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  1. Scan Now button on the Updates page of Software Centre

    Allow user to run a Software Updates Scan Cycle and a Software Updates Deployment Evaluation Cycle from ONE button on the Updates page of Software Centre.

    We have many users who are mobile workers and only "drop in" to a site on the domain. We would like the user to be able to force software updates through in the small period of time they are "docked" on the network.

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  2. Add OneDrive sync client version to O365 Dashboard

    Because Ondrive updates to different version outside of O365

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/New-OneDrive-sync-client-release-notes-845dcf18-f921-435e-bf28-4e24b95e5fc0

    It would be nice to have this added to the dashboard to see where clients are not updating. As well as control this setting from SCCM much like the O365 client update. View in Software Updates and deploy the various rings accordingly.

    2 votes
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  3. option to view Which clients are required the update

    when clicking on update in all software update overview ,it missing the option to view Which clients are required the update like in wsus conlose when running report .

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  4. Create a 'fake' update for update scan/path troubleshooting

    Create a 'fake' but officially signed MS update that is applicable to all OSes and fails with a predictable error code, to help with software update scan troubleshooting issues. This will let us see if our software update scan is actually working, and if the entire path all the way down to the machine is functional or not.

    6 votes
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  5. Windows 10 1703: Stop apps re-installing when deploying the feature update

    The Windows apps are overwritten when 1703 feature is installed. This means we have to identify the new apps and update our scripts to remove unwanted apps (again). We were told this was being looked into and would not happen after 1607. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mniehaus/2016/08/23/windows-10-1607-keeping-apps-from-coming-back-when-deploying-the-feature-update/

    23 votes
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  6. Drill down on Missing Update by Category Dashboard

    Under Monitoring, Software Updates, there is a Dashboard "Missing Update by Category Dashboard"

    It would be great if I could double click on the "Critical Updates" and the machines would appear in my detail screen and the "Critical Update" branch would open up in the navigator.

    4 votes
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  7. Forward incoming http requests to the SUP to https when 'Require SSL communication to the WSUS server' is checked.

    Forward incoming client http requests to the SUP to https when 'Require SSL communication to the WSUS server' is checked.

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  8. Allow deployment expiration on SUG deployment to collections

    For most deployments you have an option of specifying BOTH when a deployment is available and when a deployment will expire.

    For a deployment of a software update group to a collection you do not have this option.

    When you deploy updates in a phased approach in a production environment, this requires someone to manually disable a deployment so it does not deploy at a later date.

    Example, let's say you have a maintenance window assigned to collection for testing, then one for production. But, you have to deploy updates to the test collection on a specific weekend after patchā€¦

    4 votes
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  9. Option to use proxy only for syncing from internet (and not between SUPs)

    When configuring proxy for SUP syncing, the same proxy will be used not only to sync updates from internet on primary SUP, but also to sync from primary SUP to other SUPs.
    This creates a problem in a scenario where proxy is only allowed to access internet, since without it we can not sync from internet, and with it we can't sync between SUPs.

    6 votes
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  10. Clearer Title Descriptions Needed For "All Windows 10 Updates"

    Since Microsoft is changing the way it names its updates (again), being able to determine whatā€™s Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) or Semi-Annual Channel will help admins be able to deploy these updates in a Servicing Plan a little more clearly. When 1703 CB was superseded and 1703 CBB became available, they both listed with the same title under ā€œAll Windows 10 Updatesā€. This also affected the way filtering was configured, so the conditions I used on a previously existing Servicing Plan no longer previewed any feature updates.

    1 vote
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  11. Expand Windows 10 Servicing to include (monthly) Quality updates

    In the Windows 10 Servicing node, we have the ability to easily defer feature updates, using the sliders and the ability to place systems into a CB or CBB state. This same functionality should exist for quality updates. You're able to defer/pause both Quality and Feature updates this way, using Windows Update for Business and that same level of control should exist in CM as well.

    3 votes
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  12. Cleaning up the software update point when WSUS Failes

    In every Version of SCCM since SCCM xxxx I have had to at some point cleanup the mess created from unmaintaned systems.

    I would like a function/option to wipe/purge all WSUS updates when I Remove the Software Update Point from my site. That would save us lots of troubleshooting.

    6 votes
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  13. Possibility to change the operator (or/and) when filtering patches

    When you filter twice on the same criteria you cannot change the operator from or to and.
    It would be interesting to change the operators when filtering.

    2 votes
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  14. Increase default Max run time for Cumulative updates

    Default max runtime always set to 5 mins for Cumulative update, this should be increased to 30 like it is for Service Packs

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  15. Allow User Defined Rings in Windows 10 Servicing

    Put in category 'software updates' because that was the closest I can find.

    As SCCM continues to add to/focus on/(fix?) Windows 10 servicing, it would be nice to have user defined servicing rings.

    The currently available CB/CBB certainly work. However, in reality, larger organizations would have a much deeper testing model. We will still be configuring these groups for testing, but the Win10 rings still show only 2 groups.

    Allow a number (maybe up to 5?10?) of user defined rings that will show in the servicing page. These user defined rings would be used in addition to the existing 2ā€¦

    2 votes
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  16. Better updates visibility before selecting category.

    We cannot see what updates we would be able to download by selecting a certain category on the software update point, without actually downloading the updates that fit that category. For example, try finding KB4013214 on WSUS. Impossible. Why is it so easy for Consumer to upgrade to 1703 but enterprise customers get shafted with WSUS not containing the updates you need?

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  17. pending reboot

    can you implement a way to schedule restarts

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  18. Download Updates from Microsoft Update Server directly to Secondary Site administrated by Primary Site

    A download from Microsoft Update Server directly to the Secondary Site Server which is located in an other Country as the Primary Site Server, could be faster than using the slow bandwidth of VPN tunnel between the two Locations.

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  19. Better version awareness for "Schedule Updates" and Windows 10

    Currently, if I use "Schedule Updates" to apply updates to a Windows 10 1703 .wim, it lists patches for 1511, 1607, and 1703.

    It would be nice if it was aware of the version of Windows 10 that you are working with and only present the applicable updates.

    2 votes
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  20. Show the date released for software updates in Software Center

    The date released should be displayed in software center against each update. this feature was previously present, but not seen anymore.
    It is helpful to see the date released when troubleshooting is required.

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