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  1. 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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    • 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 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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        • Eliminate creating an overlapping Boundary

          while creating boundary it should search with the existing and findout if the admin try to create same boundary

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          • content repliction

            Dear sccm Team,

            we have a lot of middle sized Locations with max. 2 Mbps Connections that hold distribution points and we often have issues replicating. It would be great to leverage something like DFSR (with cross file remote differential compression). Also it would be great if we finally could copy single files between DPs when there were issues during DP update for a package. Wouldn't that be possible with a small command that verifies checksum and updates the CM database Information.

            Thx
            Sebastian

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            • List DP jobs for secondary sites in DP Job Queue Manager

              Please provide a solution in DP Job Queue Manager to view the job status in secondary sites.

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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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                    • Allow distribution points to be installed on server core

                      To reduce the attack fingerprint of servers it would be good if you could deploy a distribution point on server core.

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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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                        • Show live distribution status within the console

                          Show the live status of content copying to distribution points (status bar) in the Admin console, Essentially the existing DP Job queue Manager

                          123 votes
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                          • Cascading distributions

                            Set up distributions of content that hit one DP Group, then another automatically and so on.

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                            • Provide the ability to set the number of PullDP that can download at the same time.

                              By providing this settings, it would ease up massive distribution of a package to many PullDP.
                              A setting similar to Concurent download on DP would be perfect!

                              As of now, updating a package hosted on 1000 PullDP will trigger all PullDP at the same time to update the package.
                              This cause high CPU and IO on the server as well as potential network load.

                              20 votes
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                              • Allow a "Redistribute" action directly from the Distribution Point Configuration Status workspace

                                When monitoring a DP that has multiple package failures, you have to go to the DP>Content Tab and search for the failed packages individually, or go to the package and Right click>Redistribute on each DP. When you see 10 failed packages when looking at the DP at \Monitoring\Overview\Distribution Status\Distribution Point Configuration Status, a "Redistribute" action right there in the message view would be awesome!!

                                21 votes
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                                • Rebooting Content Location server or Distribution Point Server does not resume content transfer

                                  If a Distribution Point server or server hosting the Content Location is restarted, the content transfer is not resumed to the Distribution Point. The content transfer should resume to the Distribution Point after the restart is complete.

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