Capacity Planning

Both distribution points and software update points may require substantial storage. The storage requirements for distribution points depend on the number and size of software packages and OS images they host. Storage considerations for software update points are covered in the “Software Update Planning” section of this chapter. Heavily used distribution points and software update points have a large amount of network traffic; you will want to provision them with the fastest network card that your network infrastructure will support.

The site database at the CAS site can support a hierarchy with up to 50,000 clients using SQL Server Standard Edition and up to 400,000 clients using SQL Server Enterprise Edition. The size of the ...

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