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  1. Count of device status should pops once came to Online

    Once the machine came to ONLINE from Offline - It should shows as a count status in that left corner of collection E.g., Out of 2000 clients if 500 machines are in ONLINE then count should be 500 in the left corner of that device collection.

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    • I would like to be able to add PC(s) to multiple collections at once instead of one by one.

      As it currently stands, if I want to add a PC to multiple Collections, I have to go through the process one by one. It would be nice to be able to add a PC to more than 1 Collection at a time.

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        • Create Collection based on Machine variables query

          It would be nice to be able to create a collection based on non-encrypted machine variables. In my company we donā€™t have a good way to distinguish between customer service rep machines and back office people in the same office location without our CMDB data. Separating them in Active Directory OU structure is not the greatest idea. If we want to do something like this we have to use a script to create direct membership collections that contains thousands of machines.

          Currently the only way to integrate 3rd party data would be a new HW scan of a client WMIā€¦

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          • Queries vs Collections

            We have also experienced "Collection Creep". A tool would be handy to view/delete collections from a search criteria, e.g: No Memebers, No Deployments, no membership change in 6 months.

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            • Add a column to collections view that shows the number of deployments to that collection

              Add a column to collections view that shows the number of deployments to that collection

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              • Collection column chooser filter and Search Criteria chooser list filter.

                In collection view, when adding a column, a live filter search would be really great since there are so many items to choose now. Same for collection search criteria. Iā€™m always searching for ā€˜Device Online Statusā€™ and ā€˜Pending Restartā€™ to add these and I spend too much time looking for them in the ever growing list šŸ˜Š Thank you for all the amazing choices to add!
                Furthermore, it would be nice if changing search from ā€˜current nodeā€™ to ā€˜All Subfoldersā€™ would not remove the filters Iā€™ve endured the pain to create.

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                • From a deployed software, be able to go directly to the collection

                  Many of us has a legacy environment that we have to take care of. And most of the time it is a messy looking SCCM in our hands.

                  This does cause issues at times when the previous admin did set up far too many collections and it is quite time consuming when you try to figure out where this collection is located in SCCM in about 50 sub-folders (make it 100 with user and device collections).

                  It would be nice if we could right-click on the collection that a software is deployed to, and select "Go to collection" and itā€¦

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                  • Create a collection based on computers that can install a specific driver using hardware IDs collected and match against hardware IDs in the

                    Allow for the ability to create a collection/query based on computers that can install a specific driver using hardware IDs collected and match against compatible hardware IDs in the driver inf file. This would help to determine what drivers are compatible with what computers in a more efficient way. Then deploy the driver package to those computers to update (using devcon.exe or similar). Third party driver management (through updates catalogs) are still storage hungry and cumbersome. This would be a very effective solution.

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                    • SCCM Device Collection Query Rule Check

                      When creating or modifying a device collection using a query rule can SCCM include an option to provide an output of the results before applying. Maybe it could open in Monitoring > Queries to show the results and then once verified the Apply button can be clicked. This could prevent a mis-configured query resulting in deployments to devices that were added inadvertently. It could also reduce a step from having to create an actual query and then importing that query.

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                      • Server Groups - Non Clustered Servers

                        Can we increase the functionality of the Server Groups feature on collections to allow us to control non-clustred servers

                        For example, when patching I have a collection for Hyper-V hosts, but want to ensure that onyl one Host is down at any one time, and not all of them at once!

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                        • If we can have a tab for each computer in which we can write comments, for example, which person that computer belongs to etc.

                          If we can have a tab for each computer in which we can write comments, for example, which person that computer belongs to etc.
                          Or when it was last updated, application deployed, installation of

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                          • Choose subfolder when creating a new collection from the right-click menu

                            When you use the right click menu to add a user or device to a new collection (which opens the wizard to create a new collection), it defaults to the root collection node. We manage our collections with multiple folders and sub-folders, and it would make management easier if we could change the location where the new collection will be created instead of tracking it down after creation and manually moving it to the desired location.

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                            • Create device collection from search results

                              It would be nice to be able to easily create a device collection from search results, such as the search results from clicking a section of pie chart in Office 365 Client Management for instance. When you click on a section of pie chart, it takes you to Assets and Compliance and creates a search under devices. It would be nice to right click on that search result and have a choice to Create Collection from Results.

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                              • Maintenance Windows for select applactions

                                Apply Maintenance Windows to Select applications. Example you have a collection of machines that have VPN client installed. You apply Maintenance window to enforce updates at night while ensuring that it doesn't during the day.

                                As the same time this machine is part of another collection that has applications you don't mind it updating in the middle of the day.

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                                • 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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                                  • Maintenance window recurrence pattern offset from a base day

                                    Allow the recurrence pattern for maintenance windows to be scheduled with an offset from a base day.

                                    Meaning, if we want a maintenance window on the Wednesday following the Second Tuesday of every month, we could configure a maintenance window for the Second Tuesday with a +1 offset.

                                    (This would be similar to the offset option added to ADRs in 1802.)

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                                    • Override maintenance windows

                                      Allow local admins to bypass the maintenance windows for deployments even if the deployment is hidden in the Software Center. Allow this on collections and individual clients. Usually needed for short notice deployments in education.

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                                      • Right-click Collection Deployments to View Deployment Status

                                        I find it would be handy when viewing deployments to a collection, if a Right-Click option existed to view status - i.e. open the deployment status (Monitoring/Deployments/[Deployment]/Status).

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