Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 CU4 Installation Guide

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Here’s a step-by-step SCCM 2012 R2 CU4 Installation guide. Installing SCCM cumulative updates is very important to your infrastructure. It fix lots of issues, which some of them are important. As this is a cumulative update, you don’t have to install prior CU(1,2,3) before installing CU4. CU4 contains all the fixes included in previous CU. Improvements/Fixes Follow this Microsoft Support page to see a full list of issues that are fixed. Windows Powershell changes are document on Microsoft Support as well. There’s no new major functionality in CU4. It mostly applies the latest KB and fixes known bugs. The more important one is … Read More

SCCM 2012 Secondary Site Installation

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Determining if you need a Primary Site, Secondary Site or only a Site System Role (MP,SUP) in your SCCM hierarchy can lead to confusion. This post will focus on the Secondary Site installation. What is exactly his role ? A Secondary Site controls content distribution for clients in remote locations across links that have limited network bandwidth. It’s always child site of the Primary Site and it’s managed though the SCCM console. To determine if you should install one, read the Technet documentation or follow Kent Agerlund (Enterprise Client Management MVP) rules of thumb : Install a Secondary Site only if one of the following … Read More

SCCM 2012 Distribution Point Installation

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SCCM 2012 Distribution point Installation

In the first part of this SCCM 2012 and SCCM 1511 blog series, we planned our hierarchy, prepared our SCCM Server and Active Directory. In part 2, we installed and configured SQL in order to install SCCM. In part 3, we installed a stand-alone SCCM Primary site. In the next 16 parts, we will describe how to install the numerous site systems roles available in SCCM 2012 R2 and SCCM 1511. Role installation order is not important, you can install roles independently of others. In this part, we will describe how to perform a SCCM 2012 or SCCM 1511 distribution point installation. I saw a … Read More

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 CU2 Installation Guide

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SCCM 2012 R2 CU2

Step-by-Step SCCM 2012 R2 CU2 Installation guide As promised in my previous blog entry, here’s a step-by-step SCCM 2012 R2 CU2 installation guide. Installing SCCM cumulative updates is very important to your infrastructure. It fix lots of issues, which some of them are important. To see a full list of Issues that are fixed: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2970177/en-us You no longer have download lots of separate hotfix, everything is bundled in a Cumulative Update package. If you haven’t installed CU1, skip it and install only CU2. If you have already installed CU1, go ahead and install CU2. Installing this update is very similar to CU1. … Read More