Posts tagged Beta
Support for file shares that use the Server Message Block (SMB) 2.2 protocol
Live migration enhancements
Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in the community technology preview (CTP) of System Center 2012 SP1 provides the following new features:
VMM in the CTP release of System Center 2012 SP1 provides support for the network virtualization capabilities available in Windows Server "8" Beta.
Network virtualization provides the ability to run multiple virtual network infrastructures, potentially with overlapping IP addresses, on More >
I’ve been playing around with Windows 8 Beta today, and it’s amazing how well the OS integrates with Windows Live, SkyDrive and other cloud services.
When I wanted to enable BitLocker it even recommended to save the recovery key to SkyDrive.
Awesome. Looking forward to see the final release in a near future.
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Beta 1 rides the next wave of System Center releases with support for System Center Configuration Manager 2012. For Lite Touch installations, MDT 2012 improves the overall client-side user experience, while also providing behind-the-scenes enhancements for partitioning, UEFI, and user state migration. These features, combined with many small enhancements, bug fixes, and a smooth and simple upgrade process, make MDT 2012 Beta 1 more reliable and flexible than ever.
Looking to get a head start on System Center Configuration Manager 2012 (aka Configuration Manager v.Next)? If so then you’ll be happy to know that nominations for the ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2 Technology Adoption Program (TAP) are now open.
You can find the nomination for the ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2 TAP here.
Read the full story here.
P2V Migration adds documentation and support of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Zero Touch Installation!0
What is better than spending a moment to kick off a completely automated process to redeliver an existing operating system as a virtual machine within a new build of Windows 7?
Answer: Making the entire process "zero touch" without necessitating a visit to the target computer or manually initiating the migration!
P2V Migration for Software Assurance can now be implemented using System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Operating System Deployment as well as native Lite Touch Installation with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010. Computer refresh, replace and restore task sequence templates More >
Microsoft has released a Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 Hands-On Lab. This is the next version of Forefront Server Security Management Console that is used to manage your Forefront Protection for Exchange and SharePoint 2010 servers. This lab gives you a preview of the product so you can get your hands on it and give us early feedback. For an overview of the product and release see the Live Meeting recording (https://connect.microsoft.com/forefrontsecurity/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=30751).
Please check out the announcement on Connect for more information More >
The Configuration Manager v.Next Beta is planned to release in May 2010 and will be available to download on Connect. You can now join the Open Beta. As a member of the Open Beta, you will receive an announcement informing you of when the download package is available for your review.
System Center Configuration Manager v.Next gives IT a powerful, user-centric way to provide seamless work experiences for people – from anywhere, on the devices they choose – while helping to reduce cost and complexity of delivering those services through a unified management infrastructure.
Please use the More >
The Beta version of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Update 1 is now available for download on connect. MDT 2010 Update 1 includes Office 2010 support, the ability for users to initiate and customize their own deployments using Configuration Manager (codename Modena), key enhancements in Windows 7 driver support, and much more.
Download the beta here: https://connect.microsoft.com/site14
You’ve properly heard about it and soon you’ll have the chance to try it out yourself. The System Center Online team has announced the upcoming beta release of System Center Online Desktop Manager, expected to be released this year. Register to be notified when the Desktop Manager beta is available here.
Here’s what will be included in the upcoming release:
- Updates Management Workload: Manage the Microsoft updates from a web-based console. Review available updates, choose updates and deploy to selected computers or groups of computers. Imagine WSUS from the cloud.
- Policy Workload: More >