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  1. Peer Cache feature not working with Workgroup Machines

    - We have tested Peer Cache settings on Domain Joined machines which works well but when testing on Workgroup machines, it doesn't work and gives the error as below:
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    Detected a workgroup client or a client on internet. Superpeer agent won't start
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    Please find the documentation as below:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/hierarchy/client-peer-cache
    Requirements and considerations for Peer Cache
    • Peer Cache is supported on any Windows OS that is supported as Configuration Manager client. Non-Windows operating systems are not supported for Peer Cache.
    • Clients can only transfer content from Peer Cache clients that are in their current boundary group.
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    12 votes
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    • Add Bitlocker INventory information to default SCCM CB MOF (so no need for modification during MBAM Installation)

      During MBAM installation there is the need to add custom Bitlocker inventory modifications to SCCM Mof file - just fricking add these customizations to default mof (and set to disabled)

      9 votes
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      • Control Log Settings from Client Settings

        Set Custom Client Logging settings like Levels, History, Size and possibly Directory via Client Settings.

        7 votes
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        • Client Setting For Cloud Distribution Point and Cloud Management Gateway

          Add a Client Setting for specification of Cloud Distribution Point and Cloud Management Gateway. This setting would allow to to select any combination of CDPs or CMGs in your environment to assign to clients.

          By adding this feature you allow for efficient client communication to a customer's CM environment while off network. US clients can communicate with US Azure Regions, Europe clients with Europe Azure Regions, Asia with Asia, etc.

          6 votes
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          • Add toast notification time to client settings

            Toast notification time needs to be adjustable in client settings.
            Default time is too short to be easily missed.

            I know this time setting is easily altered from registry with GPO, but in Client Settings it could be targeted much better and more easily.

            5 votes
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            • Increase timeout for software inventory or allow it to be user settable

              My software inventory frequently times out. I'd like to see either
              1. ability to set the default timeout value
              2. Ability to break the software inventory queries into groups to run at different times

              -Greg

              4 votes
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              • Separate Computer Restart policy for Software Updates vs Applications

                It would help to have a separate Computer Restart timers for Software Updates and Applications (Or everything else).

                Many of my customers would like to set a 24 hour Computer Restart for Software Updates, but something like 120 min for Applications or Packages.

                Currently, the timer for Computer Restarts is tied to anything that triggers a reboot.

                4 votes
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                • Software Center View Settings configurable in Client Settings

                  Would love to see the ability to set list view or tile view for Software Center in the Client Settings. List view is much easier to read that tile view and having users change it manually is difficult. Not to mention the settings don't save.

                  4 votes
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                  • change display name for manufacturer or product in hardware inventory

                    be able to change display name for manufacturer or product in hardware inventory of client settings, not just software inventory.

                    3 votes
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                    • Advertisement Status in Client properties

                      In the collection when we select a Device -> Right Click Properties we get below tabs

                      General/Deployement/Variables, Could we have more details in Deployement like Status of deployement(Success/Failed/No Status) in addition to (Software,Program,Type,Collection) so administrator will instant details of deployment status

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                      • Client cache idea

                        I was at MMS and I know you guys are working on this, but I thought I would share a simple idea in case no one has thought of it. Make the current cache size setting into the "Base" cache size. Add a second setting called "Expanded" cache size. Normally the cache will be at the base size, but when it needs to download something larger than the base amount, the expanded setting kicks into effect. For the expanded setting, you specify "Use up to x% of free space on drive" The expanded setting would use as much cache as…

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                        • Custom Client setting allows creating shared folder on a device, like SCCM Client log folder

                          Enterprise security policy may block C$ share. File collection targeted to a collection may be also prohibited due to network traffic concern. It is troublesome to analyze sccm client log file for troubleshooting remotely even the support has local administrative right on the PC, as it requires to re-create the C$ share first, and unshare it later. It would be nice to also have an option to copy certain OS files to this share, for example, windowsupdate.log. RBAC should govern who can create the share and who can control the file copy list. This should make supporting SCCM environment easier…

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                            • Automated Client Cache Cleanup (Date Range Option)

                              Would like the ability to select a date range in client settings to automatically purge client ccmcache files as well as Endpoint protection/Defender old definition updates. This process should be automated possibly run with ccmeval or the client health tasks. Would prefer not to have to use a third party solution or script.

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                              • Move Power Management to Client Settings from Collection Properties

                                Currently, Power Management is assigned to collections. Machines can be in many collections so one needs to be careful to make separate collections and use them exclusively for power settings. If a computer is in multiple collections with power management settings, then the results are unpredictable. If Power Management were moved to client settings, then the Power Managemebnt settings would be predictable and follow other well known and understood models of management. The Client Setting with the highest score would win. Even seasoned CCM admins when asked to adjust power settings looks into Client Settings and wonders why they cant…

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