SCCM 1806 Features

This post outlines some of the best features which were released with SCCM 1806 Current Branch. The adoption for 1806 has been rapidly increasing since it was released just a couple of weeks ago and the upgrade process has been seamless.

CMPivot – A New tool has been released to allow you to obtain real-time results on the state of your connected devices. This allows IT Admins to quickly analyse devices and answer business questions or respond to security threats.

Site Server High Availability – You can now setup a site server in Passive mode so that it is always available incase your active site server goes offline. This has been a feature which has been eagerly anticipated by many IT admins.

CMG Improvements – A Cloud management gateway can now also act as a cloud distribution point so you do not need to have two separate cloud instances. A cloud management gateway can also now communicate over a http management point (Using self signed certificates)

Improvements to Client Push – Client push is now more secure as the site can now require mutual Kerberos authentication

HTTP Distribution Point –¬†Azure AD Joined devices can now communicate with a http enabled distribution point.

CMTRACE – CMTRACE is now automatically installed with the config manager agent

Co-Management Workloads – Three new co-management workloads have been added: Office 365 Deployments, Mobile Apps & Device Configuration

There are still a ton more great features which have been added In 1806 which can be found at: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1806


Jake Stoker

Jake Stoker

Enteprise Mobility + Security SME

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