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  1. API for Microsoft Intune ?

    To leverage stand alone intune in custom application , it would be nice to have REST API available for Intune

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  2. Powershell cmdlet to download all software updates in a Software Update Group

    There are Powershell cmdlets to create software update groups and to add software updates to a specific software update group but no cmdlet to download all the updates in a software group - this has to be done manually

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  3. Add wildcard support to Remove-CMMaintenanceWindow

    I use a custom New-CMMaintenanceWindow to create a series of maintenance windows based off of which day Patch Tuesday falls on, and at year end when I create new MWs, I would like to use Remove-CMMaintenanceWindow to delete all MWs under a specified collection. Could you all please add supports for wildcards so it can delete all MWs?

    4 votes
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  4. Option to pre-download content to client cache for 'Available' deployments

    As we know, 'Required' deployments download content to client cache as soon as possible assuming content is available and req's are met. A common scenario is setting a deadline off in the future which essentially stages or pre-downloads the content to the client cache so it's available as soon as the user hits install, or the deadline is reached.

    We'd like an option, per deployment, to pre-download content in a similar fashion for 'Available' deployments.

    Understood that available deployments may never get executed, but there are several scenarios (poorly connected, remote offices w/no DP) where this would be extremely desirable.ā€¦

    211 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Hi. I’m updating to status=complete for our 1706 release – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/07/28/now-available-update-1706-for-system-center-configuration-manager/

    Improvements for this scenario for Task Sequence/OS Deployments and OS Upgrade Packages include a new condition for language comparison and controls for selecting language rather than entering an LCID. This moves away from having to use a WMI query

    These changes don’t address the asks for extending the same pre-cache functionality to Applications, SWD etc., closing this item will return your votes, please use them to add a new User Voice request

    Thank you all for all your feedback and suggestions

  5. At last - tell us at which computers an update needs to be deployed

    At the beginning of every hotfix or CU Publishing in the Internet, please start somewhat as follows:

    "This update Needs to be deployed to the following entities":
    CAS (yes/no)
    Admin console computers (yes/no)
    Primary Sites (yes/no)
    Secondary Sites (yes/no)
    Distribution Points (yes/no)
    Management Points (yes/no)
    Software Update Points (yes/no)

    Nowadays it is unbearable having an update news from you but no any clue where to install it!

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  6. Please do not install Silverlight by default in vNext

    Please do not install Silverlight with ConfigMgr-Client by default in vNext. The new Software Center with the integrated application catalog don't need Silverlight.

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  7. Update the Technet Article

    I am reading the Technet article about conditional access in Configuration manager and the prerequistes for the on-premp exchange.

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn919655.aspx

    It states the following. ā€œMake sure that you are using the latest version of the on-premises Exchange connector.ā€

    My question is ā€“ how do I assure I am using the latest version of the connector, when itā€™s a build in feature of Configuration Manager?

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  8. Clients should automatically switch between SUPs / WSUS

    Boundary awareness for SUPs / WSUS

    Example:
    - Clients do not switch automatically to Secondary Site WSUS, if the Secondary Site was installed later as the Primary Site
    - Travellers / VPN connection within the company network
    - No automatic failback if Secondary Site server was done
    etc.

    see also MS Support Case 115121413489660

    6 votes
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  9. PXE affinity in Configmgr

    We have implemented Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1 CU1, We verified Management point affinity works however it doesnā€™t work for PXE and PXE point randomly selects any Management Point.

    We have a lot of firewalls and several MPs.

    I could see below mentioned article with a workaround for untrusted forest.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2858397
    System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Client PXE boot may fail if the Management Point is in an untrusted forest

    I could see similar not same feedback request
    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8417961-osd-should-not-connect-to-internet-only-manageme
    OSD should not connect to "Internet-only" Management Points

    It will be good idea to have PXE affinity like Management Point affinity

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  10. 3 votes
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  11. Boundary Group - Add/Remove/Set Site System

    create a new powershell cmdlet to allow add/remove/set a site system to a boundary group

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  12. OS X 10.11

    Fix agent disconnects/not connecting issues on Mac OS X 10.11 clients

    Support Mac OS X 10.11

    19 votes
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  13. Distribution Points are by default NOT assigned the same priority

    CURRENT FUNCTIONALITY

    When a new Distribution Point (DP) whether it is a normal DP or a Pull DP is installed to a ConfigMgr 2012 R2 site, the priority assigned to this new DP is always the same by default.

    REQUEST FOR CHANGE

    It is often desired that Pull DPs are by default assigned lower priority than the normal DPs.

    MORE INFORMATION

    When operating a site with many (hundreds of) DPs installed, the normal DPs serve as source distribution points for the Pull DPs. It is therefore desired, that those normal DPs will have the new package files copied over beforeā€¦

    80 votes
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  14. Improved SDK Documentation

    With each release of Configuration Manager the amount of documentation in the SDK has decreased. It would be really nice if the documentation could be updated and increased to actually cover everything that is available. Especially when it comes to descriptions of WMI methods/classes/etc. Where the documentation lists the class and the objects in it but doesn't describe anything beyond the field name. It would be good to have some better descriptions than just the field name or method name so that you can fully understand what the fields/method are used for.

    47 votes
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  15. TMG replacement for SCCM IBCM

    TMG is end of life and MS has not provided an alternative yet for SCCM IBCM to manage clients over the Internet. It would be great if alternatives like F5 would be supported for IBCM setup.

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  16. Fix Console performance on systems with touch devices

    If you have a device with a touch screen, and/or digitizer/stylus, the Admin Console performance takes a huge performance hit on general use, and may lag for several minutes when performing simple tasks such as viewing "Users", "Devices", "Software Updates", etc. Disabling the touch devices in Device Manager result in the same action taking only several seconds. Confirmed on Surface Pro 3, HP All-In-Ones, and a variety of other devices. This issue has been reported to, AND reproduced by, our Microsoft support contact.

    Example: I have a collection of around 1100 devices. If I view that on the server, orā€¦

    4 votes
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  17. Distribution point ordering/intelligence

    Make it possible to assign multiple DP's to a boundary group with the ability assign an order in which they are accessed by clients. ATM if there are multiple DP's per boundary group and all are defined as fast (or slow), the DP is chosen randomly. At the very least a DP that resides in the same subnet with the client, should always take precedence,

    63 votes
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  18. Enable a column for primary user!

    Enable an option to quickly see the primary user of a device (within the columns on the console) I don't have time to individually click machines or run reports to find the primary user.

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    57 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    This is fixed in the just shipped #SCCM 1802 release. For both Primary User, and Logged on user. We still will improve a couple things:
    1) it is only in devices views; and we will add it in more views (collections, etc.)
    2) We actually think we can do even better than this, and use the SCCM fast channel to show currently logged in now users. If you like this idea, vote here:
    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/13061739-see-if-a-user-is-logged-in-and-if-computer-is-acti

  19. rba viewer

    RBA Viewer from the toolkit no longer opens after the application of CU1 for SCCM 2012 R2 SP1. I show this VERY useful tool to almost every customer of mine as most of them struggle with creation of roles correctly. The viewer crashes with the following message in the debug.

    73 votes
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  20. Software Update Patch Tuesday Scheduling

    It would be really great if when configuring an Automated Deployment Rule you could configure it to run based on the number of days / weeks since "patch Tuesday" (especially in countries other than the USA where "patch Tuesday" is actually a Wednesday and not necessarily the second Wednesday of each month). I currently get around this by having a script detect when patch Tuesday has passed and subsequently execute an ADR and create one or more deployments based on the number of weeks since that date. This works fine, but an in product solution would be better

    369 votes
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