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  1. Switch to let SCCM install applications in OSD via admin account instead of trusted user

    SCCM is great for deploying OS's, and MDT is great for customizing those images. I'm asking for a switch that allows SCCM to act like MDT when it comes to installing and customizing a reference image.

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      1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      Noted  ·  sangeev responded

      Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

    • Overview pane to monitor automatic client upgrades to new service pack

      With R2SP1 automatic client upgrades will now function for the first time in an R2 environment.

      It would be nice if that deployment wasn't hidden though so we could actually see the progress of the clients being upgraded.

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        Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Admin Console: Show deploymed applications for device / user / collection

        Show all the deployed applications for a device, user or collection which are deployed to it by sccm.

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          Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Implement service/feature in OSD that picks up first free Computername from AD and sets it as Computername for New-Deployment OSD.

          Now I need to make manual scripts and additional web services for OSD to automatically pick up first free computer name from AD and set it for New deployment, it would be nice if SCCM could do it using inbuilt feature.

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            Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Included canned powershell scripts

            Include canned scripts for creating collections applications and deployments with the ability to create a template from selections.

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              Noted  ·  2 comments  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • compliance items, add deployment tab to bottom pane

              on the compliance item, add deployments tab with the capability of creating collection from the compliance item. You can do it on the compliance baseline but that is not sufficient as a baseline may have more than 1 CI so your target collection *MAY* have a mix of issues. *OR* just make it where you can deploy a CI in addition to baseline with same capabilities

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                Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • DCM to check for audit settings

                Configuration Management needs the ability to check for Audit settings on a folder, much like it checks security settings.

                I know it can be done in powershell, but thats a very long and nasty road.

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                  Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Browser plugins

                  If a plug in is needed for a webpage and it is not installed on the machine redirect the user to the Application Catalog instead of the vendor site. For example, user needs Flash, the page prompts the user to install Flash and directs them to the App Catalog. Do not know if this it technically possible but would be neat. Especially if it worked with all browsers.

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                    Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Refresh Search New Collection

                    when creating a new collection from a search result (ie. user/device). once the collection is created, the search should not be refreshed. as today, the search is cleared. if you have a custom search, you need to apply all filters or load the search again, and it can take time on large environments

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                      Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • view status

                      the view status option (ie deployment, content status, etc). only allow 1 option each time, so if you click view status and need to go back to the list it will refresh and you may need to filter it back and view status on the other one that you want. it would be good if the view status could be done on selected items, so you click view status (maybe right click the select and view status) and it would create the node for all selected items

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                        Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make Progress Status messages descriptive

                        The Create Task Sequence Media Wizard reports very basic information during the creation, eg. Processsing 0% or 14 % etc but what is it progressing? As you cannot see this information and the processing status resets to 0% multiple times.

                        Would be helpful to know what it is doing!

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                          0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Tenant ID and Service Instance to the Microsoft Intune Subscription View in Admin Console

                          It is always hard to find tenantID, Onmicrosoft.com address and Service Instance when managing Intune in Hybrid.
                          It would be of great help if we could get this information in the Microsoft Intune Subscription View in the ConfigMgr Admin Console

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                            Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • DCR: OSD Task Sequence - Create Baseline of existing TS and allow Remediation

                            From my field experience I have seen many times OS Deployments which did not really succeed, because of Continue on error conditions. In most cases the reason was to not end up with systems staying in Provisioning Mode. I know some guys just "re-deploy" the TS with checks if everything was done properly. This brought up the idea - why not using Compliance Settings for this purpose? At least to check if the system meets the Desired Baseline. Everything needed should be stored in the Task Sequence anyway and it would allow a "Report" summary client side after Deployment.

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                              Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Conditional Access based on the latest Windows 10 build

                              You should be able to create a conditional access rule that only the computers with the latest Windows 10 build can access corporate resources.

                              The latest version is required because it might introduce new security features or some other functionality.

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                              • Add processor architecture (x64/x86) to Check Readiness step

                                Some task sequences can run only on the correct processor architecture e.g. cannot upgrade Win7 x86 to Win10 x64 or cannot install x64 OS to 32 bit device.

                                Add processor architecture (x64/x86) to Check Readiness step. Thus, the incorrect task sequence is immediately canceled if you try to install wrong architecture TS.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                                • Linked Reports from within other reports - folder reference

                                  Microsoft reports that have other reports linked, don’t work anymore with our modified folder structure. So we applied changes to those MS reports. In this case we didn’t create our own report but modified the MS reports. -> links should be added like this: ..\subfolder\reportname, not using the complete hardcoded folder structure. That way – since the linked reports are always in the same folder or in the subfolder like in the default structure – all links will work no matter in which folder the report actually sits.

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                                  • Simplifiy and increase visibility of the system tray icons

                                    The system tray icons for Software Center and Software Updates are too small for most users to decipher. Most users cannot tell that the system tray icon for pending software is a package with a green or red asterisk--there us just too much detail and the asterisk it too small. Even on a desktop monitor we cannot tell what the icon is, but on a high resolution laptop, you need a magnifying glass. Please simplify the icons and make to color coded portion most of the icon.

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                                    • Hover over help, define and examples.

                                      In sections like Detection rule when using different operators like between, one of, none of. Provide formatting examples on hover for single and multiple entries.

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