Microsoft has released VHD Test Drive – System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and it’s now available for download at the Microsoft Download Centre.
This download comes as a pre-configured Virtual Hard Disk (VHD). It enables you to evaluate System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 Beta 2 on Windows Server 2008 R2.
Note: Hyper-V is required to run this virtual machine. In addition to Hyper-V, you will need a 64-bit system with hardware-assisted virtualization enabled, as well as data execution prevention (DEP).
Hyper-V can be run from one of the following environments:
– Windows Server 2008 SP2
– Windows Server 2008 R2
– Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1