Step-by-step SCCM 1511 Migration to New Hardware

Jonathan LefebvreSCCM134 Comments

Update 2018-04-05 : See our new guide that covers this topic and gives all up-to-date scenario With the latest version of SCCM 1511, many admins will be tempted to move to latest operating system and SQL versions. Considering Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL 2008 R2 are already on extended support and the way SCCM 1511 is designed for future upgrades, it can be good time to do a SCCM 1511 migration with the latest OS and SQL. As of now, all system roles of SCCM 1511 are supported on Windows Server 2008 R2, but if you are planning to use Windows 10 Servicing, you must use WSUS 4.0 from Windows Server 2012 and up. If you’re planning this scenario, you have 2 choices : Install a new server with SQL and use backup/restore function before upgrading to 1511. In that case, we recommend doing it in the following steps : Backup/restore on the new OS (The new machine … Read More