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  1. Add "Product Family" to the search feature of Software Updates and ADR

    Currently, the "Product" can be used as a search filter for Software Updates node and for ADRs, but I would like to see "Product Family" as well.

    This would help in situations where you want all updates targeting the Windows OS products, but you don't want to specify 10 individual products in a search.

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  2. clean software update groups

    Integrate the Clean Software Update Groups add-on into SCCM console.

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  3. ConfigMgr Automatic Deployment Rule wizard should give an option to admininstrators to select an existing SUG

    ConfigMgr Automatic Deployment Rule wizard should give an option to admininstrators to select an Software Update group when they select Existing Software Update Group

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  4. Console Typo - Windows Update for business Profiles

    In both the CM CB 1606UR1 and the CM TP 1609 admin consoles, the Windows Update for Business Profiles node needs the "B" in Business capitalized.

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  5. Software update exclutions

    Make it easier to exclude updates to collections like in WSUS.

    We have a multi tenant solution where we have about 150 different customers in the same ConfigMgr solution.

    When we have to exclude an update for any of these customers we cannot deploy the update to the top level collection but would have to deploy to all the lower level collections instead.

    Please add a collection property where we can exclude updates for one particular collection or make a list like there is in WSUS where you can uncheck one or more groups.

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  6. SCCM Software updates - Be able to create Server dependencies for Software Updates

    This idea is about having the possibility to create an (optional) dependancy between specified servers, so that a server will not be updated until the server it depends on is already considered fully up to date.
    This would be extremely effective -for instance- for Applications that require the Database Server to be up and running before the Application Server. Especially in large environments these are challenges that SCCM currently doesn't provide any solution for bar scheduling Application Servers in a seperate, later window (which is not ideal for multiple reasons).

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  7. Add the ability to disable a deployment on a per computer basis

    In the computer properties we can see all deployments to a system. It would be helpful to have enable/disable options at this level.

    Use case: a new SUG is deployed to an all servers collection each month. For some reason, a subset of the targeted systems need to be removed for the current month's deployment, but removal from the collection as a whole is not desired due to all other 'good' deployments to that collection. If that one deployment to that server or set of servers can be toggled to disabled, the deployment as a whole can continue except forā€¦

    8 votes
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  8. Add a patch now option

    Add a patch now option

    From the software update view in the console, add a option to select updates, then having a patch now or deploy now action.

    This could open a window with all the devices on which the updates is missing the give you the ability to add those devices to a collection where the updates are deployed or even give you the ability the create a deployment, download the updates, etc...

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  9. Device Variable for Windows patching to exclude patches device level

    similar to Task Sequence Variable, which can be set to collection level or device level, if patch exclusion is possible using variable, it will help to avoid exclude patch from group / creating new deployment for machine.

    Most of our customers will directly exclude the complete patch cycle if an issue is identified in a specific patch from that month

    as currently OS level patch exclusion is not possible, hence it will be best to have exclusion created in SCCM Device / Collection level.

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  10. deploy to operating system image

    When I do my monthly patch Tuesday deployments; it would be great if in addition to targeting a device collection you could also target one or more operating system images.

    This would allow me to deploy all corporately approved updates not only to our systems but the images that we use to build future systems with.

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  11. Software Update Group-Compliance Details

    It will be good to have a "COMPLIANCE" tab to check the compliance percentage for any SUG deployed to multiple collections. As of now, if we need to check for the compliance percent for any SUG. We cannot check it under the "Deployment" node and instead have to go to the particular collection's Deployments node to check the compliance percentage.

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  12. Re-downloading an existing update should re-download if it's marked Downloaded but the actual content is missing in the Package Source.

    If the update has been marked as downloaded but the source folder is missing it will not download the file. It would be nice if it verified the source folder.

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  13. Servicing plan for office 365

    It would be interesting to have to same option of Windows 10 in regards of the Servicing plan and dashboard but for office 365.

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  14. We are a large company that does not target software updates to "All Systems" but to smaller collections based upon operating company and Op

    We are a large company that does not target software updates to "All Systems" but to smaller collections based upon operating company and Operating system. As such, when trying to deploy a task sequence we cannot get any updates to deploy because the computer is not yet part of a targeted collection. I would like to see 2 changes to address this:
    1. Be able to target software update groups/updates in task sequence.

    2. Add the ability to put computer into specific collections as part of the task sequence.

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  15. Allow Periods in Software Update Group Names

    When creating a Software Update Group, you cannot currently use periods in the name. For example, if you tried to create a Software Update Group named "Special Handling - .NET Framework 4.6.1" it would fail as periods are not allowed.

    For bonus points, find any other disallowed characters and make the reason they are blocked go away.

    Thanks for the help!

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  16. Add a clickable link for the Information URL to the details pane in All Software Updates view

    This is feedback I hear from people transitioning from WSUS to ConfigMgr for updates all the time.

    Under the Software Library > Software Updates > All Software Updates view, when you select an individual Update, the details pane should include a clickable link for the "Information URL".

    This makes it easier for us to dig in to the article to see known issues, etc.

    Thanks for making ConfigMgr easier to use and troubleshoot!

    5 votes
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  17. Better Options for Software Update Saved Searches

    When creating saved searches for Software Updates and you have more than a few products to add, the UI can be painful. Would it be possible to incorporate a UI similar to the one used when creating/editing ADRs so that it's less time consuming (or perhaps creating '*-CMSoftwareUpdateSavedSearch' cmdlets would be better).

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  18. Customize Software Update Dashboard

    Customizable Software Update Dashboard

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  19. Change "Updates were installed" date after patching is completed on cliet

    After patching is complete on the client, the "Updates were installed" date in Windows Update does not change to the current date. a feature that would update this date after a successful patching is complete on the client will be extremely for reporting

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  20. To remove Driver update classification from SUP on SCCM

    To remove the Driver Updates classification from Products and Classification on SUP from SCCM 2012 onwards.

    Driver Updates Product was removed however Classification for the following still remain:
    Windows 10 and later drivers,
    Windows 10 and later upgrade & servicing drivers
    Windows 8.1 Drivers
    Windows 8,Windows 8.1 and later drivers

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