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  1. Add Column for Email just like 'Primary User'.

    Add Column for Email just like 'Primary User'. This will allow rapid targeted communication to the Primary Users in a collection.

    169 votes
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  2. Change color scheme in the SCCM console

    When working with multiple customers and/or in migration scenarios (and also in lab- technical preview environments) it would be great to be able change the color scheme in the ConfigMgr console to clarify which environment the console belongs to.

    338 votes
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  3. SCCM Wizards to provide Associated Log file Details - Similar to SCCM Update Monitor Wizard

    How about providing associated log file details at the end of the summary / completion page of all SCCM Wizards to help SCCM admins. I think it would be helpful. What you think?

    For example if you are creating a SUP role -> Add Site System Roles Wizard -> Completion page will have the log file name -> SUpsetup.log

    Do you love SCCM updates and servicing monitoring log file details?

    70 votes
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  4. ConfigMgr Web Console

    Introduce ConfigMgr Web Console and remove the need to update the console on every device with each SCCM CB Upgrade as local admin rights are needed to update the console.

    The ConfigMgr Web Console might be similar to Azure Portal with Microsoft Intune.

    With SCCM CB updates getting released more frequently than before, this will provide benefits and ease of management. The Admins can connect to the ConfigMgr console from any computer in the organisation without the need to install it.

    597 votes
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  5. Show/Use device IP-address from NotificationAgent update in Console

    In VPN scenarios the DNS resolution is missing or delayed very often. To troubleshoot a device the current device IP-address is important.
    You can force a DDR /heartbeat from the console, but this take a while until the information is arrived and actually it is unnecessary because the IP-address Information is already existing in the SCCM database from the NotificationAgent update cycle.
    (SELECT v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGURATION.ResourceID, v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGURATION.IPAddress0, vSMS_R_SYSTEM.Netbios_Name0
    FROM v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGURATION
    inner join vSMS_R_SYSTEM on v_GS_NETWORK_ADAPTER_CONFIGURATION.ResourceID = vSMS_R_SYSTEM.ItemKey
    where vSMS_R_SYSTEM.Netbios_Name0 = 'DEVICENAME')

    It would be nice to get the Information directly in the console. And it would be nice as well, when theā€¦

    47 votes
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  6. Adding XMLStorage path to the Admin console commandline

    We use the admin UI builder to edit the console view but it's a machine-wide configuration.

    I would like to be able to specify the XML storage path as part of the commandline so that you can specify different console layouts for different user roles.

    19 votes
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  7. There is a possibility that SCCM does in Azure Backup.

    With more integrated Azure services within SCCM, you could have a Azure Backup integration, creating your blob, which you can do a local copy (cache) and then send to Azure Backup, the status you can follow in the console of the SCCM and have the option to generate alert via e-mail.
    Of course in addition to the option of Backup is very important to have the option of Restore.

    11 votes
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  8. Add separate security role permission for CMPivot

    Console users must have "Run Scripts" security role permission to use CMPivot. Can you add a separate security role permission for CMPivot so we can make administrative users with CMPivot permission but not "Run Scripts?"

    44 votes
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  9. Re-Run Notification

    It would be great if we can re-run a deployment notification for the users.

    Example:
    We have deployed the windows 10 build upgrade task sequence but with a deadline 2 months in the future. It would be great if we can set an additional notification for the upgrade because the most of our users forgot to start the deployment manually. It would be great to send them an additional notification as example at the evening around 4:30pm or manually during the day.

    10 votes
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  10. Community Hub: RBAC or opt-out

    With 1902 we introduced the Community Hub to the current branch release. Even it's a great feature, some users shouldn't be able to see it. It would be nice if we could use RBAC or a site setting do hide it from consoles.

    13 votes
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  11. Global Search Bar

    Create a Search Bar that activates across all console panes to provide a quick search and drill through capability across all object types. For example, from the Assets and Compliance pane - search for "automatic client upgrade" and have it display a drill through link directly launch the Hierarchy Settings dialog box to display the pane where the setting resides.

    19 votes
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  12. Add column to display Computer Description in Devices list

    For us admins systems it is information we miss, because we have server numbers but do not know what application is running behind. When we have more than 500 servers it is not easy to memorize all the roles.

    9 votes
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  13. View Deployments when a collection is selected under the Users or Devices node

    Would love to see the ability to view the "Deployments" tab for a collection when it is displayed/selected in the Devices node in the left pane of the Assets and Compliance tab in the Wunderbar (e.g. when it is selected to view membership).

    Right now, the only way to view deployments to a collection is to drill down to that collection under "Device Collections" and select it.

    6 votes
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  14. Add computer model as a column

    Can you add ā€œcomputer modelā€ as a column option for devices. When looking at devices, that seems to be the only field missing when we are trying to sort by things such as OS, computer name, etc. Can you also add a way for us to rename or mask these models. For example, when we look at Lenovo models we get what looks like a serial number instead of T480s. Having the ability to update that model number to an actual name will help. Thanks.

    13 votes
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  15. Include Option to Enable Two-Person Integrity

    We would like to see an option to enable two-person integrity through the SCCM Console. Once enabled, the workflow would be as follows: Operator 1 creates a deployment, then Operator 2 must review and approve the deployment. Once the deployment is approved, the deployment becomes active.

    4 votes
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  16. Task sequence media - compute space does not consider removed applications/packages

    When creating stand-alone media you have the option to select which Applications,Packages and driver packages it should include onto the media or not. After clicking next on the summary page the process of starting the media launches. in the createTSMedia.log you can see that at some point the process starts to compute volume layout. It seems that the compute of the volume layout does take into account the software you selected to not be on the media. Therefore you might get the message that you do not have enough space on the USBFD media altough this is not trough. Atā€¦

    7 votes
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  17. Integrate a GitHub (or GitHub Enterprise) Repository/Branch as the source of "Software Library\Scripts"

    It would be great if you could specify a Git Repository and Branch as the source of the contents of the Scripts Folder. This would allow the approvals to be managed in GitHub with all the abilities around code review and testing.
    It could still require an admin approval in the console which Version of the script should be used. It would also make rollbacks to an earlier version very easy.
    If you allow having "folders" in the Script folder, each of them could be a repository. You still should need to approve which version to run, but MVPs couldā€¦

    7 votes
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  18. Apply this schedule to: [_] OS Deployment Task Sequences [_] Software Update Deployments [_] Standard Software Distribution (Applications an

    Add Additional Options for Maintenance Window Schedules. Add check boxes to select how the schedule should be applied.

    For Example

    Apply this schedule to:
    [_] OS Deployment Task Sequences
    [_] Software Update Deployments
    [_] Standard Software Distribution (Applications and Packages)

    59 votes
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  19. Duplicate Windows Update for Business policies

    It would be useful to be able to copy or duplicate WUfB policies within the ConfigMgr console. Generally, most organisations would have more than one policy and often they would be the same but with a different deferral value. A straight duplicate would save having to go through the options again and risk making a mistake.

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  20. remember column selections

    each time i go to a window (i.e. updates and servicing) i find the need to reset the column sizes and search order. Please remember these

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