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Getting Starting with Updates Publisher
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What's New in the Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, May 2013
The following information lists the topics that contain significant changes since the April 2013 update.
- Updated to add a note to the table in the Disk Space Configurations section to make clear that the minimum disk space listed does not include the space required for source content that is located on the site server. You can find more information about this in the
Plan for Content Libraries
section of the
Planning for Content Management
- Updated to clarify that when you upgrade an evaluation edition of Configuration Manager to a full edition, you must run the copy of Setup that is located on the site server in the Configuration Manager installation folder.
- Updated to correct details about the service FQDN for a cloud-based distribution point. The FQDN must be unique and not match the name of a computer that is joined to a domain. This clarification is also added to the section that discusses the service certificate that you use for a cloud-based distribution point, in the
Planning for Content Management in Configuration Manager
- Updated the details for
SQL Server to SQL Server
connections to clarify that Configuration Manager does not require the SQL Server Browser (UDP 1434). Also updated the details in the
Connections to Microsoft SQL Server
section to clarify that for intersite communications, the SQL Server Service is in use, and that it defaults to port TCP 1433.
- Updated the details for the log files for cloud-based distribution points and removed an inaccurate reference to the Srvacct.log, which is not used by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, but was used in previous versions of Configuration Manager
Clarifications that cloud-based distribution points do not support software update packages and you must make sure that the service certificate does not define an FQDN for the cloud-based distribution point that matches an FQDN of a computer that is joined to a domain.
Clarification in the
Plan for Content Libraries
section to clarify that Configuration Manager creates and maintains a content library on each site server in addition to the content library that is created on each distribution point