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  1. 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.

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  2. Create maintenance task to clean expired/superseded updates from SUGs and Deployment Packages

    right now, you have to manually delete expired/superseded updates from your deployment package(s) and then remove expired/superseded updates from software update groups.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

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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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  5. 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.

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  6. 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?

    21 votes
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  7. 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.

    191 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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

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  10. 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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  12. Complex scheduling: Enable patch deployments to servers based on SDLC (Dev / QA / Prod / DR)

    Based on Patch Tuesday, allow application / business owners to select appropriate down time for the server as well as a sequenced order (e.g., Development servers during the first week after Patch Tuesday, QA on the second week after Patch Tuesday, Production servers on the third week after Patch Tuesday, et cetera). This allows the business owners to "own their own destiny" and get systems administrators out of the business of coordinating patching maintenance windows. In addition, the ability to insert "change freezes" that force the schedule to increment all downstream targets out by an additional week to compensate forā€¦

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  13. Allow postponing windows updates

    Allow the end user to postpone windows updates and show in the console user/computer name of the postponed computer. Currently the console has vague reasons for software failure.

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  14. SUP

    Software update - SUP

    Need to allow the SCCM client cache to remove software updates and to also to remove software in the cache if the software updates exceeds the cache size.

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  15. Merge Windows 10 Servicing menu to Software Updates menu

    Hello Team,

    I have noticed that when we create a Windows 10 Servicing plan, that the deployement package is on the Sofware Updates -> Deployment Packages.

    And so may be i think it could be nice to get all option on the same way : i mean it should be annoying to navigate from Windows 10 Servicing menu to Software Updates menu in order to find the Windows 10 Servicing Deployment Packages.

    Henri

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  16. ADR for servers need some love

    We are using ADR for a pilot group and then for two different automatic groups, but we cant use it for our manual group.

    What i would love to see:

    1: Be able to configure multiple deploys within the same ADR. today we are using three ADR just because it deploys to different collections with different maintenance windows.

    2: Be able to use the ADR for our manual group, deploy the patches to our collection for manual servers as Available! When we need to go in to CM just to deploy patches already deployed just to get them as availableā€¦

    10 votes
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  17. Integrate Microsoft Custom Support program into SCCM.

    The current process requires logging into a separate website; downloading the required updates, Scan cab files and/or .xml files running the WSUS Import tool or wsusutil.exe. Then you need to approve the updates in WSUS and then maybe, if nothing went wrong somewhere must run a sync with SCCM in order to make the updates available through Software Updates in SCCM.

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  18. Software Update Filter based on Architecture x64 / x86

    Please add a possibilty to filter Software Updates based on the Architecture. (32Bit or 64Bit)

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  19. Add 'Member Count' to Deployment Wizard

    When deploying Software, Updates etc. the Deployment Wizard should show the actual 'Member Count' of a collection like in the example screenshot.

    In addition in the Deployment Overview the 'Assets Targeted' column should be displayed as default and immediately display something after a deployment has been created. Currently it can take quite a long time before you can see the actual amount of clients targeted.

    This will make it easier for Sys Admins to prevent accidental deployments

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  20. Install Updates and reboot immediately if no-one is logged on

    Install Updates and reboot immediately if no-one is logged on

    In our environment users log off at night and leave at ctrl-alt-del. The PCs sit idle overnight. It would be nice if the system would recognize that no-one was logged on and take action immediately on its own and not wait for the deadline.

    29 votes
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