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  1. Need details pane for Intune Subscription information

    It would be nice to have a 'details' pane when selecting a subscription, to maybe even show a little bit of status (like last time synchronized, number of devices enrolled, etc.

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  2. Place the client Version and Client status (Active or Inactive) in Software Center

    Placing the clients version and status in Software center would help to see if the client is having issues (Active or Inactive) and also see if the version needs updating instead of going into the applet in control panel.

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  3. Add export feature to Monitoring/Queries

    Currently the only way to export data from any query built under the Monitoring/Overview/Queries location is to highlight, copy and paste. This seems rather ridiculous considering todays technology. I believe that an export feature should be added so the data can be retrieved from these queries easily, and to any number of outputs such as Excel, PDF, etc., rather than having to copy and paste especially when the output is several thousand rows long.

    3 votes
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  4. Elevated Access - Delete Collections

    Full Administrators should have the ability to delete collections no matter what roles are assigned. Currently in our environment we have multiple roles that have access to various collections and once a collection is created it cannot be deleted unless it is removed from a large number of roles.

    Request to have the ability to delete with confirmation, this will remove the collection (if empty) no matter what assignments are set on it.

    9 votes
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  5. Maintenance Window for EP Definition Updates/Security Updates

    Please add the possibility in a MW to "apply this schedule to"
    - EP Defintion Updates (you may want to allow daily defintion updates, but you don't want to install anything else at that time)
    - Security Updates (not all Software Updates, as it is now, but only Security Updates)

    In this case make it multiselect too.

    35 votes
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  6. Allow third-party code to read secret task sequence variables value

    Currently there is no way to use Secret Task Sequence Variables in third-party extension to SCCM. Please, add API for this or document how to achieve this.

    5 votes
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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  7. Help me Find Objects that I Can Remove From ConfigMgr

    We all have things in ConfigMgr that are no longer used, or seldom used. The admin console should help me find these objects, so that I can clean-up/remove those things that are no longer needed. I'm looking for things like.
    - Show me deployments, and their usage on a monthly basis. I'm sure I have optional deployments that are no longer being used - help me find what I can prune.
    - Show me packages (including OSD packages), applications, and task sequences that aren't part of an active deployment. Take dependencies into consideration, but help me find those things thatā€¦

    4 votes
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  8. Reporting

    instead of SCO require Feature in SCCM once image complete/fails should get report on email with list of apps,System,Name,Ipaddress,OU etc.

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  9. Add predefined action (to task sequence or application/package) to copy files/folders to user workstation (as user OR as system)

    Often whole software config is a single file. It is a pain to keep creating batch files for a simple copy action

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  10. Content validation should work of packages even if WMI got automatically repaired.

    Make sure that WMI information about packages gets rebuild after a WMI restore, so that Content Validation of packages doesn't fails.

    If a server for some reason isn't turn off gracefully, an automatic repair would happen, and thereby all packages information is gone in WMI.

    Application Log
    Source: WMI
    Event ID: 5616
    The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) repository was successfully re-created by the auto-recovery mechanism.

    6 votes
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  11. More robust control of system restart

    Now we have only two parameters for Restart behavior: time to show the first warning and time to show the 'always on top' notification. It would be better if we can configure some user-controllable options. E.g. possibility to postpone a reboot.

    1 vote
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  12. Software Center should display when machine and user policy last updated

    It could be nice to have a possibility to se e.g. in Softwarecenter when computer and user polices were updates last time.

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  13. Ability to upgrade multiple CM07 secondaries to CM12 distribution points

    CM12 is able to migrate only one secondary at a time.

    10 votes
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  14. Application entries in console should be uniquely identified by more than just name

    Currently, applications in the admin console are uniquely identified by the Name field only, forcing the use of custom names for each version of an application.

    I propose that an application entry should be uniquely identified by multiple fields (Manufacturer, Name, and Version). This way, I can present the end user with a consistent name for an application without having to constantly revise support documentation.

    Example: Adobe Flash Player
    I cannot have multiple entries for something called 'Flash Player', so I've been adding some versioning information to the Name field so it becomes unique as I deploy different versions throughā€¦

    3 votes
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  15. Help me Provide Statistics to Management for Deployments

    We need to do better at showing the value of ConfigMgr. Most managers (IMO) do not understand the amount of successful (or unsuccessful) change we can do with ConfigMgr. Some high-level dashboard reports would go a long way to help people understand the power of ConfigMgr.

    This could be related to another one I submitted (http://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8922754-help-me-find-objects-that-i-can-remove-from-config), but felt it's different enough to have a separate post.

    I want to easily provide information to management on things like this:
    - Number of installs, per application (in my experience, this is difficult to get, since an app is re-evaluated everyā€¦

    4 votes
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  16. Software Center should have the UI to show realtime status info of client

    This will help the 1st line support to gather more client information without having to contact 2nd line specialists, and possibly solve more incidents on their own.

    The Software Center, when launched, should be able to read and display client status information and connectivity with server in a simplified UI, understandable to the Service Desk employees/ 1st line support.

    This can include Policy evaluation status, connectivity with management point, certificate status, app-evaluation status, etc

    10 votes
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  17. Real time Graphical Icon Machine Status & Application Installation

    It would be good if we have Graphical Icon status indication of Machines present on SCCM console i.e user login icon on machine which will turns green if a user is login & will display the login user name also , turns grey if machine is shutdown .
    Also we should be able to deploy application on single machine also by drag & drop rather to do this by adding machine in collection & it should show the live status i.e In progress , Failed , Completed on that screen only rather to go to Monitoring tab & check statusā€¦

    3 votes
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  18. Add some usefullness to the Asset Intelligence

    Provide some usefulness to create reports, pull uninstall information, possibly allow a simple right-click create uninstall package from software in the Inventoried Software List. Currently this is a mostly useless item as all it does is show the install count, does not even list the devices that have something installed.

    1 vote
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  19. Mac

    Provide Mac Provisioning with CM12.

    Other vendors provide the ability to image and fully manage the Mac device, when will Configuration Manager provide this feature? Imaging Windows platforms is only part of a corporation desktop landscape, we also support Mac, having a single solution would make logical sense.

    46 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  20. Ability to Control/Limit Wake-Up Proxy Candidates

    The nomination for Wake-Up proxies is fully automated.
    From testing, up to three devices per subnet will remain switched on (or in some cases start back up if a user shuts them down). This is not appropriate in cases where a small office may contain only 4 or 5 machines.
    Additionally, if a server is located at a particular site (DP for example), this should be the sole wake up candidate, due to the fact that the likelihood of that device shutting down is minimal.
    I propose changes to achieve the following:
    1) The ability to designate specific Wake-Up proxies ā€¦

    4 votes
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