Upgrading to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

What’s new in Configuration Manager 2012 R2 I won’t go into great detail of what’s new since it’s fully outlined in detail at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn236351.aspx And here’s the latest documentation library, newly updated for 2012 R2 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg682041.aspx However, some of the more welcome and exciting new features for me are: New ‘Certificate registration point” role provides…


Using Configuration Manager Automatic Client Upgrade to upgrade to the latest System Center Endpoint Protection Client

Update 8/4/2015 – Your voice has been heard!!!  Great news – after upgrading to R2 SP1 with CU1, automatic client upgrades will also install cumulative updates!!  Check it out!  http://blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrteam/archive/2015/08/04/automatically-updating-the-configuration-manager-client.aspx.  If you aren't yet up to R2 SP1 with CU1, the below still applies to you until you get there. The Configuration Manager Automatic Client Upgrade feature…


List of Public Microsoft Support Knowledge Base (KB) Articles for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012)

Keep updated with the latest hotfixes!  This is a great reference to check on first when troubleshooting any issue. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9539.list-of-public-microsoft-support-knowledge-base-kb-articles-for-system-center-2012-configuration-manager-configmgr-2012.aspx?PageIndex=3