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  1. Powershell 6.x support everywhere in SCCM

    Explicitly being able to select the option of using PowerShell 6.x in scripts/compliance rules/task sequences would be a good future thinking feature to adopt as soon as possible.

    Ideally a version option built in to SCCM like that for x32/64 OS, but for PS 5.1/6.x would make this interesting.

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    • Add the ability to add and edit Install Behavior for Application Deployment types with PowerShell cmdlets

      Add the ability to add and edit Install Behavior for Application Deployment types with PowerShell cmdlets

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      • MVP-New-CMConfigurationItem / Set-CMConfigurationItem supported platform

        the New-CMConfigurationItem and Set-CMConfigurationItem should be able to set the supported platforms. today this is not possible to easily perform this task

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        • MVP-Powershell for Adding EP collection to dashboard (UpdateVisibilityInEPDashBoard)

          add-CMCollectionToDashboard and Remove-CMCollectionFromDashboard would be great addition to the existing powershell so the UpdateVisibilityInEPDashBoard WMI method would not be required anymore

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          • MVP-Set-CMClientSettingSoftwareUpdate

            add option to manage express updates via Set-CMClientSettingSoftwareUpdate (Enable/Disable and Port used)

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            • MVP- Set-CMClientPushInstallation NTLM

              the Set-CMClientPushInstallation should have an option to set the Allow connection fallback to ntlm

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              • MVP-Powershell client settings for software center

                add a new Set-CMClientSetting to customise software center. today the only way is to use the props SettingsXml for SMS_SCI_ClientComp (SoftwareCenter) WMI and create a xml to configure it.

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                • New-CMAppliccationDeployment available updatesupersedence deadlinedatetime SCCM 1802

                  Please enable the deadlinedatetime parameter in the CMDLet for available Packages, so that we can autoupdate available software again without needing the user to take Action.

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                  • Run Scripts: Need to have visibility on who executed a script (accountability)

                    Script status should provide details on who executed a particular script.

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                    • Run Scripts: Ability to run unapproved scripts on a test collection

                      The "run script" feature is fantastic, but somewhat clunky when multiple lower level admins are adding scripts, as they can't be tested before approval.

                      It would be great if we could designate a "development" collection for running scripts that have not been approved yet.

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                      • Save-CMSoftwareUpdate - Add parameter to specify download source path (UNC\Network)

                        When using this cmdlet to download updates from an update group into an update package, where is the download source and is it possible to specify a custom location?

                        For example, if I wanted to specify my download source as a WSUS content folder on another server I could I do something like this.
                        Save-CMSoftwareUpdate -SoftwareUpdateGroupName $mySUG -DeploymentPackageName $mySUPkg -SoftwareUpdateLanguage "English" -DownloadLocation "\\myWsusServer\wsuscontent"

                        This would be helpful in the following scenario, let's say we have a stand-alone primary that cannot be connected to the internet due to a business requirement, but has access to an upstream WSUS server that downloads…

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                        • ConfigurationManager PowerShell module should register itself as an Env Variable

                          Today, when you install the CM Console, the PowerShell module will be placed under the %CMInstallDirectory%\AdminConsole\Bin\ConfigurationManager.psd1

                          This makes sense given where the user is choosing to install the console, and that's fine. But placing it here off the beaten path means that it is not importable using PowerShell's module autodiscovery features. For instance, if a module is found in any of the standard user or system paths (or registered under the $ENV:PsModulePath) the user can easily import the module without having to specify the full path, a big user quality of life win. This is the way that SQL Server…

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                          • Run Scripts: Prevent Script feature from sending all (i.e. optional) parameters

                            What I've noticed when using the new "Scripts" feature is that SCCM runs scripts with a very specific command format/syntax when calling a PowerShell script. Part of that is explicitly specifying every individual script parameter, regardless of whether it is mandatory.

                            I suppose that normally, this shouldn't be a problem, but besides being unnecessary and against the spirit of optional parameters, I've also been running into what I assume is a bug, where SCCM fails to properly pass all parameters. There seems to be a parameter limit, or more likely, a character limit to the command line SCCM runs on…

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                            • CM Pivot - have autostart use the SMS_Autostartsoftware wmi class

                              CM pivot appears to just list the registry autostart locations.
                              Please use the SMS_autostartsoftwarewmiclass.

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                              • Allow "uninstall content settings" to be modified using PowerShell

                                Monthly updating of applications like FlashPlayer, Java, Chrome, Reader DC, Office 365 Client, etc. are repetitive and tedious, so I like to automate monthly applications updates as much as possible. When creating a new application using powershell, I cannot set the "Uninstall content setting" located under the Deployment Type and the Content tab. This allows me to save on downloading large sets of files to uninstall when either an "MSIEXEC /X {GUID}" handles it with no files required, or something like Office 365 Client where 1.5 GB is needed to install, but only 5MB or so to uninstall.

                                The command…

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                                • PowerShell Cmdlet to display the required software updates for a device

                                  I would like to have a cmdlet to display all required updates for a device, or all devices. I have made a SQL query to do this, so I know it's possible. The query is based on the "Software Updates - A Compliance" reports, but only lists required updates, not installed. This is very useful for finding any missed updates that may be important or critical.

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                                  • Save-CMSoftwareUpdate error RPC server unavailable when connecting under a different account

                                    My idea is to have the scenario described below supported.

                                    When running Save-CMSoftwareUpdate command on a CMSite-PSDrive that connects to a ConfigMgr site in a different domain (used Get-Credential to pass credentials in New-PSDrive call) than the user account the PowerShell window is running as, I get error 'The RPC server is unavailable'.

                                    I can successfully change location to the PS drive, and run other ConfigMgr PS cmdlets.

                                    Commands:
                                    New-PSDrive -Name <sitecode> -PSProvider 'CMSite' -Root <siteserverFQDN> -Credential (Get-Credential)
                                    Set-Location <sitecode>:
                                    Save-CMSoftwareUpdate -SoftwareUpdateName <name> -DeploymentPackageName <name> -Verbose

                                    Verbose output from Save-CMSoftwareUpdate call:

                                    VERBOSE: Start: Execution of WQL query: Select * from…

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                                    • Server groups (cluster patching) - Powershell cmdlets

                                      Please add cmdlets, to be able to configure and maintain server groups.

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                                      • Predeclare devices with powershell

                                        It's could be great to add a powershell cmdlet to import devices, like Import-predeclaredDeivces -Type Android -EMEI 000000 -Description "User A"
                                        Or by importing a CSV :
                                        Import-predeclaredDeivces -Csv c:\import.csv

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                                        • Run Scripts: Should allow for exporting results from Script Status

                                          Run Script: export the results from Script Status to Excel file

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