What's new in System Center 1801 - Service Manager

The following inclusions are available with System Center 1801 - Service Manager (SM)

Support to enhanced evaluation experience

SM 1801 supports an enhanced experience for evaluating Service Manager and activating the product for retail use.

The evaluation version of Service Manager can be installed and used for 180 days. in SM 2016, after an evaluation version is installed, there was no option to view the remaining days for the evaluation period. In Service Manager 1801, you can view the information about the evaluation period, and accordingly activate your SM. Learn more

Bug fixes

This release of System Center Service Manager (SCSM) contains all the bug fixes shipped till the Update Rollup 4 of SCSM 2016, along with added support for TLS 1.2 Protocol. Read this article for more information about how to set up, configure and run your environment to use TLS 1.2.

This build should be used for validating the SCSM integration scenarios with other System Center components included in release 1801.

Next steps

Review Planning for Service Manager to understand hardware and software requirements and software roles you need to prepare for Service Manager before you deploy it in your company or organization.