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  1. 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.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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€¦

    69 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Software Update Filter based on Architecture x64 / x86

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

    14 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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.

    32 votes
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  15. Add the new "Release Preview" ring to the Windows 10 Servicing feature of ConfigMgr Current Branch.

    Microsoft has added a new release ring for Windows 10 called "Release Preview" which is closer to Current Branch than the Insider Previews (Fast/Slow). This seems like a great candidate for organizations to use with their existing production pilot programs so they can test against their key use cases of technology before wider deployment. Using this ring for testing would buy more time if issues are found before the end of a branch's servicing/support life cycle. It can also help organizations plan for new features better ahead of time.

    3 votes
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  16. Force clients to download updates from Microsoft update site.

    With more and more people working from home these days, having the ability to specify in a Software Update Group deployment to force download from MS update site would be terrific. I'd still like those clients to download content for applications from the internal DP over VPN, but downloading monthly updates would be much quicker if you could force them to use internet instead of VPN.

    111 votes
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  17. Filter Options for Windows Servicing Plans

    Build a custom additional filters within the Servicing Plans to only download and depoly specific Editions and/or languages.
    Most companies will only have one Edition of Windows deployed. And maybe similar with the language.

    6 votes
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  18. Offline Servicing and Expired updates

    Hide/filter expired updates in Offline Servicing window.

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  19. Add ADR Timeframe of "Updates older than X days"

    Today, we can deploy updates using an ADR based on a number of timeframes, but most will deploy updates that came out within the last period of time.

    For instance, we can deploy updates that came out within the last month, but there is no 'Date Released' value for updates older than X or updates that came out within the last three weeks, for instance.

    A number of my customers want to wait and let the community test updates before deploying them, and we currently have to be a bit clever with our timelines to make this work.

    53 votes
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  20. Add filter bar to the Updates node of Windows 10 Servicing

    In ConfigMgr 1511, the "All Windows 10 Updates" node has no filter bar as we have for Software Updates. There are lots of elements listed and the number will increase with the future Windows 10 Builds.
    It could be very helpful to get a filter bar which allows to filter on languages, build, SKU, etc.

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