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  1. Leave Filtering on Collections when you leave the collection.

    When you filter a collection (example: Device Online Status), then move off of that collection to look at something else in the console, when you go back to that collection the filter is removed. I would like the filter to stay on the collection until I decide to remove it. That way I don't have to wait for a collection to load just to filter it again.

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  3. 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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  4. Direct Add over-ride Excluded Collection

    Direct Add over-ride Excluded Collection

    Once an exclusion collection is added it would be nice if we could do a direct add that would over-ride the exclusion for those instances where THAT lone object still needs to be in a specific collection that is excluded, but also needs to be INCLUDED directly.

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  5. CMPivot - Ability to resize the saved queires pane

    The ability to make the saved queires pane a bit wider, so that you dont have to sidescroll if the name of some queires are long.

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  6. Collection column chooser filter and Search Criteria chooser list filter.

    In collection view, when adding a column, a live filter search would be really great since there are so many items to choose now. Same for collection search criteria. I’m always searching for ‘Device Online Status’ and ‘Pending Restart’ to add these and I spend too much time looking for them in the ever growing list 😊 Thank you for all the amazing choices to add!
    Furthermore, it would be nice if changing search from ‘current node’ to ‘All Subfolders’ would not remove the filters I’ve endured the pain to create.

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  7. All devices are part of the same server group - Dont display any message for the client if the threshold is exceeded

    The "All devices are part of the same server Group" is a great feature, however, if you tick the check box for a collection, and the number of devices in that collection trying to install an update exceeds the threshold set, an error is displayed in Software Center saying "0x87D00666 - Software updates cannot be install outside service window". If the reason for the Update not to be installed is because of a threshold, it would be better if either no message is displayed at all, or a message telling the user that the update is queued and will be…

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  8. Collection Expiration

    Provide an option to "expire" a collection where it gets removed (or at lease collection evaluations are disabled) on a specified date. This would help with the collection evaluator from becoming overloaded with processing Pilot/Test collections that were "forgotten".

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  9. Add a security property to control the collection refresh schedule.

    A property within security roles needs to be made available to prevent users from making changes to the collection refresh schedule. Also it might be worth having another option to allow changes to be made within set boundaries (e.g. a minimum refresh time, preventing collections being set to every 5 minutes).

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  10. Quick & Easy way to find all collections with server group setting enabled

    In my environment somehow one of our collections had the checkbox for "All devices are part of the same server group" checked (this may be a bug altogether). It was on a workstation collection which prevented those machines from getting updates due to a "Wait on Lock" status. I had to manually click through the collections to find which collection had this setting enabled to clear the lock. It would be helpful to have a quick way to query all collections that have this setting enabled, just in case the admin doesn't know which collection had it enabled.

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  11. Provide some Reporting of some kind to ascertain which clients are "Currently Internet"

    Currently there is no reporting or way of creating a collection that targets IBCM Clients. It would be really nice if we could do reporting on how many users are connected via Internet.

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  12. Trigger install of advertised software when adding to device collection

    It would be great when adding a single or multiple PC's to a device collection, that there could be an additional option under add Selected items: "add selected items to existing device collection and trigger machine policy and application deployment action." Maybe you could make it less wordy... but it would make some of our lives even more streamlined! Love RCT, but this could eliminate an extra step. Aint no body got time to wait for client policies :) Thanks!

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  13. 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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  14. Add a column to collections view that shows the number of deployments to that collection

    Add a column to collections view that shows the number of deployments to that collection

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  15. 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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  16. SCCM Device Collection Query Rule Check

    When creating or modifying a device collection using a query rule can SCCM include an option to provide an output of the results before applying. Maybe it could open in Monitoring > Queries to show the results and then once verified the Apply button can be clicked. This could prevent a mis-configured query resulting in deployments to devices that were added inadvertently. It could also reduce a step from having to create an actual query and then importing that query.

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  17. Exclude selected items to Existing Device collection

    When we right click the collection, we can see Add selected items option where we can add the collection to existing collection or new collection. Also, we would like to have an option to Exclude the selected collection to existing collections

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  18. 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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  19. Have “Last Boot Time/date” option available to pick for a column when you’re in Devices or Device Collections.

    Have “Last Boot Time/date” option available to pick for a column when you’re in Devices and/or when you have Sub device collections.

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  20. Phased deployments - Parent/Limiting and Child Collections

    When creating a phased deployment, I would like to define a parent collection (for example, “All Win7” workstations) that will serve as a limiting collection for the collections defined on each phase. This would allow me to create collections for each phase (like rings; for example: Canary, Pilot, Production) that could be used across various phased deployments.

    That way, if I target a Windows 10 Upgrade TS to my “All Win7” collection, with phases targeting the Canary, Pilot, and Production collections, it would go like this:
    - PCs in the Canary collection that are also in All Win7
    - PCs…

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