The following features are new to Configuration Manager 2007 R3.
|The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 R3.|
- Power Management. Provides a set of
tools that enable the site administrator to configure standard
Windows power settings across computers. For more information, see
in Configuration Manager 2007 R3.
- Operating System Deployment
Improvements Provides pre-staging of boot images and Windows
Imaging Format (.wim) files on new computers that enables the
administrator to apply a task sequence to the device that can use
the pre-staged media. For more information, seeAbout Prestaged Media
for Operating System Deployment.
- Dynamic Collection Evaluation. Enables
you to rapidly evaluate a collection membership by adding only
newly discovered resources. For more information, see About Dynamic Collection
Evaluation in Configuration Manager 2007 R3.
- Active Directory Delta Discovery.
Performs an intermediate discovery cycle that adds only new
resources to the Configuration Manager 2007 database. For more
information, see About Active Directory
Delta Discovery in Configuration Manager 2007 R3.
- Simplified Resource Management.
Enables you to search for and add resources to a specified
collection. For more information, see Add Resources to
- Desired Configuration Management.
Enables you to create a collection of compliant or noncompliant
computers in desired configuration management. For more
information, see How to Remediate
Non-Compliant Computers Using Software Distribution.
- Higher Number of Supported Clients Per
Hierarchy. Configuration Manager 2007 R3 supports up to 300,000
clients per hierarchy when it uses the default settings for all
Configuration Manager 2007 features. This increase in supported
clients is the result of improvements to the Active Directory
synchronization and Collection Evaluation processes.