I was testing the in place upgrade of 1511 to 1607, once I logged back in, I noticed my ADUC & Group Policy tools where missing, then remembered that the upgrade removes Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT). Since I already had it setup as an application, I figured I could add a couple steps to check if I have it, then reinstall it after the upgrade.
A nice overview of the Upgrade TS Option in CM1606 here: https://www.systemcenterdudes.com/windows-10-sccm-task-sequence-upgrade/
And a quick overview here: http://deploymentresearch.com/Research/Post/533/Improving-the-ConfigMgr-Inplace-Upgrade-Task-Sequence
I’ve heavily modified the TS to include upgrading from Windows 7 and 8.1 computer if they already have bios set to UEFI. However, I’ll go into that in a future post, for now, I just want to cover RSAT in 1511 to 1607.
- First step was to create at TS Variable if RSAT is installed.
- Now, after it upgrades and installs 1607,
To make the application for RSAT, here is a good walk-through: https://www.systemcenterdudes.com/windows-10-rsat-sccm-2012/