2.1 Prerequisites for Updating Satellite Servers or Managed Devices

Before updating a Satellite Server or managed device from a supported ZENworks version to ZENworks 2017, you must complete the following tasks:

NOTE:For information about the supported versions, see the ZENworks 2017 System Requirements.

  • Ensure that the device meets the minimum system requirements for ZENworks 2017.

    For more information on managed device requirements, see ZENworks 2017 System Requirements.

  • Ensure that the Microsoft .NET 4.5, or later framework and its latest updates are installed and running on the device.

  • Ensure that the Windows Installer 4.5 or later version is installed.

  • Ensure that all the Primary Servers in the zone have been upgraded to ZENworks 2017.

  • If you choose to deploy the System Update in stages, ensure that the stage that you create contains at least one stage member (an individual device and a group that contain devices).

  • Ensure that the Update for ZENworks 2017 displays in the Available System Updates list in ZCC. If it is not available, then run the following command to import the update:

    zman sui <install media\ISO>:\Common