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  1. Software update scan results available to WQL

    Please can you make v_UpdateScanStatus available in WQL, as it would be useful to be able to create collections based on software update scan results.

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  2. Office 365 Updates via SUP - Add a Customization tab for Office Customization Toolkit

    Deploying Office 365 updates via the Software Update Point works pretty well, especially when upgrading to a feature release! Upgrading from 1808 Semi-Annual Channel to 1908 Semi-Annual Channel works great! However I'd like to request more granular control of the update.

    When you right click on an Office 365 update --> Properties, it would be awesome to have a tab that gives you the Office Customization Toolkit. OCT should give you the ability to change channels, change bitness, unselect programs like Teams or OneNote.

    I understand that we can create a whole new Office 365 application package and deploy toā€¦

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  3. Automatic cleanup in Deployment Packages

    It would be great to have the option to enable automatic cleanup of expired/superseeded updates that are in Deployment Packages. Some Deployment Packages grows very large if they are left unattended, for example patches for O365 are large and would be nice to have the option to remove these either while running the ADR or a Maintenance Task. A live example was when I was deploying the latest 2020-01 O365 patches the package was 15GB in size, after removing the past few months patches it shrunk to about 3GB in size.

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  4. When required updates are delivered, popup the "Required software changes..." dialog window

    When required updates are delivered, popup the "Required software changes..." dialog window. The current 5 second toast notification and small taskbar icon don't do much to alert the user. This would greatly increase the # users that install and reboot before the deadline. Currently a vast majority get installed automatically at the deadline. It's a likely reason companies have a difficult time requiring a reboot. The "Required software changes..." dialog window provides the date and time it will automatically install and allows them to install now. You can only communicate out so much to the users, so these dialog windowsā€¦

    7 votes
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  5. Ability to easily list computers not patched against a specific CVE

    Say you want to list computers not patched against CVE-2019-0708 (https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0708). 2 problems here :


    • Depending of the OS version, the KB number is not the same.
      -A KB number is quickly superseded and depending of the supersedence behavior, it becomes unknown from SCCM.

    It could be great if for each computer a mecanism could determine which KB is needed, if it (or a superseding KB) has been applied and produce a report.

    6 votes
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  6. Add Software Updates to existing Software Update Group while manually downloading an update

    It would be nice to have the option to add updates that you, for some reason, manually download in the Software Updates node to an existing Software Update Group.

    It's not much work having to go back to the console after the wizard is complete and add them but would be a nice addition to the 'Download'-wizard for Software Updates.

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  7. Office 365 Proofing Tools language Selection

    Office 365 Proofing Tools language Selection:

    In SCCM, we cannot select the Office 365 Proofing Tools Languages along with the Office 365 Client Update. But, if we choose the Office 365 languages then the respective Office 365 Proofing tools language will be selected.

    Office 365 language size will have ~400-500MB and the Proofing tools language size will have 30-150MB. So, if we select ONE language, then it will be around ~450-650MB. Here most of the users will not have Office 365 language Pack, but they will use Office 365 Proofing Tools languages for Grammer, Spell check, etc.

    As per theā€¦

    66 votes
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  8. Compare group server patching level

    A right click tool (or script) to compare installed hotfixes in a collection group of servers.

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  9. SCCM ADRS: Cannot setup ADR for a Date Range, Only out to 1 Year.

    Currently you can search for patches for a range, for example:
    AND Date Released or Revised is between 1/1/2001 and 5/1/2019
    AND Required is greater than or Equal to = 1
    Expired=No
    Superseded=No

    But When Creating an ADR you cannot specify the date range for Needed\Required Patches that meet that same criteria. You can only deploy Patches released within the Last Year in an ADR.

    This is a Patching requirement for us, and most Fortune 500 Companies. We have to be able to deploy Patches that might be needed that are older than a Year. ADR's need to be ableā€¦

    13 votes
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  11. Remove unreferenced update package folders

    When a software update sync cycle run, it will not remove unreferenced package folders from the UpdateServicePackages folders.

    Setting a checkbox to decide whether or not to clean those folders. Since now it is being used to store third party updates and the folder could get big.

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  12. SCCM compliance reporting should work on clients that use WUfB

    Right now I have no compliance data for a client's Windows Updates in SCCM if I enable WUfB on the client. My organization does not want to use Azure AD for domain joins nor Windows Analytics for update compliance information. Without compliance information in SCCM, we cannot use WUfB which has the superior update experience over ConfigMan software updates. We want the WUfB superior update experience without the cloud integration.

    Thanks.

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  13. Allow republish of Third-Party content

    Currently once a third-party update is published, SCCM assumes the content is always available in the WSUS content folder. If this folder is deleted, the published content is lost and cannot be re-published. Adding a re-publish context button on already published items will fix broken updates without having to rebuild the entire WSUS database.

    4 votes
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  14. Office 2019 updates are syncing to wsus as the "Office 365 Client" product catagory instead of the "Office 2019" product catagory.

    Office 2019 updates are synchronizing to SUP/WSUS under the "Office 365 Client" product category instead of the "Office 2019" product category. Nothing actually syncs as "Office 2019." Please list Office 2019 updates as "Office 2019" updates instead of "Office 365 Client" updates. It makes it difficult to separate the packages and to build proper ADRs.

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  15. Sub folders within Automatic deployment rules

    Being able to create folders within automatic deployment rules would allow us to seperate our ADR's by type / OS or whatever and would make it much easier to manage. the subfolders are available for most other catagories so i feel it should be added to this one as well.

    21 votes
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  16. Show The Chain of Expired/Superseded Updates in the Console

    When I search for a KB in the SCCM Console, there should be a tab, likely at the bottom pane of the console (e.g. a part of Summary, Deployment, Phased Deployments), that shows what updates a given KB superseded or what has superseded that KB. This is better than having to go to search this out on the web.

    13 votes
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  17. Add Specific Permissions for Managing 3rd Party Updates

    I would like to see specific permissions for adding/managing a 3rd party software update custom catalog as well as a specific permission to "Publish third-party software update content".

    In our multi-tenancy ConfigMgr environment we have lots of different organizations using the same instance and being able to limit this functionality to just the top-level administrators will prevent hundreds if not thousands of unnecessary updates from being published.

    23 votes
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  18. Option to reboot at the end of the maintenance window

    We have an issue with business wanting to know within a 15-30 minute timeframe when the server reboots. With the maintenance windows today we can only open for installation and reboot but do not know when during the maintenance window the reboot will happen. Would it be possible to allow a setting to wait with the reboot to the end of the maintenance window. This way the reboot time would be predictable and installation would happen during the maintenance window. The option could be something like "If reboot is required wait until the end of the maintenance window to reboot"ā€¦

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  19. Enable Publishing 3rd Party updates on SUG

    Currently we can publish third party updates from "All Software Updates" before adding them to a SUG. It would be great if we get a feature which will allow is to publish selected 3rd party updates in SUG on a whole and not individual or multiple selections.

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  20. Why cant be Dynamic Updates enabled for Windows 10 Servicing Model in SCCM

    Dynamic update option is available to use ā€œUpgrade Operating Systemā€ task sequence step. Why cant Dynamic Updates enabled for Windows 10 Servicing Model in SCCM?

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