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What's New in the Configuration Manager Documentation Library for March 2008

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007

This version of the Configuration Manager Documentation Library contains Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and preliminary content for Configuration Manager 2007 R2.

Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and Preliminary Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Content

The following sections of the documentation library contain new Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 content and Configuration Manager 2007 R2 prerelease content:

The tables in the following sections describe what's new in the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library since January 2008. The topics listed in the tables are new or contain significant technical changes to Configuration Manager 2007. Topics that contain minor changes to Configuration Manager 2007 are not listed.

Planning and Deploying the Server Infrastructure for Configuration Manager 2007

 

Topic Description

Prerequisites for Installing Configuration Manager

Changed support statement for versions of Active Directory Domain Services.

Example Scenarios for Implementing Internet-Based Client Management in Configuration Manager

Included certificate revocation list (CRL) access considerations.

Planning and Deploying Clients for Configuration Manager 2007

 

Topic Description

Client Status Reporting in Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and Later

New content added for the client status reporting feature in Configuration Manager 2007 R2.

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Primary documentation for client status reporting is located in separate documentation for the feature.

How to Configure Configuration Manager 2007

 

Topic Description

How to Determine Whether Client Computers Are Ready for Native Mode

Added information about the available command-line options with examples.

Configuration Manager 2007 Features

 

Topic Description

About Virtual Application Packages

Virtual application packages allow you to run software applications on Configuration Manager 2007 client computers without having to install the application on the local computer. You can stream the virtual application package to a target computer and run it from a distribution point or configure the target computer to download and run the application locally.

Package Access Flowchart for Internet-Based Clients

Updated for new client behavior in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, and corrected the text for the last decision point.

Troubleshooting Software Distribution Issues

Updated to include new issue for advertisements that fail to run on the Internet.

 SQL Reporting Services in Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and Later

 New content added for SQL Reporting Services integration in Configuration Manager 2007 R2

Supported Operating Systems and Hard Disk Configurations for Operating System Deployment

Windows Embedded for Point of Service is supported for operating system deployment (requires support of sysprep for creating and deploying images).

Security and Privacy for Configuration Manager 2007

 

Topic Description

Ports Used by Configuration Manager

Reworded section 11 Client -- > System Health Validator to more accurately depict the ports required for IPsec enforcement with Network Access Protection.

Implementing IPsec for Configuration Manager 2007

Removed the section about RPC port configuration because this was not a tested scenario.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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