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