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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Identify Whether SCCM 2012 R2 CU2 has been installed

Cumulative Update 2 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has been released http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2970177

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So once again it’s time to take a closer look at the version changes, this time for CU2.

After upgrading to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 CU2, you will be able to identify the update as shown here.

First let us take a look at the console, after the update the console reports version 5.0.7958.1303

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The console reported version 5.0.7958.1203 before updating which is 2012 R2 CU1.

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The Console update is also listed in Control Panel as an Installed Update.

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The site will still report version 5.00.7958.1000 after the update.

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In order to check if the update has been applied we must look in the registry.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SMS\Setup\CULevel

CULevel reports 2 after CU2 has been applied.

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Before updating CULevel reported 1 because Cumulative Update 1 was installed.

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This update is also visible under Installed Updates in Control Panel.

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The client will report 5.00.7958.1303 after the client has been updated.

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With these components updated:

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Before updating the client reported 5.00.7958.1203 for 2012 R2 CU1 client.

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System Center 2012 R2 Cumulative Update 2 also includes quite a lot of changes to PowerShell support for Config Manager http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2962855

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