Hope, you’re already aware that ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 Beta has been released and more details about that through this link. In this post, I want to share an excellent post from Marius. Here is the original Post. His post will provide us a quick and detailed walk through of new enhancements which are introduced as part of SCCM 2012 SP1 Beta.
Following are very interesting points !!
Distribution Point in the Cloud via Azure
Windows RT Side-loading Keys : which allows us to install windows 8 AppX (outside of the store) which can be run on Windows RT.
New Deployment Types in Create Application Wizard
Nokia SIS File
iOS app package (*.ipa file)
iOS app package (in the Apple App Store)
Android app package (*.apk file)
Android app package (in Google Play)
Mac OS X
Windows app package (.appx file)
Windows app package (in the Windows Store)
Microsoft Application Virtualization 5
Windows Phone app package (*.xap file)
Windows Phone app package (in the Windows Store)
New client policy settings
Cloud (Specify how client computers retrieve cloud settings – Allow Cloud Distribution Point)
Metered Internet Connections
PowerShell cmdlets are available in console “Connect via Windows PowerShell”
Compliance Settings – User Data and Profiles – Option to Configure Folder Redirection policies.
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Some other posts which will help to explore more on SP1
Apart from the enhancements published earlier like
1. Deployment and management of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
2. Distribution point for Windows Azure to help reduce infrastructure costs
3. Automation of administrative tasks through PowerShell support
4. Management of Mac OS X clients and Linux and UNIX servers
Following are the new enhancements/features/benefits coming our way. Go through the announcement HERE to get more details.
Interoperability of Windows Intune and System Center Configuration Manager Console
Management of Windows RT devices and Windows Phone 8
Windows Intune Licensing Changes
Support for the Management of Windows Embedded devices
Some additional information Through Technet Forum discussion on ConfigMgr 2012 SP1.
ConfigMgr 2012 SP1 will allow us to have multiple ACTIVE SUPs in a single primary site. See, http://social.technet.microsoft.com/
With SCCM/ConfigMgr 2012 SP1, you can install a CAS site as a parent site of an existing stand-alone primary site and also you can add existing stand-alone primary site into a hierarchy.
Technet Documentation is already updated and this will provide you more details about :::
CM 2012 SP1 is Full Instller