Announcement : KB 3054451 Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Released

Hi All :

    Tomorrow, Cumulative Update 5 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager released.

    Regarding how to install CU5, please refer :



   Justin Gao

   Microsoft (China)

Comments (1)

  1. RBogdan says:

    Hello Justin,

    I recently saw a post from Johan Arwidmark and he basically says "don’t deploy CU5 for SCCM 2012 R2, those updates are included in SP2 which is releasing next week, and SP’s are more tested than CU’s."

    Also Sherry Kissinger states that:

    " Regarding CU5 vs SP1; and how close they are being released… working at a company that has different processes around Cumulative Updates vs. Service Packs, we can deploy a Cumulative Update basically during our monthly patching cycle "it’s just an update".
    But for whatever reason politically internally (I can’t explain it), a "Service Pack" requires sign offs, meetings, scheduling during planned, announced, and clearly defined "special maintenance window"… in other words, a CU we can deploy out quickly. but
    a service pack takes longer. "

    So based on their opinions, I believe it’s better to wait for the SP to come out.

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