1. Configuration Manager 2007 automatically creates a common package share when the first package is copied to the distribution point.
2. There is less chance of failing to copy a package because Configuration Manager 2007 creates a new SMSPKGx$ share when more space is needed.
3. The server can be configured as a branch distribution point.
4. The server can be configured to support Internet-based clients.
1. Every time Configuration Manager 2007 copies a package to the distribution point, it chooses the NTFS drive with the most free space, making it difficult to determine which drive letter will hold the new package.
2. Configuration Manager 2007 can take over all available NTFS disk space on the server.
Configuration Manager 2007 will not use space reserved for other functions on other partitions.
1. Administrator must manually create a shared folder before creating the new site system server share.
2. Configuration Manager 2007 might fail to create a package if there is no free space on the partition where the shared folder was created.
3. Configuration Manager 2007 does not create a data discovery record (DDR) to monitor the health of the site system.
4. The server share cannot be configured as a branch distribution point.
5. The server share cannot be configured to support Internet-based clients.