SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr

Let’s learn the process of the SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade. I have already explained how to start the upgrade of the primary server to the 2010 version. Make sure you have all the prerequisites in place. ConfigMgr 2010 is Generally Available now. You don’t have to run the opt-in version script to make the 2010 version available in the console.

I have already published step by step guide for the ConfigMgr 2010 production release. You can refer to SCCM Primary Server Upgrade to 2010. Upgrade checklist and prerequisites are also converted in that step by step guide.

I have a list of the top 5 picks of ConfigMgr 2010 new features. I think these new features are really helpful for SCCM admins with day to day activities.

Related Posts – How to Install Secondary server & How to FIX SCCM secondary server installation failure.

Start SCCM Secondary Site Server Upgrade

Let’s start the upgrade of the secondary server once the parent primary server is upgraded to the latest version of ConfigMgr.

  • Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites.
  • Select the Secondary server (Build number 9012 which is the 2006 version).
  • Right click and select the Upgrade option.
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr

NOTE! – You have chosen to upgrade secondary site HS0. This action will:

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  • 1. Upgrade the database
  • 2. Upgrade server components on secondary server MEMCMSecondary.memcm.com
  • 3. Uninstall and reinstall all site system roles within site HS0.
  • Click on Yes from the popup window.
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr

Secondary Site Upgrade Status

  • Now the State of Secondary server is changed to Upgrade from Active.
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr

You can check the Configuration Manager secondary site server upgrade status from the primary server console.

  • Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites.
  • Select the Secondary server.
  • Click on Show Install Status from the ribbon menu.

You can check the limited status of the secondary site upgrade from the ConfigMgr console. Rest of the information is stored in the following log files.

  • SMStsvc.log @ Secondary Server
  • SMS_Bootstrap.log @ Secondary Server
  • ConfigMgrSetup.Log @ Secondary Server
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr

Verification

You can verify the successful upgrade of the ConfigMgr secondary server from the Primary server show install status button.

  • Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites.
  • Select the Secondary server.
  • Click on Show Install Status from the ribbon menu.
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
Successfully update secondary site update package status from file C:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\bin\X64\secondarysiteupdatepackage.xml
INFO: Successfully begin Automatic Updates detection task
INFO: send message 0x00050002 to parent
<11-28-2020 17:08:38> Exiting ConfigMgr Setup Bootstrapper
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Results

You can check the build number of secondary site after successful upgrade.

Secondary site Build # ⏩⏩ 9040

NOTE! – The build number 9040 is same as the primary server version 2010.

SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr
SCCM 2010 Secondary Server Upgrade Guide | ConfigMgr

Secondary Server Upgrade Video Experience

This is the upgrade video of ConfigMgr 2006 secondary server upgrade.

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