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System requirements and support options
One of the most commonly used features of Configuration Manager is for managing patching of client computers. Configuration Manager 2012 offers great capabilities for managing software updates, and Configuration Manager 2012 R2 extends that feature set with maintenance windows that are dedicated to software update deployment, as well as additional capabilities for automatic deployment rules. In this lab, complete an end-to-end implementation for managing software updates in Configuration Manager 2012 R2.