Controlling the data content of distribution points can now be accomplished using bandwidth throttling and rate limit scheduling.
To grant a user account access to the source site's SMS Provider, follow these steps: After the data is successfully gathered, you can review the high-level information from the Summary tab at the bottom of the Configuration Manager Console.
As Figure 7 shows, my data gathering process found 84 items. You can change the default interval by opening the properties of the source hierarchy.
Microsoft has also redesigned the UI, site hierarchies, security, and package deployments.
I'll show you how to migrate from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012.
Granting access to the local Distributed COM Users group allows the account to launch, activate, and use DCOM objects on the source site server.
The account you use also needs Read access to all data source locations for packages and drivers.
The new features in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012) are well worth the time and money it takes to migrate from System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM 2007).
If the new Role-Based Administration security model or the ability to manage Windows RT (Win RT), Windows 8, Apple i OS, and Google Android phones isn't enough to entice you, maybe the ability to use applications to deploy software, which requires little storage space due to single instancing at the file level on distribution points, is.
You can migrate a single SCCM 2007 site to a single SCCM 2012 site, multiple SCCM 2007 sites to multiple SCCM 2012 sites, or multiple SCCM 2007 sites to a single SCCM 2012 site, which is the most popular scenario.
Whichever migration scenario you choose, this is your chance to redesign the entire SCCM environment utilizing the new technologies.
"Not Started" is displayed until the job begins to run, then "Running" will be displayed until the job finishes, in which case "Completed" is shown.