Compatibility of different types of Distribution Points

I noticed that it can be handy to know which types of Distribution Points are compatible with each other. For example, if you want to setup Multicast you can NOT use a Server Share. There is documentation about this, but for me it was hard to find. This is why I posted the most important part of this article (the compatibility table) in this post.

  Server Server Share Branch Standard BITS-Enabled Protected Mobile Device Support Internet Based Clients Streaming Multicast
Server N/A No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Server Share No N/A No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Branch Yes No N/A No No Yes No No Yes No
Standard Yes No No N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
BITS-Enabled Yes Yes No Yes N/A Yes Required Required Yes Yes
Protected Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Device Yes Yes No Yes Required Yes N/A Yes No Yes
Supporting Internet Based Clients Yes No No Yes Required Yes Yes N/A Yes No
Streaming Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes N/A Yes
Multicast Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes N/A

More information About Distribution Points: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb680614.aspx

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