Configuration Manager update 2211 is the recently released update of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version. 2211 update is available as in-console update.

Following is the benefit of in-console update:
In-console updates provides greater flexibility of upgrading the SCCM Current Branch by getting updates of SCCM within SCCM console only.

  • You just need to make sure that “Service connection point site system role” should be installed on SCCM to make sure synchronization schedule pull latest updates for SCCM.
  • Once you install in-console update on CAS site, updates will be automatically applied to Primary sites. For secondary sites, you need to initiate it manually.

Configuration Manager Supported Versions:

Configuration Manager 2107, 2111 and 2203 are the supported versions when publishing this post. If you are doing fresh setup of SCCM, you can download and use this Baseline version as baseline media for installation through Volume Licensing Service.

VersionAvailability dateSupport end dateBaselineIn-console update
2207 (9088.1001)12-Aug-2212-Feb-23NoYes
2203 (5.00.9078)8-Apr-226-Oct-23YesYes
2111 (5.00.9068)1-Dec-211-Jun-23NoYes
2107 (5.00.9058)2-Aug-212-Feb-22NoYes

Servicing Support for Configuration Manager

Microsoft releases update for Configuration Manager current branch version 3 times a year. Each update is supported for a period of 18 months. For 18 months of lifecycle, initial 4 months are for Security & Critical Updates while next 14 months are for Security Updates only. Above mentioned table can be used to see the servicing life cycle for Configuration Manager updates (supported versions of Configuration Manager including both Baseline and In-console update)

Following link can be used as a reference for supported versions

Supported ADK version

Make sure to have supported Windows ADK version, following is the table showing support for existing ConfigMgr versions:

Windows ADK versionConfigMgr 2107ConfigMgr 2111  ConfigMgr 2203  ConfigMgr 2207  ConfigMgr 2211
Windows 11
NoYes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Windows 11
YesYes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Windows Server 2022
YesYes    Yes    Yes    Yes
Windows 10, version 2004
YesYes    Yes    Yes    Yes

What’s new in SCCM 2211
For detailed list on what’s new in version 2211 of Configuration, you can follow this What’s new in version 2211

Following are the improvements and new features, important things to be noted down is:

  • Network Access Account (NAA) account usage alert.
  • Distribution point content migration
  • Features Apps in Software Center
  • Dark theme is now extended to more dashboards
  • Resolved duplicate entries for co-managed device in Intune portal

Following is the Checklist for installing update 2211 for Configuration Manager

Early update ring – Download opt-in script

As Configuration Manager version 2211 has released recently only, it is available for early update ring. We need to opt in for installation, ie we have to download the Version 2211 opt-in script

Once downloaded (EnableEarlyUpdateRing2211.exe), execute it to extract EnableEarlyUpdateRing2211.ps1

Open PowerShell as Administrator, and run following command:

.\enableearlyupdatering2211.ps1 -siteServer <SiteServername>

(Replace <SiteServerName> with your SCCM server)

EnableEarlyUpdatering Powershell

Configuration Manager 2211 will be made available immediately under Updates and Servicing.

Install Configuration Manager 2211 update

Login to SCCM server, open Configuration manager console and navigate to \Administration\Overview\Updates and Servicing, we can see new version available “Configuration Manager 2211” version 5.00.9096.1000.

Downloading should start automatically, if not should Right click “Configuration Manager 2207” and click on download.

Configmgr 2211 downloading

The status of the update will soon change from available to downloading. It will download the update in cab format ( which can be monitored through dmpdownloader.log and the location of update will be:

ConfigMgr EasySetupPayload

D:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\EasySetupPayload

Following info you can see in the dmpdownloader.log:

EasySetupMaintenance - Redownload package: c457206e-cd5c-4e6e-8625-ee3f232d48d6
The payload to be processed is at D:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\EasySetupPayload\
Download content for payload c457206e-cd5c-4e6e-8625-ee3f232d48d6
Redirected to URL
File D:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\EasySetupPayload\ has been extracted with 0
Configmgr update download dmpdownloader

Once downloaded, cab file will be extracted with in same folder and original cab will be deleted, you will be able to see following folder:

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D:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\EasySetupPayload\ C457206E-CD5C-4E6E-8625-EE3F232D48D6

Once update is download, you will see the status as “Ready to Install” for “Configuration Manager 2211

Run prerequisite check ConfigMgr update

Run Prerequisite Check
Select “Configuration Manager 2211”, right click and select “Run Prerequisite Check”, the status will change to “Checking prerequisites”. Verify CMUpdate.log for process initiation and verify c:\ConfigMgrPrereq.log for success or failure.

Checking prerequisites configmgr

CMUpdate will show you multiple stages of Prerequisite check which can be seen as SubStageID such as 0xe0005.

Wait for last stage to get it completed.

You will see following in CMUpdate.log:

Content replication succeeded. Start extracting the package to run prereq check…
Successfully reported ConfigMgr update status (SiteCode=MAN, SubStageID=0xd0005, IsComplete=1, Progress=1, Applicable=1)
Successfully reported ConfigMgr update status (SiteCode=MAN, SubStageID=0xd0005, IsComplete=1, Progress=25, Applicable=1)
Successfully reported ConfigMgr update status (SiteCode=MAN, SubStageID=0xd0005, IsComplete=2, Progress=100, Applicable=1)
Running prereq checking against Server [SCCM01.MANBAN.COM] …

ConfigMgrprereq.log will show:
******* Prerequisite checking is completed. *******
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We got the result “Prerequisite check passed with warnings”, we can continue with installation now, but in production environment make sure to get rid of any warnings that appears which can be checked through Updates and servicing status.

