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  1. Add Software Update Point and last Software Scan Time to Client Activity within Devices on the Summary Tab

    On the Client Activity column of a device details on the Summary tab in the console please add two items.

    1) Last Software Update Scan / Evaluation
    2) Software Update Point

    This provides parity with the already existing Management Point information and last HINV and SINV scan times that are displayed. As a bonus maybe even throw in how many Missing Updates the device needs. :)

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  2. Community Hub - Documentation - Introduce multiple browser tabs

    Can you make the TP's Community Hub > Documentation Panel show browser tabs. It is currently disabled.

    We tend to have multiple web pages open within the documentation library.

    Bonus points if the currently open page\tabs can be retained between Console sessions for each user, and re-opened when the panel is re-visited.

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  3. Add actions to Alerts

    Add the ability to add customized actions to alerts so they can act as triggers instead of mere noisemakers. Emails are great, but automating the remediation would be even better. You can do this with status messages, but not everything in SCCM generates a status message (I'm looking at you SCEP!). I suppose an alternative would be to have alerts generate a status message of their own.

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  4. client settings show configured settings group

    I would like to see a new column under the Client Settings view that will list the names of the configured settings. This is extremely helpful when trying to troubleshoot. In our case we have CS applied to multiple collections because we have default workstation ones then laptop specific ones, and finally regional branding.

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  5. Make Comments/Description a default column in Applications/Packages

    Whenever the Admin console is updated, the column fields for standard viewing are reset. Please make the Comments and Description (where applicable) one of the default columns in every view. This is especially useful in the Software Library\Applications and Software Library\Packages sections. In a large enterprise environment with multiple technicians working in the console, this is very helpful to keep them all reading the necessary comments where applicable.

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  6. 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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  7. Add Favorites feature

    Allow us to add favorite nodes/folders

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  8. searchbar on devices tab

    It would be nice if the search bar on the devices tab would remove trailing spaces before searches. The issue is that we copy and paste a device name from a report and there will sometime be a trailing space that comes along with the paste. If this space is present when hitting the search button, the search will not find the device.

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  9. Ability to restrict primary device to one device

    It would be nice to be able to restrict primary device to one device

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  11. Change the sort view behaviour

    When sorting any area alphabetically (or using any other criteria), the view automatically jumps to the top (or bottom). This defeats the purpose of reversing a sort. For example, if I have 2000 objects in the view, and the object I am looking for starts with a "U", it makes sense to reverse the name sort to reverse-alphabetical, however, when I do that it dumps me at the bottom, meaning now I have to scroll *up* through 1800 objects instead of down. Please change this so that when a sort order is called for, the view stays in the sameā€¦

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  12. I would like to have color letter in the name of the softwave package.

    So I won't get confused with many packages name that I created.

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  13. change the display police on a Task Sequence Step when a condition exists

    change the display for a Task Sequence Step when a condition exists for example change the policy or highlight all steps to identify quicker where some conditions are applied

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  14. Terminal Server Awareness

    With the new "Cluster Awareness" checkbox why not extend it to a checkbox for Terminal Server also.
    So whenever something needs to be installed on a TS, the "Change user /Install" command is executed, and after the "Change user /execute" command is executed natively

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  15. Remove unsupported operating systems as options

    Throughout the console we still list unsupported operating systems as choices for filtering (XP, Vista, Server 2003). We should remove these.

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  16. Custom Reports should be migratable. Is there an intention to add too migration?

    Custom Reports should be migratable. Is there an intention to add too migration?
    Migratable - not in English dictionary nor sccm as far as custom reports go.

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  17. Retain Task Sequence Editor window size and position

    Make the Task Sequence Editor retain it's last known size and position, and allow the left/right panes to always be freely resized.

    Currently, every time you open view/edit a task sequence, the window reverts to it's default size and split-pane size; the left-pane with the list of steps is too narrow to see all the nested step names and can't be expended until the entire window is resized larger.

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  18. Resource explorer launch from queries

    In Configuration Manager Console the Resource Explorer cannot be launched from queries results in the Monitoring -> Queries if you built a query that not only selects attributes from SMS_R_System.
    Often it is needed to select attributes from other tables like SMS_G_System.
    If you select only one attribute from another table the GUI declines to launch Resource Explorer or other functionalities from the right click menu.
    Maybe this restriction in the launch of Ressource Explorer from queries can be dropped.
    It seems to me that the tables get always resolved to SMS_R_System in case you adress more then one table. ā€¦

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  19. Include Package Source path in summary when creating Deployment Packages

    When downloading content for a software update group into a deployment package, the summary page and success page list all details except for the package source location. Please add this information to those pages.

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  20. Printing of collections. Or output to Excel spreadsheet.

    There are times when I'd like to print out a collection display. Alternatively we could export the display to an Excel spreadsheet and print from there.

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