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  1. add a powershell possibility to add repair command to a deploymenttype of an application

    add a powershell possibility to add repair command to a deploymenttype of an application

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      1 comment  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Set-CMAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment to include missing AllowWUMU and AllowUseMeteredNetwork

      Although you can now add multiple deployments to a single Automatic Deployment Rule there a couple of options that can be read but not set. These are:

      "If software updates are not available on the distribution point in current, neighbor or site boundary groups, download content from Microsoft Updates."
      and
      "All clients on a metered internet connection to download content after the installation deadline, which might incur additional costs"

      I can successfully retrieve all Deployments associated with an Automatic Deployment Rule via the Get-CMAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment cmdlet and see the current settings for these properties by parsing the DeploymentTemplate XML.

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      • Allow Deadline with Start-CMApplicationDeployment using UpdateSupersedence

        When using the PoSh Cmdlet Start-CMApplicationDeployment with Parameter -UpdateSupersedence et to $true the DeadlineDateTime Parameter it ignored if the Application is deployed as Available - I actually states it in a Warning as well.
        But with UpdateSupersedence set to true we need the Deadline Parameter again, to not enforce the updates immediately.

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        • Make client CIM methods work over WinRM

          Currently using Invoke-CimMethod will fail on remote clients unless you use a CimSession with a CimSessionOption specifying the DCOM protocol.

          The server side classes work great with CIM cmdlets, it'd be great if there were parity there with the client classes, especially since PowerShell 6.0 doesn't include the WMI cmdlets that people will gravitate toward to use DCOM.

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          • Add query based parameters for script

            It would be nice to have the option to add some query based parameters for script (WQL or SQL). So values for parameters could be dynamic based on a query and scope of the user who trigger the script.

            i.e. We could have hiding deployments (without any notifications to the end users), then the admin user could select application or updates from the list to enforce deployment.

            8 votes
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            • Ability to run scripts from the SCCM server, like a built in Web Service

              Adding the ability to run powershell scripts on a SCCM site server when called from a Task Sequence or Compliance item.

              Some scripts need special rights or modules that are not available to Users or client devices. (ActiveDirectory, ConfigManager actions)

              Being able to add these scripts in the SCCM console and have them ran from a call back from the client or Task Sequence would save running multiple Web Services on the server.

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              • Pass script parameters with Invoke-CMScript

                Allow the Invoke-CMScript to pass script parameters. This could be done with a ScriptParameter hashtable similar to how Invoke-CMReport functions.

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                • PowerShell Cmdlet for Modifying Nested Task Sequence (Get/Set-CMTSStepRunTaskSequence)

                  It would be very helpful to have a cmlet that will allow you to modify the "Run Task Sequence" with PowerShell.

                  I'd like to be able to script replicating an entire task sequence "suite" (including all of the nested sequences) and re-linking the new nested sequences.

                  My use case is something like this:
                  I want to start development work on a new build revision. The script would duplicate the production sequences (both parent and children) and repoint the "Run Task Sequence" steps to new "DEV" child sequences.

                  This would automate the process and ensure that none of the production sequences…

                  12 votes
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                  • Get-CMDetectionClause

                    Could we have a get-cmdetectionclause command? I'd like to be able to get an existing detection clause for a deployment which would be useful for not only managing existing detection clauses but being able to explore and re-using them for other applications.

                    As it is right now I use get-cmapplication | get-cmdeploymenttype | select SDMPackageXML in order to view the detection method as XML.

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                    • Unify Powershell Functionality

                      The recent Powershell features like 'Run Script' and allowing them to be added directly to a Task Sequence step are fantastic, but things are beginning to feel somewhat fragmented.

                      It would be great if SCCM had a central script repository, maybe backed by git, that we could pull scripts from as opposed to adding them.

                      This would allow us to easily use the same code in a Task Sequence and a 'Run Script' without having to maintain it in multiple places. Perhaps we could even add a special Powershell Script Package Program type that would pull a script from the…

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                        0 comments  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 7 votes
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                        • CMPivot Eventlog is using Get-Eventlog instead of Get-WinEvent

                          The current 1806 implementation of CMPivot is using the cmdlet GEt-Eventlog read event log entries. The PowerShell command is:
                          $events = get-eventlog -LogName $logName -Newest 50 -ErrorAction Stop

                          This limits the logs to be read from to logs like Application, Security, System and only some others. On my client (Get-EventLog -List).Count has only 12 logs.

                          The better command would be Get-WinEvent. Where I can access all logs. The command (Get-WinEvent -ListLog *).Count returns 463 logs.

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                          • set-cmcollection does not terminate on name collisions with errors in -errorvariable and doesn't seem to work with try/catch

                            If we could get this functionality it would go a long way in automating collection management.

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                            • SMS_ConfigurationItemLatest.ObjectPath property is null

                              Both the iResultObject from Get-CMConfigurationItem and the SMS_ConfigurationItemLatest object returned from a WMI query have a null value as the objectpath property.

                              Current workaround is to make recursive queries on SMS_ObjectContainerNode to get the ObjectPath of these objects.

                              4 votes
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                              • Import/Export Cmdlet Parameter aliases

                                Could we please have a common alias for the file path parameters in the various import/export cmdlets?

                                For example, currently we have:
                                1. Export-CMBaseline uses -Path to set output path, and
                                2. Export-CMTaskSequence uses -ExportFilePath.

                                Then we have:
                                1. Import-CMBaseline using -FileName to determine location of exported files
                                2. Import-CMApplication using -FilePath,
                                3. Import-CMTasksequence using -Path.

                                A common alias like "Path" or "FilePath" for all these parameters will be very handy in reducing complexity of scripts calling your Cmdlets.

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                                • New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment missing -RequirePostRebootFullScan option.

                                  The New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment command is missing the -RequirePostRebootFullScan option. This should be added similar to the New-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment command.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Run Scripts: scripts results does not show systems offline or failed

                                    The SCCM scripts feature is new and so far works very well, however there is no feedback on systems offline or failed. The lower pie graph shows the numbers offline/failed but you cannot view them. The results tab only shows return codes of systems that actually executed scripts.

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                                    • Run Scripts: Create Collection based off of results

                                      The scripts feature provides a powerful feature to provide real time information on an enterprise, that hardware inventory may not provide. It would be very helpful if you could create a collection based on the results of Script, or add the machines to an existing collection natively through the CM Console.

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                                      • Run Script: Ability to pass collection variables

                                        I want to run a powershell script with the new Run Script, with the ability to see the collection id, collection variables, collection members that script is being ran against. The script runs on the local system as SYSTEM so it can't reach back to SCCM to obtain this information. I know you can add credentials to allow this, but a simple GET-CMRunScriptCollectionName or GET-CMRunScriptCollectionVariables would be nice.

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                                        • Provide cmdlet to get deployment status summarization statistics

                                          Need a cmdlet to gather/run a deployment status summarization. Providing the deployment statistics with a list of each device and its current state.

                                          In this way I could automate against which systems are currently in error/unknown. There is no simple way to do this outside of the GUI, and I may have dozens of deployments to verify against.

                                          I've seen some possibilities using SQL queries to join 3-4 tables together to pull this off, but it lacks message state value translations. The data coming back doesn't have meaning.

                                          Its simple... I need to get a list of devices that are…

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