Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Download Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager - Clients for Additional Operating Systems from Official Microsoft Download Center

SCCM 2012 now supports Mac and Unix Computers/Clients.

The following scenarios are supported through the Mac client in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1: 
  • Discovery – Discovers Mac OS X system in Active Directory and through network discovery
  • Hardware Inventory – Provides hardware inventory and auditing of computers running Mac OS X, including a list of installed software similar to add/remove programs for Windows systems.
  • Settings Management – Ensures computers running Mac OS X comply with company policies using scripts and preference list management.
  • Application Deployment – Distributes required software via app model.
  • Software Updates Management – Distributes patches utilizing Software Distribution and Settings management features.


The following scenarios are supported by the UNIX and Linux clients: 
  • Hardware Inventory - Hardware inventory can be viewed through Resource Explorer and can be used to create collections of UNIX and Linux computers.
  • Software Inventory - Through hardware inventory the list of natively installed software can be gathered from the UNIX and Linux computers - similar to add/remove programs for Windows systems.
  • Software Distribution - Deploy new software, update existing software and apply OS patches to collections of UNIX/Linux computers (using a package and program). Run arbitrary maintenance scripts on a collection of UNIX/Linux servers.
  • Secure and Authenticated Communications
  • Consolidated Reports



Download Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager - Clients for Additional Operating Systems from Official Microsoft Download Center:

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