In this post we will look at the steps for installing update 1702 for system center configuration manager. Believe me the update 1702 brings lot of new features and improvements over previous update. In a separate post we will see what’s new in ConfigMgr update 1702. Also we will look at the requirements for installing update 1702 in a separate post. If you are looking for Configuration Manager Build numbers, here is a link.
The new 1702 Update should be available in the Configuration Manager Console under Administration > Overview > Cloud Services > Updates and Servicing. If you don’t find the update yet, don’t panic. You may need to try “Check for Updates” more than once if the package is not downloaded on the first try.
Note that the update is rolled out globally to all the customers. In case you want to get the update quickly, run the powershell script listed here.
Installing update 1702 for System Center Configuration Manager
Let’s see the steps to install update 1702 for system center configuration manager. Click Check for updates and wait until you see Configuration Manager 1702 update in downloading state.
Check the dmpdownloader.log file to monitor the download process. The downloading of update may take significant amount of time based on your internet connectivity speed.
Once the update is downloaded, the state of update 1702 is changed to Available. This means you are good to install the update. Right click the update 1702 and click Install Update Pack. As I mentioned earlier, I am installing this update on my lab setup, I am skipping the Run prerequisite check step. If you are installing this update in production, it is always recommended to run prerequisite check step first.
You will now see Configuration Manager 1702 wizard. Click Next.
As mentioned earlier, SCCM update 1702 comes with lot’s of new features. You can enable the features by ticking them or you could enable it later as well. For now I will not select any features and click Next.
Choose Upgrade without validating and click Next.
Complete the remaining steps by clicking Next and finally click Close.
Using CM trace log tool, open the CMUpdate.log file. You will see content downloaded to your <ConfigMgrInstallDir>\CMUStaging directory.
To view the Configmgr update 1702 installation status, go to Monitoring > Overview > Updates and Servicing Status. Right click update 1702 and click Show Status.
Finally the update 1702 is installed successfully. Post this step you will also see the console is also updated.
Let’s check the site version and console version post update 1702. If you have updated your configuration manager to 1702, the site version is 5.0.8498.1000 and console version is 5.00.8498.1500.