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  1. heartbeat discovery

    Please make Heartbeat discovery more event driven versus scheduled based. Any changes that are now reported back through heartbeat discovery could probably be reported through the BGB channel more realtime

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  2. use Reliability Monitor/SystemStabilityIndex in inventory, client health and cmpivot

    System Reliability Monitor is the integrated Windows 10 Troubleshooting tool which is a filter to the eventlog, looking at performance and stability related information
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/technet-magazine/dd362384(v=msdn.10)
    For example you can find out since you installed a driver or app the system gets unstable

    this data should be used in #configmgr client health, inventory and cmpivot

    There is an number, the SystemStabilityIndex

    get-wmiobject Win32_ReliabilityStabilityMetrics -property "SystemStabilityIndex" | select-object -first 1 SystemStabilityIndex

    Based on that we could create collections of good and bad performing machines or query cmpivot

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  3. Before a task sequence starts with a deadline, Policy should first be updated again.

    Before a task sequence is executed, the client policy should first be updated again.

    This is especially the case if the task sequence has a deadline.

    Background information: A Task Sequence with a Deadline Is distributed to a notebook. The notebook gets this policy and knows when the deadline is. The notebook is not turned on after the deadline. In the meantime, the task sequence has been withdrawn (deleted) by an admin. The notebook does not notice this and starts to execute the task sequence at startup.

    This should be unbound by first updating the policy so that this taskā€¦

    6 votes
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  4. UWF and WCD integration would be an amazing addition for the educational space

    Unified Write Filter and Windows Configuration Designer profiles are both great tools, especially for customers in the education space. We often need to deploy many devices in a "Shared PC" configuration for classrooms, computer labs, etc. It would be amazing if these tools were integrated into SCCM to make deploying and managing them simpler.

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  5. Check if system is excluded from auto client upgrade prior to starting the installation

    Currently when the Auto Client Upgrade is enabled on SCCM the clients will got through a couple of steps to do perform the installation. If a client is a member of the Excluded Devices Collection is checked during the CCMSETUP. For systems with the Unified Write Filter enabled this causes unwanted behavior due to the fact that SCCM disabled the UWF filter and forces a reboot, putting the system in a maintenance mode for about 20 minutes, locking users out.

    I would like to see that the SCCM Client checks if the system is a member of the excluded deviceā€¦

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  6. Include seperate client push settings for workstations and servers

    We would like the ability to have seperate client push settings for Workstations vs Servers, specifically the ability to have seperate installation properties.

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  7. One stop solution to remediate clients and their health in GUI

    One stop solution to remediate clients and their health in GUI

    If a new client depployment is failed, we have dig all the way into the root cause of every machine failed..If any client is having issues, we are always forced to check the logs etc... We are not sure where exactly the client stuck and for what reason. We need such a tool where we would be able to find what the issue probably is (or where it is stuck )by a simple glance on the machine.

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  8. Allow different Discovery Schedules for each configured location

    We have many Discovery locations configured but we do not need discovery to run against them all on the same schedule. For example, we have many smaller domains where new objects are rarely created. We should be able to discover these environments less often than a workstations OU in our primary domain. The option to set both the Full and Delta discoveries would be ideal. This could extend to group and other discovery types as well.

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  9. Reboot required after client upgrade

    sometimes the client needs to be rebooted after an automatic client update. if you're not connected to the machine (ie server), once you connect a notification appears but if you open the software center (old and new) you will not see anything pending reboot (installation status is empty or does not have the information that anything is asking for reboot). it would be great to see under installation status that the client was upgraded and it the machine needs a reboot to complete the installation

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  10. Make the enrollment of Macs more automated.

    Make the enrollment of Macs more automated. This could be done with a .pkg and maybe a xml or some other config file maybe enroll with AD bound macs auto. Just seems like it should be easier than putting in a server name and username and password

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  11. Cluster virtual name should not appear as a device in discovered inventory - at least there should be an way to exclude them from Collection

    Exclude Virtual Microsoft Cluster name from device discovery or at least include an easy way to exclude from device collections

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  12. Correct IP-subnet Description on Active Directory Forest Discovery

    Make Active Directory Forest Discovery also fetch proper IP-Subnet Description set on AD. Not that generic "site.local/sitename/0.0.0.0/mask"

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  13. Ability to Control/Limit Wake-Up Proxy Candidates

    The nomination for Wake-Up proxies is fully automated.
    From testing, up to three devices per subnet will remain switched on (or in some cases start back up if a user shuts them down). This is not appropriate in cases where a small office may contain only 4 or 5 machines.
    Additionally, if a server is located at a particular site (DP for example), this should be the sole wake up candidate, due to the fact that the likelihood of that device shutting down is minimal.
    I propose changes to achieve the following:
    1) The ability to designate specific Wake-Up proxiesā€¦

    4 votes
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  14. Support Mac OS 11

    Hello

    can you please support Mac OS 11.

    Thanks.

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  15. Discovery Wild Card Support

    We have thousands of groups for security and role based administration, often in the same OU's as the groups used for software distribution. Please provide the ability to specify a filer on the name of the groups that will be discovered so we don't have to discover unneeded groups. Example: "SU*" would discovery all groups that begin with "SU".

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  16. Deploy certificate with the Client (like in Intune)

    Certificate would tie up the ConfigMgr Client to a specific site and would make connecting ConfigMgr Clients from the Internet easier with MP in Azure.

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  17. Check for an existing CCMexec service before ccmsetup.exe executes.

    Problem: On the client machine, CCMEXEC service is already running, the client is in a healthy state. Then a GPO or Client Push happens, ccmsetup.exe starts and breaks the client communication. The client ends up getting an error stating "another instance of ccmsetup.exe is already running".

    Question: Could you have ccmsetup.exe check for the ccmexec service and quit if the ccmexec service is running?

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  18. Purge content from ccmcache when it is no longer referenced in ConfigMgr.

    It would be great if you could set a schedule on the client (like weekly, monthly, etc) where the client could look at the content in its cache, and see if it still exists in ConfigMgr - if not, purge it. For example, run a content location request for each instance in the client cache, and if no locations are returned, remove it from client cache.

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  19. Force AD Group Discovery to stay inside the configured domain

    We have a sub domain configured in AD group discovery for our site. However in our various AD groups we have users of that specific domain along with users from other sub domains in the forest. When group discovery runs, it escapes outside of our domain and tries to discover these users in the other domains. that dramatically slows down the discovery process to the point it can take more than 24 hours. I would love a check box option in group discovery to strictly limit discovery of users and groups to only the domain that is configured for theā€¦

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  20. Allow options we discover machines in AD in ConfigMgr without having to resolve them

    Allow options we discover machines in AD in ConfigMgr without having to resolve them

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