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  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. PowerShell CmdLets: Improvement for Software Update Maintenance

    Paging Adam Meltzer.
    Iā€™ve spent the last couple of weeks writing a PowerShell script to provide end-to-end maintenance of software updates. My goal was to use the CM cmdlets as much as possible. While I think I have everything working the experience leads me to make the suggestions below. In all honestly; maybe Iā€™m just doing it wrong and there is a way to do the things I couldnā€™t figure out.
    The documentation for Get-CMSoftwareUpdateDeploymentPackage says that it returns a CMSoftwareUpdateDeploymentPackage object but itā€™s actually returning WqlResultObjectBase. Maybe Iā€™m just supposed to cast it but I failed trying.

    I couldā€¦

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  4. MVP-Set-CMClientSettingSoftwareUpdate

    add option to manage express updates via Set-CMClientSettingSoftwareUpdate (Enable/Disable and Port used)

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  5. Phased deployment support for PowerShell cmdlets

    Phased Deployment Powershell Cmdlets

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  6. Add the ability to add and edit Install Behavior for Application Deployment types with PowerShell cmdlets

    Add the ability to add and edit Install Behavior for Application Deployment types with PowerShell cmdlets

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  7. Issues with Import-ClientConfiguration

    Import-CMComputerInformation is not allowing me the same access via Powershell as the console itself.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/SCCM/comments/6dipv2/permissions_to_importcmcomputerinformation/

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  8. Add NumberOfDependedDTs property to Get-CMApplication

    Currently, the only place to see NumberOfDependedDTs is from Get-CMDeploymentType. Other properties like NumberOfDependentDTs and NumberOfDependentTS have been propagated to the Application Level, it would be useful to have NumberOfDependedDTs too.

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  9. Remote powershell for SCCM

    Like: Import-PSSession $(New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri http://server.domain.local/PowerShell/)
    -But for SCCM..

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  10. Collection Configure Alerts

    Create a powershell to configure the alerts on a specific collection. like adding collection to EP dashboard and configure thresholds

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  11. Run Scripts feature should support other scripting types (VBScript, Perl, etc)

    It would be awesome if more languages were supported for real-time Script deployment in addition to PowerShell. Maybe VBscript, Perl or Javascript, etc.

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  12. Set-CMAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment to include missing AllowWUMU and AllowUseMeteredNetwork

    Although you can now add multiple deployments to a single Automatic Deployment Rule there a couple of options that can be read but not set. These are:

    "If software updates are not available on the distribution point in current, neighbor or site boundary groups, download content from Microsoft Updates."
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    "All clients on a metered internet connection to download content after the installation deadline, which might incur additional costs"

    I can successfully retrieve all Deployments associated with an Automatic Deployment Rule via the Get-CMAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment cmdlet and see the current settings for these properties by parsing the DeploymentTemplate XML.

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  13. Powershell script Collection

    After running a script on a collection or set of machines have the ability to automatically create a collection on machines that failed the script or machines that could not be connected to. So that after the machine is online the script can be run against it.

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  14. Get driver by category with Get-CMDriver

    Get-CMDriver does not provide on option to get drivers by category.

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  15. Run Scripts: Option to be integrated with Application / Packages deployment

    Running Script : option to be integrated with Application / Packages deployment. On going into deployment type or in package program we should have option to use approved scripts from console.

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  16. 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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  17. Run Scripts: Prevent Script feature from sending all (i.e. optional) parameters

    What I've noticed when using the new "Scripts" feature is that SCCM runs scripts with a very specific command format/syntax when calling a PowerShell script. Part of that is explicitly specifying every individual script parameter, regardless of whether it is mandatory.

    I suppose that normally, this shouldn't be a problem, but besides being unnecessary and against the spirit of optional parameters, I've also been running into what I assume is a bug, where SCCM fails to properly pass all parameters. There seems to be a parameter limit, or more likely, a character limit to the command line SCCM runs onā€¦

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  18. 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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  19. Run Scripts: Should be able to invoke from Deployment Status Node

    Run scripts brought a brand new model to handle client troubleshooting, but it can run from collections only.
    it would have been super useful to be able to run it on a machine\category from the Deployment Status node and then maintain clients with in progress \ unknown \ active \ inactive state.
    today when we have a list of computers who didn't report their status we need to manually create a collection with these clients to run a scripts and there's not even a built-in way to create a collection from the asset details

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  20. 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

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