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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager

By : Vangel Krstevski
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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager

By: Vangel Krstevski

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering System Center Configuration Manager
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Cloud distribution points

A cloud distribution point is a fallback distribution point for the Configuration Manager clients and supports most of the content types. To create a cloud distribution point, you need a Windows Azure subscription, a DNS server, and certificates. For your production environment, you can use the Azure pricing calculator to calculate your subscription fee at

Starting with System Center Configuration Manager SP1, you can use a Windows Azure cloud service to host a distribution point server. When you deploy a cloud-based distribution point server, you configure the client settings and through them, enable users and devices to access the content. You also have to specify a primary site that will manage the content transfer to the cloud-based distribution point. Additionally, you need to specify the thresholds for the amount of content that you want to store on the distribution point and the amount of...