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  1. Intuitive User State Migration and the ability to capture and restore automatically.

    It would be great to have the ability to customize the USMT without being burdened with XML configuration. Although this could remain as an option being able to restrict themes from migrated and restrict pulling over the registry would be great. Sometimes with the registry you can often pull problems over with the migration.

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  2. Need a feature to install and enable Unifed write filter along with ConfigMgr task sequence

    We have an OS image with Unifed write filter feature enabled and after Setup Windows and ConfigMgr step, we use commands to enable write filter along with the reboot step. Right after the task seqeunce completes, the client machines reboots and now its write filter enabled machine. when it downloads the machine policy now, SCCM remote control is not working.

    As a workaround, we used SMSTSPostAction variable to reboot the client machine 30 minutes after task seqeunce completes. 30 minutes time would let the client machine to download all the machine policy before the client machine reboot. After the rebootā€¦

    9 votes
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  3. Add task sequence auditing

    The inability to know exactly what changes were made (and by whom) in a task sequence is a significant pain point. Something close what AGPM provides for group policies would be ideal, but even basic auditing capabilities as a starting point would help tremendously.

    16 votes
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  4. Allow applications with OU requirements to install in OSD

    Currently, during OSD, application deployment types that require a machine to be part of an OU (or sub OUs) will not install. I realize that in windows this is handled by the registry rather than an AD query.

    4 votes
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  5. Import computer information automaticlaly update All Systems

    After importing a computer it takes about 5 minutes until it appears in the desired collection. For some customers this leads to unnecessary confusion. The reason is as far as I can tell that the computer doesn't even appear in All Systems. If you execute an update membership on All Systems, the computer immediately arrives in the desired collection.
    I would like to suggest the following change: After importing a computer, All Systems should be updated immediately.

    6 votes
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  6. Standalone Media (FAT32 & NTFS)

    Create standalone media for a partitioned USB with a FAT32 and NTFS partition. The FAT32 partition holds the WinPE boot, the NTFS partition the rest - allowing WIMs and other items over 4GB.

    4 votes
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  7. Create Semi-Standalone Media

    To be used where there is a poor network, but not totally offline. The idea being to save the majority overhead of downloading, but still allow the TS steps that require network communication.

    3 votes
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  8. Built-in step in a task sequence to Auto login as a domain or workstation user

    We have the need to customize the desktop, deploy some user specific apps, as well as setup and configure Outlook and OneDrive. It would be nice to have the ability to have the system automatically log in as the user, provided we have their credentials, so that custom scripts can continue after the task sequence finishes. This is especially true for new hires as we do have their passwords and we make them change it once we turn over the system to them.

    6 votes
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  9. Allow converting AD Discovered computer objects DDR to full objects

    Bare metal deployment.
    I would like to pre-stage object in AD with all its required group membership/correct OU location, so when the object is discovered & pulled to SCCM, I can convert it from DDR with resourceid starting with 20something (10 digits) to normal object with resourceid starting with 16something (8 digits) so I can do OSD with installation of Applications based on collections (that are in turn AD OU/group membership based).
    Now I have to create objects in both AD & SCCM at the same time and STILL the useless DDR gets created anyway, which must be later deletedā€¦

    2 votes
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  10. Task sequences have folders that mirror the structure in the console when booting from PXE

    It would be nice for the task sequences to be listed in folders within the PXE environment when you have a lot of task sequences. You can put the task sequences in folders in the console but this is not mirrored across.

    3 votes
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  11. Task Sequence Break Points for Debugging

    It would be beneficial if you could set breakpoints at any line item in the task sequence, just like when coding, to stop the task sequence progress. Have a dialog pop up with which you can continue to the next break point.

    4 votes
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    Thanks for the feedback and suggestion – updating status to started. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/understand/find-help#send-a-suggestion

    The ability to set task sequence breakpoints for debugging is added in our 1905 Technical Preview.

    Doc: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/get-started/2019/technical-preview-1905
    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Group-applications-into-a-single-deployment-in-ConfigMgr/ba-p/624318

    Please note, we may merge this ask with the larger task sequence troubleshooting item in the future – https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492/suggestions/13880796

  12. Integrate Task Sequence Versioning with GIT

    For large enterprises such as the one I work in govt Education, it would be very beneficial for integrating version control via GIT. Every time you check in a new version is saved to GIT.

    Then you can review changes (could be xml or some other format) in GIT, and potentially revert to an older version if the changes are not approved.

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  13. OSD Tasksequence Option: Add Client to collection

    Within the OSD Tasksequence: Add the Add Client to Collection option, where you can select a collection to add the client to after the Windows deployment.

    5 votes
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  14. Fix Application Supercedence in Task Sequence during OSD

    Application A and Application B. Application B supersedes Application A. The content is removed off the DPs for Application A.. A task sequence (non-OSD TS) deployment of Application B fails with "The software could not be found on any servers at this time." After reading the logs, it is looking for Application A. BUT a regular application deployment Application B, it works fine, so this issue is ONLY occurring in TS.

    51 votes
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  15. 3 votes
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  16. Ability to remove store apps from Windows 10 feature upgrades/servicing plans

    When using the "Servicing Plan" feature to deploy feature upgrades, all generic windows 10 store apps are re-installed.

    Add the ability either remove store apps from Windows 10 feature upgrades/servicing plans or at least control which windows 10 apps are included in the feature pack upgrades.

    Having to use OSD task sequences to control these built-in apps and apply the feature upgrades is tedious.

    3 votes
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  17. Supported Move OU step in task Sequence

    A supported step to reassign a OU in a task sequence instead of having to rely on vbscripts or powershell scripts to perform this function. Seems this could be based off the network settings step easy.

    8 votes
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  18. Add the ability to run Software Updates with a Stand-Alone Media

    Please add the ability to run software updates with a stand-alone media. This would allow us to add software updates to our reference images without having to use PXE.

    14 votes
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  19. Fix offline servicing so it doesn't show unapplicable updates

    Whenever I use offline servicing to inject updates into a .wim, it always shows updates that I have previously tried to inject that have not been applicable.

    It would be much better if it would properly scan and record what updates were previously unapplicable and not show you them anymore.

    4 votes
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  20. Image Offline update status shows Installed where update is APPLICABILITY_CHECK_NOT_SUPPORTED

    When updating an image offline, some updates are shown as APPLICABILITY_CHECK_NOT_SUPPORTED in the offlineservicing.log and are skipped. However, they are shown as Installed in the console. This is confusing and should be corrected

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