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  1. Run Scripts: Create Collection based off of results

    The scripts feature provides a powerful feature to provide real time information on an enterprise, that hardware inventory may not provide. It would be very helpful if you could create a collection based on the results of Script, or add the machines to an existing collection natively through the CM Console.

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  2. New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment missing -RequirePostRebootFullScan option.

    The New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment command is missing the -RequirePostRebootFullScan option. This should be added similar to the New-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment command.

    7 votes
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  3. Make client CIM methods work over WinRM

    Currently using Invoke-CimMethod will fail on remote clients unless you use a CimSession with a CimSessionOption specifying the DCOM protocol.

    The server side classes work great with CIM cmdlets, it'd be great if there were parity there with the client classes, especially since PowerShell 6.0 doesn't include the WMI cmdlets that people will gravitate toward to use DCOM.

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  4. Ability to run scripts from the SCCM server, like a built in Web Service

    Adding the ability to run powershell scripts on a SCCM site server when called from a Task Sequence or Compliance item.

    Some scripts need special rights or modules that are not available to Users or client devices. (ActiveDirectory, ConfigManager actions)

    Being able to add these scripts in the SCCM console and have them ran from a call back from the client or Task Sequence would save running multiple Web Services on the server.

    1 vote
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  5. SMS_ConfigurationItemLatest.ObjectPath property is null

    Both the iResultObject from Get-CMConfigurationItem and the SMS_ConfigurationItemLatest object returned from a WMI query have a null value as the objectpath property.

    Current workaround is to make recursive queries on SMS_ObjectContainerNode to get the ObjectPath of these objects.

    4 votes
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  6. Get-CMDetectionClause

    Could we have a get-cmdetectionclause command? I'd like to be able to get an existing detection clause for a deployment which would be useful for not only managing existing detection clauses but being able to explore and re-using them for other applications.

    As it is right now I use get-cmapplication | get-cmdeploymenttype | select SDMPackageXML in order to view the detection method as XML.

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  7. Import/Export Cmdlet Parameter aliases

    Could we please have a common alias for the file path parameters in the various import/export cmdlets?

    For example, currently we have:
    1. Export-CMBaseline uses -Path to set output path, and
    2. Export-CMTaskSequence uses -ExportFilePath.

    Then we have:
    1. Import-CMBaseline using -FileName to determine location of exported files
    2. Import-CMApplication using -FilePath,
    3. Import-CMTasksequence using -Path.

    A common alias like "Path" or "FilePath" for all these parameters will be very handy in reducing complexity of scripts calling your Cmdlets.

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  8. Save-CMSoftwareUpdate - Add parameter to specify download source path (UNC\Network)

    When using this cmdlet to download updates from an update group into an update package, where is the download source and is it possible to specify a custom location?

    For example, if I wanted to specify my download source as a WSUS content folder on another server I could I do something like this.
    Save-CMSoftwareUpdate -SoftwareUpdateGroupName $mySUG -DeploymentPackageName $mySUPkg -SoftwareUpdateLanguage "English" -DownloadLocation "\\myWsusServer\wsuscontent"

    This would be helpful in the following scenario, let's say we have a stand-alone primary that cannot be connected to the internet due to a business requirement, but has access to an upstream WSUS server that downloadsā€¦

    7 votes
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  9. MVP-New-CMConfigurationItem / Set-CMConfigurationItem supported platform

    the New-CMConfigurationItem and Set-CMConfigurationItem should be able to set the supported platforms. today this is not possible to easily perform this task

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  10. Powershell cmdlet for adding global conditions as requirements

    We are using PowerShell as a frontend for creating applications. As default we create multiple deployment type, each of them intented to run in certain environemts. These environemts are defined in some custom global conditions.

    When creating the deployment type we can very easily identify which global contitions shold be set as requirement. But we miss a Powershell cmdlet to automize this task. Instead we rely on the application creator to remember to add these conditions.

    So far I have found a PS-script that can add one of the build-in conditions, but it fails when trying to add a customā€¦

    41 votes
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  11. Run Scripts: Need to have visibility on who executed a script (accountability)

    Script status should provide details on who executed a particular script.

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  12. Run Scripts: Need ability to schedule execution

    Since version 1707 it's now possible to run Powershell scripts for a collection, but these scripts cannot be scheduled. It would be of real value if these Powershell scripts could be scheduled.

    77 votes
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  13. PowerShell Cmdlet to display the required software updates for a device

    I would like to have a cmdlet to display all required updates for a device, or all devices. I have made a SQL query to do this, so I know it's possible. The query is based on the "Software Updates - A Compliance" reports, but only lists required updates, not installed. This is very useful for finding any missed updates that may be important or critical.

    13 votes
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  14. MVP-Powershell for Adding EP collection to dashboard (UpdateVisibilityInEPDashBoard)

    add-CMCollectionToDashboard and Remove-CMCollectionFromDashboard would be great addition to the existing powershell so the UpdateVisibilityInEPDashBoard WMI method would not be required anymore

    4 votes
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  15. Run Scripts: Need folder support for feature

    It would be nice to be able to make folders and apply security to each folder for the new scripts feature.

    29 votes
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  16. New-CMApplication rejects icons larger than 250x250

    New-CMApplication rejects icons larger than 250x250 and returns the warning and error below, even though the SCCM console allows icons up to 500x500.
    WARNING: The maximum size of an icon is 250px X 250px.
    New-CMApplication : Validation of input parameters failed. Cannot continue.

    30 votes
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  17. Run Scripts: Should allow for exporting results from Script Status

    Run Script: export the results from Script Status to Excel file

    8 votes
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  18. 15 votes
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  19. 13 votes
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  20. Powershell: get-cmcollection not returning ObjectPath

    The PowerShell cmdlets Get-CMCollection and Get-CMDeviceCollection/Get-CMUserCollection) returns an empty value for "ObjectPath".

    This is missing in both 1710 and latest TP (currenty 1801).

    This works as expected and ObjectPath = "/":
    Get-WmiObject -namespace "root\sms\site_$siteCode" -query "select * from SMS_Collection where CollectionID = 'SMS00001'"

    This returns null/empty ObjectPath:
    Get-CMCollection -Id SMS00001

    /Matt

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