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  1. Service connection tool should validate the downloaded content.

    When Service Connection Point is offline (No internet) and you need to use the ServiceConnectionTool.exe this process should be as solid as possible.
    Had a case where the 1902 update where downloaded and imported to the SCCM 1810. Everything looked good. Installation started and went all the way to Install File step. Installation failed since the initial import did not include all prereq files in the redist -folder.

    This could have been avoided if there would be some kind of content validation e.g. after the download or during the import or during the pre-req check.

    There are different "manifest..xml" filesā€¦

    22 votes
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  2. preserve permissions on cd.latest folder after CM update

    After applying an SCCM update via in-console servicing, permissions on the cd.latest folder are not retained. This requires any process/account backing up the cd.latest folder to have read access re-granted after every SCCM update.

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  3. Allow changes to DP Description while its in Maintenance mode.

    Allow changes to DP Description while its in Maintenance mode. Once a DP is in MM you cannot change any of the Properties. It would be helpful for people who do not have console access to be able to see that the DP is in MM. Either allowing Admins to modify the name or have CM do it.

    3 votes
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  4. suport Group Managed Service Account gMSA same as in SC 2019 products

    gMSA is more secure and all customers request for it, System Center 2019 now support gMSA except Configuration Manager.

    17 votes
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  5. Would be great if a installation of a SCCM Agent on another hierarchy would be supported and possible.

    In complex service provider environments are sometimes several SCCM hierarchies. Right now there it is not supported way to install a SCCM Agent from a other SCCM hierarchy on for example Pull DP. This kind of Servers cannot be managed by SCCM and we can not deploy Software Updates to them .We are also not able to Monitor Windows Defender Malware infects. In the most cases Customers are installing a Standalone WSUS for a such kind Servers. Even it is especially important to prevent Malware infects on SCCM Servers, customers are then not Monitoring Malware infects.. Would be great ifā€¦

    9 votes
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  6. maintenance mode automatically when upgrade secondary site

    Maintenance Mode feature is cool, but it would be nice when i upgrade or recovery secondary site, that contains DP, he had been on maintenance mode automatically.

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  7. Add Azure File Storage support for Remote Content Library

    For Site Server high availability, it is recommended to host Content Library and Package source on a remote location. Please add the support for using Azure Files (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/services/storage/files/).

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  8. Maximum allowed Management Points for a Primary Site.

    We use a multitenant SCCM environment with clients/customers in untrusted forests.
    Because we target users, we also deployed the Management Point role in all untrusted forests.

    At this moment Configmgr only supports up to 15 management points per primary site coming from 10 in the past.

    We would like to see the maximum allowed management points per primary site bumped to a higher level.
    This will give us the ability to stay with a single primary site setup and avoid CAS.

    32 votes
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  9. Would like to ability to monitor Secondary Site upgrade in the Monitoring workspace

    Would like to ability to monitor Secondary Site upgrade in the Monitoring workspace

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  10. Would like the ability to upgrade a Secondary Site instead of performing a recovery during hotfix installation or TAP to GA upgrade

    Would like the ability to upgrade a Secondary Site instead of performing a recovery during hotfix installation or TAP to GA upgrade.

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  11. Support disjointed namespace in SCCM updates.

    It is supported during fresh installations but not for updates. Please either thoroughly update documentation regarding this or fix the updates.

    12 votes
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  12. The ability to create the Secondary Site bootstrap media manually. Will be especially useful for slow link sites to use other mechanisms to

    The ability to create the Secondary Site bootstrap media manually. Will be especially useful for slow link sites to use other mechanisms to copy the file to the Secondary Sites instead of using Configmgr's distribution

    4 votes
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  13. Implement a sccm managed system to enable HTTPS communication between clients and site system roles

    As the title says:
    Implement a system to enable HTTPS communication between clients and site system roles from the SCCM console, comparable to the Advanced HTTP Site System feature so that we don't have to setup and configure AD Certificate Services to distribute certificates to the clients.
    Or a mechanism that allows the Azure AD Security token, in scenario's with hybrid domain join in place, to be used to authenticate against https enabled internal site systems

    3 votes
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  14. Pre-stage Update bits on secondaries

    Current branch updates and hotfixes take a long time to apply. This could be sped up if we could do 2 things.

    1. run a pre-req on the secondaries ahead of the upgrade, like we can do for the primary.
    2. pre-stage the bits on the secondary, It take s a long time to copy the bits over and greatly prolongs the update process.
    2 votes
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  15. Multiple SCCM site backups prior to upgrade

    The new way to upgrade SCCM is great. However in order to have a restore point if the upgrade fails, we are currently running indipendent backups on CAS and our 3 Primaries. If we ever would need to rollback, we are not sure to be able to restore the infra from the backups we have taken, because they are not synchronized (each one run at his own speed). It would be great if there would be a task that would take a backup / snapshot of the full CAS and PRI (something like an SCCM backup for all sites thatā€¦

    8 votes
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  16. SQL Native Client

    The Components which were installed during the SCCM Setup should be updated during the Current Branch process if it's an necessary feature for the Environment.

    For Example the SQL Native Client. The most Companies got an separated SQL Team and got an Problem of responsibility during the Upgrade process.

    6 votes
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  17. Management Point Health Alert

    When adding an MP, the box "Generate alert when MP is not health" is never checked by default. Should be checked by default, and why is this even an option? I don't see a scenario where an Admin wouldn't want to know the MP isn't health.

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  18. Support removing IIS server header with all SCCM site system servers

    Please support removing IIS server header with all SCCM site system servers for better security.

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  19. Allow more than 1 passive in a primary site

    Allow more than 1 passive in a primary site

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  20. FQDN everywhere

    Please stop using NetBIOS names, let's use FQDN everywhere - assets, reports, queries, deployments etc. It is a true challenge to use SCCM with dozens domains of customers :)

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