Our favorite SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 New Features

Benoit LecoursSCCM6 Comments

Microsoft announced the release of SCCM 2012 SP2 and SCCM 2012 R2 SP1. This service pack includes tons of new features. We covered the complete installation, now we decided to compile a list of our favorite SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 new features and we’ll be describing how to enable them and explain why they made the cut. Preferred Management Points Official description from Technet : Preferred management points enable a client to identify and prefer to communicate with a management point that is associated with its current network location or boundary. When configured, a client attempts to use a preferred management point from its assigned site before using a management point … Read More

KB2905002 Installation and Useful Information

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The first hotfix for SCCM 2012 R2 is out and it’s time to install it. I’ll document a step-by-step installation and gives some useful information. For those of you that are used to update SCCM, you won’t be disorientated. The first thing you need to know is that this hotfix will update the sites servers, the consoles and the clients. This mean that you’ll need to update those after the hotfix installation. Rest assured, the hotfix will create 3 updates packages for you during the installation. Start with the higher site in your hierarchy. You can use the update package that will … Read More