SCCM Current Branch Versions and Servicing Support

As many of us knew that Microsoft has changed the update release strategy and support structure for SCCM current branches. Technical support from Microsoft will be available for 12 months from CB available date. However, as per the new dynamic support structure -two servicing phase are available for Current Branches as mentioned below:-

  • Security and Critical Updates servicing phase – When running the latest current branch version of Configuration Manager, you receive both Security and Critical updates.
  • Security Updates (Only) servicing phase – After a new current branch version releases, support for older branches will reduce to Security updates only for the remainder of the 12-month support life-cycle

cm_servicing_support_timelineBelow table is the latest (as on 7th Sep,2017) with the SCCM CB version available dates.

Version History

Version Availability Date Support End Date
1706 July 31, 2017 July 31, 2018
1702 March 27, 2017 March 27, 2018
1610 November 18, 2016 November 18, 2017
1606 July 22, 2016 July 22, 2017
1602 March 11, 2016 March 11, 2017
1511 December 8, 2015 December 8, 2016

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