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  1. Allow conosole to connect to different server versions

    I would like to be able to connect to different SCCM versions using the console on my computer (i.e. 1: Lab has a newer version than Production and I can't use Admin Console on my PC to connect to both; 2: I would like to connect to different customers running different versions without having to re-install the Admin Console for each site)

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      Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Alternative way to install ConfigMgr Admin Console

      Hello Team,

      I got an issue when i have done the upgrade to 1602 version of SCCM vnext.

      That brings me this idea : How to get the Admin Console from an alternative way than via the SCCM Servicing and Upgrade section ?

      Thank you for your help
      Henri

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        1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Display active console users

        I would like to send a message to all users who have the admin console open. Just a pop-up that warns them of a reboot, or if I need to send out a custom message to all active sessions.

        I would like to also be able to see on the Administrations overview page how many Admin Consoles are opened up and connected to the site, and the user name. At the CAS level see all sessions if their are multiple primary servers.

        149 votes
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          8 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Interactive logon Acceptence Agreement

          I would like to have a user acceptance with custom text every time an admin opens up the SCCM Admin Console.

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          • Manage Deployment of Console Updates

            I would be good if applying an update to Configuration Manager also either:
            - initiated the creation of an application/collection/deployment to upgrade administrator consoles, or
            - provided the ability for the console to update itself by kicking off a background service to install the update for non-administrator users.

            It's great that the console now notifies the user when it's out of date, but the process of applying these updates really needs to be streamlined. Something similar to automatic client upgrade would be amazing.

            11 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Offer a unlock button to unlock editing an app after the console crash

              When the console crash while editing an app, the edited app is locked during 30 min before a user can edit it again. Only ReadOnly is possible.
              I can't unlock the app by the interface.
              Please, add a unlock button

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              • Status Messages in the SCCM Console

                Status messages are amazingly helpful in the SCCM console, but difficult to get to. For instance, whoever wrote the status messages for Task Sequence deployments did an amazing job, yet I cannot access these without making a custom query! This is an amazing troubleshooting tool that is hidden from the average user.

                I'd like to get access to status messages from the object that makes the status message. For instance, if I right click on a task sequence deployment, I want to be able to view all status messages associated with that object. If I right click on a distribution…

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                • Search filter criteria lost when switching nodes

                  The admin console does not keep your search filter criteria when you leave that particular node and come back to it. Every time I get a perfect search criteria setup it looses it when I click away, but I am not done with it.

                  The situation goes like this...You're in All Software Updates. You add criteria for non-superseded, update classifications for critical/security/update rollups/etc., vendor of Microsoft, set the date range and life is good. You search and get what you want. You decide to look at the Software Update Groups for something then click back to your nicely filtered All…

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                  • Scroll by Using Letters on Keyboard

                    When viewing a large list, I would like to scroll to the item I need by entering the letter on the keyboard. This is how explorer works (in a list of files if you start typing the file name it will take you to that file). For example if I am in applications, I would like to click on an app then start typing "Off" to be taken to my Office application.

                    17 votes
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                    • Auto upgrade console

                      it would be good if there is an option to auto upgrade a console if it is not updated after x number of open/days (like with the auto client upgrade)

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                      • Give us the option of integrating active directory and and sccm console capabilities.

                        In many environments there are very few tech staff members involved in managing everything. I would like to see us have the ability to create a custom mmc or utilize a single console which can manage AD users and computers and SCCM. We should be able to then move objects about the directory or access SCCM data and actions within the AD console. I would like to be able to right-click a computer object in the AD console and get SCCM options such as resource explorer, inventory, reporting, remote control, add to collection, what collections is this machine a member…

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                        • configuration manager returned a large number of results - UI request

                          This is really a pet peeve but bear with me. When I want to search Devices within Assets and Compliance section of the Admin console, a message appears that says "Configuration manager returned a large number of results. You can narrow your results by using search. Or, click here to view a maximum of 100000 results." The functionality of this is great, however the placement of it is EXACTLY where the search box was right before it appeared. More times than not, I'll try to click in the search box and end up clicking on this message instead and the…

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                          • Make the ConfigMgr Admin console compatible with HoloLens!

                            How cool would it be to manipulate CONFIGMGR objects with your hands? Pickup a machine and literally throw it into a collection. Then pick up an Application and throw it on the same collection. Or view a report as if you were holding it in your hands?

                            27 votes
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                            • Generar alertas

                              Generar alertas enviadas por Correo Electronico cuando el inventario de hardware halla detectado algun cambio, es decir que un equipo antes tenia 4GB y en su procimo ciclo de inventario tenga 2GB que genere una alerta de ese cambio de RAM.

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                              • resultant client settings

                                add an option for the resultant client settings that are applied, and not what supposed to be applied, like GPO has for group policy resultant. The existing resultant client settings is more like the group policy modeling.

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                                • console default view

                                  allow the console to have a default view per node. if you open the software updates -> all software updates, it takes a while to load. It would be useful to have a default view configured so it would not load what is need needed. Same for assets and compliance -> devices, etc.

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                                  • Need details pane for Intune Subscription information

                                    It would be nice to have a 'details' pane when selecting a subscription, to maybe even show a little bit of status (like last time synchronized, number of devices enrolled, etc.

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                                    • Add export feature to Monitoring/Queries

                                      Currently the only way to export data from any query built under the Monitoring/Overview/Queries location is to highlight, copy and paste. This seems rather ridiculous considering todays technology. I believe that an export feature should be added so the data can be retrieved from these queries easily, and to any number of outputs such as Excel, PDF, etc., rather than having to copy and paste especially when the output is several thousand rows long.

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                                      • Help me Find Objects that I Can Remove From ConfigMgr

                                        We all have things in ConfigMgr that are no longer used, or seldom used. The admin console should help me find these objects, so that I can clean-up/remove those things that are no longer needed. I'm looking for things like.
                                        - Show me deployments, and their usage on a monthly basis. I'm sure I have optional deployments that are no longer being used - help me find what I can prune.
                                        - Show me packages (including OSD packages), applications, and task sequences that aren't part of an active deployment. Take dependencies into consideration, but help me find those things that…

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                                        • Ability to open content source folder from context menu

                                          In the admin console it should be possible to open a exploerer Window on the Content source path (of packages, Application, boot Images, ...)

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