The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and the Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library have been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: July 1, 2013 at the top of the topic.
This month sees additional prerelease information for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, as well as updates to release versions.
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What's New in the Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, July 2013
The following information lists the topics that contain significant changes since the June 2013 update.
- Updated for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.
- Updated the Search Tips in the Search the Configuration Manager Documentation Library section, with the new tip to use official terms that you see in the product UI or in TechNet, rather than unofficial terms or abbreviations that you might see on community sites or in some presentations.
- Updated to clarify that only the first ten Network Access Accounts that you specify will be used by Configuration Manager:
- Updated to clarify that in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, you can create multiple Network Access Accounts. Only the first ten that you specify are used.
- Updated to correct that the application management logs, AppDiscovery.log and AppEnforce.log are located on the client and not on the site server.
- Updated as a result customer feedback, to clarify information about how to upgrade the Configuration Manager 2007 client by using software distribution or automatic client upgrade.
- Updated as a result of customer feedback, that the Application Catalog web service point and the Application Catalog website point site system roles are required for Windows-based computers when you want to deploy software with a deployment purpose of Available.
- Restructured to accommodate the new information for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, which includes updating the 'Typical Elements of an Application' table with the latest information.
- Updated to incorporate the latest information, which includes the information that Windows 8 app bundle packages are now supported, the supported limit for the number of files in an application is 20,000, and information about the new option to allow Windows 8 apps to use an automatic VPN connection. Note that information about how to create deployment types that was previously in a separate topic is now included in this topic.
- Updated for the information that incremental collection evaluation interval is 10 minutes, and removed the reference to the Evaluate Collection Members maintenance task.
- Updated with the information about the new client notification management tasks that allow you to download user or computer policy to all members of the selected device collection.
- Updated to clarify that App-V 5.0 SP1 is now supported by Configuration Manager.
- Updated for the new option 'apply this schedule to' where you can define whether the maintenance window applies to all deployments, software updates, or task sequences.
- Updated to clarify that although Windows Intune is required if you want users to connect to their work PCs by using the company portal, if you are not using Windows Intune, users can still use the information from the remote connection profile to connect to their work PC by using Remote Desktop over a VPN connection.
- Updated to clarified that If a device leaves a collection to which a remote connection profile has been deployed, the remote connection profile is removed from the device.
- Updated to clarify that the offline certificate templates used by the Network Enrollment Service must have Supply in the request for the Subject name, that an enterprise certification authority (CA) is required for the issuing CA (stand-alone CAs are not supported), that port numbers other than TCP 443 (for HTTPS) or TCP 80 (for HTTP) are not supported for the client-to-Network Device Enrollment Service communication, and that the server running the Network Device Enrollment Service must be on a different server from the issuing CA.
- Updated to add information about the random delay you can specify when you deploy SCEP certificate profiles.
- Updated with the information that you can configure Windows 8 apps to open an automatic VPN connection when these apps are started.
- New topic that lists the permissions required to manage VPN profiles.
- Updated with additional information.
- New topic that lists the permissions required to manage Wi-Fi profiles.
What's New in the Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library for July 2013
The following information lists the topic that contains significant changes since the May 2013 update.
- Based on customer feedback, updated to clarify the SQL Server best practice that when you use a domain user account, you must also configure the SPN for that account in Active Directory Domain Services.
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