System Center Configuration Manager 2019

$129.99
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager supports the management of UNIX and Linux servers. The clients for UNIX and Linux extends the scope of your Configuration Manager environment to collect inventory, deploy software, and run reports about UNIX and Linux servers in your enterprise. The client operates as a workgroup client that is managed by Configuration Manager.

Note: These Clients are intended for use with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2 , System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center Configuration Manager (current branch).

Mac Client:
The following Mac versions are supported in this release:
  • Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • macOS 10.12 (Sierra)
  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
  • Note: macOS 10.12 (Sierra) and macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) are currently only supported on System Center Configuration Manager (current branch)
The following scenarios are supported through the Mac client in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager:
  • Discovery – Discovers Mac OS X system in Active Directory and through network discovery
  • Hardware Inventory – Provides hardware inventory and auditing of computers running Mac OS X, including a list of installed software similar to add/remove programs for Windows systems.
  • Settings Management – Ensures computers running Mac OS X comply with company policies using scripts and preference list management.
  • Application Deployment – Distributes required software via app model.
  • Software Updates Management – Distributes patches utilizing Software Distribution and Settings management features.

UNIX/Linux Client:
The following UNIX and Linux versions are supported in this release.
  • AIX Version 6.1, 7.1
  • Solaris Version 10, 11
  • HP-UX Version 11iv3
  • RHEL Version 5, 6, 7
  • SLES Version 10, 11, 12
  • CentOS Version 5, 6, 7
  • Debian Version 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Ubuntu Version 10.04 LTS, 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS
  • Oracle Linux 5, 6

The following scenarios are supported by the UNIX and Linux clients:
  • Hardware Inventory - Hardware inventory can be viewed through Resource Explorer and can be used to create collections of UNIX and Linux computers.
  • Software Inventory - Through hardware inventory the list of natively installed software can be gathered from the UNIX and Linux computers - similar to add/remove programs for Windows systems.
  • Software Distribution - Deploy new software, update existing software and apply OS patches to collections of UNIX/Linux computers (using a package and program). Run arbitrary maintenance scripts on a collection of UNIX/Linux servers.
  • Secure and Authenticated Communications
  • Consolidated Reports

Release History
  • 04/12/2018 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.2447. Includes bug fixes and new OMI version 1.4
  • 10/02/2017 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.2437. Includes bug fixes.
  • 08/29/2017 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.2432. Includes bug fixes and support for Ubuntu 16.04. Support for certain old UNIX and Linux versions that are no longer supported by their vendors has been removed, including AIX version 5.3, Solaris version 9, HP-UX on PA-RISC hardware, HP-UX version 11iv2, and SLES version 9.
  • 12/19/2016 - Update release (Mac), version 5.0.8466.1. Including fixes and added support for macOS 10.12 (Sierra).
  • 04/07/2016 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.1254. Including bug fixes and added support for Debian GNU/Linux 8
  • 12/08/2015 - Update release (Mac), version 5.0.8333.1. Including fixes and added support for Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).
  • 06/30/2015 - Update release (Mac), version 5.0.8261.1
  • 05/29/2015 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.1112. Including bug fixes and added support for SLES 12
  • 10/30/2014 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version 5.0.7958.1060. including bug fixes and added support for RHEL 7, CentOS 7, and Oracle Linux 7
  • 9/2/2014 - Update release (Mac), version 5.0.7958.1102. including a fix for an issue inventorying video controllers on Mac OS X 10.9.3
  • 06/27/2014 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version: 5.00.7958.1024, including bug fixes.
  • 4/22/2014 - Update release (UNIX/Linux), version: 5.00.7958.1020, including bug fixes.
  • 2/27/2014 - Update release, version 5.0.7958.1101, including bug fixes and added support for Mac OS 10.9