Demystifying System Center Versions, Builds, Upgrades & Updates

Figuring out if your organization should update or upgrade and how to accomplish either for the various System Center applications can be a tricky proposition. It is important to understand that System Center 1801 is NOT an update to System Center 2016; they are considered different versions entirely therefor you cannot UPDATE your way to 1801, you must UPGRADE. System Center 2016 is updated through update rollups such as the recently release UR6.

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Getting OS Versions of User’s Devices

Getting quick reports on users’ devices in SCCM can become time consuming. I have come up with a simple PowerShell script to get the OS versions of a list of users’ devices. This code will output the information to a text file in a table format that is easy to read. The script can handle up to 2 different domains that have been discovered by SCCM.
The CSV To use this script, the CSV must have a heading titled User. Then below the header, type in the SAM Account Name of each user that needs to be reported on.

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