SCCM

SCCM 2012 – Change Product Key

It is possible to change the product key in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (SCCM 2012). By example, if you installed the product in trial mode and get your license key after the installation.

SCCM 2012 Evaluation period

SCCM 2012 Evaluation period

Change Product Key

Unfortunately, the license key can not be changed using SCCM Console but we must change it using Configuration Manager Setup.

SCCM Configuration Manager Setup

SCCM Configuration Manager Setup

SCCM Configuration Manager Setup

SCCM Configuration Manager Setup

  • Select Perform site maintenance or reset the site.
SCCM Perform site maintenance

SCCM Perform site maintenance

  • Select Upgrade the evaluation edition to a licensed edition. Copy/paste your license.
SCCM Change Product Key

SCCM Change Product Key

SCCM

SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 – How to do a fresh install

As you know, Microsoft released System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2  (SCCM 2012) in the same time. You can read more here.

This release can be confusing for some people because 2012 SP2 and 2012 R2 SP1 binaries are the same. The same .exe or .iso file.

For exemple, when you want to download and install System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 (SCCM 2012 R2 SP1) from scratch, there is no more 2012 R2 SP1 iso. Only 2 files can be downloaded:

  • SC2012_SP2_Configmgr_SCEP.exe (762 MB)
  • SC2012_R2_SP1_Configmgr.exe (1,10 MB)
SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 Download

SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 Download

For migrating or for fresh install, the file to mandatory execute is SC2012_SP2_Configmgr_SCEP.exe. We only use SC2012_R2_SP1_Configmgr.exe when we want to activate R2 features.

Let’s see how to do a fresh installation of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 (SCCM 2012 R2 SP1)

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