CM 2012 SP1 RTM Evaluation Version is available for download. You don’t require MSDN or TechNet subscription for this download. This is available publically.
You just need to log in with Windows Live id and start the download from HERE. More about ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 HERE. More details about the SP release on Microsoft’s official post are here.
If you’ve selected only CM 2012 SP1 then the screen would be like the following picture. The size of the installer folder ‘SC2012_SP1_RTM_SCCM_SCEP‘ is 890 MB. This is a FULL download, so if you’re going for a new installation of the CM 2012 environment then you don’t need to download and Install CM 2012 RTM first. This download is a full version and this can be used for fresh installation as well as in upgradation scenarios. So at last ConfigMgr 2012 Service Pack 1 has hit the GA (General Availability) milestone.
The interesting point is that you won’t find any separate download for SCCM or SCOM 2012 SP1 etc. When you click on the “GET STARTED NOW” button the entire private cloud bundle (AppController, SCVMM, DPM, etc..) will start getting downloaded. If you’re planning to evaluate or download only ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 then cancel all the other downloads by just clicking on the Cancel button in the download manager.
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…