Step-By-Step: Creating a custom UNIX provider for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

When managing UNIX servers with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, the ability to configure collections, maintenance windows, and client settings are enabled to help management of said servers. Although the Configuration Manager client for UNIX does not have a user interface, you can force the client to manually poll for client policy.  Niel Orcutt, Senior Software Development…