CU3 for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Released with Fixes and Features

CU3 for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Released with Fixes and Features

As is normally prescribed, a Cumulative Update (CU) is a large hotfix that pulls together all previously released hotfixes into a single distribution. When customers need to apply the latest fixes, they only need the very latest CU. Per Microsoft’s ConfigMgr servicing strategy, CU's release once every quarter.

CU3 for ConfigMgr 2012 R2 has now released and provides additional fixes, some changes, and some new features that you should be aware of. So, in addition to providing that single, cumulative hotfix distribution, there are other reasons why you might want to decide to install CU3.

Here’s what’s fixed and new…

New fixes

  • Software distribution and application management (4 fixes)
  • Wake on LAN (1 fix)
  • Migration (1 fix)
  • Company portal (1 fix)
  • Administrator Console (1 fix)
  • Mobile devices (5 fixes)
  • Operating System Deployment (1 fix)
  • Client (1 fix)
  • Site servers and site systems (3 fixes)
  • Windows PowerShell (23 fixes)

Changes in operations

  • Management Point communications (Management Point Affinity Added in ConfigMgr 2012 R2 CU3)
  • Additional OS support (Debian 7 (x86), Debian 7 (x64), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (x64), CentOS 7 (x64), Oracle 7 (x64))
  • Software Updates (Eliminates partial WSUS synchronization problems through a registry change on the server)

Links

Description of Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager – includes download link for CU3

Description of Windows PowerShell changes in Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

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