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  1. 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 You add criteria for non-superseded, update classifications for critical/security/update rollups/etc., vendor of Microsoft, set the date range and life is good.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 Allā€¦

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  2. 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 thatā€¦

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  3. An improved console that merged ADUC, GPMC, and SCCM deployments/queries/collections

    Imagine a console like ADUC that let you view GPOs and AD objects alongside each other, with contextual color-tinted overlays that help you visualize where items are applied. It should also display SCCM collections, queries, and deployments.

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  4. Banner Notifications for SCCM

    Hello,

    Good Day!

    can SCCM team add new features that required for any sccm environment

    Banner Notifications for SCCM

    Configuration Manager Admins to easily create and deliver announcements from the Configuration Manager Console to be displayed in real time to all specific clients in the specific collection.

    4 votes
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  5. Allow "shortcuts" on the UI

    There are reports, queries and I perform frequently on the console. I'd like to see a way to "program" these into a shortcut icon on the top of the UI window so I could go to them quickly.

    4 votes
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  6. Add direct link to Logs file in Ribbons bar

    Add in the Ribbon toolbar, a direct access to the log (opening it through cmtrace).
    For example, when doing a check for updates in "Updates and Servicing", in the ribbon next to "Client update options" icon, we can add an icon to open the proper "dmpdownloader"log file !!
    So, we don't have to remember all logs or bing internet to find the right log ... we would gain a lot of time and be sure that everything is working fine !!

    3 votes
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  7. 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)

    3 votes
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  8. 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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  9. view status

    the view status option (ie deployment, content status, etc). only allow 1 option each time, so if you click view status and need to go back to the list it will refresh and you may need to filter it back and view status on the other one that you want. it would be good if the view status could be done on selected items, so you click view status (maybe right click the select and view status) and it would create the node for all selected items

    3 votes
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  10. clone deployments

    Allow cloning of deployments from one application to another (e.g. complicated set of deployments on application A, copy and paste them to application B to reduce the amount of clicks required to perform the task)

    4 votes
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  11. Within the SCCM console, allow multi-select for adding columns to the view with single right-click

    Currently within the SCCM console, to add columns you would right click on the column headings and select additional columns to add. Selecting one heading returns you back to the view. Adding additional heading requires additional right-click and selections.

    Would be nice to be able to select multiple column headings in a single right-click.

    3 votes
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  12. objects

    Built in SCCM tools to show what collections a machine is in, connect to the root of C:\ etc. Basically like the 3rd party tools that are out there.

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  13. Allow search for multiple items at once

    Allow for searching for multiple items at once in the console search. Example - Add multiple package IDs to the search PR100158, PR1001CD for example. Useful when trying to re-distribute multiple content, search for related items such as dependencies, pre-reqs etc.

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  14. Make all disabled text controls uneditable instead

    Please make all disabled text controls uneditable instead. This allows for copy/paste for a value that is not changeable but it can still be copied and pasted.

    2 votes
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  15. Pop outs in the console

    The console is not very multi-monitor friendly. There are many times where I have to keep switching between the monitoring tab and one of the other tabs to troubleshoot problems. It would be nice if we could pop out certain parts of the console into new windows. It would be nice if we could do this to every node, but just doing it to the five tabs (Tools also) would be great. I wouldn't have to have so many copies of the console open to get the job done.

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  16. 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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  17. Add resources dialog not accepting 'Enter'

    If you like to add a resource to a collection by right clicking on it and starting the 'Add Resource'-Dialog, you have to click the search button by mouse or using tab after enter a search string. Perhaps it will be better to enable pressing the enter button to search for clients.

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  18. 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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  19. User Voice Console Integration

    The ConfigMgr PG encourages users to share ideas and concerns via user voice. It would be helpful to have the user voice portal linked in the ConfigMgr console in a context sensitive way so that at any node a User Voice submission can be made and appropriate metadata from the console (location, details) shared (as an option) to help describe the particular submission (where applicable)

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  20. Real-time installation status per-machine or collection

    Display real-time installation status on a per machine or per collection basis within the SCCM console. For instance, if installing 20 software updates to a single client, one has to log into the client, launch Software Center, and view the installation status for each update. This status could be installing, waiting to install, reboot required, etc. Rolling this up into the console to say installing 1 of 20, 5% complete, installing application X, 25% complete, running task sequence step 4 of 10, 40% complete, rebooting, back online, etc. would be valuable on a per server or per collection basis. Thisā€¦

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