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    Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 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 Configuration Manager SP1
    • Version:

      5.00.7804.1304

      File Name:

      ConfigmgrMacClient.msi

      Date Published:

      9/2/2014

      File Size:

      5.4 MB

        Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports the management of Apple Mac clients. The client for Mac computers allows you to discover, collect inventory, manage settings, and deploy applications and patches using your Configuration Manager environment.

        Important: Unix and Linux Client downloads are now located at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39360
        Feature Summary:
        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 Configuration Manager SP1:
        • 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 7.1, 6.1, 5.3
        • Solaris Version 11 (SPARC and x86) , 10 (SPARC and x86), 9 (SPARC)
        • HP-UX Version 11iv2 (PA-RISC and IA64) , 11iv3 (PA-RISC and IA64)
        • RHEL Version 6 (x64 and x86) , 5 (x64 and x86), 4 (x64 and x86)
        • SLES Version 11 (x64 and x86), 10 (x64 and x86), 9 (x86)
        • CentOS Version 6 (x64 and x86), 5 (x64 and x86)
        • Debian Version 6 (x64 and x86), 5 (x64 and x86)
        • Ubuntu Version 12.4 LTS (x64 and x86), 10.4 LTS (x64 and x86)
        • Oracle Linux 6 (x64 and x86), 5 (x64 and x86)

        Release History:
        Mac Client:
        9/2/2014: Client build version 5.00.7804.1304
        • Includes a fix for an issue inventorying video controllers on Mac OS X 10.9.3
        2/27/2014: Client build version 5.00.7804.1303
        • System Center 2012 SP1 CU4
        • Applicable to Mac OS X10.6, 10.7, 10.8 & 10.9
        4/1/2013: Client Build Version 5.00.7804.1202
        • System Center 2012 SP1 CU1 version
        • Applicable to Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 & 10.8
        1/3/2013: Client Build Version 5.00.7804.1000
        • System Center 2012 SP1 RTM version
        • Applicable to Mac OS X 10.6 & Mac OS X 10.7

    • Supported Operating System

      Linux, Mac OS X, Unix

        Supported Operating System: Mac OS X

        Mac Client:
        The following Mac OS X 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)

        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 versions of Configuration Manager: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1
      • 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

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