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  1. User/Device Collection Import Feature

    I would like to see a feature in the Configuration Manager console, similar to downloading a template in Office apps, for User and Device Collections. Adding a way for the community to also share collections in this repository would be nice as well.

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  2. Join Collections

    It would be useful to be able to create collections based on the common membership of two other collections, directly from the "Add Rule" button (see attached). This would effectively be an inner join of two or more collections. This option could simply be called "Join Collections".

    Of course, this can be achieved using queries within the collection, however doing this at the collection level (instead of within a query) would allow us to create more complex collections much more quickly.

    Overall this is a quick efficiency improvement.

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  3. SCCM collections management via Active Directory groups

    Under our main domain (.com) are subdomains (de..com). Under those subdomains are created groups which consider local computer objects. These subdomain groups are members of group in our main domain.

    We run SCCM query which detects computers objects in the main domain and fill those computers into specific SCCM collection.

    Our issue is, that if we run a full "Active Directory Group Discovery" and Active Directory downtime, then computers are automaticaly removed from SCCM collection.

    We want to prevent a full "Active Directory Group Discovery" removing computers object from SCCM collections if Active Directory subdomains services are unavailable.

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  4. Improve collection import to catch unmatched limit to collection ID

    When importing a collection to another hierarchy the "limit to" collection ID never matches. Right now we have to manually edit the MOF file. Please improve the import wizard so that if the "limit to" collection ID is not found the user can select a new collection as part of the wizard.

    2 votes
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  5. Read collection query WQL for role "Read-only Analyst"

    Ability to read collection query logic / statement in WQL when assigned to the Built-in role of "Read-only Analyst". I am a package developer but need to look at and provide advice to others on production and test environments. I have read-only access to everything I usually need except the logic in the collection queries.

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  6. Business Hours options in separate Collections tab or in client settings

    Allow the client side Software Center Options for Work Information as to the Business Hours and days of the week options to be configured either via a separate collection tab or via the client settings

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  7. DataGrid view for Value UI for Collections

    When creating a Device or User collection and editing the Query Statement it would be extremely useful to have all the Values applicable for the query that you create to be listed in a DataGrid instead of what's I'm assuming today is a ListBox or similar. A DataGrid would improve the user experience with sortable columns for instance.

    As for the amount of returned items, it would also make sense to be able to increase the amount by allowing the user to set the maximum limit themselves.

    2 votes
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  8. Maintenance window start date regression in 1606 - year 1970

    We have a 5-minute, non-recurring maintenance window starting 1/1/1970 1:00 AM configured on several critical device collections to prevent reboots due to accidentally-configured deployments - and this worked as of SCCM 1511. In 1606 though, when I try to edit that maintenance window, I receive an un-handled ArgumentOutOfRangeException (Value should be between 'MinDate' and 'MaxDate').

    Creating a new maintenance window starting 1/1/1971 1:00 AM (the UI won't even allow you to set 1970, it'll just flip it back to the previous value) and deleting the older one works, but this is certainly a bug. I don't know yet if otherā€¦

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  9. An option to prevent collections from being accidently deleted, like AD ou's.

    An option to prevent collections from being accidently deleted, like AD ou's. It is still to easy to remove a collection. (yes, i am experienced.)

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  10. View Collection Dependencies

    It would be really nice to be able to see a list of the collections that are limited to a specific collection with a tab on the properties of that collection.

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  11. Exclude Query within Membership Rules

    Currently you have Direct Rule, Query Rule and Include/Exclude collections, could this be ā€˜redesignedā€™ to allow exclude on query and possibly direct rule?

    This will prevent the requirement to create an additional collection to exclude objects from a collection.

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  12. Count result Add Resources to Collection

    Show quantity of resources in the search results when you use name strings contains in the "Add Resources to Collecion"

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  13. collection view

    When creating a collection you can specify which columns to show. If you leave this blank ConfigMgr will use a default set of columns. In ConfigMgr 1511 however it will always revert back to the default columns...
    When we specify which columns to show it should only show those.
    E.G. have a collection of Windows 10 devices and the columns could show Name (name of the client) and OS build number (10240, 10586 or 1507, 1511 etc.)

    6 votes
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  14. 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 aā€¦

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  15. Collections Set to incremental (Report)

    With MS recommended that no more then 200 collections are set to incremental, I would like to see a report on \Assets and Compliance\ Overview\ page that shows how many collections you have, how many are full update, how many are incremental, and how many are manual.

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  16. Enable additional system properties as a column choice in device collections

    You cannot add some system resource properties as a column in a device collection. Example "Last Logon User Name". I know you can create a custom console, but would be nice to have out of the box.

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  17. When Creating a Deployment, Allow the Collection Search to Include Site-Wide, not Just the Root

    Currently when we create a deployment it asks for the collection. When we browse for the collection defaults to the root. I would like it to do a site-wide search for the collection as we start to type. This will save a lot of time rather than searching through all folders.

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  18. Removal of 'Update flag' in the collections' properties should work

    To remove the 'Update' flag within the property window of a collection isn't enough to stop the update. You need to set the schedule to 'none'. --> To remove the Update Flag should be enough.

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  19. When creating new collection disable scheduled membership update by default

    Today, when creating new collection the scheduled membership update is set to every 7 days by Default without any user interaction.
    IMHO it would be better to keep this schedule setting disabled by Default and let the user decide if it should be actiavted or not.
    This might prevent performance issues caused by too many scheduled and unnecessary membership updates.

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  20. Paste unedited Excel columns into Add Resources

    If you want to build a collection from an Excel report, you must currently do something like ="""" & A1 & """," to get the proper formatting for Add Resources. Making Add Resources flexible enough to accept a straight copy-paste from an Excel column of computer names would streamline this.

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