Updates to Supported Platforms for SMS 2003 and ConfigMgr 2007

TipThis should go out in an updated Knowledge Base article within the next couple days but I figured I’d give all of you an advanced, sneak preview anyway.  Below are our updated statements regarding supported platforms for Systems Management Server 2003 and System Center Configuration Manager 2007:


* SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 is now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 (SP1 and/or R2)


System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and/or R2 now supports the use of SQL Server 2008 SP1.


No hofixes are required.


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* Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are now supported on Systems Management Server 2003 SP3


Systems Management Server 2003 SP3 now supports Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 as clients.  Administrator consoles or site server roles will not be supported on these platforms.


No hotfixes are required.


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* Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 RTM


System Center Configuration 2007 SP1 now supports Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 as clients.  Administrator consoles or site server roles will not be supported on these platforms.


The following hotfixes are required:


KB969991- When you use System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM to capture an image of Windows Vista SP2 or of Windows Server 2008 SP2, the image capture process fails during the “Prepare Windows for Capture” stage


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* Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 SP1


System Center Configuration 2007 SP1 now supports Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 as clients, for administrator console installations, and Windows Server 2008 SP2 for site-server roles.


The following hotfixes are required:


KB970093- When you use System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 to capture an image of Windows Vista SP2 or of Windows Server 2008 SP2, the image capture process fails during the “Prepare Windows for Capture” stage


Best,


J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer