The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: April 1, 2014 at the top of the topic.
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What's New in the Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager since February 2014
Supported Configurations for Configuration Manager
Added support for Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks)
Added support for using Windows data deduplication
Added support for Windows Phone 8.1, when enrolled by Windows Intune
Updated the .NET prerequisites for the Out of Band Service Point on Windows Server 2012 or later operating systems.
Information and Support for Configuration Manager
Revised the instructions on how to save collections of TechNet pages locally.
Planning to Use Extensions in Configuration Manager
Added information about the new Windows Intune extension for Windows Phone 8.1
Planning for Communications in Configuration Manager
Updated the table about communication in a site that spans forests.
Added information to the same table location for site system roles that must connect directly to SQL Server from external forests. This appears in the table in the section about planning cross-forest communications.
Install Sites and Create a Hierarchy for Configuration Manager
Clarified that it is not supported to remove the sysadmin rights to SQL Server for the site server computer account and the account used to install Configuration Manager.
Technical reference for Ports in Configuration Manager
Added details that cover the ports used for communications from distribution points to management points, and several site system roles that connect directly to SQL Server.
Prerequisites for Windows Client Deployment in Configuration Manager
Clarified that the client prerequisite Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable version 10.0.40219.1 might require a restart when it is installed on client computers.
How to Install Clients on Mac Computers in Configuration Manager
Clarified the download locations for the SP1 and R2 Mac Clients.
How to Manage Mobile Devices by Using Configuration Manager and Windows Intune
Added support for Windows Phone 8.1 when using the Windows Phone 8.1 extension.
Added support for Android Samsung KNOX
Deploying Software and Operating Systems
How to Manage User Device Affinity in Configuration Manager
Further clarifications to the information about automatic user device affinity.
Assets and Compliance
Best Practices for Collections in Configuration Manager
Clarified that the threshold for the number of collections that can have incremental updates activated applies to the whole hierarchy.
Prerequisites for Email Profiles in Configuration Manager
Clarified that if you want to generate the users email address in an email profile by using the users primary SMTP address, this address must exist in the mail attribute in Active Directory. Additionally, Configuration Manager user discovery must be configured to discover the mail attribute from Active Directory (this is configured by default).
How to Create VPN Profiles in Configuration Manager
Removed incorrect option Use certificate for authentication.
Introduction to Remote Connection Profiles in Configuration Manager
Added support for iOS and Android devices to connect from the Windows Intune company portal.
Introduction to Certificate Profiles in Configuration Manager
Introduction to VPN Profiles in Configuration Manager
Introduction to Wi-Fi Profiles in Configuration Manager
Introduction to Email Profiles in Configuration Manager
Compliance Settings for Mobile Devices in Configuration Manager
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