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  1. Allow Periods in Software Update Group Names

    When creating a Software Update Group, you cannot currently use periods in the name. For example, if you tried to create a Software Update Group named "Special Handling - .NET Framework 4.6.1" it would fail as periods are not allowed.

    For bonus points, find any other disallowed characters and make the reason they are blocked go away.

    Thanks for the help!

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  2. Replace the "Number of Exired Updates" column

    With SCCM CB expired updates are automatically removed from SUGs. This means that the column "Number of Expired Updates" in the Software Updates Group view is redundant, the number will always be zero. I would like to see it replaced by a "Number of Superseded Updates" column instead.

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  3. Ability to deploy Software Update Groups to User Collections

    It would make sense to have the ability to deploy software update groups to user collections. We have a few different user collections for "pilot" users. When we want to test new software we deploy to these "waves" of pilot users. This gives us the ability to not have to worry about maintaining the users primary device in a device based collection. We have device based affinity within client settings enabled. So if the user ever replaces their pc it gets updated within 48 hrs of system use. This will dynamically keep our pilot list updated. It's a PIA tryingā€¦

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  4. Next Run Windows Servicing

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

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  5. make md5 available from the software update view like in wsus

    useful for application white-listing having the hash available prior to deployment.

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  6. Allow more complex rules for Automatic Deployment Rules

    In our environment we only have x64 workstations and use a specific version of windows 10. But currently when using a title filter you can only create an OR filter

    eg. Title -86x OR 1703

    I want to be able to do "Title -86x AND 1703"

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  7. express installation file download in console

    need to reduce the download of .psf files for each Cumulative updates of Windows 10 versions, as its consuming more than 30 to 40 GB on a monthly basis. Should have a similar option on console like enable express installation on console (which is similar to enable express installation on clients)

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  8. Windows Update Agent Version

    Would it be possible to have a visual queue in the Software Updates console a hint of which KBs are delivering which Windows Update Agent?

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  9. Allow users to see all ADR properties

    It would be nice to be able to see and change all properties of an ADR after it is created, such as deadline times, availability times, etc.

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  10. Enhance Filter options for Automatic Deployment Rules

    The Wizard for creating automatic deployment rules is nice for people who prefer easy-to-use wizards but some of us power administrators need more options. I would like to have the opportunity to define a SQL query by myself, that gives me exactly the updates I need. The rule engine translates the filters to Sql queries. Therefore I guess it would be easy for you to implement a Text field for custom queries.

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  11. Treat Deployment Scheduling Software available time like a Collection maintenance window

    The Deployment Scheduling "Software available time" is a one-time setting. Any newly imaged workstations built after that time will receive software update packages at any time during the business day. Unlike Collection maintenance windows, which only apply to the execution time for the software packages, there is no way (that I know of) currently to control the time of the download of the packages.

    Either/or
    1) Provide a daily "Software available time" start time
    2) Tie the software available time to a Collection's maintenance window
    3) Define a maintenance window for "Software available for downloading".

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  12. Firmware (UEFI/BIOS) Monitoring & Updates

    Add the ability to query device model manufacturers for all drivers and specifically BIOS/UEFI versions. To then be deliverable as updates.

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  13. Add Boundary Group Selection to SUP Creation Process

    It has become a semi-regular occurrence in the various communities that someone has created a new environment or rebuilt their SUPs and suddenly none of their clients updates are managed by ConfigMgr and they're getting updates direct from Microsoft.

    Often the root cause is that they did not add the new SUP to any boundary groups. It's an additional step that users just need to kinda of magically know ahead of time to do. Which is to say people aren't going to know and find out the hard way.

    Let's solve this somehow. For me, making boundary group selection partā€¦

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  14. Take a look at Ninte and make sccm a bit more like that.

    Ninte.com manages app updates in a very elegant way that I think sccm could implement for patches. What i am most intrigued is that I can single out a machine and check, or single out an update and check from the same console.

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  15. Add link to monitoring deployment from SUP

    Whenever you are in Software Update Groups looking at the Statistics, it would be nice to click a link to view the deployment instead of having to click on Monitoring - Deployments find the deployment and view the status.

    Even having the ability to right click on a SUG and View Status (like you get when you are in Deployments)

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  16. deploy to operating system image

    When I do my monthly patch Tuesday deployments; it would be great if in addition to targeting a device collection you could also target one or more operating system images.

    This would allow me to deploy all corporately approved updates not only to our systems but the images that we use to build future systems with.

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  17. campaigning notifications or UI for Inplace windows Upgrades

    Instead of relying on custom powershell script for customization and UI design ,Is it not good to have some options in CM directly which can be used for every release of windows rollouts to have better user experience.

    and may be some notifications msgbox about releases like a campaigning through SCCM.

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  18. Offline Servicing and Expired updates

    Hide/filter expired updates in Offline Servicing window.

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  19. SCCM Package Export Features

    Need to include the Software Package Export features for transferring package configuration to new site servers.

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  20. Report which updates were installed in Tasksequence easily

    Report which updates were installed in Tasksequence easily

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