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  1. Fix Support Center on running app deployment eval cycle remotely

    When Support Center runs App Deployment Evaluation cycle locally, it uses Schedule 121, which is OK. However, when itā€™s connected to remote machine, it uses Schedule 123, which was deprecated at some point.

    Future release of Support Center should always use schedule 121.

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  2. ServiceConnectionTool.exe - progress indicator and resume downloading

    Right now it's really hard to guess how long it takes and what serviceconnectiontool.exe is doing. Is there any possibility to add some progress indicator which will tell how much elements should be downloaded, and where is it right now that little utility? Estimated size of downloading also would be helpfull. Moving files outside of pen during downloading is not a good idea, and there's no info how much more space will be needed to download all needed files. Also resuming after connection failed will be welcome. This tool should help users.

    10 votes
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  3. Add Maintenance Task Results and Details to Monitoring in Console

    Today, you configure maintenance tasks under the administration workspace in the console. To see the results and details around those tasks, you have to go into the component status and parse through the SMSDATABASENOTIFICATION_MONITOR to see when tasks started, stopped, how many records were cleaned, or whether the task failed, or, you can run a query directly against the database that shows when the tasks last started/stopped....but even then the task names in the DB don't necessarily match the names in the console. I propose that there is an area in Monitoring workspace that shows the status forā€¦

    60 votes
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  4. Ability to take a screenshot of the usings desktop

    I'd like the ability for console to request the client to provide a screenshot of the desktop much like how the meraki agent works.

    3 votes
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  5. CMTrace select font eg monospace

    Allow to select view font in CMTrace, eg monospace. Per session (some files look better in default font, some would look better to view in monospace).

    10 votes
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  6. Do not require local admin to run service connection tool to download offline updates

    In an offline environment customers use the serviceconnectiontool to download the update bits. When running the service connection tool the administrator has to have local admin rights, even to just download the content using -connect. We should not require customers to run this as an administrator just to download media.

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  7. Switch to set view when opening logs in CMtrace.

    A switch to pass when opening multiple log files in CMtrace via command line. Example: you want to monitor a client install, so you want to open ccmsetup.log and client.msi.log.

    Something like cmtrace <path to file1>,<path to file2> -Vertical
    or cmtrace <path to file1>,<path to file2> -Horizontal

    4 votes
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  8. Filter for Datetime "between" for Support Center Logfile Viewer

    I would be great to have a between Filter for Datetime in the Support Center Logfile Viewer.
    Like this:
    Include: 2017-03-08 11:00:12.323 <->2017-03-09 09:00:12.323

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  9. Change temporary unpack path of Support Center Viewer

    If i open a "Bundle" in Support Center Viewer all the data gets stored in:
    C:\Users&lt;USER>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\ConfigMgrSupportCenter.Common\Temporary

    It woul be nice to Change that path or to provide a path during the unpack procedure. Right now i have alsmost 8GB of data in that path and it seems to not clean up by itself.

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  10. Select specific WMI classes or Logfiles in SCCM Support Center

    It would be nice to have the ability to select specific WMI classes or Logfies easily within the SCCM Support Center. Right now i have to edit the config XML and sometimes the support center crashes. That would Help if you try to pull files or classes for specific Scenario from Clients and you dont Need all of them.

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  11. Can we have a Powershell version of the ContentLibraryCleanup tool

    the ContentLibraryCleanup tool is great, but can we have a PowerShell version of it to aid with automation of same? thanks !

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  12. Open multiple files from command line with cmtrace

    What the description says. I'd love to open multiple files with CMTrace so it can more easily be integrated with 3rd party utilities!

    36 votes
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  13. temporary local admin permissions

    we need a function to add a normal user into the local Client Administration Group for a defined timerange.
    User requests admin permission to install a Software XYZ, that he is able to install this Software XYZ by himself.
    So a time scheduled "Software-Installation [add user abc into local admin group]" could be a solution. After this timerange, the user will be removed from this Group.

    17 votes
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  14. Create a client option to clear the Application Catalog history.

    We get occasional complaints from our end users that software they once installed from the Application Catalog (e.g. MS Access 2013) still keeps showing up in their Software Center as "Available" once they have either uninstalled it or have been upgraded to e.g. Office 2016.

    It would be nice to have an option in the SCCM client to clear the history and make it forget about the previously requested applications from the Application Catalog.

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  15. Improve WOL functionality with default MAC and IP address configuration

    It would be nice if we could specify a default MAC on device import. This way we could set the hard-wired MAC as the default. Or if there is a way to detect hard-wired vs wireless MAC so we can exclude the wireless MAC for WOL.

    The other piece to this is the broadcast address. We would need a way to specify the broadcast address for the wired IP address? Currently when we remove a laptop from a cart or dock it connects to wireless and then the last registered address in SCCM is for the wireless.

    Maybe we couldā€¦

    8 votes
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  16. Make the SCCM hybrid diagnostic tool scriptable

    This is a great tool, but it would be useful if it was able to accept command line parameters so that for situations where the IT person that is managing mobile devices might not necessarily have access to run the tool locally on the site server that hosts the service connection point role or Microsoft Intune connector role. If the tool has able to accept command line parameters, that would also allow me to leverage SCORCH to run the tool with appropriate switches and send the output to someone as a CSV or other format with the results.

    Tool: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53306

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  17. Dedicated SCCM website: wikis, forums, blogs

    I haven't found any good information on how to prerequisite any Java - not a specific version, always the newest - for an application. It would be nice to have a place to ask such things (and please don't refer me to the TechNet forum; try find any info like that there, or even ask such a question, you're better of -> see below: scattered)

    A dedicated SCCM website with user and microsoft staff wikis, forums, blogs etc. all in one place hosted by Microsoft (or anyone else really it wouldn't matter, but not that scattered all over the place/internetā€¦

    6 votes
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  18. Make it simpler to author collection query rules

    Create a tool to allow the translation of a SQL query back into WQL that can be used in a collection. Alternatively, change the WQL wizard to be more useful and similar to the SQL management studio.

    31 votes
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  19. Integrate command prompt/psexec To console

    It would be nice if you could open remote command prompt to client from console. Like psexec \client cmd, system account could be used.

    4 votes
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  20. CMTrace needs multiple highlight rules, and highlighting shortcut.

    Give more options in CMTrace for highlighting.

    23 votes
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