Support for ConfigMgr current branch versions

Microsoft provides us with a Version History of System Center Configuration Manager CB and detailed information of support end dates. Version Availability Date Support End Date 1511 12/8/2015 12/8/2016 1602 3/11/2016 3/11/2017 1606 7/22/2016 7/22/2017   https://technet.microsoft.com/library/mt734376.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396  

SMSTS.Log – App policy not received. Make sure the application is marked for dynamic app install

In my customers SCCM 2012 environment I have noticed a nice little Bug in SCCM 2012. In a SCCM 2012 Task Sequence, we have a Task Sequence Step, which installs SCCM-Applications by using a variable list.At this Step, the Task Sequence stops with the following error in SMSTS.log: App policy for ‘Test-Application’ not received. Make 

Upgrade CM 2012 R2 -> CM 2012 R2 SP1

First you have to download the source files for CM 2012 R2 SP1 (EVAL + VL) In my case I work with the EVAL-Version in my LAB. In my LAB I am running a Stand-Alone-Primary-Site with CM 2012 R2, no CU-Level and SQL 2012 SP1. My Lab is not connected to the external network. So