In case you missed this last Friday:
On February 8th, Microsoft made available the anticipated beta Configuration Manager, SP1 and R2 releases, for download. The SP1 release supports the upcoming releases of Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008. Additionally, SP1 integrates support for Intel’s vPro hardware while providing an online connection for live asset intelligence updates. The R2 release integrates Microsoft Application Virtualization distribution and streaming technology. R2 also provides SQL Reporting Services, a deeper integration with Forefront, as well as extra product enhancements.
Download the Configuration Manager SP1 and R2 Betas
We are pleased to announce that System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack (SP) 1 and R2 Beta releases are now available on Microsoft Connect. Sign in and navigate to the downloads section of the System Center Configuration Manager 2007 program site to download the bundles and release notes. Please review the release notes carefully for late breaking information regarding the betas. After that, please get this bits in your lab as quickly as possible and test,test,test in preparation for your production deployment.
A few last minute notes:
If you find a bug:
If you have a suggestion, use the feedback link also to submit it. Also, please be sure to review the smsv4.chm help file provided with the beta. It contains updated information on both existing and new topics for Service Pack 1 and R2.
Please mail email@example.com if you have any questions or problems with the download.
J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer