Using Server V.Next as a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 CU3 site system role

Does it work? Sure it does, is it supported? – No way Smiley In my test I deployed the new Windows Server Technical Preview 9841, installed the distribution point, management point and software update point requirements.

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Here you see the distmgr.log file distributing content to my cm03.corp.viamonstra.com distribution point – notice the server version number.

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Windows 10 client downloading from the Server vNext distribution point

Management Point works like a charm

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Application Catalog point running from a Windows 10 client

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Software update point configured as the second SUP works. The SUP is installed using the same shared database as my Windows 2012 R2 WSUS server and it’s working like a charm.

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By | 2014-10-02T12:07:20+00:00 October 2nd, 2014|Configuration Manager (SCCM)|0 Comments

About the Author:

Kent Agerlund
Microsoft Regional Director, Enterprise Mobility MVP. Microsoft Certified Trainer and Principal consultant. I have been working with Enterprise client management since 1992. Co-founder of System Center User Group Denmark in 2009. Certified MCITP: Enterprise Administrator, MCSA+Messaing, and much more. Member of: Microsoft Denmark System Center Partner Expert Team The Danish Technet Influencers program System Center Influencers Program.

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