Select the Target Operating System

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

When you create a connection profile, you must specify the operating system that it supports. Connection Manager version 1.4 adds support for features that require Microsoft® Windows Vista® or Windows Server® 2008, or later on the client computer. Selecting the correct target operating system group ensures that the most appropriate features are available to the users of the profile.

Setting Description

Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

Specifies that the profile includes features that can only be used on a computer running those operating systems

Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows 2000

Specifies that the profile includes only those features that can be used on any supported operating system, including Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

For more information about what features are supported by each selection, see on the Microsoft Web site.