In-Place Upgrade From Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012 R2 in Configuration Manager

Overview: With the recent release of Configuration Manager 1602, the product group has now added support to perform an in-place upgrade from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012 R2 on the Site Server. It’s going to be important to get your site server and any site systems running a SUP role to Server 2012 R2…

ConfigMgr Site Restore Fails If Database Has Multiple Database Files

Overview: I recently came across an issue that will cause a ConfigMgr restore to fail. This issue will only apply if you are using the built-in “Backup Site Server” maintenance task and your ConfigMgr database is configured with multiple database files. I was running 15-11, but this will likely affect previous 2012 versions of ConfigMgr….