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  1. Azure AD Group Discovery - Discover Intune Enrolled Devices

    Today in the Modern workplace of Autopilot provisioning; Organizations decide to keep everything on Azure Active Directory (Device Identity and User identity) with co-management capabilities.

    Currently Azure AD Group Discovery does support to discover only cloud based resources.. But to enable Advanced deployment targeting; it would be better to enable these discovery methods.

    (i) Able to discover Hybrid Users as well not only for Cloud Users
    (ii) Able to discover AAD Joined devices through Device Discovery especially Intune and Autopilot enrolled.

    Through this; organizations will be able to create SCCM Deployments with Device and User Group Membership through Advanced customizedā€¦

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  2. Run Software Inventory in a seperate thread

    We often see systems where Hardware Inventory and Heartbeat are lagging because they are waiting for Software Inventory to finish.

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  3. Network Discovery Subnets - Import using CSV

    new feature request. It's too late for me, but I'm about to add 200+ subnets with masks to Network discovery. There should be a way to do a bulk import here. (maybe there is, but I haven't been able to find one)

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  4. Include current IP address in SMS_CollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus

    The IP address information that is accessible for queries and reporting is often out-of-date especially with remote and VPN clients. It's more useful to know what an online client's IP address is now rather than what it was at various points in the past.

    It would be useful if the current IP address and current subnet (based on subnet mask) was included in SMSCollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus and vCollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus as part of Client Online Status.

    This data appears to be available in BGBResStatus, and since that table is already being used in vCollectionMemberClientBaselineStatus, both the IP address and subnetā€¦

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  5. Forrest Discovery scanning for IP subnets should be dynamic within SCCM. Defined susbnets that change in AD, do not update and showt this.

    Defined susbnets that change in AD, do not update and showt the new data. Description or the exacts of a defined ip range or ip subnet that are changed in AD, do not show up in SCCM. While re-using or moving IP subnets is not a great idea, it does happen and sometimes happen often.

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  6. use Reliability Monitor/SystemStabilityIndex in inventory, client health and cmpivot

    System Reliability Monitor is the integrated Windows 10 Troubleshooting tool which is a filter to the eventlog, looking at performance and stability related information
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/technet-magazine/dd362384(v=msdn.10)
    For example you can find out since you installed a driver or app the system gets unstable

    this data should be used in #configmgr client health, inventory and cmpivot

    There is an number, the SystemStabilityIndex

    get-wmiobject Win32_ReliabilityStabilityMetrics -property "SystemStabilityIndex" | select-object -first 1 SystemStabilityIndex

    Based on that we could create collections of good and bad performing machines or query cmpivot

    3 votes
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  7. Exclude certain operating systems from discovery

    It would be great if we could exclude certain OS's from discovery. I have over 5500 machines in my DB that I couldn't care less about but they reside in an OU where I have machines I do care about.

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  8. heartbeat discovery

    Please make Heartbeat discovery more event driven versus scheduled based. Any changes that are now reported back through heartbeat discovery could probably be reported through the BGB channel more realtime

    6 votes
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  9. Merge two resources with the same MAC Address

    If I import a new computer using its MAC Address but later I install manually the client in the actual computer, two resources with the same name end up in the SCCM Database.
    An option to make the default action merging both resources or just associating the client DDR to the manual import.

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  10. Allow exclusions by Active Directory group for system discovery

    Currently, you can exclude discovery of machines by OU. While great, some systems can not be organized easily into one or a few OUs.

    Requesting a feature be added to allow the same functionality but exclude systems from system discovery that are in a specific Active Directory group.

    19 votes
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  11. Create ddr even if system discovery cannot ping/nslookup device

    Create ddr even if system discovery cannot ping/nslookup device. Primary server is behind firewall due to network decision, therefore system discovery fails. Checkbox that will create DDR without successful nslookup or ping would allow us to discover devices.

    23 votes
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  12. Add option to exclude containers/OUs from Group Discovery

    Hereā€™s the problem. Systems exist in the Domain Computers group and other groups, so any recursive discovery of groups for the domain will put the partial system discovery back in the system.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/servers/deploy/configure/configure-discovery-methods#bkmk_config-adsd
    Starting in version 1806, select subcontainers (and/or OUs?) to exclude from this recursive search. This option helps to reduce the number of discovered objects. Select Add to choose the containers under the above path. In the Select New Container dialog box, select a child container to exclude. Select OK to close the Select New Container dialog box.
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    The list of Active Directory containers in the Activeā€¦

    37 votes
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  13. SCCM client must read Direct Access "Successful Connection" as criteria when laptop is at home with Direct Access connected

    There is issue when SCCM client only considers Direct Access network adapter activeness but it doesn't calculate whether DA connection is successful or not. In case of DA "connecting" scenario where laptop is not at all connected to Corporate Network, SCCM client keep trying to access on-prem SCCM MP and DP servers and failing every time until its get connected or user disconnects from DA so that SCCM client tries to DMZ hosted IBCM MP and DP server for successful communication.

    If SCCM client get additional logic to consider Direct Access Successful criteria then there will not be any SCCMā€¦

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  14. To Add "Delta Refresh" in Context Menu against System, Group, User Discovery in SCCM CB

    To Add "Delta Discovery" in Context Menu against System, Group, User Discovery in SCCM CB.

    Although Delta Discovery is in interval of 5 mintues by default. However if admin doesn't want to wait and immediately hit delta discovery from Console, that option is not present as of now in Configuration Manager CB.

    I hope this option in Context Menu against each discovery will help administrators.

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  15. Correct IP-subnet Description on Active Directory Forest Discovery

    Make Active Directory Forest Discovery also fetch proper IP-Subnet Description set on AD. Not that generic "site.local/sitename/0.0.0.0/mask"

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  16. Add Windows Build Subversion "BUILDEXT" collection for Windows Server 2016

    The previous request that was suggested and implemented was completed only for Windows 10, it is desired that the new system discovery "BuildExt" be extended to return the same information that it does currently in 1802 for Windows 10 for Windows Server 2016 as well.

    Add Windows Build Subversion "UBR" collection to the default HINV classes
    The UBR registry key is responsible for displaying the subversion of a Windows Server 2016 or Windows 10 build to a patch administrator or end-user. For example 14393. where is the UBR string. If this is added to the HINV list of default classesā€¦

    31 votes
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  17. Add firmware property to Win32_Diskdrive in hardware inventory

    We have had a number of cases where old firmware versions of SSD drives caused computer failures - so being able to report on these is important.
    OOTB the Win32_DiskDrive class is available but doesn't include the firmware property.
    This means you need to add a custom class to enable discovery of this data.
    Can we extend the existing class to have the firmware able to be enabled without any customization?
    More info on an unsupported way to achieve the same result: https://timmyit.com/2017/03/13/hardware-inventory-disk-name-and-firmware/

    67 votes
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  18. Cluster virtual name should not appear as a device in discovered inventory - at least there should be an way to exclude them from Collection

    Exclude Virtual Microsoft Cluster name from device discovery or at least include an easy way to exclude from device collections

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  19. SCCM 1702

    Let us see the discovery timeframes as an optional column under Administration - Discovery Methods. It'll save the admin time drilling into each discovery method to get the frequency etc. which can be very helpful during troubleshooting.

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  20. Client Machine Status in Real Time

    Need a list of all clients per collection based or over all which one time had client installed but now no communication with site server for extended period of time due to power off or other reasons. The total duration for any particular client being off-line due to power off in one day or a week time frame.

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