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  1. Orchestration Groups Microsoft Endpoint Congfiguration Manager 1910

    I know in SCCM Tech Preview 1909, they talked about Orchestration Groups for servers. Why wasn't this feature added in to the new Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager 1910? Will this be added in the next iteration? From reading this would be a good feature to have, when it comes to installing updates on cluster servers.

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  2. Office 2019 updates are syncing to wsus as the "Office 365 Client" product catagory instead of the "Office 2019" product catagory.

    Office 2019 updates are synchronizing to SUP/WSUS under the "Office 365 Client" product category instead of the "Office 2019" product category. Nothing actually syncs as "Office 2019." Please list Office 2019 updates as "Office 2019" updates instead of "Office 365 Client" updates. It makes it difficult to separate the packages and to build proper ADRs.

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  3. Bug: SCCM deployment of software update MRT 2019-11 broken

    When deployed from SCCM to Windows 7, the November 2019 release of the Malicious Software Removal Tool fails with error (0x800B0004(-2146762748)) indicating untrusted publisher.

    MRT 2019-11 is first with only SHA256 certificate (previous had both SHA1 and SHA256). We have SHA256 and SSU updates up-to-date and still fails.

    A get-around mentioned here (https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/41557079-7c15-4847-88e6-9b2f25942ffb) might be to import the certificate chain into trusted publishers certificate store for PCs, but this should have been handled by the Microsoft updates.

    (Reporting here because 'report a bug' from the console does not work for us or for any corporates who use console…

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  4. Enable Publishing 3rd Party updates on SUG

    Currently we can publish third party updates from "All Software Updates" before adding them to a SUG. It would be great if we get a feature which will allow is to publish selected 3rd party updates in SUG on a whole and not individual or multiple selections.

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  5. 3rd Party Contend Management

    Contend Management for 3rd Party Software Updates Catalog for publish republish or delete Contend.
    Also better cleanup for Update Database to delete 3rd Party Drivers from DB.
    And an option to recreate Partner Catalogs

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  6. Software update scan results available to WQL

    Please can you make v_UpdateScanStatus available in WQL, as it would be useful to be able to create collections based on software update scan results.

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  7. Install and Configure WSUS As Part of SUP Role Creation

    WSUS is a well-known pre-requisite for the Software Update Point role yet the user is entirely left to their own devices to install and configure it. The default WSUS installation options are widely regarded as non-optimal. Further, there is plenty of precedent for ConfigMgr installing OS roles.

    I would like to see the WSUS OS role be installed and configured as part of the SUP role installation. Where necessary, the wizard can suggest better configuration options than WSUS’s defaults. I’m certain the community will come up with more ideas than this but here’s a few I can think of, some…

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  8. Patch Management

    SCCM used to patch the server (OS level) , based on the missing KB's identified on the server and report the compliance level . However, it missed to check whether the DLL or registry change updated /happened successfully or not. In some cases , due to multiple reason ( improper reboot, network issue) . DLL or registry files not update and due to which trace of older version and vulnerability exists on the system.

    Case # 2. Vulnerability like Meltdown and Spectra require patch + registry changes , when server admin pushes the KB through SCCM , it only patches…

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  9. Add Option to Bypass Proxy for Local Address for ADR Content Downloads

    It would be extremely helpful to have an option in the software update point site system to bypass a proxy for a local address. The only options today are (see Current-SUP-Proxy-Options.png):


    • Use a proxy server when synchronizing

    • Use a proxy server when downloading content by ADRs

    The issue is when an ADR tries to download a third-party software update, it will attempt to use a proxy server and often fail because the proxy doesn't route correctly to the internal WSUS server. For example in patchdownloader.log, you will see something like <Download-Error-PatchDownloader.png>.

    There needs to be an option to not use…

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  10. SUG content, possibility to keep it untouched.

    Some of our customers need a fixed patchrelease für more than one month, because of restricted testing scenarios. When they began to test an application, during the whole release phase of the application, it is necessary not to touch the OS level. Yes, this sounds strange and i do not want to discuss this here. I want to discuss the possibility to hold a Software Update Group content fix and robust against a WSUS or SUP sync. Which means do not touch expired or superseeded or any update in this SUG. ATM this is not possible in SCCM CB. The…

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  11. Date Released or Revised More Than Option

    Date Released or Revised under Software Updates tab for ADR should have the ability to allow you to grab updates that are more than a week or month old. I don't want the ADR to pick up updates that are only a day or two old. This is too risky.

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  12. Schedule ADR to run x minutes after WSUS sync is completed

    I would like to be able to set a ADR to run x minutes after a WSUS sync is completed. Today if you set the option "Run the rule after any software update point synchronization" it often times fails since it runs before the WSUS sync is completed and the updates are available. This is often noted if you are using SCEP and want the latest patches deployed after each WSUS sync.

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  13. Delivery Optimization In-Network Cache

    The downloads from Delivery Optimization In-Network Cache should get a seperate category in the Windows activity monitor. Currently all downloads from the cache show up as downloads from Microsoft.

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  14. Optimize the Software Updates overview

    I believe that it would create a better overview of your Software Updates in your SCCM-environment if you had them all gathered in 1 node. Instead of having it like today where you can deploy a Office365 Update without it being part of a SUG and the same with Windows 10 Servicing-updates. They should be integrated into the Software Update Groups-node in some way. Either so that it shows the deployed updates from O365 and Servicing or making it so that you need to add them to a SUG before deploying them. As of now you need to browse 3…

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  15. Allow republish of Third-Party content

    Currently once a third-party update is published, SCCM assumes the content is always available in the WSUS content folder. If this folder is deleted, the published content is lost and cannot be re-published. Adding a re-publish context button on already published items will fix broken updates without having to rebuild the entire WSUS database.

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  16. Add a Right-Click and Show Members on Updates that have Required counts

    A right click feature would give an easy way to identity corrupted or out of compliance systems.

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  17. Compare group server patching level

    A right click tool (or script) to compare installed hotfixes in a collection group of servers.

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  18. Offline move of Third Party Updates to another SCCM Hierarchy

    Work in environments were multiply SCCM infrastructures may exist. Some of the networks are segregated or disconnected from access to outside world. Would be great if connected infrastructure could share approved catalogs, publish updates, and content for deployment via some sort of offline solution. Something like the WSUS Export/Import solution.

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  19. Identify missing patches direct from Microsoft Update

    Unless you select all products and classifications in your configuration of Software Updates, it's possible you have computers on your network which require updates to Microsoft products but you'll never know about them.
    Can ConfigMgr add a feature to alert you if you have clients that require updates which are not enabled in your software update configuration?
    Otherwise you could be potentially leaving a big hole in your endpoint security.
    Maybe this could be added as a management insight, or a report?

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  20. When required updates are delivered, popup the "Required software changes..." dialog window

    When required updates are delivered, popup the "Required software changes..." dialog window. The current 5 second toast notification and small taskbar icon don't do much to alert the user. This would greatly increase the # users that install and reboot before the deadline. Currently a vast majority get installed automatically at the deadline. It's a likely reason companies have a difficult time requiring a reboot. The "Required software changes..." dialog window provides the date and time it will automatically install and allows them to install now. You can only communicate out so much to the users, so these dialog windows…

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