Step by Step Upgrade SCCM 2012 R2 to SCCM 1702

Hello friends Hope this post finds you in good health and spirit. You all know that Microsoft has changed the way new features were introduced in SCCM. They call it "Current Branch" model which they first introduced in SCCM 1511 (in YYMM format). 1702 is the latest SCCM release. In this post we will see how to upgrade from SCCM 2012 R2 to 1702 which was not possible some time ago as its baseline media was not available.But here is good news, now 1702 baseline media is available so upgrade is possible. BTW, why you should upgrade to 1702 is compiled here: