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  1. Offline Servicing

    Could you add an option to add some sort of version control for offline servicing, i.e. option to alter the name or version number. i know there is a BAk file but this get this in the console with new versions.

    Also an option to clean the image after an offline update. as the image can grow quite a bit after the updates.

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  2. Export Task Sequence Buttom in MDT

    A button where is possible export MDT Task Sequence Configurations for be used as a template.

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  3. 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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  4. would like to see a list of what devices failed OSD in the OSD Deployment Tab

    Would like to be able to see a list of devices that have failed PXE boot

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  5. download wim directly from SCCM console

    Allow to download windows wim file from SCCM console. Windows 10 is available from online publicly using media creator tool. So adding this option will make it easier to download in one place

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  6. Maximize import driver window when selecting drivers

    When importing drivers to catalog, I get a window to select/tick drivers which the CM has read from inf files and import them. That window has very poor capability to scroll and view full paths and other info of drivers. It would be better, if I can set/fix/maximize the size of that window and drag columns how ever I like to. Now selectind and seeking between x86 and x64 folders, or OS folders is pain.

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  7. Show WIM file Size when booting from PXE

    Would be very useful to see the size of the WIM file being downloaded by the PXE client.

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  8. Software udpates for workgroup machines doesn't work during build and capture.

    Software updates for workgroup machines doesn't work during build and capture. Panu says it works if you domain join; and then patch; and then leave the domain... but doesn't work if you are workgroup machine one.

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  9. PXE Limitation

    In heirachy if there are multiple primary site when we try to reimage a PC where the DP is attached to primary site different from the one the PC is attached, PXE fail to start we need to delete the computer record so that it would be regonised has unknow computer post that image build goes through fine

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Thanks for the feedback

    What’s happening here is the policies are not visible across different sites. So, if a client is already assigned to site A, the Management Point/Distribution Point on site B wonā€™t be able to access those policies and boot the client.

    The guidance is to delete the record – same as what you’ve been using

    We filed a documentation update to add the same information to https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627940.aspx

  10. Operating System Deployment and Power Management - temporarily disable automatic sleep for large content download

    A nice feature would be an integrated solution to allow a computer to remain awake during large content download. We currently have the ability to WOL for deployments, but in a some situations where content is not pre-staged/downloaded or if you use the option to download all content locally before running a task sequence the computer can sleep during content download. A use case is for this example is Windows 10 in-place upgrade TskSeq. Please implement a Power Availability Request based on process or thread to resolve this issue. The alternative of managing custom power plans or hacking a toggleā€¦

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  11. Reporting

    instead of SCO require Feature in SCCM once image complete/fails should get report on email with list of apps,System,Name,Ipaddress,OU etc.

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  12. easily add registry changes to deployments and task sequences

    to have an easy to use registry key / value application script builder that could be used to deploy to a collection group or be used in operating system deployment

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  13. Task Sequence Import - Mass Overwrite / Ignore

    When importing a TS, and you have multiple dependencies to import with it, would be nice to have a check box to overwrite all, instead of clicking on each one to overwrite, or ignore.

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  14. Integrate the MDT frontend into SCCM

    It would be great if the MDT integration also allows the MDT front end to be used. It is robust enough for many to not need to use the MDT UDI or even community developed frontends.

    Most especially is how you can have pre-defined software but still allow a tech to select addition software that doesn't meet any defined criteria.

    I get that SCCM is more zero touch but the frontends developed by the communities seems to indicate that this is lacking in SCCM.

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  15. 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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  16. Handling of signed powershell scripts in OSD via Group Policy

    Applications that utilize powershell as a detection method require that script to be signed with a code signing certificate. Code signing certificates are often managed through Active Directory Group Policy.

    See: Appendix 3 in the Code-Signing Best Practices guide
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn653556%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

    The challenge is how to you implement a system during OSD where certificates are managed through GPO.

    One could create a package that has certmgr and import the certificates; however, if there are any changes in the certs (revoked, expired, etc.) then there are multiple places to make that change.

    In some environments the application developement group has no controlā€¦

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  17. 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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  18. Add /ResetBase to New-CMOperatingSystemImageUpdateSchedule

    Now that optimization of the WIM and removal of superseded updates is available as an option for offline servicing in the console, it would be great if this option could be added as a switch to the New-CMOperatingSystemImageUpdateSchedule cmdlet. I use this cmdlet to automate scheduling of updates in an ADG against all my WIMs so it would be great if I could shrink them down at the same time without needing to do this in the console.

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    Thanks for your feedback.

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

    We’ve addressed this in our 1902 release as well as the ability to import a single .wim from the multi-index .wim.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/get-started/manage-operating-system-images#BKMK_AddOSImages

    As Vlad mentioned, the New-CMOperatingSystemImageUpdateSchedule CmdLet has -RemoveSupersededUpdates

    I’ll update the status to completed if this addressed your ask. If not, then let us know any gaps.

  19. OSD Task Sequence Maintenance Window and Client Override or ignore

    Allow the ability to override maintenance windows and client settings during an initial OSD task sequence setup of a client device. This would allow the initial OSD, Drivers, applications and software updates to complete in an expected timeframe. Currently additional scripting and checks are required to accomplish "a ready to deliver device" to a client, and in most cases, additional updates are still pending after a device is delivered.

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  20. Add TPM and SecureBoot task sequence variables

    Please give us task sequence variables for the following because WMI can be unreliable or sometimes can't be used. These would be nice to have in order to create conditions for performing actions such as enabling/disabling TPM and SecureBoot.

    TPM enabled/disabled
    TPM activated/deactivated
    TPM owned/not owned
    SecureBoot enabled/disabled

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