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  1. Support enabling App-V for Windows 10 Anniversary edition

    Now that App-V is included, it would be good if there was a way to automatically enable App-V in anniversary edition if an App-V application is deployed, or allow configuration using client settings

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    3 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  2. Automatically remediate Provisioning Mode if client is in this state for x days

    If a Configuration Manager Client Agent stays more than 2 days in Provisioning Mode it would be helpful if the client leaves this mode. Otherwise the device will not be managed and it makes it impossible to detect such devices as no Compliance checks or anything else can be done on them. It is annoying especially in cases where you Upgraded the OS from a legacy version to Windows 10 and the client stays in Provisioning Mode.

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for all your suggestions and feedback, updating status to completed.

    We still have one open item for cleaning up the task sequence status from Software Center which weā€™re intending to address in our 1906 release.

    Thanks for all your suggestions and feedback, updating status to completed.

    SCCM 1902 fast Ring released today
    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Update-1902-for-Configuration-Manager-current-branch-is-now/ba-p/376516
    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1902

  3. automate testdbupgrade

    This may be possible, but I've found no documentation on it. Is it possible to make the testdbupgrade process unattended. I've got 8 primary sites and it takes a considerable amount of time backingup/restoring/testdbupgrade. in preparation for a site upgrade. I'd like to automate it all. The sql part is fine.

    Can testdbupgrade be specified inside the the configmgrautosave.ini ?
    so it could work with a command like this:
    setupwpf.exe /script *configmgrautosave.ini /nouserinput

    3 votes
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  4. Download only applicable ConfigMgr upgrade packages with ServiceConnectionTool.exe

    If you have deployed offline Service Connection Point, ServiceConnectionTool.exe now (in ConfigMgr 1511 - 1606) downloads ALL published ConfigMgr update packages when you use -connect parameter. E.g. if your site only requires post 1606 hotfix, ServiceConnectionTool.exe downloads 1602, 1606 installation packages although they are installed! Currently it will download over 7 GB of updates, when you just need about 25 MB update package. This is just waste of time, network traffic & disk space.

    Please improve ServiceConnectionTool.exe, so it would only download the update packages that are applicable for the current installation.

    43 votes
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  5. Please fix the CmRCViewer does not correctly map mouse cursor to screen when Win 8.1/10 DPI scaling is enabled

    Please fix the "CmRCViewer does not correctly map mouse cursor to screen" when Win 8.1/10 DPI scaling is enabled bug, as this currently makes the feature completely useless for us. We have no idea where we're clicking. This issue will be more prevalent as more and more high-DPI screens come on the market.

    Bug ID: 433170 in SMS Bug Database
    PSS case ID: 116053014223835

    185 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Remote Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  6. OSD - Have different command-line options in the "Upgrade Operating System Task Sequence" to upgrade Windows 10

    Several command-line options are available to upgrade Windows 10 (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/commercialize/manufacture/desktop/windows-setup-command-line-options).

    By default, the "Upgrade operating system" task use the following command "Setup.exe /auto Upgrade /NoReboot /Quiet /DynamicUpdate Disable /ImageIndex 1 /PostOOBE <location> /PostRollback <location>" and if you want to use other switches, you must delete the default 'Upgrade operating system" task and use a "Run command line" task.

    Could you provide a system to dynamically change command-line options (eg switches [/ Auto {Clean | DataOnly | Upgrade}], [/ InstallLangPacks <location>], ...).

    19 votes
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  7. When a console crashes and you are editing a task sequence, allow sedo unlock if user name matches yours

    It happened to me yesterday with SCCM 1602 CB, I was editing two task sequences at the same time, trying to copy a section from one into the other when the console crashed. I needed the work done and this didn't help as as soon as I started the console again I got the familiar message shown below. The problem is you have to wait 30 minutes for the sedo lock to be removed or use PowerShell cmdlets to try and remove the lock.

    I don't think that is necessary at all as there is already a retry button onā€¦

    209 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  8. Separate defining company logo from Intune subscription

    If displaying the company logo and color scheme is further expanded to several end-user dialogs that are not necessarily Intune related, please enable defining a company logo to display in them without having an Intune subscription. Branded dialogs with company colors and logo are less likely to be misinterpreted and help end-users identify that the dialogs are originated from our organization's ConfigMgr and can be trusted.

    44 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  9. Remote tools - client setting to change client service to Automatic startup

    One of the biggest issues I hear with the Remote Tools is that when you restart a machine it takes a couple of minutes before you can remote control it again. This is due to the delayed start of the service. I assume that this cannot be changed per default but give us the option using a client setting to change it to Automatic instead of using a GPO would be really sweet!
    This is very similar to the following feedback item. https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8471107-fix-remote-control-bug-after-client-reboot#comments

    112 votes
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  10. New Softwarecenter: Save View-Settings: list view vs. tile view

    The new Softwarecenter supports list view and tile view. users should be able to save the view-settings.

