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  1. Add button to add Automatic Deployment Rule Criteria to a new custom search

    Would be nice to create a new custom search from an Automatic Deployment Rule.

    Add a button near the "Preview" that will create a new custom search or replace an existing one.

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  2. office display level

    Well, not really an idea. I'm on SCCM 1806. I created an Office installation using ODT. When I go to ODT, it is missing an option for Display Level. Not a big deal. I can just go to the xml file, find the display level property and change it from Full to None. Also, there are properties in the xml that don't need to be in there. I think it is more a ODT issue. For example, PinIconsToTaskbar is not required if the value is false. Anyway, I love that the tool is incorporated into SCCM. I think it save…

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  3. Category icons - Turn software center into an App Store

    Software Center now already has beautiful large icons. But it's still rather primitive. If you want to browse software by category right now you have to use the filter.

    It would be great if you have the option of displaying categories and even featured apps on the main software centre page, much like what you would see in Apple's app store or Google Play store.

    It would improve the experience for users immensely.

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  4. Configurable Software Update instllation time

    With Windows 10 and Server 2016 updates taking longer to install than previous versions of Windows. It would be helpful to be able to be able to set a site wide setting for the default installation time given for software updates. Currently this is 10 minutes but we are having to manually set this to 60 minutes on each update presently.

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  5. Bug - Office 365 Deployment

    Office 365 Client Installation deployment features in 1806 appear to be incomplete and problematic. Uninstall statements are not filled in for one. Application Catalog tab is not filled out either. For some reason, creating deployment sources using the new OCT link integration creates sources which are missing files and generates a 30821-1505 error. Running the setup.exe directly from the source also behaves the same. Running ODT manually appears to work, and the source can be imported into SCCM as it was in prior releases.

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  6. CM Messaging SDK Documentation shouldn't be a .chm help file AND...

    The docs that exist for the CM Messaging (note, the messaging SDK is not a part of the larger CM SDK docs here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh442686(v=cmsdk.16).aspx) is currently a .chm Help file, which is lovably nostalgic.

    However it doesn't do justice to the power of the SDK. For instance, Discovery and hardware inventory are barely covered in the SDK docs. I'm troubleshooting an issue now with the Messaging SDK in which a fake CM Client appears with Windows 6.2 NT Workstation, even though it is a fully patched Win10 machine. Weird stuff.

    Anyway, it would be great if the docs were…

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  7. Fix OSD Re-run Behavior

    Consider the following...

    You Deploy an OSD TS to a Lab and the Lab images Successfully. Next year you wish to Refresh that same Lab. You deploy this TS to the lab with the default 'Re-run Behavior' and it immediately shows as Successful because it was run before. You do another schedule and switch the 'rerun behavior' to 'Always rerun.' Lab images, grabs policy, images, grabs policy, images.........

    This seems like a huge flaw to me especially for those environments that Refresh certain Labs annually (K-12, Education). I'll now have to remember each Summer to either create a new TS…

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  8. Delete Collection UI Issue

    When an administrative user who does not have permission to delete resources tries to delete a collection, the confirmation UI displayed reads as though the resources WILL be deleted due to the missing checkbox. Perhaps changing the UI so that the checkbox is there but grey'd out as unchecked or remove the "Delete each collection member from the database" text.

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  9. MVP-Allow an app through controlled folder access

    the endpoint protection should have a new malware policy that will allow a central management of the windows defender security center - ransomware protection - allow an app through controlled folder access, allowing the IT admin to add/remove controlled folder access (and maybe give the user access to add extra files whenever required, but allow the IT admin to decide)

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  10. Update content on Distribution Points – allow use of revision N-1 content in Task Sequences

    We are supporting companies around the globe out of our Configuration Manager; it goes from Australia to Americas. So, we have all the time someone deploying a machine using the OSD task sequence. But we also have to update content used in the Task Sequence.
    If ‘Update Distribution Points’ is started and a new revision is created, the content goes in yellow (in Progress) on all DPs. If you now want to start a Task Sequence, it will fail due to missing content. If some DPs have blackout times, e.g. not allowed to replicate content during daytime, it is even…

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  11. Ability to deploy all application in a folder.

    I'd like to right click on a folder and have the option to Deploy all the apps in that folder.

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  12. CM Pivot - have autostart use the SMS_Autostartsoftware wmi class

    CM pivot appears to just list the registry autostart locations.
    Please use the SMS_autostartsoftwarewmiclass.

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  13. Automatic icon download in Application Catalog for known vendors

    With ConfigMgr recently changing the icon size to a high resolution spec it has created a world of hurt and a manual task to create the icons again.

    ConfigMgr should provide a feature that auto includes icons / logos for known vendors from a central repository. It would cut down a lot of time for admins around the world and keep the catalogue looking pretty and consistent.

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  14. Documentation: Export config

    Have a built in script that will export an as built document.
    Items to export and put into visio docs:
    Each server config and HW specs
    Boundary group summary and DP's associated.
    Highest used Limiting collections and AD user groups with modify access.
    Slowest SQL queries and scheduled run frequency
    Number of devices using a DP.
    Data growth rate for 1 year.

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  15. Possibility to set for how long and deploy application should be ""new"

    I would like the Possibility to set for how long and deploy application should be ""new" in Software Center
    Today it's say every time I log on that i have I new application available in software center.
    I might already have installed or don't want to install it.
    Should be good that we have a setting that control this so we could set it to show 2-3 time or for 1-2 day

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  16. Server groups (cluster patching) - Powershell cmdlets

    Please add cmdlets, to be able to configure and maintain server groups.

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  17. software center - options section

    Being able to configure the Software Center options section settings in the client settings. Example being able to specify business hours from the GUI instead of having to create CI/Baseline with PowerShell scripts....

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  19. Customizable Deployment Alerts

    Instead of the threshold for successful deployment(Less than % Success) and Threshold for failed deployment(More Than % Failure).

    Add the ability to select from a list of scenarios:
    Success > 99%
    Success < 50%
    Failure > 10%
    InProgress < 0%

    I would sometimes like to receive an email when the deployment finished with one of those thresholds that provides the report of Success, InProgress, Failures at a specified time after the deployment or end of maintenance window.

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  20. Prioritize all activities in SCCM

    It would be useful if the activities in SCCM could be prioritized.
    If SCCM is busy installing patches, software updates can not be loaded until all patches are pending.
    For urgent software updates, the user must wait until all other activities have been completed. Partly several hours.
    Unfortunately, this is very impractical in practice.
    Therefore, it would be useful if software updates generally have the highest priority and patches get a lower priority.
    If an urgent software update is now pending, the patch installation would have to be interrupted IMMEDIATELY,
    then the software update (s) will be uploaded, and if…

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