Fix SCCM ConfigMgr Admin Console Version Compatibility Issue. This a quick post on the console connectivity issues with the latest version. This post is applicable to SCCM CB versions as well.
Fix the SCCM ConfigMgr Admin Console Version Compatibility Issue using the following method explained below. In the current branch (CB) version of SCCM, the admin console with the N-1 version is supported, where N is the site server version.
Fix SCCM ConfigMgr Admin Console Version Compatibility Issue
When you install a site server, it copies the SCCM console installation files and supported language packs for the site to the Tools\ConsoleSetup subfolder. I’ll show you the English version of the console installation in this post.
But if you are using the old version of the console and your site server is the latest version, then you might still get into these kinds of issues.
Configuration Manager Cannot Connect to the site. How to solve this issue? Well, you need to upgrade the console to the latest compatible version – Install SCCM Console Remotely.
The Configuration Manager Administrator Console Could not connect to the Configuration Manager Site database. Verify the Version of the Console is Compatible with the version of the site server you are connecting to, and then try to connect again.
FIX SCCM ConfigMgr Admin Console Version Compatibility Issue
I was getting the above error when I was trying to connect to my primary site from the CAS server console. The SCCM current branch doesn’t support installing more than a single Admin console on a Windows 11 device. To use multiple consoles that are specific to different versions of Configuration Manager, install the different consoles on separate computers.
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A New version of the console is available. Click OK to close the console and install the new version now. Click Cancel to continue working with the old console. Working in the console might corrupt data.
- I have upgraded the console to the latest version by clicking on the OK button.
Anoop C Nair is Microsoft MVP! He is a Device Management Admin with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc.