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Dates: October 22, 2018 – October 26, 2018
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News from Yvette:
Now Available: Update 1706 for System Center Configuration Manager
Happy Friday! We are delighted to announce that we have released version 1706 for the Current Branch (CB) of System Center Configuration Manager that includes new features and product enhancements!
Many of these enhancements are designed for organizations that are going through the digital transformation and want to modernize their IT infrastructure, policies, and processes. With each release of Configuration Manager, we are focusing on the following themes:
- Configuration Manager makes it easier to adopt and deploy Windows 10 and Office 365.
- Configuration Manager enables the management of Windows 10 security settings to protect users and company data.
- Configuration Manager helps customers build the bridge to modern management of Windows to simplify management.
- Configuration Manager infrastructure is streamlined for simpler and easier use, reducing your total cost of ownership.
- Microsoft continues to provide iterative value to customers using Configuration Manager connected with Microsoft Intune.
- Microsoft is committed to delighting our customers by continuing to invest and iterate on Configuration Manager based on customer feedback.
We are continuing to see strong adoption by our customers. As of today, we have more than 40,000 organizations managing more than 84 million devices using the Current Branch of Configuration Manager. And thanks to our active Technical Preview Branch community, the 1706 update includes feedback and usage data we have gathered from customers who have installed and road tested our monthly technical previews over the last few months. As always, 1706 has also been tested at scale – by real customers, in real production environments.
Here are just few of the enhancements that are available in this update:
Windows 10 and Office 365
- Manage Microsoft Surface driver updates – You can now use Configuration Manager to manage Microsoft Surface driver updates.
- Windows Analytics Commercial ID and Windows telemetry levels – You can now specify the Windows Analytics Commercial ID and configure telemetry, commercial data, and Internet Explorer data collection settings in Client Settings for use with Upgrade Readiness.
- Improved user experience for Office 365 updates – Improvements have been made to leverage the Office Click-to-Run user experience when a client installs an Office 365 update. This includes pop-up and in-app notifications, and a countdown experience.
Windows 10 Security
- SecureBoot and TPM inventory data – Hardware inventory can now determine whether the device has SecureBoot enabled and various properties of the TPM (enabled by default).
- Windows Defender Device Guard – You can now include trust for specific files and folder paths in Device Guard policies.
- Azure AD-enabled Cloud Management – You can now onboard the site to Azure AD via Cloud Services. Additionally, you can install the client on the Internet.
- Windows Update for Business enhancements – There is a new dedicated experience to configure and deploy deferral settings for easy discoverability.
- Cloud services consolidation – There is now common experience for OMS Connector, Upgrade Readiness, Windows Store for Business, and Cloud Management.
- Reload boot images with latest WinPE version – During the “Update Distribution Points” wizard on a boot image, you can now reload the version of Windows PE in the selected boot image.
- Boundary Group improvements – Boundary groups now support configuring the time for fallback for software update points.
- Configuration Manager Update Reset Tool – We have added new tool to reset and restart in-console updates when they have problems downloading or replicating.
- Accessibility – Screen reader improvements and improved keyboard navigation in and out of the ribbon in the Configuration Manager console.
Configuration Manager connected with Microsoft Intune
- Entrust as certificate authority for PFX Certificates – Entrust can now be used as the certificate authority for PFX certificates.
- Additional Android for Work features – You can now configure app configuration policies for Android for Work and support for available apps.
- Additional Compliance Policy settings – We added additional compliance policy settings that were previously available only in Intune standalone.
- Enrollment restriction conditions – Admin can now prevent enrollment for iOS or Android devices marked as personal.
- Cisco IPSec VPN support for iOS – Cisco IPsec will be a new connection type option for VPN profiles for iOS.
- Windows Edition Upgrade policy – This policy allows admins to set a policy to upgrade Windows 10 to Enterprise editions.
- Additional MAM settings – We added new settings such as block screen capture (Android only), disable contact sync, and disable printing.
- Windows configuration settings – We added new Windows configuration item settings that were previously only available in Intune standalone.
- Create and run PowerShell scripts – You can now create and run scripts with parameters to devices and collections.
- Task Sequence improvements – You can now easily toggle when the task sequence progress is or is not displayed to the end user, on a granular step-by-step basis. Additionally, groups in the task sequence editor can be collapsed or expanded.
- Share an application from Software Center – You can copy a direct link to an application in Software Center using the new Share button in the Application Details view.
For more details and to view the full list of new features in this update check out our What’s new in version 1706 of System Center Configuration Manager documentation.
Note: As the update is rolled out globally in the coming weeks, it will be automatically downloaded, and you will be notified when it is ready to install from the “Updates and Servicing” node in your Configuration Manager console. If you can’t wait to try these new features, this PowerShell script can be used to ensure that you are in the first wave of customers getting the update. By running this script, you will see the update available in your console right away.
For assistance with the upgrade process please post your questions in the Site and Client Deployment forum. To provide feedback or report any issues with the functionality included in this release, please use Connect.If there’s a new feature or enhancement you want us to consider including in future updates, please use the Configuration Manager UserVoice site.
The System Center Configuration Manager team
- What’s New in System Center Configuration Manager
- Get Ready for System Center Configuration Manager
- Start Using System Center Configuration Manager
- Upgrade to System Center Configuration Manager
- Documentation for System Center Configuration Manager
- System Center Configuration Manager Forums
- System Center Configuration Manager Support
- Report an issue
- Provide suggestions
…et ce n’est pas tout!
Update 1707 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!
Hello everyone! We are happy to let you know that update 1707 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features include:
- Client Peer Cache support for express installation files for Windows 10 and Office 365 – Beginning with this release, Peer Cache supports distribution of content express installation files for Windows 10 and of update files for Office 365. No additional configuration or changes are required.
- Create and run scripts with parameters – You can now create and run scripts with parameters to devices and collections.
- Configure network definitions using Windows Defender Application Guard policies – You can now configure network definitions using Windows Defender Application Guard policies. These include domain names, IP ranges, cloud resources, and proxy servers.
- Surface Device Dashboard – You can now use the Surface Device Dashboard to view information about the model and operating system version of your Surface devices.
Update 1707 for Technical Preview Branch is available in the Configuration Manager console. For new installations please use the 1703 baseline version of Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch available on TechNet Evaluation Center.
We would love to hear your thoughts about the latest Technical Preview! To provide feedback or report any issues with the functionality included in this Technical Preview, please use Connect. If there’s a new feature or enhancement you want us to consider for future updates, please use the Configuration Manager UserVoice site.
The System Center Configuration Manager team
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Throughout the Technical Previews, we’ve seen tremendous customer and partner excitement around Microsoft Azure Stack. In fact, we’re speaking with thousands of partners this week at our Microsoft Inspire event. Our partners are excited about the new business opportunities opened up by our ‘One Azure Ecosystem’ approach, which helps them extend their Azure investments to Azure Stack, to unlock new possibilities for hybrid cloud environments. In that vein, today we are announcing:
Azure Stack promise
Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, thereby enabling a truly consistent hybrid cloud platform. Consistency removes hybrid cloud complexity, which helps you maximize your investments across cloud and on-premises environments. Consistency enables you to build and deploy applications using the exact same approach – same APIs, same DevOps tools, same portal – leading to increased developer productivity. Consistency enables you to develop cloud applications faster by building on Azure Marketplace application components. Consistency enables you to confidently invest in people and processes knowing that those are fully transferable. The ability to run consistent Azure services on-premises gets you full flexibility to decide where applications and workloads should reside. An integrated systems-based delivery model ensures that you can focus on what matters to your business (i.e., your applications), while also enabling us to deliver Azure innovation to you faster.
In its initial release, Azure Stack includes a core set of Azure services, DevOps tooling, and Azure Marketplace content, all of which are delivered through an integrated systems approach. Check out this whitepaper for more information about what capabilities are available in Azure Stack at the initial release and what is planned for future versions.
Hybrid use cases unlock application innovation
Azure and Azure Stack unlock new use cases for customer facing and internal line of business applications:
Ecosystem solutions across Azure and Azure Stack
You can speed up your Azure Stack initiatives by leveraging the rich Azure ecosystem:
Orderable integrated systems, free single-server kit for trial
Azure Stack has two deployment options:
As an extension of Azure, Azure Stack will deliver continuous innovation with frequent updates following the initial release. These updates will help us deliver enriched hybrid application use cases, as well as grow the infrastructure footprint of Azure Stack. We will also continue to broaden the Azure ecosystem to enable additional choice and flexibility for you.
I look forward to hearing what everyone does with Azure Stack!
News from Yvette, again, and again, and again!
E cette fois, pour ceux qui utilisent déjà SCUP voila une bonne nouvelle: Support de Windows 10 et Serveur 2016! et les mêmes habitudes/interfaces de gestion…
Today we are announcing availability of System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) Preview. Many of you are using SCUP 2011 now to:
- Import updates from external catalogs (non-Microsoft update catalogs).
- Modify update definitions including applicability, and deployment metadata.
- Export updates to external catalogs.
- Publish updates to an update server.
This SCUP preview adds support for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. Users who are familiar with SCUP 2011 will be able to easily use the preview on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 systems as there are no major changes to the way the SCUP works.
Joining the preview
We are excited to have you join our preview! To get started:
- Download the SCUP Preview here.
- Run UpdatesPublisher.msi on a computer that meets the prerequisites.
- Configure the options for SCUP.
- Start using the features of SCUP.
For a walkthrough of these steps please read our System Center Updates Publisher documentation.
We would love to hear your feedback. If you have a feature request, share your ideas with us on the Configuration Manager UserVoice site. You can report issues with SCUP on Connect or reach out to us directly at Scupfeedback@microsoft.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Does this release include SCUP integration with the Configuration Manager Console?
A. This preview is to enable SCUP 2011 features on our newest OSes and is not directly related to work that is planned for Configuration Manager Console Integration. For the latest news about that, please see the UserVoice item here.
Q. Can I use this preview release with Windows 7 or WSUS 3.x?
A. Windows 7 and WSUS 3.x are not supported with this release. Please continue to use SCUP 2011.
Q. Does this preview release support upgrade from SCUP 2011?
A. For Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 systems that have SCUP 2011 installed, installation of the preview will not uninstall or interfere with the existing SCUP 2011 installation. On these systems, you may continue to use SCUP 2011 or use the preview version, however the two installations will not share data.