SCCM-2010 – Post Upgrade Tasks


–Author  Mamata

In the previous blog, we went through the SCCM 2010 Upgrade step by step guide, now let’s go through some post-upgrade tasks.

  • Client Upgrade with Software Update Point

You need to publish the newer version to the software update point so that all the clients will get upgraded to a newer version using windows update.

Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites:

Right-click Primary Site –> Client Installation Setting Software Update-Based Client Installation

New Version Is Published.









  • Automatic Client Upgrade over hierarchy

Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites Hierarchy Settings


Select the number of days you want all clients to be upgraded in the environment if you want you can exclude the servers. 

Note for Automatic Upgrade: The math would be ((N0 of upgraded clients)-exclude clients)/(throttling days)… Would be scheduled for upgrade daily… Before things like Maintenance windows and content availability are taken into account. Which lowers the actual upgraded

  • Test Cases To Check if all SCCM infra is operational. 

I have prepared a few test cases to check overall functionality.

Test Case 1: Site Health

    • Review Site Component Monitors
    • Review Site Status
    • Review Conflicting Records
    • Review Client Activity
    • Review Client Check
    • Review Database Replication
    • Review Distribution Status
    • Review Active / All Alerts
    • Review Client Settings
    • Review Security Roles
    • Review Discovery Methods
    • Review Boundaries / Boundary Groups
    • Review Distribution Point Groups
    • Review Distribution Points
    • Review Collections
    • Test SSRS

Test Case 2: Client Management

  • Site Registration
  • Machine/User Policy functioning
  • Site Code
  • DDR
  • Hardware Inventory
  • Software Inventory
  • Software Update Scan
  • Windows Installer Source List
  • Software Center
  • New Assets

Make sure to enable all the maintenance tasks.

That’s it from this blog. Happy Blogging.

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