has always been a manual process that takes extra time and care to make sure that the client software is up-to-date across the PC landscape.

The framework for this capability was actually put in place with the release of Service Pack 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, but the feature still wasn’t quite complete.

Microsoft has just released Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 2, which finally brings makes this capability available.

After enabling automatic client upgrade on the site server and applying Cumulative Update 1, a new option will be available during the installation process, allowing administrators to choose automatic client updates.

SCCM 2012 R2 Client Auto-Update Feature

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