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  1. Windows 10 Servicing Management without Task Sequences

    The idea of leveraging a Windows 10 Servicing plan is great. It's a relatively simple process that can keep companies on a defined Windows 10 lifecycle. However, due to the nature of the upgrades and processes in which things get reset or reinstalled customers are forced to leverage task sequences. With the announcement of Windows 10 1803 pre/post configuration scripts, there now appears to be somewhat of an avenue where these items can start to be managed. However, when you look at our customers failure percentages for any deployment, you have to ask yourself, would a customer really want aā€¦

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  2. Restrict restarts to Maintenance windows or outside defined business hours.

    Restrict restarts to Maintenance windows or outside defined business hours.

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  3. Security and Non Security patches are failing with error code -2016410012

    We have increased the failed patches Maximum run time from 10 min to 30 min. Please set the Maximum run time to 30 min while releasing the patches.

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  4. Security and Non Security patches are failing with error code -2016410012

    We have increased the failed patches Maximum run time from 10 min to 30 min. Please set the Maximum run time to 30 min while releasing the patches.

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  5. Manage Internet Facing SUP using weights

    We have Internet SUP's in AMER, APAC, and EMEA. I would like to see the local client not randomly pick a SUP from the available list, but be able to determine the best SUP based upon location, response time, and home site.

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  6. Bug: Folders for Software Updates are not independent for Windows 10 Servicing and Office 365

    Consider the following user story on 1802:

    I decided to organize all my software updates that are synchronized in my hierarchy by creating folders such as YYYY-MM. After performing move operations on these updates that were released within this format I noticed that the folders are duplicated underneath the 'Windows 10 Servicing" node and Office 365 Updates node. When I browse for the updates in the folders I created under "All Software Updates" my updates visible as expected; however these folders are triplicated down the side of the console and are all empty in other nodes.

    From the All Softwareā€¦

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  7. Add an entry to Audit Status Messages when an ADR is manually ran

    Currently the only way to tell who manually initiated an ADR is to check the SMSProv.log. However, since this log is recreated so frequently it's easy to lose this record. Due to the impact that a rogue ADR can have on an environment, a more reliable way of auditing ADR's that were manually initiated should be added. First idea that comes to mind is creating an Audit Status Message.

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  8. Patch Download should be optionally done by the site server

    To make automatic deployment rules work site servers in enterprise environments needs proxy and firewall exceptions. So site servers should be able to download software updates. But in remote console sessions the console users also need proxy permissions because the downloads are done in context of the console users and for their workstations firewall exceptions need to be defined. This makes it unimpossible to run the console on a secured Workstation by an administrator account that can not access the internet. It would be usefull if we had the option to choose who downloads the patches. In example "use myā€¦

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  9. ADR add possibility to set a User for "download software updates from a location on my network"

    Please add a possibility to specify a user which the ADR will use to download the content.
    In a infrastructure with a DMZ and a own untrusted domain, it is not possible to set a user which is downloading the Updates from a WSUS. Till now SCCM is always using the system account of the Site Server to download the Updates.

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  10. under software updates a custom column to set a flag if update is flawed

    nice to have a self-defined column under SoftwareLibary-SoftwareUpdates-all Software Updates to mark for yourself whether an update is flawed or not. for example, set a flag (red, yellow, green)

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  11. 3 votes
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  12. Manage updates types in ADR

    Add a possibility to easily choose or exclude cumulative / non-cumulative updates in ADR's search text

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  13. Console notice when new or revised Update is available-per ADRs

    Patch Tuesday can be hard, especially like April 2018 when an update is expired after 2 days and new version is available. Unless you knew to pull the new update in or have the ADR set to run every day, there is no way to know about this update. I don't want just a auto push on Friday Moring of Patch Tuesday week with out some kind of notice first.
    This would generate a notice that a patch X has been removed and patch Y has been added.

    This would not good for Defender or some other updates but Ifā€¦

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    Updating status to planned, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/understand/find-help#send-a-suggestion for an explanation of each status value.

    Weā€™ve shipped fixes for a few scenarios that can cause this in 1902 but know there are some scenarios left.
    May we ask anyone still experiencing it on 1902 to gather verbose logs from the client and send a frown so we can troubleshoot additional scenarios that cause the error.

  15. Software Updates should support specifying order of install

    Request being file on behalf of a large communications customer. Please ping me for any specific details required.

    Based on the recent challenges with 4088878 and 4088875

    We released a fix, 4099950, to resolve the issue. Our guidance is that we should install 4099950 prior to the March update. The software updates mechanism in ConfigMgr currently does not provide a means of specifying an installation order for updates. Scenarios such as this underscore the need for such capabilities.

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  16. Ability to modify user notifications to include expected update duration

    In SCCM, administrators should have the ability to modify the text in notification balloons that currently states:

    Software changes are required
    Your IT Department requires changes to the software on your computer. Click here for options

    Users are not given the information needed (ie. how long will it take) to make the decision when to start the update.

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  17. Client notification for Grace Period-show when install will occur

    Client notifications (application/update deployment) associated with the new grace period feature should display a countdown notification so users are informed of the installation deadline and the amount of time remaining in the grace period. All to ensure they know how much time they have to complete their work.
    E.G ā€œDeployment will become mandatory in ā€œXā€ number of hours (or minutes)ā€

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  18. Prioritize all activities in SCCM

    It would be useful if the activities in SCCM could be prioritized.
    If SCCM is busy installing patches, software updates can not be loaded until all patches are pending.
    For urgent software updates, the user must wait until all other activities have been completed. Partly several hours.
    Unfortunately, this is very impractical in practice.
    Therefore, it would be useful if software updates generally have the highest priority and patches get a lower priority.
    If an urgent software update is now pending, the patch installation would have to be interrupted IMMEDIATELY,
    then the software update (s) will be uploaded, and ifā€¦

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  19. Do not supersede monthly updates with preview updates

    It appears that when subsequent software update synchronizations are performed later in the month and the Preview of Monthly Rollup updates have been released by Microsoft, they are superseding the actual Monthly Quality Security updates which I've deployed, even though there is no supersedence info on the Preview update. This means that the updates I deployed are now removed from the Software Update Groups and I have to wait until the next Patch Tuesday to get any newly added servers patched with the new update.

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  20. W10 Servicing - Windows Insider (for Business)

    Under W10 Servicing - Windows Insider builds are shown as "Other" Can SCCM ID these as either the build number or that they are Windows Insider builds

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