Use the procedures in this topic to support multicast in your System Center 2012 Configuration Manager environment. These procedures configure the distribution point to support multicast and configure the operating system image for multicast.
Configuring a Distribution Point to support Multicast
Before you deploy the operating system, you must configure a distribution point to support multicast. Use the following procedure to modify an existing distribution point to support multicast. For more information about how to create a new distribution point, see the Install and Configure the Distribution Point section in the Configuring Content Management in Configuration Manager topic.
To enable multicast for a distribution point
Configuring the Operating System Image for Multicast Deployments
Before you distribute the operating system image to a multicast-enabled distribution point, you must configure the operating system image package to support multicast. Use the following procedure to set the multicast options for an existing operating system image package. For information about how to capture an operating system image package from a reference computer, see the How to Build a Reference Computer section in the How to Deploy Operating Systems in Configuration Manager topic.