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  1. Add Application revision validation to task sequence

    Currently when viewing applications in a task sequence the revision number is not displayed or validated.

    If an Application revision is deleted the task sequence will keep trying to deploy the deleted version until it is removed and added with the latest revision.

    Having it displayed in a column or validated when opening the task sequence would help reduce time spent troubleshooting this problem.

    http://www.vansurksum.com/configmgr-2012-caveat-with-application-revisions-when-used-in-a-task-sequence/

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  2. Allow Mandatory Task Sequence Warning message timeout configuration

    The "Mandatory Task Sequence Warning" message is hardcoded to 2 or 3 minutes. It is possible for most applications of this to be a good idea. In the case of rapid deployment such as I am establishing for large numbers, it is way too long. The ability to modify this timeout would significantly improve the process.

    17 votes
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  3. Directly Edit child task sequence

    It would be nice to be able to edit a child task sequence directly from the master task sequence editor without having to go back to the config mgr console.
    (like right click >edit on a "run task sequence" step.)

    9 votes
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  4. OSD - Have different command-line options in the "Upgrade Operating System Task Sequence" to upgrade Windows 10

    Make the Upgrade Step more customizable. I'd actually like the ability to remove the /quiet tag from the setup.exe command line, and be able to add the additional commands right on that step instead of having to add additional steps to create the those variables.
    Add Check boxes for additional preset parameters to enable /disable, and text box to add custom (reflect drivers, etc)

    19 votes
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  5. OS Task Sequence End User experience

    Hi ConfigMgr Team,

    First of all great work - we see that our feedback on your product is recognized and changes are implemented! You are an absolute role model @MS!

    It would be nice to implement a better End User Experience for upgrading Windows 10 with an Task Sequence, because upgrading in Enterprise is not the same like upgrading on the devices at home. I think about third party security software, run only if not on battery, check if device has VPN or is connected via LAN to the corporate Network...

    I saw some approaches in the new Upgrade 1802ā€¦

    6 votes
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  6. Mobile / Network connection during task sequence

    During task sequences if both a LTE and ethernet connection is present, the build will fail due to windows detecting the mobile connection. It would be very useful if it was able to not fail and just use the Ethernet connection.

    4 votes
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  7. Task Sequence Step / Action / Option "Generate Custom Status Message

    It would be really helpful to have the possibility to generate a Status Message with a custom Message ID from within a tasksequence. Maybe as a seperate step, maybe as an checkmark under the "Options" tab.

    This message ID could be used to trigger a Status Filter Rule more granular to improve overall Status Filter Rule performance.

    Example: A company with 20k Clients deploys Operating Systems and Software via task sequences, the result ist that there are hundreds of thousands of 11171 events. When we are able to set a Message ID 65000 in the OSD Task Aequence, we areā€¦

    61 votes
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  8. PS/DP/MP task sequences

    I get so many customers asking me this question: How can we deploy X amount of DPs/MPs or Primary Servers via a task sequence?

    May I suggest a custom task sequence which builds out the above server and has a final step which adds the necessary roles without having to show the sccm site server install credentials?

    This way the CM cmdlets can be invoked via the step - all that is needed are the parameters for the server.

    if you have to do this manually for 800 DPs it would be simply adding all the server machine names toā€¦

    24 votes
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  9. Add Windows 10 In-Place Upgrade Task Sequence Reminders with an Enforced Installation Deadline

    It would be great if we had the option to set a required Windows 10 in place upgrade Task Sequence with scheduled notifications for users with an installation deadline. This would allow In-Place upgrade deployments to be enforced ensuring timely Windows 10 version updates whilst allowing the end user enough time to schedule the upgrade.

    11 votes
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  10. Install required applications deployed for a PC during Task Sequence - as we can do with Updates

    As in the topic : we have a step to install Required or Available updates during TS.
    I would love to have such step for applications - deployed for a PC and/or for Primary User, if UDA was defined first

    3 votes
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  11. Fix Pre-Download when using "Run another program first"

    If you deploy a Task sequence that has Run another program first checked in properties and you also check pre-download content, the only thing downloaded is the program you want to run first. The program I am trying to run first is a deferral screen for OSD upgrade with user interaction. Either the pre-download should download everything in the task sequence or give you options of what you want to download. When doing OS upgrades with remote users you need everything in place before you can run the task sequence incase they drop vpn.

    Thanks,

    7 votes
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  12. Make Windows 10 Setup Compatibility Scan Language Neutral

    It would be nice if a checkbox "Perform Windows Setup Compatibility scan withnout starting upgrade" inside "Upgrade Operating System" step in SCCM Upgrade Task Sequence would be language neutral.

    What I mean by this is that we would like to run this scan prior to the Upgrade itself but to be able to do that currently we have to switch the running OS to en-US (the same language as the Upgrade iso), then run the scan and in case an error is found, we need to switch back to original language again and reboot the computer. This is not aā€¦

    23 votes
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  13. Improve Collapsible Task Sequence Groups

    The Task Sequence Editor should not expand collapsed groups when any changes are made. Once a group is collapsed it should remain collapsed until I expand it. It should also remember what groups were collapsed between editing sessions.

    Essentially make it work like the editor in MDT does. The editor in MDT already does this.

    5 votes
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  14. Allow us to move task sequence step conditions

    For task sequence step conditions (in the options tab), it would be SO GREAT if we could move the conditions around just like we can with the actual task sequence steps (drag and drop, move up or down, cut/paste, etc.). It can be a pain to remove a bunch of conditions and add them back when they are not in the right order.

    32 votes
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  15. Printer management and driver install

    Printer deployment and driver managment

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  16. Instead of password-protecting bootmedia, have users authenticate using Active Directory credentials

    It would be interesting if it were possible to protect bootmedia not just with a common password, but instead with a username/password authentication to ActiveDirectory.

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  17. Create an OSD variable for Secure Boot - _SMSTSSecureBootState

    Create an OSD variable for Secure Boot called _SMSTSSecureBootState. It should have three values depending on the state and the currently running OS: Enabled, Disabled, NA. This can be used during a TS to determine if Secure Boot should be enabled. Currently, a TS variable has to be defined and set based on if the registry key exists or not.

    79 votes
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  18. Pre-Cache of task sequence content "Files Cached" notification

    When deploying Operating Systems, we are using the Pre-Cache so customers can install at a more suitable time; however there is no notification in Software Centre to advise if the files required for install have been cached.

    This leaves a "pot luck" install, especially for those on slower broadband links on whether the install will start instantly, or if it still has to download the content and wait an inexplicit amount of time before the install can take place.

    Can the "Available" change to "Ready to install now" or similar, so customers know they wont have to wait for downloadingā€¦

    31 votes
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  19. Computer import information when MAC, NAME already exist

    Would be great when during the Import of Computer Information we would get a hint that the MAC, GUID or Name already in SCCM exist and we get a message box with the question if we like to overwrite it. At the Moment we have the situation, when for example a MAC already exist, the Computer Object name will be overwrite but the information like SiteCode or Inventory and Collection membership are still there.

    5 votes
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  20. Task Sequence Allow Application Installs by Administrative Categories

    We'd like to see the following functionality added to the Install Application Task Sequence step.

    Install application according to administrative categories.

    We as a point of practice ALWAYS include some kind of Administrative Category in the Applications we package in SCCM it would be nice to have a way to leverage that in something more than just filtering in Configuration Manager searches

    dynamic variable list is kind of nice but we have to set a variable list in EVERY Collection we want to deploy said applications to and if we have to add or remove an application we have toā€¦

    6 votes
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