DPs are responsible for making all content used in ConfigMgr available to the clients. This also includes everything OSD needs to deploy Windows to a client system including
• Driver Packages
• Boot Images
• Operating System Installers
• Operating System Images
• Software Distribution Packages
• Software Update Deployment Packages
With System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, the DP also handles all PXE and TFTP responsibilities for bare-metal booting of a target client system and delivery of the WinPE boot image. You probably already have a DP installed in your environment because ConfigMgr is limited without one. If you don’t, Chapter 6, “Installing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager,” includes a discussion ...