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  1. Add query based parameters for script

    It would be nice to have the option to add some query based parameters for script (WQL or SQL). So values for parameters could be dynamic based on a query and scope of the user who trigger the script.

    i.e. We could have hiding deployments (without any notifications to the end users), then the admin user could select application or updates from the list to enforce deployment.

    8 votes
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  2. Unify Powershell Functionality

    The recent Powershell features like 'Run Script' and allowing them to be added directly to a Task Sequence step are fantastic, but things are beginning to feel somewhat fragmented.

    It would be great if SCCM had a central script repository, maybe backed by git, that we could pull scripts from as opposed to adding them.

    This would allow us to easily use the same code in a Task Sequence and a 'Run Script' without having to maintain it in multiple places. Perhaps we could even add a special Powershell Script Package Program type that would pull a script from theā€¦

    11 votes
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  3. Run Scripts: scripts results does not show systems offline or failed

    The SCCM scripts feature is new and so far works very well, however there is no feedback on systems offline or failed. The lower pie graph shows the numbers offline/failed but you cannot view them. The results tab only shows return codes of systems that actually executed scripts.

    14 votes
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  4. 7 votes
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  5. Run Scripts: Schedule the script to run later

    It would be nice to be able to schedule a script to run at a later date and/or time. It would also be nice to see what scripts are scheduled and by who and when and to what device or collection. Also the ability to cancel it. I've used a tool before that did this very nicely and it would be nice to have SCCM able to do it as well.

    2 votes
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  6. CMPivot Eventlog is using Get-Eventlog instead of Get-WinEvent

    The current 1806 implementation of CMPivot is using the cmdlet GEt-Eventlog read event log entries. The PowerShell command is:
    $events = get-eventlog -LogName $logName -Newest 50 -ErrorAction Stop

    This limits the logs to be read from to logs like Application, Security, System and only some others. On my client (Get-EventLog -List).Count has only 12 logs.

    The better command would be Get-WinEvent. Where I can access all logs. The command (Get-WinEvent -ListLog *).Count returns 463 logs.

    7 votes
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  7. 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.

    7 votes
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  8. set-cmcollection does not terminate on name collisions with errors in -errorvariable and doesn't seem to work with try/catch

    If we could get this functionality it would go a long way in automating collection management.

    2 votes
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  9. 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.

    3 votes
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  10. 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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  11. 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.

    1 vote
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  12. 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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  13. Add a cmdlet to delete (or at least disable) a Client Settings deployment (cmclientsettingsdeployment)

    There is currently no cmdlet to delete or disable a deployment of Client Settings. You can create a deployment by using the Start-CMClientSettingDeployment cmdlet but there is absolutely no way of stopping, deleting, or disabling the deployment. If you run a Get-CMDeployment against a collection, it only returns all deployments except a Client Setting.

    7 votes
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  14. 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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  15. 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

    6 votes
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  16. 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.

    1 vote
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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    81 votes
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  19. 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€¦

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

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

    3 votes
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