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  1. 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.

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  2. Have Server Groups also apply to Software Distribution, OSD, and Compliance Settings remediation, in the same way as Maintenance Windows

    Presently, we have to have separate maintenance windows for each node of a cluster to prevent them from rebooting at the same time. I got excited when I noticed the Server Groups feature and thought we might finally be able to ditch the separate maintenance windows, but it turns out Server Groups only apply to Software Updates only.

    If I were to move away from using separate maintenance windows and implement Server Groups instead (which I really want to), there would be nothing stopping someone from creating an app deployment or a program which reboots both nodes of a clusterā€¦

    9 votes
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  3. Maintenance Windows to allow Exploit Guard Settings

    Provide additional option for Exploit Guard in drop-down list of Maintenance Windows in addition to the existing options (Software Updates, Task Sequences, All).

    As the existing Maintenance Windows restrict Exploit Guard Settings to be applied unless ALL or no Maintenance Window is configured. This means that instant changes cannot be applied if the organisation has maintenance windows defined. If a new maintenance window is created with ALL settings then it can lead to reboots and Software updates applying to Windows 10 devices as well.

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  4. Add OS bitness / Architecture (x64 or x86) column to device collection view in the console

    You can display the operating system name but not the bitness. Please add a column for OS bitness / Architecture (x64 or x86) to device collection view in the console

    8 votes
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  5. Add collection location in collection property

    Add info of the "Location" if you search for collection.
    e.g. we use Folders and subfolder for companies. and each time we search for collections we dont know the Location.
    we got more than 5000 collections.. where this is tricky to find out via
    Eyes .

    8 votes
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  6. 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.

    7 votes
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  7. 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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  8. task sequence media copy variables from Collection

    When creating Stand Alone task sequence Media it would be very nice to be able to select an existing SCCM collection and copy over the collection variables. This way you do not have to manually type over each collection variable Name and value from the collection to the task sequence media wizard.

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  9. Collection Membership of specific computer

    A computer can be member of many collections and when we want to remove the computer from all existing collections, this is not possible from one screen/menu

    When in the 'Assets and Compliance\Devices' menu, after selecting a computer, there should be an option\menu which shows the collections the computer is member of.

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  10. In Depth Security role permission classification for SCCM administrator

    Currently if we are providing collection modify permission within any security role, it allows SCCM user to opt Direct, Include, Exclude or query option to add/remove resources into the collection. Can we segregate these addition method to limit permissions for operations team ?

    7 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Extend functionality of Device Categories

    Allow for multiple Device Categories per device and provide a PowerShell cmd-let to assign category(s) to devices. This would allow categories to represent 'business rules' and allow automatic assignment of devices to collections based on one or more categories. i.e. "Production" and "Application1". This would be very useful for interfacing with external systems that automatically create/deploy machines, such as HPSA or VRA/VRO.

    6 votes
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  14. "server group"

    Add a confirmation window when enabling the Server Group setting on a collection. The placement of the checkbox is very similar to the Incremental Updates checkbox on the following tab. Have seen some admins enabling it by mistake, which causes problems.

    6 votes
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  15. Put the "Create new collection" option similar to the one already used in the complice for all deployments.

    Put the "Create new collection" option similar to the one already used in the complice for all deployments.

    6 votes
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  16. Ignore Referenced Collection Rules when Deleting

    When deleting a collection that is included or excluded in another collection, you must first remove that rule manually from the other collection(s).

    Please add the ability to automatically remove those rules with a prompt, similar to how deleting a collection will automatically delete any existing deployments (with a confirm prompt).

    6 votes
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  17. Schedule a deployment for X days after the 2nd Tuesday of the month (example)

    Sometimes the the second Tuesday (as an example) could be 7 days into the month, other times it could be much longer. Allow all schedules to be X days after a 1st/2nd/3rd mon/tue/wed/thur etc

    5 votes
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  18. Blocking collection query is crashing SQL server

    SCCM Version Number and CU level
    SCCM 1610
    Customer has SQL 2012 with SQL Compatibility mode 2012.

    Observed behavior:

    The behavior is like this:

    ā€¢ We have a collection A (BCS026B0)that contains 80.000 objects (or 100.000). It is big.
    ā€¢ If we create a new collection B that is limited to A, once the update cycle for the collection B the SQL query will run with the ;WITH LimitedBaseTable as
    ā€¢ This will generate a blocking and will never end.
    The above behavior is not always reproducible with all big collections.

    What we think would be useful is to addā€¦

    5 votes
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  19. 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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  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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