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Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager - Clients for Additional Operating Systems

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The Clients for Additional Operating Systems allow you to manage Apple Mac, UNIX and Linux computers using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:

    5.0.7958

    File Name:

    Config Mgr Clients for AIX.EXE

    Config Mgr Clients for HP-UX.EXE

    Config Mgr Clients for Linux.EXE

    Config Mgr Clients for Solaris.exe

    ConfigmgrMacClient.msi

    Date Published:

    30/10/2014

    File Size:

    119.8 MB

    58.8 MB

    62.2 MB

    68.7 MB

    5.5 MB

      Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager supports the management of UNIX and Linux servers. The clients for UNIX and Linux extends the scope of your Configuration Manager environment to collect inventory, deploy software, and run reports about UNIX and Linux servers in your enterprise. The client operates as a workgroup client that is managed by Configuration Manager.

      Note: These UNIX and Linux Clients are intended for use with both System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

      Mac Client:
      The following Mac versions are supported in this release:
      • Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
      • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
      • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
      • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
      • Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
      The following scenarios are supported through the Mac client in Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager:
      • Discovery – Discovers Mac OS X system in Active Directory and through network discovery
      • Hardware Inventory – Provides hardware inventory and auditing of computers running Mac OS X, including a list of installed software similar to add/remove programs for Windows systems.
      • Settings Management – Ensures computers running Mac OS X comply with company policies using scripts and preference list management.
      • Application Deployment – Distributes required software via app model.
      • Software Updates Management – Distributes patches utilizing Software Distribution and Settings management features.

      UNIX/Linux Client:
      The following UNIX and Linux versions are supported in this release.
      • AIX Version 5.3, 6.1, 7.1
      • Solaris Version 9, 10, 11
      • HP-UX Version 11iv2 , 11iv3
      • RHEL Version 4, 5, 6, 7
      • SLES Version 9, 10, 11
      • CentOS Version 5, 6, 7
      • Debian Version 5, 6, 7
      • Ubuntu Version 10.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS
      • Oracle Linux 5, 6

      The following scenarios are supported by the UNIX and Linux clients:
      • Hardware Inventory - Hardware inventory can be viewed through Resource Explorer and can be used to create collections of UNIX and Linux computers.
      • Software Inventory - Through hardware inventory the list of natively installed software can be gathered from the UNIX and Linux computers - similar to add/remove programs for Windows systems.
      • Software Distribution - Deploy new software, update existing software and apply OS patches to collections of UNIX/Linux computers (using a package and program). Run arbitrary maintenance scripts on a collection of UNIX/Linux servers.
      • Secure and Authenticated Communications
      • Consolidated Reports

      Release History
      • 10/30/2014 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.1060. including bug fixes and added support for RHEL 7, CentOS 7, and Oracle Linux 7
      • 9/2/2014 - Update release (Mac), version 5.0.7958.1102. including a fix for an issue inventorying video controllers on Mac OS X 10.9.3
      • 06/27/2014 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version: 5.00.7958.1024, including bug fixes.
      • 4/22/2014 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version: 5.00.7958.1020, including bug fixes.
      • 2/27/2014 - Update release, version 5.0.7958.1101, including bug fixes and added support for Mac OS 10.9

  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Apple Macintosh, HP-UX, IBM AIX, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris

      • Other Software:
      • For UNIX/Linux: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 or Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

      Supported configurations and hardware requirements for Mac: See the Client Requirements for Mac computers section in the Supported Configurations for Configuration Manager topic. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg682077.aspx

      Supported configurations and hardware requirements for UNIX/Linux: See the Client Requirements for Linux and UNIX Servers section in the Supported Configurations for Configuration Manager topic. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg682077.aspx Supported versions of Configuration Manager: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
    • Mac Client:
      1. Download the Mac client msi file to a Windows system
      2. Run the msi and it will create a dmg file under the default location “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Mac Client” on the Windows system
      3. Copy the dmg file to a network share or a folder on a Mac computer
      4. Access and open the dmg file on a Mac computer and install the client using instructions in the online documentation. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj591553.aspx

      Unix/Linux Clients:
      1. On a Windows computer download the appropiate file for UNIX/Linux client you wish to manage
      2. The downloaded file is a self-extracting exe and will extract tar files for the different versions of your operating system.
      3. Copy the install script and the .tar file for your computer’s operating system version to a folder on your UNIX/Linux computer.
      4. Install the client using instructions in the online documentation. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj573939.aspx

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