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  1. Add user that last modified collection

    Add column for user that last modified collection

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  2. Synchronize collection with active directory group

    Assigning users to computers is not easily managed in AD but is in SCCM. I'd like to have the ability to push users' "assigned" (primary user) computers in an SCCM collection to an AD group and keep the AD group synchronized with changes in the collection. For example: I create a collection of all of the computers assigned to users in AD group Department X. I need an AD group of their computers for group policies and other third party programs. I can manually populate an AD group with their computers but the group will soon get out of dateā€¦

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  3. 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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  4. Resultant set of Maintenance Windows

    Ability to get a resultant set of maintenance windows. There are some third party powershell scripts that can be used, but this would be a nice feature in the console

    http://www.scconfigmgr.com/2014/04/13/show-maintenance-windows-information-for-a-device-in-configmgr-2012/

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  5. Changes only in case not understood while renaming collections

    Minor bug and easy to work around, just thought I'd point it out:

    Original collection name: "Foo Bar"

    Action: Rename to "Foo BAR"
    Expected result: "Foo BAR"
    Actual result: "Foo Bar" (no change)

    Action: Rename to "Foo Bar Baz"
    Action: Rename to "Foo BAR"
    Actual result: "Foo BAR"

    Basically, if you rename a collection and change *only* the case, SCCM doesn't "get the memo" ;).

    -Shashank

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  6. clippy for collections

    let clippy give admins advice on how to write better performing collections. #mmsmoa

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  7. Easier access to collection query editing

    It would be really nice if I could get to edit the query on a collection with just one click, rather than having make 7 clicks. Even if it was just available from the Right Click menu that would be a huge improvement.

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  9. collection deny direct membership

    Give the ability to designate a collection to have NO direct membership rules.

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  10. 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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  11. "Primary User" or "Last Logged on User" in the NON SERVER COLLECTION?!

    Right now while your looking at any collection there no way to add a drop down for "last logged on user" or "primary user"

    IF you check the properties for individual devices you can get this info. Its very frustrating we cannot see this info in the console page!

    PLEASE let me know if there is any workaround or if you can add this - Ive literally seen 10's if not 100's of forum threads asking for this exact same thing to be added!!!!!

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  12. 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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  13. Send E-mail directly to people in collections

    It is often during patching and upgrading, wanted to send a Notification mail to People in a special build Collection. This would simplify operations, and prevent a lot of extra incidents during maintenance.

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  14. Limiting Collection Notification

    When a device is added to a collection but is not a member of the limiting collection(s), there should be a prompt that notifies the user of this and what collection(s) the device needs to be a member of first.

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  15. Create a collection from search results

    When you create a search, for instance within a collection, it would be great if you had the option to save that search/criteria as a new collection. I know you can save the search itself to run again, but sometimes you may need this to be a collection for deployments or something.

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  16. Collection Columns

    Is it possible/can we please implement the ability to load collected system or user discovery data as columns for collections and the Users/Devices areas?

    (May be duplicated with an idea inside an idea of another Collection idea, but I did my fair share of browsing before posting this...)

    Currently there are only five or six columns available for the Users area in the console, and the ability to display custom collected active directory information from system discovery as a column such as 'Managed By' or 'Description' for a device in the devices area isn't available. Inclusively, data collected from theā€¦

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  17. Add a security property to restrict users from enabling incremental updates on collections.

    A property within security roles needs to be made available for assignment which restricts users from enabling incremental updates.

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  18. Search for a collection using the collection ID

    Search for a collection using the collection ID

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  19. option to show whether the machine name's operating system is 32 bit or 64 bit

    Need to have an option to show whether the machine name's operating system is 32 bit or 64 bit under the device collections under the header

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  20. Allow using SMS_R_USER and SMS_R_SYSTEM together when making query-based collections.

    If you try to write a query to generate a collection that attempts to cross reference objects between the SMS_R_USER & SMS_R_SYSTEM databases, you will get an error.

    This prevents you from being able to create a collection of systems based on the last user that logged onto a machine. It's also just frustrating.

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