System Center & Automation

TagWindows Server 2016

In-place OS Upgrade of Orchestrator

Since the EOL of Windows Server 2012 R2 has been announced, it is time to upgrade the OS of the System Center products to Server 2016. In this post, I will show the steps for in-place upgrade of SCO management server (1807) which has all the Orchestrator services. The OS upgrade is straight forward and may take up to 90 minutes depending on your environment. Stop all Orchestrator services...

In-place OS Upgrade of Configuration Manager

In this post, I will show the steps of upgrading SCCM OS from Windows Server 2012 R2 to 2016. First, remove the WSUS role and System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) client from the server if they are installed. Locate the Windows Server 2016 installation media and start the upgrade process. Make sure your Antivirus software is compatible with 2016 otherwise you will be prompted to uninstall it...

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