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  1. Manageability of the TPM Chip with ConfigMgr

    The ideal situation, covering multiple different requests here at UV, would be to be capable to manage the TPM (v)Chip during lifetime of an endpoint.
    OSD: For example, clear, enable, initiate, take ownership, Adapt the Physical Presence Interface for the Clear action of the TPM at the beginning of the TS. This would allow to adapt the Preprovisioning BitLocker step to immediately take the advantage of the TPM Chip. If the Physical Presence Interface has been adapted for the clear action, show a message for the user to accept the change, etc.. .Part of Device Health Attestation reporting, report theā€¦

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  2. 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    It's great that the console now notifies the user when it's out of date, but the process of applying these updates really needs to be streamlined.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.

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  3. Broadcast message to computer/user

    It would be great to be able to send messages/notifications to computers/users through Client notifications

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  4. Re-Run Notification

    It would be great if we can re-run a deployment notification for the users.

    Example:
    We have deployed the windows 10 build upgrade task sequence but with a deadline 2 months in the future. It would be great if we can set an additional notification for the upgrade because the most of our users forgot to start the deployment manually. It would be great to send them an additional notification as example at the evening around 4:30pm or manually during the day.

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  5. Change the behavior of selecting in a filtered list

    The current behavior of selection in a filtered list in at least the TS step "Auto Apply Drivers" (with limit driver matching) and also the Schedule Updates Wizard (those two places are confirmed the behaviour could be present elsewhere) is counterintuitive and even a little dangerous.

    If you select any of the options there while no filtered, then set a filter that excludes your previously selected option and afterwards clear the filter, the first option becomes unselected. This is even true if selected options were already saved.

    I do not know if this is a bug or a very strangeā€¦

    9 votes
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  6. System Status sort order by icon or status

    When looking System Status> Site Status or Component status you can order by column headers. When clicking on Icon - desired sort order would be red,yellow,green (or opposite) and when clicking on Status then Critical,Warning, OK ( or opposite) .
    At moment it is mixed, ie not in severity order, but more like yellow,green, red.
    If there is long list of rows and it doesnt fit on screen You must click and scroll several times.

    9 votes
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  7. Add a Favourites feature to the SCCM 2012 Console. Favourites would allow user to "jump to" various points within console.

    Add a Comments field to the device record and allow an admin to update it via the console.

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  8. Synchronize now button for all cloud services

    In some cases it would be great to be able to Synchronize now with cloud services, examples, Windows Stor for Business, OMS, Windows Upgrade Analytics

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  9. Add column to display Computer Description in Devices list

    For us admins systems it is information we miss, because we have server numbers but do not know what application is running behind. When we have more than 500 servers it is not easy to memorize all the roles.

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  10. Software Library/Overview/Office 365 Client Management/Office 365 Client Version Graph

    The ability to click on one of the pie chart slices and have that collection of devices pop up/out for evaluation/further analysis.

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  11. Show the client boundary group membership

    Make it possible to show what boundary group the client had at the last hardware inventory in the console, maybe like a column when looking a collection and or in the devices node. -> it helps you to see what site system might be faulty and or what boundaries are missing in the environment.

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  12. 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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  13. Have Cloud Management Gateway Dashboard

    Add a Dashboard for a better visibility on how many clients are managed by each CMG + bytes downloaded for organizations to know usage statistics for the service and make decisions like add\remove CMGs based on the data

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  14. SCCM All software Updates column Content Size (KB) missing data

    SCCM All software Updates column Content Size (KB) missing data
    This one have been missing for a while.
    Is good to be able to see hove big an update is the you can adjust Max Run Time

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  15. When retiring an app allow the app to retire associated Apps.

    Currently you can't even retire the dependent app then retire the main app, at least allow the main at to retire with an association to an already retired app.

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  16. Recycle Bin For Admin Console

    A recycle bin for collections, applications, packages, and so on.

    8 votes
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  17. Easier navigation between a deployment's properties and status in the admin console

    When I am in the Monitoring Workspace viewing the status of Deployments, I often want to open/edit the properties of a specific deployment. This should be accessible by right clicking the deployment, instead of having to make note of the update group or application being deployed and manually finding it in the software library to get to it's properties.

    The reverse process should also be easier. If I am in the Software Library viewing a software update group or application and select a specific deployment for that application, I should have a right click option for 'view status', which wouldā€¦

    7 votes
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  18. have the ability to show the 'security scopes' column everywhere in the console

    if you have an environment with a deep RBA scoping, it is not Always easy to quickly see which object is secured by which scope in the console as you cannot enable the column 'security scopes' everywhere in the console..
    please change this, I'm talking about boundary groups, queries, site, DP groups, DP, global conditions, driver packages

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  19. Add a GitHub-Style Commit dialog for all changes.

    The idea around this is to capture "what was changed" for things such as Updating Package/Deployment Type Content, Changing Application Metadata, Changing CI/Baselines.

    The commit description would then also be added into the Revision History so if you had to roll back (or were nosey and wanted to see what was going on) you could look at the revision notes to see what was changed, and who changed it.

    The ability to toggle this on/off should be available since not everyone will want this (especially for labs).

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  20. 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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