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  1. 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.

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      0 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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      • Allow maintenance window schedules to be applied to reboots

        In scenarios where you do not want a workstation or server to be rebooted, any rogue or untrained admin with rights could deploy something to the device without suppressing reboots.

        Would it be possible to allow Maintenance Windows to be applied for reboots? This would allow admins to create collections of machines that would only reboot during a set schedule and ensure that the settings cannot be overridden by a deployment.

        I could also see this being done via Client Settings, but that would be 24/7 not restricted to a maintenance window.

        12 votes
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        • Collection membership permissions and logging

          Please allow us to configure permissions so that individuals can only do direct include or removal of individual machines instead of allowing query based or other collections to be added too. Additionally greater logging of not just that the collection was modified but how it was modified. Most solutions I see out there require a customer scripted or web front end approach which adds complexity to support etc.

          3 votes
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          • Option to prevent Deployment on specific Collections

            I would like to see the ability to prevent Deployments on specific Collections. (f.e. All Systems)

            11 votes
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            • 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

              20 votes
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              • 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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                • Exclude Query within Membership Rules

                  Currently you have Direct Rule, Query Rule and Include/Exclude collections, could this be ‘redesigned’ 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.

                  2 votes
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                  • maintenance windows: skip date or add an end date

                    I'd like a possibility to exclude some date from the maintenance windows schedule, or add an "effective end date" after wich the MW would stop.
                    my scenario
                    windows every two week on Thursday, I'm asked to skip the next one due to exams or other reason (school environment.) several time a year.
                    right now I change the effective start date for after those event, but I can't do it too much in advance, or there won't be any maintenance until this new effective date.
                    and if I do it too late, then the computers may not receive the new settings…

                    4 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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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                        0 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add more Power Management Options to Collections

                        Currently the number of power management options available on collections are limited to what SCCM displays but there are more options available to clients, either expand what is available in SCCM or make it possible to add new power options using the guids for those options.

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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • Scheduled Restart on Device Collections

                              Add another tab for collection properties to have scheduled reboots.
                              - Weekly
                              - Daily
                              - Monthly
                              - Custom

                              14 votes
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                              • 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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                                • Collections w/ maintenance windows - new icon

                                  Make a new icon for collections with a maintenacne window enabled. This would make it easier to discover which collections have a maintenance window enabled in the console.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Add Computer / User Collections to the Summary Pane

                                    Add a list of the Computer or User collections to the 'Summary' pane, under Assets And Compliance \ Devices or Users.

                                    Every time I install SCCM for a customer, I'm asked 'how do I see collections for a device or user'. I don't want to have to tell them to install third party tools, or to run a report, or the other kind of bad solutions we have today.

                                    26 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Collection link in deployments

                                        When viewing a deployment, make the collection it's deployed to a link. So I can easily view it's membership. Right now I have to stop viewing the deployment and jump over to assets wunderbar and hunt down the collection. In a large environment this is time consuming, especially if you are using both device and user based deployments.

                                        17 votes
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                                        • Device Collection for Group Membership

                                          Today you can easily create a user collection based on AD Group where the collection has a direct membership for the group. However, this is not true for computers where you cannot add a group to a device collection.

                                          This should be possible as many organizations also create group for computers and having to look for each membership causes a performance issue when you have many groups/group membership

                                          8 votes
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