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  1. BitLocker Network Unlock via CM Client Peer

    Create a Client Setting that would turn the CM Client into a BitLocker Network Unlock proxy agent. This would really enable the powerful BitLocker Network Unlock feature to be widely used and adopted in the enterprise, as the current WDS method is limited.

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  2. Add option to "Suspend BitLocker PIN entry on restart" to suspend PIN entry when user initiates restart

    Currently, when "Suspend BitLocker PIN entry on restart" is set to Always, if the user initiates the restart Bitlocker PIN entry will not be suspended. This makes sense if we assume that the user is sitting at their computer when they trigger the restart. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we currently have many users accessing their onprem computers via RDP. If ConfigMgr prompts them to reboot and they click reboot over RDP, there computer will reboot and prompt for PIN entry, requiring the user to physically go in to the office and enter the PIN.

    Bitlocker Network Unlock would likely beā€¦

    44 votes
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  3. Extend the default Hardware Inventory to include Windows Setup/Upgrade related registry values

    There are several registry keys which contain information about the currently installed Operating System as well as Installation/Upgrade history/errors/status information. These keys provide a valuable source of information that could be used for building reports/collections related to OS Deployment. One of the major barriers mentioned for not deploying Windows 10 Feature Updates from Windows 10 Servicing in the console is the lack of visibility/reporting available. Adding these registry keys to the default hardware inventory included in SCCM instead of having to customize inventory would make it easier to share reports/scripts/etc related to this data and could likely be built soā€¦

    109 votes
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  4. KMS over CMG

    This is a whacky idea, but how cool would it be if we could use the CMG to handle KMS requests from clients? It would allow devices that are never on site to receive product licenses through the management channel that we're already using.

    23 votes
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  5. Required Restart if User does not Snooze

    I don't know why this is such a problem to communicate. I just want end-users to be able to snooze restarts up to a defined maximum period of time (including 'indefinitely'). The latest (2006) update now lets me do that with the "Configuration Manager can force a device to restart" set to "No" which now will present a prompt to the user that they can snooze all they want.....but I can't force a restart if no user is actually there to snooze.

    This is simple: I want to force a restart. IF a user is logged on, I want themā€¦

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  6. Scheduling option for client settings, like for BITS i want to schedule it only during some particular days or Dates of a month\week.

    Scheduling option for client settings, like for BITS i want to schedule it only during some particular days or Dates of a month\week.

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  7. Changing Internet-based MP of SCCM client

    Rather than having to change the Internet-based Management Point for the SCCM client manually, it would be good to have a way to change them all automatically.

    We attempted to make changes using the process under CCMHOSTNAME in the URL below but couldnā€™t make it work.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/core/clients/deploy/about-client-installation-properties#ccmhostname

    13 votes
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  8. Primary User (Auto Affinity) is not resent to SCCM server if already sent

    Somehow, the Primary User information for around 7000 devices (out of 18000) devices has disappeared, even though almost all of them have at least one user that has logged for at least the minimum number of minutes within the range of days specified in the Client Settings, User Device Affinity section.
    A workaround is to run the following Powershell command on each device with this issue (optionally restarting the Client to accelerate the results):
    get-wmiobject -namespace root\ccm\statemsg ccmstatemsg | Where {$.TopicType -eq '1600'} | Remove-WMIObject

    Clearly, the Client is not sending User Affinity information for users that alreadyā€¦

    50 votes
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  9. Ability to Enable/Disable Custom Client Settings policies in CM console

    Currently, if you want to deploy a custom client setting policy, it requires a deployment to a collection. If you have a policy deployed to multiple collections and you then want to make a change that policy, you have to delete all the existing deployments, which ends up losing all previous "deployment history" for that setting, or you have to lower the priority for that setting, which can cause confusion especially if you do not want the previous policy to be used, period.

    Adding an Enable/Disable toggle on the custom client policy would allow us to retain custom client settingā€¦

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  10. Add ability to set a time for when Client Settings are deployed

    The ability to set a time (similar to a deadline on a software deployment) in which a deployed custom client settings would become enabled would be a wonderful feature. Consider a scenario in which a custom client setting is created with the following settings:

    State Messages every 5 minutes
    Computer Restart: amount of time after deadline to restart = 2 minutes
    If I have a deployment with a deadline of 10pm, deploying this custom client setting to a collection at 3pm would not be very wise. But, if the ability to deploy the client settings with a configurable "take effectā€¦

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  11. Discovery Data Cycle at boot

    Add a setting which would allow customers to configure clients to perform a Heartbeat Discovery/Discovery Data Collection cycle every time the system boots. This would help ensure that details like the client's Operating System Build number gets updated in the MECM DB promptly after upgrades in place/Feature Release updates without requiring customers to configure their Heartbeat Discovery to run at frequent intervals, which might be more detrimental in environments with large numbers of clients. Customers often create Collections for deploying Applications/Packages/settings changes to Devices based on the OS Build Version (e.g. customizations specific to the new OS version currently beingā€¦

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  12. allow app-v client configuraiton and enablement in SCCM Client Settings

    Add administration of app-v client settings inside of sccm client settings.

    4 votes
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  13. Control cleanmgr.exe with Client Config

    It would be very cool to control the Control cleanmgr.exe via client configuration, this would make cleaning easier for all clients and no longer require a separate task

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  14. Prevent maintenance mode on Scom Servers

    Pausing the Opsmgr Agent on a Scom server is not a good idea. Unfortunately it can happen by accident if you deploy something to all servers and set the Opsmgr option in the deployment settings. It would be great to have the possibility to deactivate the functionality in client settings, or even better the SCCM agent would be so smart to detect scom servers and not to pause the agent there.

    11 votes
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  15. rate limits for client, instead or BITS throttling Transfer rate

    It would be super cool to set rate limits for Transfer to Clients in Clients settings, instead of setting hardcoded Throttling Transfer rate as we have. Because it is hard to figure out what are the Transfer possibility from a DP to a Device, if we can have the same setting for rate limits as we have in DP properties where the transfer calculation is build implace.

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  16. Ability to inventory machines with multiple IPs

    hardware inventory not able to collect the details for "Network_Data" from the clients when the machine has multiple IPs,

    The IPAddress00 field is defined as varchar(255), the field length prevents us from collecting all the IP details when the combined length of IP addresses in that machine exceeds 255.

    thanks.

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  17. ability to modify the software center toast notications in configmgr as per the Organisation requirement

    Every organization will have their own way to convey the message to their end point users with Software updates/Application install or OSD upgrades.

    So Organization can be given opportunity to amend these notification s as per the requirement.

    can this be verified and implemented.

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  18. "Software Changes are Required" pop-up to permanent or long lasting

    Current behavior on 1810 or older is that the Taskbar pop-up "Software Changes are Required" only comes quickly and disappears. Users might not know about Software Center existance and not all go there themselves. If a Software Updates are Deployed as a required, with long deadline, 90% computers starts install them only when deadline kicks in. At this point, the "Snooze and remind me.." function is disabled, no use of that.

    I would like to have an option, that the behavior of Software Changes Are Required - notification would be conrollable via Client Settings, to hide it, to display itā€¦

    45 votes
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  19. Hardware inventory should include local Administrators members

    I'm surprised this haven't been raised before even do it's used by most companies for auditing purposes.

    Plenty of links on the web that will help you expand the hardware inventory so that it collects members of local Administrators group, but I think this should be present out of the box including a nice report :)

    Would love to see this added to a next version of ConfigMgr

    4 votes
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  20. Have separate .mof file for Workstation and Server operating Systems

    This would help manage all together separate set of customised hardware inventories for servers and workstation OS

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