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  1. Remote Control - Initiate a Wake-Up if client turned off

    When remote controlling a device it would be great if a prompt could come up and ask if you want to wake-up the device either using Wake-On-LAN or Wake-Up in client notification based on site configuration if the client is turned off..

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  2. Remote Control: Improve Multi-Monitor Experience

    Business Case (I know how you PMs love these):
    The current CB 1902 implementation is going to make this conversation part of our helpdesk script:
    “What screen is the app on?”
    “Can you move that window to the monitor where X is showing?”
    “No, not that one.”
    “Nope, still don’t’ see it”
    “Ok let me reconnect in full screen, please accept the prompt again.”
    “No no no, don’t hang up the phone, that’s not how this works.”
    “Ok, you should see a prompt to allow me to connect.”
    “Nope it’s there, trust me.”
    “Got it, thanks. Ok, let me move…

    8 votes
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  3. Remote control to internet based machine without installing client

    Remote control to customer machines who do not need client installed on their machines. A subset of files needed to establish a session can be copied to a user machine and be deleted after the session is complete.

    17 votes
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  4. Remote Control User Managemet

    Need is an easy way to allo Singel User allow Remote Control Clients
    For Example: One Single User must remote controls one client you must create new Client Settings and deploy.
    A Remote Control User Management would be nice

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  5. Most recently used list of connections

    A Most Recently Used list of connections would be a timesaver!

    Or is there other software that can connect to sccm clients?

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  6. Ability to track and remote lock laptops without MSA just Microsoft 365 Business account

    I've just had a client leave his Surface Pro 6 on an aircraft. No MSA set up, just a corporate Microsoft 365 Business account with Azure AD P2.
    I was surprised to discover I could not remote lock the device (like I can any mobile), just wipe it. Please add the ability to use "Find my device" and "Remote lock" without needing a MSA. You removed the ability to sync settings on domain joined machines using a MSA, why insist on having one for remote tracking and security!?

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  7. Allow Remote Control connection if logged in account match user that tries to remote

    If the user that tries to remote control matches the current logged in user then do not prompt for approval.
    This is a common case where a IT support user login to a remote client in order to do support work with higher permission. If there is a connection drop the IT support user cannot remote back to device if the user is not there and the device will be left with a high permission account logged in.

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  8. Allow Remote Control on locked user sessions without prompting the user for permission

    This happens on Windows 10 if a workstation is locked - remote control acts as if the locked user has an active console session and prompts for permission to take control in that locked session.

    The Currently Logged On User column in 1806 is now extremely helpful for detecting these cases to force a reboot but I feel like I should be able to jump into a locked workstation if someone doesn't log out of their device.

    We particularly run into this in Higher-Ed with Classrooms/Labs where students/professors won't log off after their class (or hit the power button on…

    10 votes
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  9. For remote control why does my left handed mouse not translte like other remote control tools?

    I am left handed, yet when I remote control people the mouse translation is lost. I cannot find a setting nor can our SCCM admin. Why is this basic feature not availble when even the horrible Novell ZenWorks remote control can do this. Thisis a huge fail on MS part

    20 votes
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  10. Show the remote cursor during remote control

    Please allow us to see the remote mouse cursor in the remote control viewer!

    We had to create a software that displays a little dot which follows the mouse of the remote user and our tech have to launch it manually when connected remotely, this way we can see where the remote cursor is located but it's of course very impractical.

    23 votes
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  11. smart card pass-through support for remote control

    Please provide smart card pass through for RDP/Remote Control sessions.

    116 votes
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  12. Remote control default connection via FQDN not NETBIOS. This would allow remote control across multiple trusted domain easily using the cons

    When trying to use Remote Control from start->remote control in the console, it is not possible to connect to machine that is not part the same domain as the server as netbios is used. If the FQDN is called than it would be possible to connect to devices in trusted domains.

    42 votes
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  13. package remote control viewer in a msi natively

    Provide the remote control viewer tool in MSI format "out of the box".
    This will permit to distribute this tool to people who don't require the full console ( i.e devs, Help desk, ....).
    Moreover, packaging it as a standalone tool will prevent from deploying binaries manually forgetting registry keys that are mandatory to log remote control events.

    19 votes
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  14. Disable clipboard sharing

    It could be really useful to have a way to fully disable the clipboard sharing during a remote control session.
    We can do it with a registry key in HKCU but it can be enabled without admin rights, just by clicking on Action -> Enable Clipboard sharing.

    A better solution would be to disable it for a computer in HKLM or ideally directly in the SCCM console.

    43 votes
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  15. Remote Control features and improvments

    I would like to thank Microsoft to allow their customers to share new and innovative ideas and I would like to present mine from my experience as Desktop Management Engineer in my company.
    Initially we were using a comparative tool called LANDesk Management Suite and on the beginning of this year we have moved to SCCM 1511, since then I had received many complains about remote control comparing to the past experience.
    I really like SCCM as a whole and I think it is really good tool and really nice features and constant updates, but not the remote control.
    I…

    65 votes
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  16. When remote controling, be able to see client side mouse move

    When we remote control a client , the client can see the mouse pointer, but when the client want to show us someting, we cant see mouse cursor.

    144 votes
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  17. Chat feature in Remote Control

    It would be nice to have a chat feature within the remote control client. This way I can chat with my users when they are using the computer and I need them to complete a task after I am remoted in.

    88 votes
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  18. Stop clearing the clipboard after pasting into CM Remote Control address field.

    I have noticed that the clipboard is cleared after pasting the computer name\IP into the address field. I know its a small issue but it gets tiresome to have to go back and copy the computer name every time I use the remote viewer.

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  19. Add source/certificate info to "Failed to decrypt cert PFX data" logging in Distmgr.log

    Add a better message to distmgr.log including which certificate and site system it’s having problems with.

    Right now you have to guess which DP is having issues, which can be a tedious and large task if you have a lot DPs.

    Jason Sandy has also suggested this to the product team earlier this year:
    http://blog.configmgrftw.com/configmgr-post-restore-step/

    5 votes
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  20. Internet Based Remote Control

    Internet based remote control with options such as file transfer and reboot. This could be accomplished using a reverse connection from a client to a new site role hosted in the DMZ.

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