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  1. State messages should be time stamped in the GUI

    When I look at the reporting, I'm of course especially interested in the errors.
    If there appears to be a structural problem, then a solution is developed and implemented.
    However - unless it's a change in the revision of an application - there is no clear way to distinguish between errors from before and after the change.

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  2. Track and make available through console (preferably) or SSRS reporting client connection to CMG and CDP history

    We want SCCM to track, on a per individual device basis, which devices connected to CMG and/or CDP and when. We need this data for both reporting on effectiveness/utilization of CMG/CDP and also to help identify which systems are connecting versus which ones we expect to be connecting.

    Currently, data is tracked only in quantities, for example, I can see how many systems connected over CMG in the past 30 days and how much data was used, but I cannot see which devices were the ones that connected.

    Thank you.

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  3. Add columns for created by/date and modified by/date to queries node view

    Add date created, date modified and created\modified by columns to the queries node view. Also, enable searching sub-folders from the queries node.

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  4. Windows 10 data usage reporting in SCCM database

    Hello,

    It would be really helpful to have Windows 10 data usage reporting added to SCCM database. With Windows 10 data usage details available as a GUI on OS itself, managements across IT would be keen have the same presented as a SCCM dashboard report. I see third party apps in Windows 10 store ;like 'Data Usage' giving very nice reports of the same. Really looking forward to have it in SCCM database.

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  5. Support for Power BI Report Server

    Introduce support for Power BI Report Server as a Report Server target to allow SSRS and PBI Reports to be hosted on the same reporting instance, along with in-console report execution.

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  6. Add LastBootupTime to "Software updates - Compliance by computer" report

    The "Software updates - Compliance by computer" sub-report is an easy way to see which computers have failed updates.

    Updates often are in a "failed" state because the computer hasn't been restarted recently.

    Therefore, adding the last time the computer restarted to the report would make it easy to quickly identify if that is the likely cause of failing updates.

    (Additionally, adding "primary user" to the report would be appreciated.)

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  7. Installed monitors report

    My idea would be for the SCCM team to create a report that collects the monitors installed on the PCs. The report would contain: PC name, last user logged on, last date when somebody logged on, Diagonal Size, Current Resolution, Max Supported Resolution, Monitor Manufacturer, Model, S/N of monitor, Date of manufacture.

    Location of report would be : Monitoring --> Reporting --> Reports --> Hardware - Monitors or create the report under the Hardware - Video Card.

    Currently there is no such report.......
    Please Microsoft SCCM team, make our lives easier :)

    You are doing a fantastic job to hearā€¦

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  8. Option to copy dashboard / monitoring code. to be able to use in external reporting tool

    Consider to implement the option to copy/export the code from a dashboard or monitoring view. this should be the SQL code, that generates the view
    This would give the possibility to present the data in e.g. PowerBI, Servicenow, Cherwell etc. and at the same time remove the requirement for SCCM console access for users with reporting requirements.
    The scope could be all nodes under monitorting

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  9. Report to include memory under 4GB in a specific model

    In this section of SCCM: \Monitoring\Overview\Reporting\Reports\Hardware - Memory, it would be great to be able to see all computers that have less than 4GB of RAM, based on model. For example, I want to know how many of the Dell 3440s have 2GB so I can order more RAM for them.
    Thanks!

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  10. Run a powershell script when an alert is triggered to allow integration with 3rd party tools

    The ability to create email subscriptions gives rudimentary notification when alerts happen. The ability to run a powershell script would open the possibility of integrating with 3rd party monitoring and notification systems. Current systems such as Solarwinds, PRTG,nagios/icinga2 and others have REST interfaces that can easily be addressed from powershell. This kind of integration would enable shops that choose not to run SCOM a way to integrate SCCM alerts into their existing monitoring set ups.

    Ideally the script call would be able to pass the alert data to the script in some fashion.

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  11. relative time options for scheduled reports

    if you plan a report, e.g. "Antimalware overall status and history", to run every 1st day each month for example, you can only enter fixed dates for the report.
    There should be relative options like "first day of previous month" (see SCOM for good examples)

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  12. It would be good to be able to trigger a subscription report on demand. For testing etc...

    It would be good to be able to trigger a subscription report on demand. For testing etc...

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  13. Historical Client Connections - Management Point

    It would be great to be able to report on within SQL how many clients in total have connected to a Management Point/s.

    The scenario being for example, in a newly configured IBCM environment it would be nice to be able to report on how many clients in total have connected to one of the IBCM enabled MP's, business use being able to report on current uptake.

    Currently you can report on LastScan but that is unfortunately only taken as a current snapshot and data would change as clients move back and forth between Internet and Intranet networks.

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  14. Windows 10 Dashboard - Include Windows 7 devices

    As we get closer to the EOL of Winodws 7, it would be cool to have another widget in the Windows 10 servicing dashboard that shows Win10 v Win7 usage and the EOL date. Its a small thing but some additional visibility like that could help kick some orgs in the rear to get going on the upgrade to Win10.

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  15. Compliance tracking per system on a time series. Ideally you could set your aggregation interval, vendor, and update classification.

    Would like to have a Table with a Resource ID , timestamp , and compliance %, vendor and Update Classification. The table aggregation interval could be daily or weekly, or follow data warehouse sync. With a capture of system specific data we can build BI reports per system, and aggregate per customer groupings. This would be a win for executive level reporting to show how every month SCCM moves the enterprise to compliant, as compliance percent drops on 2nd Tuesday and move up throughout the month. Detail level data is needed to drive exceptions (read snowflakes) into standard best practices.

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  16. call web reporting/deployment report from client or collection by rightclick

    call web reporting/deployment report from client or collection by rightclick

    Enable option to open report by rightclicking the target machine and viewing deployment webreport

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  17. Does SCCM have capability to report which software has been installed by the users themselves using Software Center

    I find this hard to believe that SCCM doesnā€™t have capability to report which software has been installed by the users themselves using Software Center

    Trying to find out this report for specific PC, not for specific application

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  18. Hardware 01A - Summary of computers in a specific collection show logical drive space in GB but column header show MB

    "Hardware 01A - Summary of computers in a specific collection" shows logical drive space in GB but column header show MB. Update OOB reports to match avail data in DB

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  19. Allow normal SQL queries instead of WQL

    Writing queries requires using WQL which has a very stripped back feature set. Please allow normal SQL queries to be used.

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  20. FIX: Distribution Point Usage Summary Report is Empty

    This report has no data:

    Home > ConfigMgr_PS1 > Software Distribution - Content > Distribution point usage summary

    Reason is the SMS_Distribution_Point_Monitoring component selects the last alphabetically stored and '*' separated MP name from registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SMS\DP - ManagementPoints. This happens to be a management point in our untrusted DMZ forest and our production forest distribution points can not access this DMZ forest management point on port 443 due to firewall rules.

    When we rearrange the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SMS\DP - ManagementPoints value so it will reference a production forest management point as the last '*' separated entry, the distribution point usage summaryā€¦

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