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  1. Improve Monitor discovery in the hardware invetory

    Improve Monitor discovery in the hardware invetory to know the model, serial number and resolution by default.

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      1 comment  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    • Hardware Inventory for User Profiles

      Since ConfigMgr is now more user centric, it would be nice if user specific settings(registry) are discoverable via Hardware Inventory ( or a new inventory function. I would not consider this a DCM as we are looking to query and report on the data that is on the users profile vs a DCM which checks for compliance. Example would be something like if a user has a proxy set, what is it. Another example would be discovering all the trusted sites a user has configured. This would help us identify sites that we may need to include in a GPOā€¦

      13 votes
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      • user device affinity exceptions

        When configuring automatic user device affinity it would be helpful to be able to include exceptions for things like system accounts and IT admins.

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        • Implement a software installation/Uninstallation notification

          I am looking for an option to get noticed when any software installed/Uninstalled from users workstation. We are frequently getting a request for this feature from customer side.

          10 votes
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          • Ability to utilise Azure Traffic Manager with Cloud Management Gateway & Cloud DPs

            I've dabbled with the deployment of Cloud management gateways, and Cloud DP's and one thing that I observed is that when you create the CMG or CDP you are specifying a region to deploy where you want the resource to be located (east US, West Europe, etc)..
            As someone who manages SCCM endpoints at a global level, trying to deploy resources to handle staff to operate across multiple geographic locations (US, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand) you can imagine that I need a lot of Cloud resources to keep traffic local to the endpoints.
            It would be fantastic if thereā€¦

            10 votes
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            • Allow adding a client to multiple collections (right click) instead of having to add to a single collection at a time

              Currently you can right click on a device and choose to add selected item to a (new or) existing device collection. It would be very handy to be able to browse for and select multiple collections where a device needs (for example) app a, app b, not app c, but also app d and app e.

              8 votes
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              • Compliance tab in device view

                It would be great to have a tab with compliance/deployment status for a selected device.
                Today we can see deployments when viewing properties of a device, but no status.
                Having a tab next to the Summary tab, which displays deployments and the status of these on the selected device, would make it easy to see if a given device has installed all of its deployments.

                8 votes
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                • GUI frontend for editing Configuration.mof

                  ConfigMgr 2012 replaced sms_def.mof with a GUI editor. It would be nice to have a frontend for editing the Configuration.mof as well.

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                  • Console: See primary user in Devices overview or vice versa

                    In the SCCM console: I like to see the primary user in the devices overview, Or I like to see the primary device in the user overview.

                    7 votes
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                    • Add InventoryLog to replication

                      Add InventoryLog to replication in a hierarchy. This would allow the ability to query the table from the CAS.

                      7 votes
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                      • Reverse how automatic software metering rules are created. It is backward.

                        The "Automatically create disabled metering rules" in Software Metering Properties should be "Specify the percentage of computers WITHOUT the software" rather than "Specify the percentage of computers that have the software".

                        Because of the way corporations license software we don't care about metering the items that 70% or more of the company has on their machines (the way the rules are currently set up to be created) we care about the software that is used on 60% or less of the computers.

                        The current calculation method for automatically creating software metering rules just clutters it up with rules for thingsā€¦

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                        • Restore AMT Un-provision Operation or Provide Access to AMT Admin Account Passwords

                          When 1511 upgrade is implemented on a site, administrators lose all access to AMT management of systems that were provisioned in SCCM. The documentation about whats changed in 1511 (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt622084.aspx) is incorrect in two ways:

                          1. The documentation states "AMT-based computers remain fully managed when you use the Intel SCS Add-on for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager", when it should state "Newly provisioned AMT-based computers remain fully managed when you use the Intel SCS Add-on for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager". Any systems provisioned via SCCM become effectively un-manageable when upgrading to 1511.

                          2. There is no recommendationā€¦

                          7 votes
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                          • Cleanup Task only for Ressources with Decommisioned=1

                            Actually the Maintanance Task "Delete Ages Ressources" deletes all old ressources, whatever they are really deleted or they are only inactive for a specific time. There are no Option to clean up ressoures only in the DB which are really deleted (Decomissioned=1). If a Company has a large amount of deleted ressources in a short time, but also a lot of inactive ressoures, they cannot effective cleamup the SCCM DB.

                            6 votes
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                            • Device Is Part of Device Collection Tab

                              It'd be nice to be able to tell which Device Collections a device belongs to under a tab when the device is clicked on.

                              6 votes
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                              • Internet Explorer version report

                                An out of the box report on IE versions would be very helpful, whether in the Software - Companies and Products group of reports, or elsewhere.

                                6 votes
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                                • Scope Folders: Ability to hide folders to users by Scopes

                                  The ability to make a Folder visible to people in the correct Security Scope. We can currently hide collections that are in the Folders, by using Scopes, but users see the folders still.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Make configuration.mof changes and restores from backup more robust

                                    Currently, changes to configuration.mof appear to be read in based on the timestamp of the file.

                                    This means that if you restore configuration.mof from a backup, it will not be re-read into the database because the timestamp is older.

                                    Recently I had to force a re-read of a backup of configuration.mof by making a trivial change to a comment in the file so that the timestamp was changed and thus hardware inventory would again run on my clients.

                                    It would seem that perhaps a checksum of the file compared to a file that was read in previously would resolve thisā€¦

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Virtual Environments - User and Machine targeted members

                                      Correct me if I'm wrong but it seems you can't mix a an SCCM/App-V 5 Virtual Environment with Machine and User targeted apps.
                                      e.g. Adobe Reader DC must be machine targeted and I'm trying to deploy User targeted plugins as they are licensed.
                                      You can achieve this with App-V 5 Connection Groups.
                                      BIG BIG failing if this is the case..

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Tag Devices No Longer in Active Directory

                                        It would be nice to have a pre-built collection that puts devices found in SCCM that do not have a corresponding object in Active Directory. We could then delete those objects on a cycle or as needed. This will help keep our SCCM inventory more closely resemble Active Directory and keep it clean.

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                                        • Allow the Device Properties dialog box to be resized, by default it is too narrow

                                          Allow the Device Properties dialog box to be enlarged to allow admins to view the tabs with wide content, such as the Deployments Tab in particular. Also for the Deployments Tab reduce the default width of the "Program" and "Type" fields as they generally waste a lot of column area with blank space.

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