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  1. Include Right Click Option to delete from multiple Roles

    When right clicking a Device Collection or just a Computer Name in SCCM can you add the option of deleting not just from the SCCM Console but from AD and WSUS? One click option to delete from all 3 areas at the same time? This would help alot managing assets and cleanup.

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  2. Phased deployments - Parent/Limiting and Child Collections

    When creating a phased deployment, I would like to define a parent collection (for example, “All Win7” workstations) that will serve as a limiting collection for the collections defined on each phase. This would allow me to create collections for each phase (like rings; for example: Canary, Pilot, Production) that could be used across various phased deployments.

    That way, if I target a Windows 10 Upgrade TS to my “All Win7” collection, with phases targeting the Canary, Pilot, and Production collections, it would go like this:
    - PCs in the Canary collection that are also in All Win7
    - PCs…

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  3. Collection removes members after some time specified automatically

    Clients stored in a (temporarily) collection by a direct rule remain there until someone takes care if this is still needed. In my case this is done for packages which fix some issues and need to run only once on each defined client. Yes, this can be done by compliance settings or a query but it is easier for support staff picking a client and place it into a collection that fixes something a user is complaining about in a service ticket.
    So the wish is, that the collection clears (not deletes) itself after a specified time.

    You may have…

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  4. Protect Custom Collections from High-Risk Deployments

    It would be nice to be able to protect collections from High-Risk Deployments in the same way that the built-in collections, such as All Systems collection is. Perhaps, a tick box on General or Deployments tab?

    For example: if I have default size of 100 for hiding collections from high risk deployments, I also have smaller collections of critical systems with less than 100 members that I want protected from high-risk task sequences.

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  5. I would be nice if in the Devices view there was an option to display the currently logged on user and the IP of the device

    I would be nice if in the Devices view there was an option to display the currently logged on user and the IP of the device so that I would not have to run a query all the time to get that information.

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  6. Temporary Collections

    Create a new Collection class called "Temporary Collections". When you choose to create a temporary collection, you would be presented with a field to specify the date and time the collection will automatically be deleted. This would be useful for one-time deployments or point in time usage collections. There would need to be logic to prevent other non-temporary collections from using these as limiting, excludes, or includes, but ultimately this would assist greatly in large enterprises and collection creep.

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  7. If we can have a tab for each computer in which we can write comments, for example, which person that computer belongs to etc.

    If we can have a tab for each computer in which we can write comments, for example, which person that computer belongs to etc.
    Or when it was last updated, application deployed, installation of

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  8. To be able to search a computer using Mac address Or searching computers which have specific memory available in the devices collection

    To be able to search for computer / device which binds to a specific Mac address or to search the Mac address of a computer by typing the computer name in the preview pane rather than doing a query.

    If we type a computer name in the search it could show the Mac address of the system or vice versa (without being able to put it in a query) and be able to delete the resource from there if needed.

    It can take more time to show all the properties but there are software's which show the details of a…

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  9. Collection specific maintenance windows

    Maintenance windows should apply to the collection, not the device, and only deployments made to a collection should abide by the maintenance window. Allowing devices to use maintenance windows assigned to other collections outside of what is deployed to the specific collection is cause for issue, especially in a 24 hour operation like a hospital where downtime can affect patient lives. Hope this makes sense

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  10. Create subnet Id collections from discovery

    Ranges are bad, so why is that the only type of collection created from discovery?

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  11. MVP - DCR wanted for server groups

    My customer has +_ 600 maintenance windows using the server grouping feature .

    Feature Request Nr1 : They use the node drain / node resume feature with PowerShell. They are still modifying and changing the script almost every week . That script is used for those 600 collections :

    a) a central repository/place to enter the script details and be able to reuse that for each server group collection like for power management custom templates .
    b) If they make a change in the “central” PowerShell repository , it keeps history ( Like application revisions ) and replaces that automatically…

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  12. Collection include/exclude rule based on Compliance status on a Baseline

    Include functionality to include or exclude members to a collection, based on their Compliance status on a specific Compliance Baseline.

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  13. System up time column in Device Collection View

    Would be great if we could see the system boot time or how long the system has been up in the collection views. Hopefully this info could be gathered via the mechanism that is getting the current logged on user. An example where it would be useful is just after patching to confirm the devices have restarted.

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  14. add selected items to existing device collection - Acknowledgment window

    When using "add selected items to existing device collection" option from a device , no confirmation or acknowledge window is shown.

    It would be great to display a pop up window with information like "machine added to XYZ collection

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  16. Server Groups - Non Clustered Servers

    Can we increase the functionality of the Server Groups feature on collections to allow us to control non-clustred servers

    For example, when patching I have a collection for Hyper-V hosts, but want to ensure that onyl one Host is down at any one time, and not all of them at once!

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  17. Choose subfolder when creating a new collection from the right-click menu

    When you use the right click menu to add a user or device to a new collection (which opens the wizard to create a new collection), it defaults to the root collection node. We manage our collections with multiple folders and sub-folders, and it would make management easier if we could change the location where the new collection will be created instead of tracking it down after creation and manually moving it to the desired location.

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  18. Resource Explorer

    Can Resource Explorer be updated to include the device name of the object you are looking at in the title bar.

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  19. Display warning if Copying / cloning a collection with a Maintenance Window configured

    It would be easy to Copy/Clone a collection with a maintenance window configured, and not realize your new collection now has a maintenance window set.

    A simple pop up providing notification would be helpful.

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  20. Add operating system architecture as column to Device Collection

    Add operating system architecture as column to Device Collection to have a better overview during Windows 10 rollout from x86 to x64.

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