Something important I saw in this log file related to Co-management workload:

SCCM01.MANBAN.COM;    Co-Management workload slider for resource access policies towards Configuration Manager is no longer supported;    Warning;    Slide Co-Management workload slider for resource access policies towards Intune. Remove the certificate registration point site system role and all policies for company resource access features in Configuration Manager. These features are no longer supported as of March 2022 in Configuration Manager. Company resource access includes email, certificate, VPN, Wi-Fi, and Windows Hello for Business profiles. See for more details.
Co-management workload resource access no longer supported

Initiate Install Update Pack
Open SCCM Console, click on Administration Tab, go to Overview > Updates and Servicing. On right Pane you will be able to see now “Configuration Manager 2211”, from the top ribbon select “Install Update Pack”.

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This will launch Configuration Manager Update Wizard, under General page check the box Ignore any prerequisite check warnings and install this update regardless of missing requirements. Once again, don’t do it in production environment. Click Next.

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Under Features included in update pack page, select the options you want to enable or leave it as default. You can enable this at later stage as well. Click Next

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Under Client Update Settings page, select Validate in pre-production collection and select the collection used for this so that you can test new client agent on few systems before rolling out in production. Click Next.

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Under License Terms page, check the box “I accept these License Terms and Privacy Statement”. Click Next.

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You will get completion status, click on Close to exit.

Under SCCM Console, you will see the installation status showing as Installing.

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You can monitor the installation through Monitoring \ Overview \ Updates and Servicing Status and through CMUpdate.log.

Navigate to \Monitoring\Overview\Updates and Servicing Status, select Configuration Manager 2211, right click and select Show Status.

Content replication succeeded

Update Pack Installation Status will show the installation progress.

One important update I saw in monitoring ie.:

[Completed with warning]:HTTPS or Enhanced HTTP are not enabled for client communication. HTTP-only communication is deprecated and support will be removed in a future version of Configuration Manager. Enable a more secure communication method for the site either by enabling HTTPS or Enhanced HTTP. For more information, see

Organizations should plan upgrading to Https communication.

After waiting for some time, Update Pack installation status will show success in cmupdate.log with message:

Content replication succeeded. Start extracting the package to run prereq check…

Update pack install status will show the upgrade has been completed.

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Successfully reported ConfigMgr update status (SiteCode=MAN, SubStageID=0xe0005, IsComplete=2, Progress=100, Applicable=1)
Successfully reported ConfigMgr update status (SiteCode=MAN, SubStageID=0xe0006, IsComplete=1, Progress=1, Applicable=1)
MonitorDrsReplication waiting for server to be in replication active state for maximum 1800 second .
check current replication details
successfully detected the site server is in ReplicationInactive state.
Successfully reported ConfigMgr update status (SiteCode=MAN, SubStageID=0xe0006, IsComplete=2, Progress=100, Applicable=1)

Once installation is done, and you try to open the SCCM console, this will ask you to update your console with version 5.2211.1061.1000. Click on Ok to initiate download and install.

Download of Adminconsole.msi will happen at following location:

Console update 5.2211.1061.1000 ConfigMgr

C:\Program Files (x86)\ConfigMgr10\AdminconsoleSetup\ {FF9740CA-4BFB-4C24-B33D-83D166C35C73

Adminconsole.msi will be visible which will be executed automatically.

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Downloading & installation of console can be verified through log file:


Once completed you can verify the site version and control version (by clicking on top left of the SCCM ribbon and selection option “About Configuration Manager”.

Version 2211
Console Version: 5.2211.1061.1000
Site Version: 5.0.9096.1000

Configuration Manager 2211

Navigate to \Administration\Overview\Updates and Servicing, we can see Configuration Manager 2211 showing status as “Installed”

Configuration Manager 2211 installed

Client Update

We can see the Production client version is 5.00.9088.1007 and Pre-production client version is 5.00.9096.1000 under \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites.

Client Upgrade sccm 2211

Updated client version (5.00.9096.1000) is currently Pre-production client version which is targeted on collection “Pilot Client” as we selected during installation Phase. Under Hierarchy Settings Properties, we must make sure to check the box “Upgrade all clients in the hierarchy using production client”

Source of this client version is created in StagingClient under Microsoft Configuration Manager Folder:

SCCM Pilot client stagingclient

Promote Pre-production Client

If you want to promote the Pre-production client in production environment, then navigate to \Monitoring\Overview\Client Status. Right click Pre-production Client Deployment and select Promote Pre-production Client.

Pre-production Client Deployment

Promote Pre-production Client window will appear, click on Promote to replicate the changes in the environment using new SCCM client package.

Promote Pilot Client ConfigMgr

Update Boot image

For better support with your boot images, it is recommended to update the client version in boot image as well, though old one will also work fine. Benefit of having latest client version in boot image is better support and compatibility.

Boot Image with client version

Navigate to \Software Library\Overview\Operating Systems\Boot Images, select the boot image and click Update Distribution Points. You will be represented with current Windows ADK version and current client version and showing the old client version as well.

Update Boot Image

You don’t require to select “Reload this boog image with the current Windows PE version from the Windows ADK”, this option is only required when you have updated the ADK.

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The consequences of reloading the boot image is, you are going to loose all kind of customization done (if any) within the boot image such as injecting MsDart binaries, increasing smsts.log file size using smsts.ini etc, everything will be lost. For more info on find the link on Customize boot image

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And finally, you will be able to see the Boot Image (x64) is updated with latest client version, you my do it for other boot images as well whichever is in use.

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Important Links

What’s new in version 2211 – Configuration Manager | Microsoft Learn

Checklist for 2211 – Configuration Manager | Microsoft Learn