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  1. Push Task Sequences that start immediately

    Right click on any device or device collection and start a task sequence on that device/collection without the need to be at the computer(s)

    The push should start the task sequence immediately.

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  2. Visual for Task Sequence

    Can we get a visual indicator for task sequences, displaying the distribution status of all dependencies/applications?

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    Updating status to Noted.

    In the Task Sequence view there’s a ‘References’ tab. That shows all the statically referenced packages, applications, OS images, driver packages etc. and the distribution status.

    There’s a column ‘Targeted’ which is the number of distribution points used for the package/app. The ‘Compliance’ column indicates distribution status. Each column can be sorted for quick indication of distribution status.

    For each item in this list you can right click to select ‘View Content Status’ if you require granular detail.

    Does that meet your requirements? If not, please let us know.

  3. Integrate a type of Feedback hub into SCCM as a right click option

    It would be nice to have the option to right click on any machine or group of machines, select feedback and a pop up message would appear on client's machine indication to fill out form to provide feedback. This would help with test users. The pilot groups that get security/software updates or a new application push. Tracking those users to provide feedback is hard enough but easier if this option was managed or made available through SCCM.

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  4. SMSAdminUI should log the username which launched the console.

    SMSAdminUI should log the user name which launched the console.

    Currently SMSAdminUI does not log who launches the SCCM console instead reporting
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    [1, PID:4364][03/06/2019 16:49:13] :**************** Console: Trace started ****************
    [4, PID:4364][03/06/2019 16:49:15] :Connecting using the current user's credentials
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    If this user does not have permissions in SCCM the following error is returned:
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    [4, PID:4364][03/06/2019 16:49:18] :Transport error; failed to connect, message: 'The user account running the Configuration Manager console has insufficient permissions to read information from the Configuration Manager site database. The account must belong to a security role in Configuration Manager. The account must alsoā€¦

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  5. primary user

    The list in the Admin-UI, where you can select/assign the primary user for a device, is based on hardware inventory.
    Please Include the "currently logged on user" information (based on BGB channel) in this same list.

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  6. Get Rid of the Prompt about Zero Members in a Collection

    Remove the pop up about no members in a collection whenever creating a collection or editing a collection, or deploying a package to an empty collection.

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  7. Right Click\Client Notification has a "Restart" option. I think this should be more labeled with a more specific term like "Reboot"

    The term "Restart" is kind of vague. Could mean "restart the SMS service". If it reboots the server that is what it should say: "REBOOT" or "Restart computer\server"

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  8. Block DP reassignment if has been enabled as Pull Distribution Point

    While reassigning a Pull Distribution point from one site to another at times breaks, such as package data or status missing from sites. To avoid this scenario, we would recommend to have a validation point like few others which we have in queue(Already queued in v_MIG_MigratedDPs table or if it has roles more than DP like SUP or MP) There should be an additional validation if it's enabled as Pull DP, then console should not allow anyone to perform DP reassignment by showing error like "The DP you are trying to reassign has enabled with Pull DP, Try removing Pullā€¦

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  9. "Enabled" Column Under Collection View "Deployments" Tab for Software Update Deployments

    It would be great to have an "Enabled" column for Software Update deployments under the Device Collection view's "Deployments" tab. Currently, the "Enabled" status is listed when viewing deployments under the Software Update Groups "Deployment" tab, but not the Device Collection "Deployment" tab. Being able to right-click toggle "Enable" / "Disable" for one or more deployments (like the Software Updates view) would also be appreciated.

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  10. Search Feature for Membership Tab in Collection Properties

    We have a large number of clients and many Collections are setup to use Direct Membership rules. When in the Collection Properties, Memberships tab, when there are a lot of Direct Membership rules it can be difficult to find a specific entry if a change needs to be made. It would be nice if there was a Search feature in this window to make it easier to find a specific rule for cases where a rule may need to be removed.

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  11. Content Status

    The 'Content Status' node of the Monitoring workspace is a great place to get a quick look at what objects are not distributed properly.

    It would be great if we could trigger a content distribution directly from this node instead of having to navigate to the Application, Package, etc that needs attention.

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  12. Increase block size for pulse mode (distribution point rate limit)

    Using pulse mode rate limit on a distribution point can enable a 2Mbps bandwidth cap. This is useful and it would be great if the block size limit of 256KB be increased to support higher thresholds.

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  13. Global Search Bar

    Create a Search Bar that activates across all console panes to provide a quick search and drill through capability across all object types. For example, from the Assets and Compliance pane - search for "automatic client upgrade" and have it display a drill through link directly launch the Hierarchy Settings dialog box to display the pane where the setting resides.

    10 votes
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  14. Toggle to show or hide disabled steps in a task sequence

    I'm working with standardised task sequences where there are a whole bunch of disabled items. It would be nice to view just the enabled steps without having to remove all the disabled steps. I was thinking along the lines of a tick box toggle to show or hide disabled steps.
    I know there are other UV requests for search within a TS, disabled steps could also be a criteria selection within that search as an alternative to my initial suggestion.

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  15. Bug report: task sequences previously viewed disappear after "view content status"

    when viewing "references" of a task sequence, then following "view content status" for a package with < 100% compliance, and "redistributing" that package to whichever DP(s) have errors, and then going back to "software library" and viewing the others in the "references" tab for the same TS, the entire list of TSes in the previous place disappear

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  16. On windows 10 servicing page, allow us to click on expire and expire soon

    On the windows 10 servicing home page, it would be very helpful if we could click on the expired and expire soon percentages and have it show us which computers meet those criteria. It would be much faster than having to go an run a report to get the same information we could get here.

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  17. Add an option to the search feature to include sub-folders.

    The current search feature within the Admin Console only searches through the currently selected folder. Adding an option to allow sub-folders to be included in the search would make finding objects much more efficient.

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  18. SMS_SITE_SYSTEM_STATUS_SUMMARIZER

    It would be nice if there would be an entry when the SMS_SITE_SYSTEM_STATUS_SUMMARIZER with the Reason why the Component Status changed?

    For Example 'Component X changed to Warning because of reaching the defined Information Threshold'

    The masterpiece would be to generate an Alert for this Events

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  19. In the Edit task sequence window include the step numbers.

    When troubleshooting, the monitoring console shows the step number, but the sequence editor does not. Can we get the step numbers listed in the editor as well?

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  20. Console behavior after reconnecting to the network

    After you reconnect to the network, the console stops to work correctly.
    Some functions works without issues, other's don't, for example looking up a user in "assets and compliance", and clicking "Primary device" wont return the the actual device, but goes into "Devices" view displaying all the devices. Other functions may result in error messages. A simple restart of the console does fix this, not a big deal, but sometimes a bit of an annoyance if it happens when you creating a new deployment or doing some larger task.

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