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SEP client upgrades performed at client local time or server time?

Created: 07 Nov 2013 • Updated: 07 Nov 2013 | 3 comments
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I have SEP clients to upgrade in several different time zones.  When I create a client installation package and set the upgrade schedule and restart times for a specific value, is that value the time on the SEPM server or is that the time on the client being upgraded?

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ᗺrian's picture

Should be on SEPM time.

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Rafeeq's picture

From the Help File it says

Upgrade Schedule

Lets you control the time of the client computer upgrade.

  • From, To

    Specifies a range of time over which to install packages. If the From and To times match, the upgrades start immediately.

  • Distribute upgrades over

    Specifies the number of days over which the packages can be distributed. The following formula calculates time:

    (Package Size/Server Transfer Rate) * Number of Computers


    MB / MB per second * Num = seconds

All these things happen at the SEPM end, schedule is for 24 hrs only. Until and unless you specify days explicitly.

csprague's picture

Thanks everyone.  I thought that was the case but wanted to confirm.