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  1. Native patching in OSD

    Provide the ability to deploy updates directly from a selected list of Update Groups instead of having to have an active software update deployment?

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  2. better driver and driver pack updates

    Consider this scenario: you have 2 hardware models (eg. Lenovo X1 Yoga and Lenovo X1 Carbon); you download the SCCM driver pack for both models and import them into SCCM.
    When you import a driver pack you add a category to identify the model that belongs to.
    After you complete the import process for both driver packs you recognize that some drivers are in use by both models.
    So at the end you will have:
    - drivers used by model A only
    - drivers used by model B only
    - drivers used by both model A and B

    The mainā€¦

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  3. 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/

    8 votes
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  4. Create a repeating schedule for OSD

    Allow OSD to be scheduled on a repeating basis to allow for repeated reimaging in lab environments.

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  5. Lookup Automatic for Task Sequence Variables

    when editing an existing task sequence and creating new conditions based on variable values, why not add an auto lookup or list of all Task Sequence variables existing in this same task sequence. it will make condition creation more easy and less error possible. Most easy to pick up existing variables in task sequence

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  6. Add the complete progression status in the progress bar

    Add the complete progression status in the progress bar in order to see the current step and remaining steps.

    Like in this post http://www.systanddeploy.com/2018/02/add-complete-progression-sta

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  7. Add computers to collections when creating USMT association

    When I create a computer association for USMT, I also put the computers into collections ("USMT Capture" and "USMT Restore" collections.) It would be great if the computers could be automatically added to a set of user-defined collections (one for source computer and one for destination computer, with the possibility that they're the same collection) when the association is created, then automatically remove the computers from the collection(s) when the association is deleted.

    2 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Duplicate device / user collection created automatically

    Though of sharing as feedback ,We are recently upgraded to 1710 and experiencing strange issue.Some of the device and user collections getting created itself and appearing as duplicate for already created collections.

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  10. Operating system upgrade: delete previous installations after Windows 10 upgrade

    After an operating system upgrade, it would be nice to be able to delete the files of the previous installation in order to free up disk space. Cleanmgr.exe doesn't work under SYSTEM context.

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  11. Add support for 3rd party Encryption into the Servicing module.

    The ability to define the location of the 3rd party Encryption driver, to allow us to use the servicing module to update encrypted laptops

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  12. The ability to compare and merge Task Sequences and version after the merge

    I would like the ability to load up a couple of Task Sequences, and have the ability to merge any changes between the two TS's.

    This would assist when importing TS over from a TEST or DEV env or working on test TS in the same environment. Ideally have the option to approve /deny each of the merges before submitting.

    Once merged, version the change to a later increment so neither of the two TS's are saved over?

    24 votes
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  13. 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.

    20 votes
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  14. Change USMT Encryption Strength during OSD

    Currently, when using the USMT steps for capture and restore in a Task Sequence, it is not possible to customize the encryption strength to anything besides the default 3DES, since the "/encrypt" is hard coded into the Task Sequence Step. Adding /encrypt:"encryptionstrength" to the "OSDMigrateAdditionalCaptureOptions" TS variable causes the step to fail.

    Please add an option to customize the encryption strength for USMT during OSD.

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  15. TS Menu

    I currently have 3 task sequences. I want to combine all three into one task sequence and present the user with a wizard to ask, which SOE they want to install.

    the way around it I have to create a powershell gui script to prompt the user and set the TS variable, then assign that variable to each group in the in task sequence. it gets messy.

    I explorerd HTAs, MDT Wizards but these are difficult to adopt and implement in a timely manner.

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  16. too many deployments

    For a larger organization that handles 120+ image configurations (same base image but different software installed depending on the task sequence used), we run into problems with the deployment size to 'unknown computers' being too large and ends up breaking imaging to unknown machines.

    We'd like to see this limit either increased or removed, as it's constantly causing us issues.

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  17. Add ALL reg key types as options in Task Sequence conditions

    In the conditions for Task Sequence steps, the only reg key type you can use the 'exists' or 'not exists' options for is REGSZ. I would like to see the others REGMULTISZ, REGEXPANDSZ, REGDWORD, REGQWORD, REGBINARY. Similarly, when you choose 'equals' or any of the other operators, the only options are REGSZ, REGEXPANDSZ, and REGDWORD. The other options should be available there as well.

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  18. 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.

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  19. Advise which dependency failed during OSD on the screen as well as the log.

    I work in an environment that does not allow me to enable the command prompt in a boot image. This makes it difficult to check what went wrong. During the dependency check in a PXE advise which dependencies failed on the screen as well as the log. It would be good to state if the NIC and storage drivers are working ok.

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  20. Import settings from one Task Sequence into another

    Currently Task Sequences can be backed up and restore via the ConfigMgr PowerShell module. When it is time for Dev TS's to become production, it would be nice to be able to import the settings from the Dev TS directly into the production one. This way deployments don't need to be recreated and changes don't need to be meticulously documented and recreated in the production TS.
    Simply replacing the prod TS with the Dev one isn't as clean as new TS's take much, much longer to show up in the Software Center.

    5 votes
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