Update 2001.2 for the Technical Preview Branch of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager has been released.
This preview release includes:
Improvements to Desktop Analytics connection – This release includes the following improvements for monitoring the connection from Configuration Manager to Desktop Analytics. These features help you troubleshoot connectivity issues between on-premises systems and the cloud service.
Internet-based workgroup clients over CMG - The cloud management gateway (CMG) supports workgroup clients. Starting in this release, Configuration Manager extends support for workgroup devices with the following methods:
Exclude certain subnets for peer content download - Boundary groups include the following option for peer downloads: During peer downloads, only use peers within the same subnet. If you enable this option, the management point only includes in the content location list peer sources that are in the same subnet and boundary group as the client. Depending on the configuration of your network, you can now exclude certain subnets for matching.
Send a smile improvements - When you Send a smile or Send a frown, a status message is created when the feedback is submitted. This improvement provides a record of:
Improvements to task sequence as a deployment type - Technical preview version 1905 included the initial release of the task sequence as an app model deployment type. This feature allows you to install complex applications using task sequences via the application model. This release includes the client-side functionality, so you can now see the deployment in Software Center.
Additional improvement to task sequence progress - Based on your feedback from the improvements in technical preview version 2001, this release includes the following change:
Phased deployment PowerShell cmdlets – Configuration Manager now supports cmdlets for phased deployments. You can view the list of cmdlets here.
Update 2001.2 for Technical Preview Branch is available in the Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview console. For new installations, the 1911 baseline version of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch is available on the Microsoft Evaluation Center. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available.
We would love to hear your thoughts about the latest Technical Preview! Send us Feedback directly from the console. You may also use our feedback channels through the Feedback Hub app for product issues, and our UserVoice page for ideas about new features.
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