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  1. 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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  2. More granular monthly maintenance windows

    Monthly maintenance windows currently can be defined as a day of week occurrence relative to the first day of the month e.g. Second Thursday. However our business would like to define these windows in a different way relative to a specific day of week occurrence. This can be described in two different wordings that give the same result.
    Assume two maintenace windows occurring on September 27 2019 and October 4 2019, they can be described as:
    - Friday after the 4th Tuesday & Friday after the 5th Tuesday.
    OR
    - 1st Friday after 4th Tuesday & 2nd Friday after 4th…

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Collection removes members after some time specified automatically

    Clients stored in a (temporarily) collection by a direct rule remain there until someone takes care if this is still needed. In my case this is done for packages which fix some issues and need to run only once on each defined client. Yes, this can be done by compliance settings or a query but it is easier for support staff picking a client and place it into a collection that fixes something a user is complaining about in a service ticket.
    So the wish is, that the collection clears (not deletes) itself after a specified time.

    You may have…

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  8. Protect Custom Collections from High-Risk Deployments

    It would be nice to be able to protect collections from High-Risk Deployments in the same way that the built-in collections, such as All Systems collection is. Perhaps, a tick box on General or Deployments tab?

    For example: if I have default size of 100 for hiding collections from high risk deployments, I also have smaller collections of critical systems with less than 100 members that I want protected from high-risk task sequences.

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  9. I would be nice if in the Devices view there was an option to display the currently logged on user and the IP of the device

    I would be nice if in the Devices view there was an option to display the currently logged on user and the IP of the device so that I would not have to run a query all the time to get that information.

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  10. Temporary Collections

    Create a new Collection class called "Temporary Collections". When you choose to create a temporary collection, you would be presented with a field to specify the date and time the collection will automatically be deleted. This would be useful for one-time deployments or point in time usage collections. There would need to be logic to prevent other non-temporary collections from using these as limiting, excludes, or includes, but ultimately this would assist greatly in large enterprises and collection creep.

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  11. If we can have a tab for each computer in which we can write comments, for example, which person that computer belongs to etc.

    If we can have a tab for each computer in which we can write comments, for example, which person that computer belongs to etc.
    Or when it was last updated, application deployed, installation of

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  12. 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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  13. Collection specific maintenance windows

    Maintenance windows should apply to the collection, not the device, and only deployments made to a collection should abide by the maintenance window. Allowing devices to use maintenance windows assigned to other collections outside of what is deployed to the specific collection is cause for issue, especially in a 24 hour operation like a hospital where downtime can affect patient lives. Hope this makes sense

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  14. When deploying a task sequence from a collection: Don't clear the chosen collection!

    When right clicking a collection and choosing to deploy a task sequence to that collection, after the TS has been chosen the chosen collection is cleared.

    When one have made a conscious effort of what collection to deploy to, trust that the operator have made the right choice!

    Clearing the collection is a highly unwanted nanny state :(
    You might as well remove the possibility to deploy TS's via collections then :(

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  15. 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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  16. System up time column in Device Collection View

    Would be great if we could see the system boot time or how long the system has been up in the collection views. Hopefully this info could be gathered via the mechanism that is getting the current logged on user. An example where it would be useful is just after patching to confirm the devices have restarted.

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  17. add selected items to existing device collection - Acknowledgment window

    When using "add selected items to existing device collection" option from a device , no confirmation or acknowledge window is shown.

    It would be great to display a pop up window with information like "machine added to XYZ collection

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  19. The ability to do a top down search on all collections.

    Search collections from the top down. It would be great to have the ability to search for collections anywhere in the top of the tree down. If you have multiple collections it would be so easy to have a search all function at the top in device collections to search all

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  20. Server Groups - Non Clustered Servers

    Can we increase the functionality of the Server Groups feature on collections to allow us to control non-clustred servers

    For example, when patching I have a collection for Hyper-V hosts, but want to ensure that onyl one Host is down at any one time, and not all of them at once!

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