System Center 2016 TP4 (VHD)

List of all recently published System Center 2016 TP4 Evaluation VHDs

VHDs enable you to create virtual machine with pre-configured System Center component and explore all new features before the RTM version of SC 2016 release.

 Name  LINK
Virtual Machine Manager http://goo.gl/sJz9y3
 Data Protection Manager http://goo.gl/fVJIo6
 Operations Manager http://goo.gl/V0RZSH
 Orchestrator http://goo.gl/cbtkCU
 Service Manager http://goo.gl/mUe4fl

P.S. At the ExpertsLive conference Jeff Woolsey confirmed that Windows Server 2016 TP4 is going to be available next week!

Update: Windows Server 2016 TP4 is out!

Update Rollup 8 For System Center 2012 R2

List of all newly released updates/KBs for SC 2012 R2 products

Some new VMM features have been added :

  • Support for SQL Server 2014 SP1 as VMM database
  • Support for VMWare vCenter 6.0 management scenarios
  • Ability to set quotas for external IP addresses
  • Support for quotas for checkpoints
  • Ability to configure static network adapter MAC address during operating system deployment
  • Ability to deploy extended Hyper-V Port ACLs
  • Support for storage space tiering in VMM

Use the following links to get more information about fixed issues and new functionality brought by UR8:

 Name  LINK
 Data Protection Manager https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3086084
 Orchestrator https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3096381
 Operations Manager https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3096382
 Service Manager
 Service Provider Foundation https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3096384
 Virtual Machine Manager https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3096389
 WAP https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3096392
 WAP Web Sites