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  1. Please forward internal links for Features on Demand and languagepacks to WSUS

    On Windows 10 i can download and change the user language, but as SCCM-Client i use WSUS for Software updates. Windows 10 can't connect to Windows Update or WSUS to download LP's or Features. But both is in WSUS available. Only a Workaround (disable or remove the UseWSUSServer = 1 DWORD in Registry) make thr download available for a short time

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  2. Additional filters for Automatic Deployment Rules

    In Automatic Deployment Rules, you have the option to specify a few filters. It would be nice to have more filter options available. At a minimum, it would be nice to have Downloaded, Deployed, and Expired. Ideally, it would be nice to have all the same filters you can specify from the "All Software Updates" view.

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  3. Software Updates - Need an Option to Control the Auto deployment of Revised updates

    WSUS has an inbuilt option to control the approval /Auto Approval of revised updates.
    However ConfigMgr is missing this feature. This is causing the revised updates to get auto installed on the clients if the deployment is active.
    The latest example for this issue was KB3172605. This was revised by MS and caused auto install with reboot on clients

    95 votes
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  4. Show Patch/Software Update Size

    When building software update packages in SCCM we run into having to build a deployment package to see what size the updates are. The issue we are having is managing the size of these packages which are frequently getting into the multiple GB range. One we ran recently hit almost 6 GB.

    This information is on the Windows Update Catalog site, but it doesn't appear to be in SCCM or WSUS. I'm guessing that it isn't in the data that is available to WSUS and as a result SCCM doesn't get it either. It would be very useful if weā€¦

    13 votes
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  5. Automatic Deployment Rules create 'available' deployment.

    I would like to create my ADR deployments for servers as available instead of required. This allows more control over server patching. Currently I create the package as required and then I have to alter it for servers that I do not want unattended installations.

    11 votes
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  6. ADR option: Exclude Downloaded or Deployed updates

    Provide additional ADR options to exclude updates which have already been downloaded and deployed. This will keep SUGs cleaner and smaller for those who run a monthly ADR with the option required >=1.

    3 votes
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  7. Select Multiple Collections for Software Update Groups

    It would nice if we could select multiple collections when deploying Software update groups. For example: We have a Server Pilot and Workstation Pilot. We are deploying the same Software update group why cant we be able to select multiple collections to deploy the SUG to.

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  8. Add support for Drivers Update Classification (as we had in CM 2007)

    to update Surface Hardware with latest Firmware and Drivers we need Drivers category in configmgr 2012 and later as we had it in CM 2007.

    That would be much easier than deploying an msi file.

    57 votes
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  9. Allow us to configure Proxy server settings for the console that is downloading Software Updates

    On our Primary site server, under Admin > Site System properties, we have set the proxy settings with username and password.

    In our company, Domain Admins are blocked at the proxy server from accessing the internet. My colleague, who is an SCCM admin, but not a Domain Admin, can download Software Updates and add them to a Deployment Package. I am a Domain Admin, and when I try this, it fails with: "Error: Failed to download content ID 16902216. Error %1 is not a valid Win32 application."

    So, that proxy setting is used by some functions of ConfigMgr, but notā€¦

    11 votes
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  10. PatchDownloader Retry (Increase ADR reliability)

    Increase the redundancy and reliability of the PatchDownloader process. I am often at customers where the process fails to download one or more updates which affect ADRs (and admin frustration). It would be awesome if the process included extra checks or attempted to download the patch 1 or more times before declaring a failure.

    3 votes
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  11. Windows 10 Servicing Dashboard: Make it clickable

    When I go to the Windows 10 Servicing Dashboard, I got a nice PieChart of the Windows 10 Clients and their Version.
    But when I click on the PieChart, nothing happens. It would be great to have the same experience on this Dashboard like on the SCEP Dashboards.
    That means, if I click on the PieChart one of the Windows 10 Version, a new collection would be opened, with the corresponding Devices.

    188 votes
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  12. ConfigMgr SUM installs should update the date of last install in Windows Update control panel applet

    When you only use ConfigMgr to install updates, the date on the Windows Update control panel applet often reflects something that is really inaccurate as ConfigMgr doesn't update it. This often leads to a very negative reaction of "I thought those darn ConfigMgr admins were updating our workstations and servers!?!" And then we have to explain that we are, but that date doesn't get changed.

    Can we please just ensure that when Software Update Management installs any updates, the Windows Update control panel applet gets set to the current date?

    I stole the screenshots from this thread: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/b33dd5b2-64b3-476d-8fc5-232cbafced47/sccm-updates-are-installed-but-windows-update-status-wrong?forum=ConfigMgrCompliance

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  13. When SCCM patches a system, the "Updates were installed" field in Control Panel/Windows Update is not updated.

    When SCCM patches a system, the "Updates were installed" field in Control Panel/Windows Update is not updated. It would be helpful if this date/time is updated. We have had some end users go to us and say they have not been patched recently.

    6 votes
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  14. Add 'Next Run Time' Column in the Automatic Deployment Rules

    In the Automatic Deployment Rules window, it would be helpful to see the next scheduled time the ADR is supposed to run. If it doesn't have one, then the cell would be blank.

    8 votes
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  15. Force Software Updates to be installed from console

    Right-click the device in console and force all available software updates to be installed immediately, regardless of deadlines and maintenance windows.

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  16. Software Updates Graph

    When you are looking up a certain software update and it shows you that 53 are non complainant that you could click on the graph that shows 53 and would bring up those machines by name to go apply the updated too.

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  17. Office 365 ProPlus Build Rollback

    Love the integration with Office 365. Can we add the ability to rollback to a previous build and disable the automatic update? The use case here is, if a build is tested and deployed because no issues were detected and if an issue is discovered, there is no easy way to rollback to the previous build. Having such ability would empower administrators to quickly react.

    53 votes
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  18. Deploy Windows 10 language pack & FOD using software update

    It would be very convenient if we could deploy language packs and FOD from software updates as these packages change with new windows builds and sometimes new revisions.
    Current options require a lot of time and testing.
    If we could just add language packs and FOD to a software group and target the deployment this will make the process much faster and with new windows build it will require minimal amount of time to enable the updated LP files/updates

    Currently this does not work as the updates are detected as not required on the machines and it would be goodā€¦

    57 votes
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  19. Add More User Control Over Windows 10 Branch Upgrades

    Currently Windows 10 branch upgrades act similarly to Windows updates. We would like to have more control to release them not unlike the Windows 10 upgrade released by Microsoft where there is a deadline but say, daily notices that users should upgrade.

    It would also be handy to have a message talking about the upgrade taking longer than normal with some kind of time given say 30-45 minutes or more accurate times based of telemetry if it's available.

    As our fleet moves to Windows 10 we foresee this being more and more an issue.

    5 votes
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  20. Improve the ADR engine

    Improve the ADR engine

    - Automate the cleanup of the previous software update groups created by the rules, i.e. before creating a new SUG it will check for older SUG members and based on criteria automatically manage updates that are member of a specific SUG. If updates are published or revised in 2016 then move the updates to our 2016 SUG, or previous month etc. Or, if they are superseeded or expired then remove the updates from the SUG...

    - Allow to name the deployment create by the ADR, this will be useful for reporting purpose if you have moreā€¦

    39 votes
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