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  1. Visual for Task Sequence

    Can we get a visual indicator for task sequences, displaying the distribution status of all dependencies/applications?

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    Updating status to Noted.

    In the Task Sequence view there’s a ‘References’ tab. That shows all the statically referenced packages, applications, OS images, driver packages etc. and the distribution status.

    There’s a column ‘Targeted’ which is the number of distribution points used for the package/app. The ‘Compliance’ column indicates distribution status. Each column can be sorted for quick indication of distribution status.

    For each item in this list you can right click to select ‘View Content Status’ if you require granular detail.

    Does that meet your requirements? If not, please let us know.

  2. Add the ability to Copy an Existing Boot Image

    I would like to be able to copy a boot image so I can update it and make changes without breaking the original boot image. Currently you have to create all new boot images by hand and manually add the drivers.

    46 votes
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  3. SCCM Console UI: Multiple window support

    It would really help having multiple window support in day to day operations, ie Right click Software Library - Open in New Window

    35 votes
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  4. Monitoring/Query - export data

    During the cutting and pasting in the query section, also allow the capture of the label column. This would have to be a bit 'faster to export the data. The best solution would be to have the ability to export via a dedicated button in various formats, csv, excel, pdf.

    37 votes
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  5. SCCM - Better Exchange Connect configuration with Exchange Online

    A simple Exchange Connector installation for Exchange Online is missing.
    It should be intuitive and easy like the configuration with the Exchange Server On-premise.

    7 votes
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  6. Delete multiple objects from console

    It would be very great and intuitive to be able to delete multiple apps \ deployment types\ deployments \ packages \ driver packages and even folders from Console without creating custom PowerShell scripts.
    Today when selecting multiple objects the delete option becomes greyed out.

    21 votes
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  7. Client Settings - Computer Restart - Allow longer than 1440 minutes, show friendly time

    Currently, the maximum an administrator can give users to reboot their systems is 1440 minutes (24 hours). Please let us specify up to 7 days. The goal of the delay is to allow a reasonable amount of time for an end user to save their work and reboot without losing anything. The 24 hour limit means that if a user is gone for a day, there is a strong chance they could lose their work. Allowing up to 7 days seems like a better compromise between end user control and respecting admin intent/organizational need.

    57 votes
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  8. Copy and Paste DDR Properties

    Don't you ever wish you could copy and paste the properties directly out of the DDR?

    5 votes
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  9. Language settings in Configuration Manager Admin Console.

    I want to be able to change language in the Configuration Manager admin console. Right now the console uses the same language as my system language (which is swedish). There should be language packs for the admin console.

    19 votes
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  10. Tabs and windows

    The console is very modal. Trying to compare two things side by side is impossible. What we need is tabs and woodies. Let me right click a node or an object and bring it up in a new window or tab so i don't have to keep performing the same searches over and over again.

    21 votes
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  11. Universal Search of Assests

    Have one search field for Users / Devices that will accept multiple serach terms.
    One place where I can type Username/User Surname/Device Name/Device Serial Number/Mac Adrerss/GUID

    and get a result will all possible assosiations.

    if i search for Contoso\User1, I hould get all the devices where he is Primay user, if i sherch for Mac Adress it should return the device that have it. etc.

    Suport partial match too

    11 votes
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  12. Create a node in the console with favorite action

    It's possible to create a new node in the console with favorite actions.

    Example:
    Favorite\Frequent Action 1 (Device collection)
    Favorite\Frequent Action 2 (Monitoring content)
    Favorite\Frequent Action 3 (Application Deployment)

    If you want to add any action in the console to favorite Node, just right click on the action and select add to favorite actions...

    In this wau

    55 votes
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  13. Ability to Right-Click a Device and View All Recent Status Messages

    Provide a simpler way to target a Status Message Query at a Device by allowing you to Right-Click and View its latest Status Messages, rather than having to manually run through the Status Message Wizard.

    31 votes
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  14. Status Messages in the SCCM Console

    Status messages are amazingly helpful in the SCCM console, but difficult to get to. For instance, whoever wrote the status messages for Task Sequence deployments did an amazing job, yet I cannot access these without making a custom query! This is an amazing troubleshooting tool that is hidden from the average user.

    I'd like to get access to status messages from the object that makes the status message. For instance, if I right click on a task sequence deployment, I want to be able to view all status messages associated with that object. If I right click on a distributionā€¦

    91 votes
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  15. Drag and Drop in console

    Why can't we simply drag and drop machines/users into collections instead of having to go through wizard?. It makes it much harder for Helpdesk to understand how to use the console (hence why most people use AD security groups as targets). Why not select/Multi-select items and drag into relevant collection

    39 votes
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  16. have the ability to show the 'security scopes' column everywhere in the console

    if you have an environment with a deep RBA scoping, it is not Always easy to quickly see which object is secured by which scope in the console as you cannot enable the column 'security scopes' everywhere in the console..
    please change this, I'm talking about boundary groups, queries, site, DP groups, DP, global conditions, driver packages

    7 votes
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  17. Manage Deployment of Console Updates

    I would be good if applying an update to Configuration Manager also either:
    - initiated the creation of an application/collection/deployment to upgrade administrator consoles, or
    - provided the ability for the console to update itself by kicking off a background service to install the update for non-administrator users.

    It's great that the console now notifies the user when it's out of date, but the process of applying these updates really needs to be streamlined. Something similar to automatic client upgrade would be amazing.

    11 votes
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  18. Add a Favourites feature to the SCCM 2012 Console. Favourites would allow user to "jump to" various points within console.

    Add a Comments field to the device record and allow an admin to update it via the console.

    9 votes
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  19. Modify Defaults

    Allow a default to be created for each and Every object type in the admin console.

    Applications, Packages, etc.. Allow Every possible setting to be pre-configured with the default choices you want by default. Multiple "templates" creatable for the same object type... Default choice would be based upon RBA. or a global choice if present.

    5 votes
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  20. Scroll by Using Letters on Keyboard

    When viewing a large list, I would like to scroll to the item I need by entering the letter on the keyboard. This is how explorer works (in a list of files if you start typing the file name it will take you to that file). For example if I am in applications, I would like to click on an app then start typing "Off" to be taken to my Office application.

    20 votes
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