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System Management Server and System Center Configuration Manager

Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager helps you deliver security updates, while also ensuring that you meet corporate control and compliance requirements. Previous versions include Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and Systems Management Server 2003 with Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates (ITMU).

The following table is a list of operating systems supported by System Center Configuration Manager. Note that this table applies to supported service pack levels for the specified operating systems.

Operating SystemSMS 2003 with ITMUSystem Center Configuration Manager 2007System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Windows XPYesYesYes
Windows XP Professional x64 EditionYesYesYes
Windows Server 2003YesYesYes
Windows Server 2003 x64YesYesYes
Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based SystemsYesYesYes
Windows VistaYesYesYes
Windows Vista x64 EditionYesYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit SystemsYesYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based SystemsYesYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based SystemsYesYesYes
Windows 7 for 32-bit SystemsYesYesYes
Windows 7 for x64-based SystemsYesYesYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based SystemsYesYesYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based SystemsYesYesYes
Windows 8 for 32-bit SystemsYesYesYes
Windows 8 for 64-bit SystemsYesYesYes
Windows Server 2012YesYesYes
Windows RTNoNoNo

The following table is a list of Microsoft Office software supported by System Center Configuration Manager. Note that this table applies to supported service pack levels for the specified software.

Microsoft Office softwareSMS 2003 with ITMUSystem Center Configuration Manager 2007System Center Configuration Manager 2012
Microsoft Office 2003YesYesYes
Microsoft Office 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft Office 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft Office 2013YesYesYes
Microsoft Office 2013 RTNoNoNo
Microsoft Visio 2003YesYesYes
Microsoft Visio 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft Visio 2013YesYesYes
Microsoft Office 2008 for MacNoNoNo
Microsoft Office for Mac 2011NoNoNo
Microsoft Word ViewerYesYesYes
Microsoft Excel ViewerYesYesYes
Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft Visio Viewer 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft Visio Viewer 2013YesYesYes
Microsoft Office Compatibility PackYesYesYes
Microsoft Office 2010 Filter PackYesYesYes
Microsoft Works 9YesYesYes
Microsoft Groove 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft Office Forms Server 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013YesYesYes
Microsoft Groove Data Bridge Server 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft Groove Management Server 2007YesYesYes
Microsoft Groove Server 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0YesYesYes
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0YesYesYes
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013YesYesYes
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010YesYesYes
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013YesYesYes

Note for SharePoint Server: The detection table described above is based on single-server Microsoft SharePoint Server deployments. The detection tools do not detect the applicability of the update on systems configured as part of a multiple-system SharePoint server farm.

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