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  1. 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.

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  2. 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

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  3. incremental collection

    allow the incremental updates for this collection have a time that can be configured.

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  4. 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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  5. Create collection from report

    It would be nice to be able to easily create a collection from the results of a report and even have it update dynamically. A report based collection could lead to more proactivity within SCCM.

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  6. 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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  7. Increase performance of incremental collections so that the best practice limit of 200 can be increased

    Incremental collections are an invaluable component of Configuration Manager 2012 that is unfortunately held back by the performance implications of having too many (based on the best practice limit of 200). While the -need- for frequent updating collections was reduced based on an applications conditions, there is still an industry preference to manage application availability using Active Directory groups. As a result, the number of collections potentially benefiting from incremental collection updates is high. I work around this by parsing collections that reference AD groups, checking if they've been updated recently and then requesting collections updates of relevant collections. Thisā€¦

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  8. 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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  9. Excel Export for Collections

    A right click on a colletion should provide to Export all members to an Excel file not only to an Managed Object Format (MOF) file.

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  10. Add a tab to view Collection Membership

    Instead of having to open the properties of a collection to view Membership Rules, we can view within the tabs. When you highlight a collection, you can view the collection membership rules (Query Based Rule and include/exclude collections) on the tabs below next to Summary, Deployments, Custom Client Settings.

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  11. Create collections based on boundary group

    With more and more AD admins being directed to "flatten" their sites and services, the ability to create query collections based on an AD site has become moot since boundaries are now having to be manually created by subnet or range. When a new subnet comes online or is taken off, not only does it have to be changed as a boundary and to subsequent groups but now any collections needing that range must also be updated. I'd rather one change to a group dynamically change all other collections tied to the group.

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  12. Bring back SubCollections

    SCCM 2012 got rid of subcollections. You can fake it by creating collections-of-collections but they're a pain to maintain. Please bring them back.

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  13. Add the ability to trend result count of a collection

    Many of us deal with applications that have strict licensing. When I think of how to do it, you could do it in AI maybe and have it not do across all installed applications but have it as a possibility on a discovered application... Right click the application (TREND), that would spur the auto creation of a collection, report item, a stored procedure.... The stored procedure would simply do a count of the number of devices in the collection and write that out to the installed application trending table. So now I have the ability to not only show howā€¦

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  14. Allow Active Directory Distribution Lists to be Targeted for Deployments in Collections as a Group Resource

    Allow Active Directory Distribution Lists to be Targeted for Deployments in Collections as a Group Resource. Currently AD DLs are not able to be targeted, just AD Security Groups are able to be targeted.

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  15. A better editor for collection query statements

    Editing Query statement for Collections today is awful, the window is small and not re-sizable and it's hard to find typos and errors. A new re-sizable editor with WQL intellisense would be nice.

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Ability to assign pre/post tasks to maintenance window

    Ability to assign pre/post tasks to maintenance window and prioritize content application within the window.

    Example:
    1. patches
    2. appilication deployment A has higher priority than application deployment B
    3. packages
    4. task sequences
    5. settings mgmt remediation

    34 votes
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