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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager by Vangel Krstevski

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Cloud distribution points

A cloud distribution point is a fallback distribution point for the Configuration Manager clients and supports most of the content types. To create a cloud distribution point, you need a Windows Azure subscription, a DNS server, and certificates. For your production environment, you can use the Azure pricing calculator to calculate your subscription fee at http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/calculator/?scenario=full.

Starting with System Center Configuration Manager SP1, you can use a Windows Azure cloud service to host a distribution point server. When you deploy a cloud-based distribution point server, you configure the client settings and through them, enable users and devices to access the content. You also have ...

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