ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details

ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details? Are you looking for more details about cloud-based DPs? Cloud-based DPs are introduced in CM2012 SP1. You may get some details from Kerim Hanif‘s post here.  

Latest Cloud DP details for ConfigMgr CB – Download Content Using Cloud Management Gateway – Anoopcnair.com

So, what are the points he covered in the post?

ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details

ConfigMgr SCCM  Cloud DP More Details
ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details

1. Advantages of Using Cloud-Based Distribution Points.

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Hardware/software updates and reliability: Cloud-Based DPs are hosted in Windows Azure, and Windows Azure promises a 99.9 % uptime guarantee. You don’t need to manage the hardware and software updates of the server.

– Performance and Size: Again, Windows Azure promises to provide better performance, and it also gives the option for purchasing extra small sizes as per your requirements. ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details.

– Access from all around the world: You can select the Microsoft DCs in required geographical locations so that the content will be easily accessible to the clients.

– Security: Again, this promises HTTPS communication and Encryption with a unique key to your organization.

2. Cost involved in Cloud-Based Distribution Points. ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details?

– Web and Worker Role Instances: Basically, it depends upon which plan you select. For example, Extra Small (XS). Once you select a plan, there will be a CONSTANT Cost.

– Storage (Geo-Redundant): The charge will be as per the size of the content that you use. This will be a variable cost as per your monthly usage.

Bandwidth: The charges will be based on the download of the content. How many clients are downloading the content etc? This is also a Variable Cost.

3. Limitations of Cloud-Based Distribution Points. ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details?

– We can’t enable OSD or PXE points on Cloud-Based DPs. ConfigMgr SCCM Cloud DP More Details?

No, there is no support for Task Sequence (both Application and OSD deployments) in Cloud-Based DPs.

No, APP-V Streaming won’t work.

Cloud Dps can’t act as a source for Pull DPs.

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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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