Updating system configuration
For more information about using this file see How to extend hardware inventory in System Center Configuration Manager.Test the database upgrade process on a copy of the most recent site database backup: Before you upgrade a Configuration Manager central administration site or primary site, test the site database upgrade process on a copy of the site database.If you use the baseline media for version 1606 from the October 2016 release, the independent prerequisite check evaluates the site for upgrade to both the Current Branch and the Long-Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) of System Center Configuration Manage.Because some features are not supported by the LTSB, you might see entries in the If you plan to upgrade to the Current Branch, errors for the LTSB edition can be safely ignored.This includes but is not limited to the following: When a site database maintenance task runs during the upgrade process, the site upgrade can fail.Before you disable a task, record the schedule of the task so you can restore its configuration after the site upgrade completes.Doing so upgrades the site database and could render your site inoperable.
Disable database replication before you: Reconfigure software update points that use NLBs: Configuration Manager cannot upgrade a site that uses a Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster to host software update points.
Upgrade to version 1606On December 15th, 2016, the baseline media for version 1606 was rereleased to add support for additional upgrade scenarios.
This new release supports the upgrade of the following to a fully licensed version of System Center Configuration Manager version 1606: The following check lists can help you plan a successful upgrade to System Center Configuration Manager.
For more information about site maintenance tasks, see: Run Setup Prerequisite Checker: Before you upgrade a site, you can run the Prerequisite Checker independently from Setup to validate that your site meets the prerequisites.
Later, when you upgrade the site, Prerequisite Checker runs again.
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Restart the site server and each computer that hosts a site system role: This is done to ensure that there are no pending actions from a recent installation of updates or from prerequisites, and is an internal process that is company-specific.