I think this was an obvious development after Microsoft released the TP3 with the Update and Servicing feature. Continue reading Config Manager vNext? No! Just Config Mgr
Microsoft introduced a new Version of the good old software center on the clients.
With the SCCM vNext TP3 Release Microsoft introduced a feature called Update and servicing, which enables SCCM admins to get the latest Updates for SCCM through the also new “cloud connection point” role. To keep it interesting, Microsoft renamed this role into “service connection point” in the 1510 release in October 😉
Microsoft released their Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10. With these Tools you can connect to Server 2016 Preview.
The Tools can be downloaded here.
You will get these .msu files for x86 and x64 Systems “WindowsTH-KB2693643-x86.msu” and “WindowsTH-KB2693643-x64.msu”
Microsoft released the technical preview 3 of SCCM vNext with these major new features mentioned on their Blog.
To be able to deploy Windows 10 you need to do it with the a Windows 10 WinPE boot image (Version 10.0.10240.16384).
Microsoft just released CU1 (KB3074857) for Config Mgr 2012 SP2 / R2 SP1, you can request a download here.
you can reach my blog now under http://blog.fresh-tech.de
I think thats a little easier to type and remember, at least it is for me 😉 . So change your bookmarks and RSS Reader etc.
You can find some new categories in WSUS since yesterday (at least i noticed it then 😉 )
If you are planning to move to SP2/R2 SP1 or even installing a new environment you should be aware that Microsoft changed the minimum recommended hardware requirements.