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  1. Collections, View device model as additional column

    I would like to be able to view the device model information within a collection from the admin console\device collections. This currently does not seem to be available from the menu when I right click on a collections column headings to add more columns.

    I believe this may be useful as an additional way to ensure that mistakes have not been made when creating queries to populate collections with specific models\manufacturers.

    As an example, I created a collection for a specific manufacturer that the computer object also had membership of a specific Active Directory OU. This resulted in the collectionā€¦

    12 votes
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  2. Collection Evaluation Priority

    Most of my customers have high priority collections (like OSD or important applications) and normal/low priority collections where ā€œslowā€ evaluation is not a problem.
    For those high priority collections, it would be great if you could configure that the collection evaluation always runs first, even if other collections are in the queue.
    It would be great if you can configure the priority, like you can do it for content replication.

    72 votes
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  3. Collection search function should have history

    Often when we search collections we are searching for something we've searched for before. The search box should maintain a history of previous searches.

    9 votes
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  4. Referenced Collections

    I would like to be able to easily see which collection that my collection is referenced to.

    I can easily see what collections are referenced in my collection, but knowing if I make a change to the membership of x collection then it could effect the membership of y collection would be handy

    26 votes
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  5. Collections - save details for username "created by" and SCCM "console path" in the database

    Collections - save details for username "created by" & "last modified by" and SCCM "console path" in the database. This would help with collection housekeeping in contacting the owners and deleting unnecessary collections.

    4 votes
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  6. Ability to bulk import computers or users to a collection using a CSV file with the data.

    Ability to bulk import computers or users to a collection using a CSV file with the data.

    2 votes
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  7. Create Collection by importing CSV or TXT of device/user

    Many times during a project or deployment of a new software we will need to deploy to a specific set of computers. These will most of the times consists of a list of computer names in an Excel file. A native way when you create your collection to import a CSV or TXT with a list of device name to automatically populate your collection would be a very nice addition

    30 votes
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  8. Limit a Collection to Max Number of Machines for Licensing

    It would be nice if you could create a feature for collections that could limit the number of machines that could appear in a certain collection. Say you have 5 licenses of a software, you wouldn't want 6 or more machines to appear in the collection as you don't have a license for the 6th machine. Just a thought.

    14 votes
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  9. Device Collections columns for created by/date and modified by/date

    Additional available columns when looking at device Collections to know the following information for created by/date and modified by/date

    4 votes
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  10. Query tuning help by highlighting or coloring indexed fields in query rule editor

    I came across many queries in Collections and found that IT-Pros use sometime fileds in their (collection) queries which are not indexed - which has a negative effect on query and collection performance. I would wish that we display the indexed values in bold or colour so you will be aware of the data which gives you better performance. In a second step we may be able to provide an alternative field if available in another attribute class.

    32 votes
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  11. Collection Expiration

    Provide an option to "expire" a collection where it gets removed (or at lease collection evaluations are disabled) on a specified date. This would help with the collection evaluator from becoming overloaded with processing Pilot/Test collections that were "forgotten".

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  12. Auto-update collection when limiting collection is changed

    When the limiting collection of a collection is changed the membership is not updated automatically to comply with the new limited collection. This should be changed, or there should be a notice of that when the limiting collection is changed. Thank you very much.

    11 votes
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  13. Improve performance on queries bases on custom inventory

    Many customers are adding custom hardware inventory classes and build collections on the data collected. Today the inventory tables are not indexed by default which has a negative performance effect, especially in large environments. It would be great to have an opportunity to classify the most used fileds and ceate a index on them to speed up queries.

    30 votes
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  14. Provide some Reporting of some kind to ascertain which clients are "Currently Internet"

    Currently there is no reporting or way of creating a collection that targets IBCM Clients. It would be really nice if we could do reporting on how many users are connected via Internet.

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  15. Show different icon for user and device collections in Application Deployment tab

    Show different icon for user and device collections in Application Deployment tab.
    At this moment you see in the Application - tab Deployment the same icon for user and device collections. If that could be changed so that you see a collection-icon with a human head on top of it for a user collection and a collection-icon with an computer on top of it (see attachment). Then you can see what kind of collection the deployment is targetted, which helps for troubleshooting.

    7 votes
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  16. Quick & Easy way to find all collections with server group setting enabled

    In my environment somehow one of our collections had the checkbox for "All devices are part of the same server group" checked (this may be a bug altogether). It was on a workstation collection which prevented those machines from getting updates due to a "Wait on Lock" status. I had to manually click through the collections to find which collection had this setting enabled to clear the lock. It would be helpful to have a quick way to query all collections that have this setting enabled, just in case the admin doesn't know which collection had it enabled.

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  17. Remove the option to deleted the members from a collect when the collection is deleted.

    It seem odd that since you multi-select and deleted user / computers that you would need to have a prompt to delete the users / computers when deleting the collection.

    The process should be if you need to deleted the users / computers and the collection.
    - Multi-select and deleted computers. If there is a large number users / computers blocks deleted if number excesses High-Risk deployment settings.
    - Deleted the Collection
    - If the collection is limiting another collection. Then prompt if that collection should be deleted too.

    4 votes
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  18. Send Wake-up packets to a collection outside of a deployment

    It would be nice for remote management after hours to be able to send wake-up packets to computers so they could be remoted into

    4 votes
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  19. Collection Details in Client properties

    In the collection when we select a Device -> Right Click Properties we get below tabs

    General/Deployement/Variables, Could we add 1 more tab called Collections to show Device is member of which collections

    9 votes
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  20. Security: Prevent or prompt for modifications to collection rules with existing deployments

    We now have deployment verification to prevent damaging deployments from being created, but that doesn't stop existing deployments from being deployed accidentally.

    It would be great to prevent or atleast prompt for any modifications to collection membership rules (large number of direct adds, include, query) when the collection already has an existing deployment.

    Originally mentioned:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/SCCM/comments/4qhcwg/amawe_are_the_configmgr_team_here_to_talk_about/d4tb5qv

    22 votes
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