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  1. peer cache without pre-defined supper peer.

    I thing we have to remove the concept of supeer peer from peer cache.

    to do this we have to think like 1E nomad, I think as soon as any client download the content from distribution point it will report to management point that this machine is supper peer for this specific content. then further this machine can share content further to other machine within the subnet and the boundary group.

    to control the multiple request towards the distribution point, we have to make some configuration that when any other client comes to the management point from the same subnet…

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  2. Package (compress) content before send to client

    A lot of applications use hundreds, maybe thousands of files (e.g. Paint shop pro, oracle client, Autocad) of just a few KB / MB.

    For those applications sometimes you have to wait a long time before the application package is transfered to the client.

    Becouse of those large number of small files, there is not a large TCP window size, therefore the transfer could take longer than necessary.

    i would like to see a feature that packages on a DP are "packaged" (zip, rar or whatsoever) in larger blocks (e.g. 100MB split files) before any client will received it

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  3. Fix out of sync content on the Distribution Point

    At times, the distribution point will complain that there is a mismatch between the package list on the file system and the package list in WMI.

    The warning presented is as:

    Failed to retrieve the package list on the distribution point.
    Or the package list in the content library doesn't match the one in WMI. Review smsdpmon.log for more information about this failure.

    See attached error dialog.

    The fix is to manually force the WMI list to match the content lib list.

    I'm unsure what causes them to become mismatched, but it would be nice if MS could either fix…

    11 votes
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  4. Content Version Rollback - Rollback Package Contents to Previous Version

    From time to time, we need to rollback Content to a previous version. This is all done manually, and actually bumps the Content Version and forces us to redistribute the content to both DPs & Clients. When we have to do this with large packages (Upgrade Media), it causes a lot of extra network traffic.

    I'd like the ability to Rollback from version N to N-1, literally have the content version go from 6 to 5.

    Challenges: This would mean you'd have to keep N-1 of the Content on the DPs (Dedup would make this almost a non-issue)

    Pros: Currently…

    2 votes
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  5. Show Percentage in Content Status - View Status

    When viewing content distribution status for a large package I can hover over the asset detail description and see X% of the sending has already completed, it would be nice to have this near the pie chart, or somewhere more visible

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  6. Driver Content De-Duplication on Package Source & Content Library

    Today, we all spend a lot of time and efforts managing the drivers. I believe it is (Almost perfect)ConfigMgr's biggest area of improvement as of today. There should be some kind of automation provided in the way the drivers are downloaded, stored, imported, de-duplicated & decommissioned. Like Software Updates. Now, there are a few community solutions which do a great job of automating lots of stuff but the challenge of minimizing driver footprint on storage & DB still remains.

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  7. auto clean expire updates from sccm cache

    We have a setting to expire Superseded updates after X days. Clients need auto remove cache files that are expired? Patches, Defender def cleanup. When they update policy and software update scan, the machine knows the update is expired, it cannot install, clean this from the SCCM Cache,

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  8. LEDBAT support for CMG/CloudDP

    It would be nice to make the new LEDBAT DP functionality also available for CMGs or Cloud DPs.

    6 votes
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  9. Configmgr community access for non-Internet connected systems

    I manage systems that cannot be connected to the Internet. I would like to have a way to view and download Configmgr Community resources from a Internet connected system and transfer it to the non-Internet connected system.

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  10. 'content library'

    Automated removal of content associated with deleted objects in the Content Library on the site server.

    3 votes
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  11. Content Status in Peer Cache Sources

    We need to see which content is in cache of peer cache source computers. It is possible with SQL query, but there is no builtin screen/menu in console for that. It will ease the management of peer cache source computers in boundary groups without DP

    It can be like 'Content Status' menu for only for Peer Cache Source Computers.

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  12. redistrib pending packages in Content Library Explorer

    redistrib pending packages in Content Library Explorer

    6 votes
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  13. GetCacheInfo Additional information exposed

    GetCacheInfo Additional information exposed

    Can you please have the data available in WMI or ComObject include additional fields.
    Currently:
    ContentId
    ContentVersion
    Location
    LastReferenceTime
    ReferenceCount
    ContentSize
    CacheElementId

    Could you add information from the Package Fields in the Console:
    PackageName
    *PackageVersion
    PackageLanguage
    PackageDescription

    I'd like all of them, but I really need PackageVersion for a project I'm working on.

    5 votes
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  14. SCCM: Allow SCCM to ignore files or folders, especially .git?

    I'd like to be able to tell SCCM to ignore a .git folder in the content folder for a specific (or all) application. This would allow our group to use Git to manage changes to our application installers but not have SCCM pick up the Git database files, etc.

    4 votes
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  15. FileReplication using Cloud DP

    MPLS/ P2P lines usually have less bandwidth then WAN lines.
    it will be great benefit to add option for Primary site/ CAS to update Cloud DP, and configure other DP to pull the data from the Cloud DP instead of replication over MPLS lines.

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  16. Have smsdpmon also query the primary for assigned software when performing content validation

    Smsdpmon.exe appears to only use the local SCCMDP class for the list of content to validate. We have experienced a few cases where the SCCMDP content list does not match what is assigned at the site level. For complete validation can it also query the primary server for the assigned content and then flagged the differences as well???

    6 votes
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  17. DP Priority via GUI

    Please make the Priority setting on DPs a configurable setting via the UI.

    Our DPs follow a different naming convention based on their location. If we update a package it adds the DPs to the queue in alphabetical order. Some DP’s are more important than others but they are added last only because of the name.

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  18. export boundaries

    Export and import boundaries

    4 votes
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  19. Keep Previous Version of Content available while Distributing

    Currently, when content for an OS Image, Package, Application, etc is being updated, that object is unavailable until the content update completes. This means that content updates for large items must be timed very carefully, especially when sending to remote sites.

    It would be amazing if a Distribution Point could keep the previous version of the item available while the content is updating, then switch to the new content and delete the old after it's completed.

    6 votes
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