Saturday, February 16, 2013

Changes from SCCM 2012 to SCCM 2012 SP1

Below are the changes from SCCM 2012 to SCCM 2012 SP1


Changes from SCCM 2012 to SCCM 2012 SP1

Below are the changes from SCCM 2012 to SCCM 2012 SP1


Friday, February 15, 2013

What is Windows To Go?

Windows To Go is a feature in Windows 8 Enterprise that allows Windows 8 Enterprise to boot and run from mass storage devices such as USB flash drives and external hard disk drives.It is a fully manageable corporate Windows 8 environment. Using Group Policy, Windows Store can be enabled for a Windows To Go workspace (limited to one PC) and Store apps can be used on that workspace.

Is windows 8 supported for sccm ?

Yes from sccm 2012 sp1. The bad news is windows xp no more supported.

Read this related to windows 8 support .... Into

One of the most significant changes is support for Windows 8 for Configuration Manager clients. Configuration Manager SP1 supports Windows 8 in the following ways:

You can install the Configuration Manager client on Windows 8 computers and deploy Windows 8 to new computers or to upgrade previous client operating versions. Configuration Manager also supports Windows To Go.

You can configure user data and profiles configuration items for folder redirection, offline files, and roaming profiles.

You can configure new deployment types for Windows 8 applications, which support stand-alone applications (.appx files) and links to the Windows Store.

Configuration Manager supports Windows 8 features, such as metered Internet connections and Always On Always Connected.

What is not changed in sccm 2012 when compared with sccm 2007 ?

Wake on LAN

Windows Embedded devices

The Active Directory schema extensions for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager are unchanged from those used by Configuration Manager 2007. If you extended the schema for Configuration Manager 2007, you do not need to extend the schema again for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

What is Application management in sccm ?

Provides a set of tools and resources that can help you create, manage, deploy, and monitor applications in the enterprise.

Why you want sccm ?

You can perform all below with help of sccm:

Deploy operating systems, software applications, and software updates.

Monitor and remediate computers for compliance settings.

Monitor hardware and software inventory.

Remotely administer computers.