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  1. change the display police on a Task Sequence Step when a condition exists

    change the display for a Task Sequence Step when a condition exists for example change the policy or highlight all steps to identify quicker where some conditions are applied

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  2. numbers in windows serviceing not the same as a query

    pie chart shows 20 and a query shows 19 why the difference?

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  3. Upgrade Operating System Built-in Step: Add Option to Keep Files Only

    Customer does not have the store installed and using the built-in TS step keeps files and apps. I know that the "OSDSetupAdditionalUpgradeOptions" variable can be used, but it would be nice to have the option on the built-in TS step.

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    2 comments  ·  Operating system deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for responding.

    We cannot provide a different migration options for the reasons I outlined below. Anything other than ‘Applications, Data and Settings’ will leave the machine unmanaged – while we developed the new upgrade step we tested them all.

    I’ll see if I can source steps for reinstalling the Store without having to complete a restore.

  4. Build Task Sequences under the Applications folder and be able to advertise, filter and add icons

    Build Task Sequences under the Applications folder and be able to advertise, filter and add icons.

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    Updating status to noted.

    Thanks for your feedback. We have added a Task Sequence deployment type which should address your ask.

    The opt-in phase of our 2002 release (fast ring) is now live and contains the changes for task sequence as a deployment type.

    You can opt-in and then download 2002 through their Admin Console now.
    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/configuration-manager-blog/update-2002-for-microsoft-endpoint-configuration-manager-current/ba-p/1272670
    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-2002
    Support Information: https://aka.ms/cmcssreleaseinfo

    Try it out and let us know your feedback.
    Same additions are also in recent Technical Preview releases.

  5. AD computer object description

    Setting the AD computer object description should be allowed inside a task sequence during the domain join operation.
    Whether or not this is on the dialog box, is not important to me. I'd be happy setting a TS variable (ie. OSDComputerObjectDescription)

    Alternatively, we could use a PowerShell script using different credentials (which Task Sequences also do not allow). Similar to the way
    the "Run Command Line" allows the input of credentials.

    Right now we have to use a kludgy "Run Command Line" using credentials and run
    a batch file that calls something like: PowerShell.exe -executionpolicy Bypass -command pscommandhere
    or: PowerShell.exeā€¦

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  6. Variable with Full OU path

    Take the OU path from 'Network Settings" and turn it into a variable e.g. _SMSMachineOUpath
    I use dynamic variables to determine the OU based on location and device so my Domain OU path has OU=%devicetype%,OU=Location,OU=workstations,DC=Contoso,DC.com
    so it would be nice to have the actual value in a variable that I can reference later say in a script to move existing object to the above created OU. I can see the full path in the SMSTS.log, but not in a variable. Also removing the LDAP:\ from the start could be handy in some situations I guess.

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    4 comments  ·  Operating system deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Hi Marty,

    Vlad ask to pass this on:

    He can try at the beginning of TS to add steps to set variables that I listed in my reply to the same strings that he entered in the UI of Network Settings step? Which will result in Network Settings step take the values from these global variables (not from UI, even though they may be the same). But it will also have a side effect that these variables will be available during task sequence for whatever he wants to user them for.

    I’ll have a bit of time at the weekend. I’ve a couple of ideas about removing the LDPA:\\ you mentioned. Can you describe the scenario you want to address, please?

    Thanks

  7. A where used tab for Operating Systems

    Can we have a where used tab in Operating System images and upgrades?

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  8. Deployment workflow manager and wizard to help build custom answer files

    Deployment Workflow wizard within WAIK Image manager to create custom answer files. Partition wizard that will help create a deployment package with system and recovery partitions in tact. Wizard to allow users to specify Legacy or UEFI deployment. Allow the ability to directly modify a WIM and add required files to the image itself. This is to deploy images without SCCM. Driver package wizard that can add model support to a standard base image, again without the use of SCCM. There are many complicated and time consuming methods to accomplish these task however some automation would allow more precise setupā€¦

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  9. Block reimage/ wipe when machine is flagged for eDiscovery

    When machine (mobile or desktop) is marked for ediscovery, block a wipe or reimage. Online and offline image. This tag could be a special file on the un-encrypted partition, hard disk serial number or some other flag.

    Task seq should notify user that reimage cannot be applied, console should notify if deployment is added to this machine. Same would happen if wipe is sent.

    Override would require Yes/No only by eDiscovery user role.

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  10. UEFI to BIOS conversion

    understand that in sccm 1609 that is a function to convert bios to uefi in OSD task sequence. will there be a function to convert uefi to bios as well?

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  11. When using dynamic app installs the error used when the application isn't found is the one where the policy download fails.

    It's technically correct, but we search at the wrong point with this error. A message that the application (name) wasn't found would be more valuable.

    thanks

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  12. Provide Dynamic Application Install Support for task sequences for re-imaging

    Say you are re-imaging a machine which is assigned to multiple collections for applications which have been installed in the past.

    It would be nice to see a feature to find out why collections the computer is part of during the re-image to reinstall those applications.

    Otherwise you have to wait until the re-image has completed then allow the policies to kick in then they install which delays returning the machine to a user.

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  13. OSD Asset

    During OSD deployment there should be an automated way to view the asset number that is being configured without having to script this to appear.

    Would it be possible to have that visible, it would be great to see it on all devices.

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  14. Service Mode on WES7

    When the config manager package is made part of the task sequence, the device remains in service mode until the next window. Workaround was to use a 24hr maintenance window.

    Please can this be fixed in the next release of a hotfix created

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  15. Improve the Only Media and PXE handling for Task Sequences

    It seems that SCCM clients running in Windows process policies for Task Sequences made available to Only Media and PXE. We recently made the mistake of making our production task sequence available to all known workstations and then had all SCCM clients overload the MPs with requests seemingly for all of the components within the complicated task sequence. SCCM should first check if a deployment even applies to a client before allowing it to see or process it. A client should only see and evaluate deployments that apply to it.

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  16. "retry this step if computer unexpectedly restarts"

    Add the "Retry this step if computer unexpectedly restarts" option on the 'Options' tab for the Run Package, Run Command Line & Run PowerShell Script task sequence steps.

    This is somewhat similar to this request: https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8482756-osd-task-sequence-option-to-ignore-unexpected-reb

    I'd prefer a per-step option versus a blanket setting.

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  17. Move the duplicate hardware id's option to a more appropriate location

    Hierarchy settings does not seem to be the most appropriate location for this, engineers in the field would be adding dongle MAC addresses quite often.

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  18. DCR: Provide Application content identifiers in the task sequence environment.

    This will allow Alternate Content Providers to perform pre-flight content availability checks and download content not cached locally before the content is required. At the moment. smsappinstall.exe only obtains the content identifier when executed using the ScopeId_...

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  19. In OS OSD launches to overide existing deployments

    In OS OSD launches to overide existing deployments - If you are blasting aware an OS why do you need to wait for a patching and application installs? This would speed up OSD testing.

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  20. browse registry

    Ability to browse registry when adding Registry Conditions in Task Sequence.

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