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Fast Channel for System Management – Client Notification in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Overview Historically, a pull-based client communication mechanism is employed in the System Center Configuration Manager line of products. As a result, in large scale enterprise environments, when an administrator initiates a task, it would take minutes or even hours for each client to receive that task, run it and then report the result back to...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for September 2012

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and the Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library have been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: September 1, 2012 at the top of the topic. These updates include prerelease documentation to support System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, updates for the release version...

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Using the Remote Desktop Windows Store app: App commands and touch keyboard

Hi! I am Divya Bhagavan, software development engineer in test on the Remote Desktop Virtualization (RDV) team. Our team is responsible for developing Microsoft RemoteFX in the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 release and the RemoteDesktop Windows Store app. In this blog post, I’ll go through in detail how to achieve some of the...

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Extending the Application Catalog in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

The Application Catalog in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager allows users to browse, request, and install software that you make available to them. You might be wondering if you can tailor the Application Catalog capabilities to better suit your business requirements. The answer is yes, and this post provides some examples. The Application Catalog website...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for August 2012

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and the Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library have been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: August 1, 2012 at the top of the topic. A few topics are also updated for September and show Updated: September 1, 2012. August updates see the...

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RemoteFX USB Redirection in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

Hi, I’m Harry Martyrossian from the Remote Desktop Virtualization team. This post highlights some of the features added and enhancements to RemoteFX USB Redirection implemented in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. Special thanks to Benjamin Meister for his major contributions to this post. RemoteFX USB Redirection in Windows 8 adds the following new features...

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Support Questions about Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 for Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

This blog post addresses the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support questions you’ve been asking about for Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection. Question: Which versions of Configuration Manager will support Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012? Answer: We are adding support for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 in both System Center 2012 Configuration...

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Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 supports ‘Nested Sessions’

Hi everyone, One of the questions that customers often ask us is: What is the extent of support for running a Remote Desktop Connection session within another Remote Desktop Connection session (a scenario also known as “nested sessions” or “pass through sessions”)?  A very common use case for this is to connect to a Remote...

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Introducing the Remote Desktop Windows Store App

Hi everyone, I’m Rishad Madhura Kuzhiyil, a lead software developer on the Remote Desktop Virtualization (RDV) team. Our team is responsible for developing Microsoft RemoteFX in the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 release. In this blog, I will introduce the new Remote Desktop app that’s available in the Windows Store. This app offers a...

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