SMS 2003 R2 Update & Sneak Peak – SMS v4. Neil Hetherington Account Technology Specialist Microsoft Corporation. Session Overview. SMS Introduction SMS 2003 R2 Overview and Enhancements Introduction to “SMSv4” Deployment Enhancements Software Update Enhancements Security Enhancements
Account Technology Specialist
SMS 2003 R2 Overview and Enhancements
Introduction to “SMSv4”
Software Update Enhancements
Support forthe Mobile Workforce
LeveragingWindows Management Services
Machine Replacement / New Machine
Help Desk Recovery
Fully integrated with SMS 2003 infrastructure
Utilizes advanced Windows imaging format
Enables sophisticated custom sequencing
OS Deployment Feature Pack
The end-to-end desktop operating system deployment and upgrade imaging solution for Windows
Device Management Feature Pack
Extend change and configuration management to Windows CE-based and Windows Mobile devices
SMS 2003 SP2 Enhancements
Simplified, comprehensive software updating w/ templates for common tasks
Enterprise Vulnerability assessment
Securely managing devices across the Internet
Secure network storage of user state during Operating System deploymentKey Investments InSystem Center Configuration Manager 2007
Up and running in minutes
Advanced Task Sequencing
Reduced SCCM infrastructure costs with branch office support
Improved scheduling and greater control including Wake-on-LAN
Common processes for Windows Mobile and embedded devices
Unified delivery of Windows operating system for clients and servers
One worldwide image to manage with Vista
Built on Windows Vista technologies including Windows Imaging
Vista and Office 12 upgrade assessment and resolution planning
Offline media support for full offline provisioning
Knowledge-driven desired configuration management based on the System Definition Model (SDM)
IT policies for analyzing corporate and regulatory compliance
Out of the box configuration policies for server workloads i.e. Exchange
License and asset management
Great deployments of existing Windows!
Even better with Vista/Longhorn!
Fully automate the deployment process in a secure and highly flexible manner
Here is your patch
Requesting patch package.
I can vouch for the client.
It’s not up to date. Tell it to install patches
I can vouch for the client.
Yes, meets policy.
Can you vouch for this client?
Is it up to date?
Patches are installed.
May I have access?
I don’t have any patches installed.
Should this client be restricted
based on it’s health?
Quarantine client, request
it to install patches
You are being given restricted
access until patches are installed.
Client is granted access to full intranet.
Desired Configuration ManagementManage the configuration of Windows environments and ensure system configuration compliance against defined corporate standards
Beta 1 Refresh
Public AvailabilitySystem Center Configuration Manager 2007Helping IT Drive Business Value
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