The System Center Configuration Manager team is pleased to announce the release of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) Beta!  This build is now available for download on the Microsoft Download Center:

Configuration Manager SP1 enhancements include:

  • Deployment and management of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
  • Distribution point for Windows Azure to help  reduce infrastructure costs
  • Automation of administrative tasks through PowerShell support
  • Management of Mac OS X clients and Linux and UNIX servers

Please note, ConfigMgr SP1 is a standalone build intended only for your lab environment.   Please do a fresh install, as upgrade from ConfigMgr 2012 or ConfigMgr 2007 is not supported.

ConfigMgr SP1 Beta Release Notes For the ConfigMgr SP1 Beta release notes, please reference the TechNet link here:

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