Microsoft has released the Configuration Manager Servicing Extension for ConfigMgr 2012 R2. This new add-on for the Administrator console provides a summary of the Configuration Manager versions in the environment, simplified client targeting, and information on new Configuration Manager related releases.
The Servicing Extension provides the following capabilities:
- Notifies you of Configuration Manager updates as they become available, with the ability to filter updates according to which major product release they apply to
- Provides version details on the sites in your environment, including the last major Configuration Manager version installed and the most recently installed Cumulative Update
- Provides a list of Configuration Manager client versions that may be present in your environment, and makes it easy to create queries to locate these clients
- Provides a built-in RSS reader to display recent blog postings from the System Center Configuration Manager Team Blog and The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog, with the ability to follow other RSS feeds.
Documentation is available online here.
Download is available here.