ConfigMgr SCCM Details of New Remote Control Features CEP

ConfigMgr SCCM Details of New Remote Control Features CEP. Great post by Peter Daalmans on Details of New Remote Control Features (CEP).

After a period without any Community Evaluation Program session, another session was held today. This time Eric Orman presented the latest information about the Remote Control feature in Configuration Manager 2012.

ConfigMgr SCCM Details of New Remote Control Features CEP

Like mentioned earlier the gold (CTRL-ALT-DEL) key is back! Woho! The feature is rewritten from scratch because of security issues like there were in SMS 2003 and earlier. Let’s see what’s there.

Topics covered in the Original Post

Patch My PC

Ability to send CTRL-ALT-DEL keystroke to host device.

Granular client agent settings at a collection level

Client Agent Settings changed

New: Firewall exception rules (in RC build)

New: ability to lock the keybord and mouse of the controlled host

New: Role based access (RBAC) control integration

Improved: High visibility notification “session  connection bar”

Severed connection

What’s Improved in Remote Control

New: Remote Control service

New: Multi Monitor support

New: Single cursor design

What’s persisted

Auditing of Remote Control

Supported platforms for Remote Control

Hardware requirements

Mirror Driver versus Screen scraper

Optimizing performance

Keyboard shortcuts



Comparison chart


Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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