2. Read through and click next on the before you begin screen,
3. It should select the upgrade option by default and click next.
4. Accept the prereq licensing and click next.
5. Specify and select the download location and click next. In my example I already downloaded the files.
6. Confirm and next the next two language pages.
7. Click next on the settings summary.
8. Review the prerequisite check, take a BIG breath and click next. The upgrade will begin so no going back…
Note: There is a bug on the install which throws a warning regarding the OS not being supported if installing on Windows Server 2012 R2. You can ignore this.
9. The upgrade will start and you can monitor the progress by viewing the log (option to open on the bottom right)
10. When the core setup is complete, DON’T close the wizard and check the log to confirm upgrade successful.
The wizard will indicate when the rest of the components are completed.
Optionally (or if you closed the wizard by accident like me :S) check the following logs to see the status in Program FilesMicrosoft Configuration ManagerLogs to see the status.
Notice the last message still references 2012, got to it love it :).
I found the Compsumm.log most useful as you could see the components slowly go down as they were getting installed.
PANIC, PANIC, PANIC
1. As above there is a bug on the install which throws a warning regarding the OS not being supported if installing on Windows Server 2012 R2. You can ignore this.
2. When running the console on the primary server, I got this message.
This was due to the console install failing because there were still sessions on the server. Installing the console from the splash screen fixed the issue.
Install Hotfix KB3127032 After the installation is complete. Apply KB3127032, this hotfix is to fix Windows 10 upgrades not downloading in System Center Configuration Manager. it’s just a SQL fix and can be downloaded below.
2. Run the install with admin rights then click next to start the installation.
3. Accept the license agreement and click next.
4. Click next on the custom step pane.
5. Optionally agree or disagree to the customer experience improvement program.
6. Start the installation.
7. When MDT is installed click finish.
8. Run the Configure ConfigMgr Integration Tool
9. Confirm the configuration is correct and click next.
10. Click finish and your good to go.
With 1511 there is a new tab to upgrade clients automatically. This setting can be found under Administration > Hierarchy Settings > Client Upgrade.
The pre-production client version isn’t something live yet from the looks of it but we created a collection ready for when this does become active. This feature will allow client upgrades to be sent out to test collections first.
Post Configuration Settings
Configure Software Update Point:
For Windows 10 upgrading, you need to ensure the software update point components are updated to include Upgrades and Windows 10 product (if not already done so.).
1. Launch the Configuration Manager Console
2. Go to Administation Sites and drop the configure site components setting from the top ribbon. Then select Software Update Point.
3. Tick Upgrades from the classification and Windows 10 from the products tabs.
4. Click Apply and OK.
If you have Windows 7 boot images (Version 6.3), you will find they are only now read-only. This is because the different ADK versions. It’s is recommended to keep in mind you may have to update your builds to newer boot images if you need to add new drivers at a later stage.