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  1. windows 10 wake up

    Please add support for Windows 10 client to be a WOL proxy!
    Today Windows 10 clients cant be a wake up proxy, "The supported clients are Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012."

    Kind of sad its not already supported!

    Regards
    Robert

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    • Add bandwidth controls for content library between Primary and Secondary Sites

      It would be good to have bandwidth controls on the packages being transferred from the primary to secondary site content library similar to transferring to DPs.

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      • Change how reboot settings are configured

        Reboot configurations are set per-client. I would like the ability to do this per-deployment. It can currently be done through creative collections, but it's time-consuming to maintain. Just adding a couple of fields to the deployment table for reboot override behavior ought to do it.

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        • Content Cleanup Tool Errors out on Nested Task Sequences

          Allow the Content Cleanup Tool to ignore issues such as Nested Task Sequences. Currently it is a known issue that Nest Task Sequences cause this error "This content library cannot be cleaned up right now because package *** is not fully installed”"

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          • Provide the ability to refresh site server content

            DP's occasionally fail to get content because it has not got to the site server. Updating or redistributing does not fix this situation. The ability to refresh site content would be helpful. See https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/312d86e3-e793-4147-97a7-7785295e4986/problem-with-stuck-distribution-points?forum=configmgrgeneral for a work around which is messy.

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            • Content Locations management

              Content Locations tab in a package properties allows to Validate, Redistribute and Remove a Distribution point. If you need to add a new Distribution point, it should be done via Distribute Content option of the package.

              It would be great to have option to add new Distribution point on the same Content Locations tab.

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              • Add some features to the option "Clear PXE"

                In the right click menu:
                _Clear Required PXE Deployment
                _Undo "Clear Required PXE Deployment"

                In the Security Roles
                _Allow/ Disallow: Clear PXE Flag for Clients
                _Allow/ Disallow (Hide): Clear PXE Flag for the entire Collection

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                • Make Binary Differential Replication work with Pull DP

                  Would be nice if Pull DP supports the Binary Differential Replication, especially for software update packages... For us, we used pull PD where the network connectivity is better between the DP than the site system, but doing that we have to redistribute the WHOLE content of a packages when they are modified...

                  Also, it would be nice if Configuration Manager supports more than five incremental versions of a content set before it resends the entire content set, especially for Software updates. So maybe depending on the package type.

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                  • More Options to configure Boundaries

                    Currently you can only configure Boundaries based on IP Addresses or AD-Sites.
                    However, in some situations it would be great to have more Options.
                    For example, if you manage Clients in multiple protected NAT Environments.
                    It´s possible that multiple sites/zones use the same IP Ranges, so you cannot configure Clients to use local DPs.
                    A possibility would be a Reg Key like HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CCM:AllowedMPs, but for Boundary Groups.

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                    • Branch Cache client download behavior

                      As far as we know, the branch cache client download behavior is as follows:

                      1. New package with a required deployment is being sent to a location with its own subnet
                      2. Clients which received the deployment will start downloading the related content
                      3. As soon as at least one client completely downloaded all content of the deployment, the other clients in the same subnet will start using this (and subsequent) client(s) for content download, which will then cause no WAN consumption anymore

                      However, this typically still causes quite a lot of WAN bandwidth consumption: as long as the “first”…

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                      • Remove Deleted Content from Client Cache

                        Today, when you remove an object from ConfigMgr (Package, application, etc), the content remains in the local client cache (if it was ever downloaded). In an effort to clean up that old content, I think it would be a great idea to automatically cleanup content. For example, once I delete an image from the admin console, I will never need it again on my client systems, so go ahead and delete it from any system that has it in the cache.

                        (I currently use TidyCache to remove 'old' cache', but would prefer that this be handled natively by ConfigMgr. https://gregramsey.net/2015/11/17/tidy-cache-clean-up-old-ccmcache/

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                        • When removing a package from a ditribution point, remove it from the DP's single instance store as well

                          We've removed a 6GB .wim operating system image file from a distribution point to which we didn't intend to distribute it to. Although we've successfully removed it from the DP using the admin console, the file is still present on the DP in the single instance store, and thus 6GB of disk space appears to be permanently wasted.
                          E:\SCCMContentLib\

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                          • Content Access Account

                            Allow us to leverage a configured account for connecting to content source locations for packages, applications, updates, boot images, ect.

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                            • Upload packages to Distribution Point

                              Sometimes the admin isn't local to the Primary site. This can make creating and uploading packages a painful process. Allow an admin to upload that shiny new WIM package to a local DP and have the DP be capable of pushing back to the "hub" that is the Primary Site. This will allow much faster uploading from the admin perspective (content available immediately locally even if not for hours at other locations).

                              This one may be a pipedream ... but it's one of the last hurdles to never installing another Primary if you're sub 100k devices.

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                              • Ability to change distribution point settings easily after initial config.

                                It would be nice to be able to adjust certain settings of a distribution point after its been configured.

                                Examples:
                                The primary and secondary drive for the content library and package shares.
                                The drive space reserve
                                The host name

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                                • Add an option to update only Install or Uninstall content of a deployment type

                                  It is great that you can now provide a separate Install/uninstall content location for a deployment type of an application. This is very useful for large applications.

                                  However, there is one major limitation: You cannot update just uninstall (or install) content. If you have updated your uninstall script, the current Update content task will try to update both install/uninstall content.

                                  Even though you haven't changed anything in your install content, it will takes ages for large applications, before SCCM understands that install content has not been modified.

                                  It would be so much faster if you could just initiate "Update uninstall"…

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                                  • Move inboxes

                                    inboxes\despoolr.box\receive
                                    Get full depending on the size of the deployments.

                                    Being able to move this to another drive so that the isntallation drive doesn't get filled up.

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                                    • Content validation

                                      At SCCM you can validate Content only for one Device or you have manny work to validate Content at all Devices. With waork around right click tools you can validate content for all Devices. Implementing the right click solution and it will a better work with Content

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                                      • Display Content Status on Content Tab of Distribution Point Properties

                                        On the Content tab in a Distribution Point's properties add a column to display the current content status (Success, In Progress, Failed). This would make it easy to see what content has not yet made it to a DP while on the screen where it would also be easy to Redistribute the content.

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                                        • Shorten Pull-DP retry interval

                                          Reduce the amount of time between when content distribution is completed on a Standard DP and when its Pull DP begins to transfer. Consider using some type of notification to the Pull DP that it may begin instead of having it just wait when it could be pulling.

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