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Hi There,

 

I am in the middle of a OS refresh of our estate (XP to Windows 7) and many of the sites are running 20+ machines on slow links (20mb or less) and the OS refresh must be ran outside of hours

 

We have a very tight timescale for the OS refresh so i would like to create a protected distribution point that can be taken to these slow sides and run upgrades locally rather than pulling down the wim 20+times over a slow link.

 

Unfortunately i only have desktop PC's i5 4GB memory at the moment to use for the DP's and plan on once the OS refresh is completed at a site, remove this DP and take it to the next site.

 

I would like to know if i can just use Windows 7 and set this as a protected branch distribution point or if i would be best to install Server 2008 and set it up as a full DP with PXE support?

 

The important aspect is being able to move the protected DP between sites (reassigning the protected boundary each time)

 

SCCM 2007 SP2 R3, 1 primary site server, no secondary sites and a couple of main DP's in main sites.

 

Thanks

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