This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 8 (UR8) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager. It also contains the installation instructions for Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager.
New HTML Self Service PortalThis update rollup contains the new Self Service Portal for Service Manager 2012 R2. Highlights of the new Self Service Portal include the following:
- Updated modern UI with easier navigation
- Multi-browser support
- Announcements back in portal
- Rich browser for help articles
- Server caching to reduce database calls and to improve portal performance
- Rich customization
To learn more about the new Self Service Portal, see the What's New in System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager topic in Microsoft TechNet.