    57 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  11. Download only the latest Branch \ upgrade of ConfigMgr

    both in online and offline modes of the Service Connection Point, when installing 1511 and then get the updates, ConfigMgr downloads 1602, 1602 hotfixes and 1606 EasySetups (and all of their prerequisites) when in 99% of the cases - we only need the latest release.
    this causes a lot of time waiting and bandwidth usage for nothing and it will probably get worse as there will be more future release.
    we want an option to choose what release to download instead of download them all

    28 votes
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  12. Application Deployment Types - Windows Server 2016 OS choice

    SCCM currently doesn't list Windows Server 2016 as an OS choice from within "Deployment Types" and more specifically at the "Requirements" tab when Operating System is used as a prerequisite. This is a must have in order to be able to target specific applications and deployments only over Windows Server 2016 instances.

    At this time even SCCM 1607 doesn't support this as a choice.

    6 votes
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  13. android (disable webbrowser)

    disable the web browser is possible in intune stand alone but it is not supported in hybrid. it should be supported. the gap between intune stand alone and hybrid for android management is too wide and should be closed

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    0 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Tyler Castaldo responded

    This setting was added in Configuration Manager current branch 1610, along with about 20 other Android settings we added in order to close the gap (or at least get really close).

  14. Improve addMembershipRules implementation for large direct membership collection or provide Stored Procedure to do the same

    Today we use an automated process to populate our device collections with machines from a fore-front configuration system.

    After we had exceeded 250000 machines in some collections adding new machines to these large collections has become a real pain. Meanwhile it takes from 40s to 7 minutes to a add a single machine. The SCCM console cannot be used anymore for large collections. It crashes with OOM when the collection is opened or a new computer is added using right click.

    Interestingly execution times don't really differ in terms of the number of machines added in one call of theā€¦

    21 votes
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  15. Export / Import TS fails with Install SW Updates step (SCCM CB - 1606)

    If you have a TS with an Install Software Update step, the TS can not be exported and imported. The Import Wizard fails with a null pointer exception. After removing the Install Software Update step, the TS can be exporteted and imported. The same happens with the Import-CMTaskSequence Commandlet. Please fix this error.

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  16. Make hardware inventory display name for OFFICE365PROPLUSCONFIGURATIONS pretty

    In CM1606, a new hardware inventory class was added for Office 365 Pro Plus Configurations which is great.

    Unfortunately, whoever added it made the display name for the class OFFICE365PROPLUSCONFIGURATIONS which is a little inconsistent with all the friendly names for everything else.

    PLEASECHANGEITTONORMALCASEANDUSESPACES. Remember, pretty counts! :-)

    Thanks for your help making ConfigMgr powerful AND beautiful.

    4 votes
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    completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow 'Windows Store for Business' feature settings to be changed/removed

    After incorrectly setting up a Windows Store for Business link, there is no way to remove or change this...

    Users need to be able to change the storage location, remove links to the Store or be able to update the key if it has expired. Currently it just says "The AAD credentials supplied must be tested before continuing." with an OK button.

    4 votes
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  18. When adding items to an "Install application" step in a TS let us select multiple apps

    When you create an OSD Task Sequence and get to the section where you install applications it gets really tedious is large deployments when you can only add 1 application at a time to the Install application step. I know the step can take upto 9 applications so why can't we have a checkbox next to each application and select them all at once rather than re-opening the wizard and browsing through a folder structure? I think this would simplify task sequence creation and management.

    5 votes
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  19. Ability to configure more options for Remote Control

    Ability to configure connection quality (Example: LAN, MODEM, SLOW) and according to the selection set some options, such as number of colors, do not display the wallpaper of the remote machine, these options would bring a better experience to the connection.

    16 votes
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  20. Support SQL Always On AG Asynchronous-commit

    Configuration Manager Current Branch (1602) Supports SQL Always On Availability Groups, however it only in a Synchronous-commit replicas.

    From TechNet:
    Asynchronous-commit mode. This availability mode is a disaster-recovery solution that works well when the availability replicas are distributed over considerable distances.

    Synchronous-commit mode. This availability mode emphasizes high availability and data protection over performance, at the cost of increased transaction latency. A given availability group can support up to three synchronous-commit availability replicas, including the current primary replica.

    This means that Configuration Manager can only support 3 secondary replicas in a SQL AO AG and they need to be inā€¦

    24 votes
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