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  1. 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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  2. Customize Software Update Dashboard

    Customizable Software Update Dashboard

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  3. Create a copy/duplicate of an ADR

    It would be useful to be able to create a duplicate or copy of an ADR in the same way we can with a task sequence or collection. I understand the concept of creating templates but in the circumstance where you don't create a template (for whatever reason) you have to step through each option again and do a manual comparison with an existing ADR.
    Even if it fired up the wizard with pre-made selections that would be useful.

    20 votes
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  4. 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.

    8 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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...

    19 votes
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  7. 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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  8. It would be great in the Software Updates workspace or node in the console when you are viewing all updates to be able to scope of filter th

    We manage both servers and workstations in our SCCM primary site. It would be great in the Software Updates workspace or node in the console when you are viewing all updates to be able to scope of filter the applicability to a collection.

    Since we use the console to build software update groups based off of applicability of the updates for both servers and workstations and two different groups deploy it would be great to be able to only see what is needed for either just workstations or just servers or even better just browse to a collection and thenā€¦

    2 votes
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  9. Show Deployment Package for Software Update

    Would be great to have a tab on the properties of each Software Update that shows what Deployment Package(s) the update is included in. You can see what updates are in a Deployment Package, but not what Deployment Packages an updates are in.

    10 votes
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  10. Automatic Deployment Rules

    It would be great if when you configure a rule of automatic deployment, we could set through a calendar for the ADR-Automatic Deployment Rules run.

    In my environment, I need the rule of automatic deployment run from Monday to Friday, because I enable Wake On Lan feature to customers with upgrade and SCAN the SCEP-antimalware System Center solution Endpoint Protection set.

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    Seria Ć³timo se ao configurar uma Regra de implantaĆ§Ć£o automĆ”tica, pudĆŖssemos definir atravĆ©s de um calendĆ”rio os dias para a ADR -Automatic Deployment Ruyles executar.

    No meu ambiente, necessito que a regra de implantaĆ§Ć£o automĆ”tica executeā€¦

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  11. In the Summary views for a software update or software update group, make the statistics link through to a list of the machines

    In the Software Library summary tab for SUGs and individual updates, make the Statistics pie chart and Compliant, Non-Compliant and Unknown counts link to a dynamic collection of machines in a specific state, similar to the Endpoint Protection monitoring views.

    5 votes
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  12. Create maintenance task to clean expired/superseded updates from SUGs and Deployment Packages

    right now, you have to manually delete expired/superseded updates from your deployment package(s) and then remove expired/superseded updates from software update groups. if this could be added as a maintenance task, it would be a huge help to SUP maintenance

    3 votes
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  13. Windows 10 Servicing - Usage & Ring Tiles Should Produce List of PCs When Clicked

    When you view the new Windows 10 Servicing dashboard in 1511/1602, you see these awesome graphical tiles that give you a snapshot of your Windows 10 usage and rings in your organization. However, when you hover your mouse over those two tiles and click, nothing happens other than you're presented with a percentage. It would be great if the area you select and click gives you a list of PCs broken down so you see what machines fall into what bucket. Very useful for troubleshooting too.

    26 votes
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  14. Allow periods in SUG Names

    This is rather annoying when you are trying to deploy updates that have a period in their name or version number

    Can this be looked at for future builds so we can create SUGs with names like "SUG - .NET Framework 4.6.1" and not "SUG - DOTNET Framework 4-6-1"?

    :)

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  15. Include Reset/Repair functionality of the Windows Update Agent

    When troubleshooting failed installations of Software Updates, a simple reset of the Windows Updates Agent resolves the issue. It would be great to include some type of automated reset/repair functionality of the Windows Update Agent.

    2 votes
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  16. Scheduled Offline Updates - Include Microsoft Office

    We find the Scheduled Updates option incredibly helpful, however not being able to include Office Updates means we still require the occasional build and capture to include those updates in the WIM. Could the inclusion of Office Updates within Scheduled Updates be a possibility?

    22 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Windows 10 Servicing Mode and ADR settings

    Since updating to SCM 1511 the new Windows 10 Servicing mode has no option to 'add to an existing Software Update Group'.
    Also the Automatic Deployment Rule properties tabs do not exist altogether as they did pre SCCM 1511. Yet they all exist for the Windows 10 Servicing Mode.

    28 votes
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  19. Different business hour for different days

    It will be good to allow options for users to select different timing for different days in the business hour setting Eg. 10am to 4pm on Monday, 12pm to 6pm on Tuesday, etc

    12 votes
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  20. Ability to automatically install Windows 10 ADK releases (or rollback or apply hotfix) via Updates and Servicing.

    The windows 10 adk has changed a few times since the original release of Windows 10, there have been two major releases and one hotfix to fix issues with the second release, as a consequence of that many people got jittery about upgrading to ADK 10 1511.

    How are we going to deal with this in a good way, a really good way. Prior to this we didn't have to upgrade our boot images every 6 months or so.

    Here's the suggestion:-

    #1. When we update from 1602 to 1607 (or whatever) to support the next generation of Windows, itā€¦

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated to Noted. We’ve been discussing the same in our planning meetings.

    Thanks,
    BobMN on behalf of SangeeV for SCCM OS Deployment

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