This version of the Configuration Manager Documentation Library contains content for Configuration Manager 2007 R3.

Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Content

The following sections of the documentation library contain new Configuration Manager 2007 R3 content:

The following section describes what's new in the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library since March 2010. The topics listed in the table are new or contain significant technical changes to Configuration Manager 2007. Topics that contain minor changes to Configuration Manager 2007 are not listed.

How to Configure Configuration Manager 2007

Topic Description

How to Configure Windows Server 2008 for Site Systems

How to Configure Network Load Balancing for Configuration Manager Site Systems

Updated to include instructions specific to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Planning and Deploying the Server Infrastructure for Configuration Manager 2007

Topic Description

Configuration Manager Supported Configurations

Updated with the latest support statements.

Decide If You Should Extend the Active Directory Schema

Updated to clarify that you do not have to extend the schema again for Configuration Manager if you upgrade the operating system on domain controllers or raise the functional level of the domain or forest.

Deploying the Web Server Certificates to Site System Servers

Updated the Note information about how to specify more than one FQDN in the certificate Subject Alternative Name (SAN) to reference How to Request a Certificate With a Custom Subject Alternative Name in the Active Directory Certificate Services Technical Library (

Planning and Deploying Clients for Configuration Manager 2007

Topic Description

Known Limitations in Configuration Manager Support for Windows Embedded

Updated to clarify that operating system deployment for Windows Embedded is supported for stand-alone media only, and that task sequences are supported for actions other than operating system deployment.

Configuration Manager 2007 Features

Topic Description

Application Compatibility Toolkit Connector in Configuration Manager

Updated to reflect the changes implemented to support operating systems other than Windows Vista. These changes were made in Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 and require Application Compatibility Toolkit Connector 2.

About Task Sequences

Updated to clarify that task sequences cannot be advertised to users.

How to Capture and Restore the User State

Updated to clarify how to create a task sequence to capture a user state.

How to Deploy an Operating System Image to a New Computer Using Boot Media

Updated to clarify that you must specify the default management point for new computers during PXE operating system deployment.

How to Capture an Image from a Reference Computer by Using Capture Media

Updated to clarify that administrator rights are required to capture an operating system image from a reference computer.

Troubleshooting General Operating System Deployment Issues

Updated to include a known issue and workaround for lost user settings when you migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 and use the User State Migration Tool.

About Configuration Manager Discovery

Updated to include information about how to configure a specific domain controller for Active Directory discovery instead of the default setting of the nearest domain controller to the site server.

How to Update Package Data on Distribution Points

Updated to clarify the behavior when you update package data.

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