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  1. Run Scripts: Run multiple scripts concurrently in the same console

    Often times I need to kick off multiple scripts at the same time/in the same time frame. Currently, that means I need multiple console sessions open to accomplish this.

    It would be great if I could start multiple scripts in the same console.

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  2. Fix driver management!

    When removing driver packages the drivers don't actually get deleted making it a pain to try and reimport and rebuild a driver package!!!

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  3. 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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  4. Retain Searches with Backward and Forward button in Console

    Scenario.

    1. Search for an application
    2. Go to any other node like collections and search for a collection
    3. now if you use backward button it will take you to the applications node and you would need to search for the application again.

    Of course the recent searches will help us in this case. But associating backward and forward buttons with Recent Searches gives good UX.

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  5. Please give us an option for auto-refresh in SCCM screens

    I'd like an option to turn on auto screen refresh every x mins/secs. just some times that it'd be nice to have.

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  6. Device Supersede

    Copy associated device collections of one device to another.

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    Computer A is old and needs to be replaced. It is slated to be replaced with Computer B.

    Currently at this point I need to manually remove Computer A from all the Device collections manually. And then Manually add Computer B to those same collections.

    It would be lovely if I could supersede a device. So right click on device , and have option to supersede. Then dialogue box pops up and asks for a device. Much like the current "Add Resource" search box.

    Then Computer A is removedā€¦

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  7. Allow multiple versions of the console to be installed

    Allow multiple versions of the Admin Console to be installed and used on a single system.
    In environments where multiple hierarchies are in use not all will be on the same version. This forces the use of multiple systems with the corresponding console version for remote management or the use of a down level console when only a single system is available.

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  8. Be nice to see the logged in account at the top next to the site information

    Sometimes we open multiple consoles on one computer to things such as confirm Role Base access is working correctly or compare other items. Be great when doing a run as to launch the console we can differentiate between the two instances.

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  9. Maintenance Windows using the option to fire on the last given day of a month (last monday, last friday, etc) are incorrectly scheduled

    Collection Properties > Maintenance Windows
    Create a new maintenance window.
    Set the maintenance window for Monthly, Recur every: The last day; where the day is the first day (not DATE) of the following month.
    Ie, Feb 1, 2019 is a Friday, so schedule for the last Friday of the month with an effective date of 1/1/2019
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    Turn on the UTC option and set the start and end time to 1:01 AM-3AM. Make sure your client is in UTC-X where X is large enough to cause the start time to be on the previous day. My client was in Centralā€¦

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  10. Selected Client Setting is Lost when Changing Priority

    If you sort and then re-prioritize a given client setting it does not maintain the selection. So if you want prioritize something multiple times you need to re-select it every time.

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  11. Listed Nested Task Sequences in the TS References

    Listed Nested Task Sequences in the TS References

    When displaying the referenced packages and applications for a task sequence in the References tab in the console, please add displaying the names of any nested task sequences as well.

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  12. Mark and remove multiple Content Locations from the package properties

    Since a long time it is only possible to delete one Content Location at a time. This becomes very tedious when dealing with several dozens of distribution points.
    This request is to offer multiple select and deletion for content locations.

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  13. Mobile app for admin console

    It's a hastle to use the rdp client and deal with the resolution issues associated with a mobile device.

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  15. Add an option to populate computer objects' Serial Number property with the value from 'PC BIOS\Serial Number'

    SCCM computer objects have a Serial Number property but it's not populated automatically with anything, making it obsolete. Please add a possibility to automagically populate the value of this property with 'PC BIOS\Serial Number' from hardware inventory.

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  16. Refresh Search New Collection

    when creating a new collection from a search result (ie. user/device). once the collection is created, the search should not be refreshed. as today, the search is cleared. if you have a custom search, you need to apply all filters or load the search again, and it can take time on large environments

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  17. Show where Collections and Applications are in the folder structure

    At the moment, I cannot tell where a Collection(s) and Application(s) are in the SCCM folder structure. Searching can be a pain if I forget where they are, and they only way to find them is to search for them. It would be nice to show where the Collection\Application is located i.e. folder path, saving have to search for them all the time.

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  18. Persist console backward and forward data with Recent Searches

    Usually we search for objects and navigate away to a different node. we can use the backward button to comeback to that node but not to the searched items. We can use the Recent Searches to search for the same items. However it would be better if we can integrate the recent searches as well with the backward and forward buttons.

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  20. Rework the search criteria in the console to match the ADR experience

    The search criteria in the console don't allow for including/excluding multiple items based on the same criteria because it defaults to OR in stead of AND.

    As an example, I would like to only include items where Title does not contain "Itanium", "Preview" and "Security Only" from the All Software Updates view in order to create a Software Update Group. This is not possible with the combination of the OR and DOES NOT CONTAIN operators.

    I would suggest to allow for AND/OR selection, or to allow multiple criteria values on the same line. The filter experience in the Create ADRā€¦

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