SCCM Configmgr Technical Preview update 1611 Available

A week after the release of SCCM Configmgr current branch 1610 ,Microsoft released another update but that is for Configmgr technical preview with build version 1611 as part as part of ongoing commitment to quality and innovation.

These technical preview updates will help to test in lab environment and report feedback to Microsoft before they made into current Branch (production version).To see these preview updates in your Configmgr console,you must have the base version of SCCM Configmgr Technical preview 1610 (not applicable to current branch).These Technical Preview updates are intended for use in a lab environment. For more information about technical preview and updates, please refer https://technet.microsoft.com/library/mt595861.aspx?

At the time of writing this blog ,Microsoft hasn’t published any document on the new features released in this update (1611) but will update this post after seeing what's new.

If you do not have lab to play around with Configmgr technical preview features ,download the baseline version of technical preview 1610 from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-configuration-manager-and-endpoint-protection-technical-preview .

To download and install preview update 1611 ,launch the console ,go to administration node,cloud services ,updates and serving ,click on check for updates

Monitor dmpdownloader.log for downloading the content.

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After a while ,content will be downloaded to G:\Configmgr\EasySetupPayload\ca846c5b-64bf-4805-b95b-3ccf7589acc5

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State status will be changed to available in the console for preview update 1611.

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select the update and click install update pack ,go with the options that it take you through.

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For installation status ,monitor CMUpdate.log or use updates and servicing status in the console—>monitoring node.

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Close the SCCM console and open it to install new console version.

Technical preview update 1611 has following version for:

Console Version:5.0.8465.1000

Site Version:5.0.8465.1000

Client Version:5.00.8465.1000

For Technical preview documentation read https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/get-started/technical-preview

Configuration Manager Resources:

Documentation for System Center Configuration Manager Technical Previews

Documentation for System Center Configuration Manager

System Center Configuration Manager Forums

System Center Configuration Manager Support

Download the Configuration Manager Support Center

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