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  1. Add a custom section to osdinjection.xml

    Add a custom section to the osdinjection.xml fie (just like we have for configuration.mof), that makes it easier to add custom settings after the upgrades. As it is now, 1602 upgrade will override the existing file. Future upgrades might do the same. A custom section will make it so much easier for us to add our stuff back thus not loosing valueable changes.

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

    Setting to Completed

    In 1606 release thereā€™s changes made to Boot Image Customization. \sms\pkg\sms00001 is now added to path ā€“ that package path is whatā€™s added in the Package used for the Prestart command (see Boot Image Customization tab)

    Any tools etc. in that path can be accessed in WinPE. Any updates can be done via updating the Package, then refreshing content.

  2. Add a 'View report in Web Reporting' button to Monitoring\Reporting

    Reports are awesome! But it would be much better if we could right click a report on the console and jump directly into viewing it on the web, or better yet, copy link to clipboard.

    15 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Reporting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  3. Disable old Ciphers, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0 and enable TLS 1.1 and 1.2 on all site systems

    On all SCCM 2012 site servers and systems, I want to disable old Ciphers, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0 and enable TLS 1.1 and 1.2.

    Old Ciphers:
    DES 168/168
    DES 56/56
    RC2 128/128
    RC2 40/128
    RC2 56/128
    RC4 128/128
    RC4 40/128
    RC4 56/128
    RC4 64/128
    Triple DES 168
    Triple DES 168/168

    12 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  4. Software Center - Software changes dialog box details link should link through to Installation Status tab

    Scenario:
    - Deployment with installation deadline- End user receives a "Software changes are required' notification (balloon/toast)
    - End user clicks the notification
    - A dialog box opens showing the number of required changes, restart requirement and some options for scheduling
    - When clicking view details (next to required changes) Software Center opens in the application tab

    On the applications tab there is no indication what item the change notification is referring to. The actual purpose of the change remains unclear for the end user.

    It would be nice if the view details link opens the Software Center in the Installationā€¦

    13 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  5. Software Center - Highlight relevant item after user clicks "new software is available" notification

    Scenario:
    - End user receives a "new software is available notification' (balloon/toast)
    - End user clicks the notification
    - Software Center opens and shows the "Applications" tab

    There is no indication which is the new item where the notification refers too. The user needs to look for any new items in a potentially large list.

    It would be nice if the relevant item would be highlighted and/or (temporarily) be listed somewhere on top of the list.

    28 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  6. Issue with Integration with Windows Update for Business in Windows 10 page

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt488782.aspx

    There are issues with this article. It states incorrectly useWSUSServer instead of UseWUServer.

    In addition in ConfigMgr 1602, the inventory of this registry key is not enabled by default and should be enabled using Hardware Inventory.

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    0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Hi Jean-SĆ©bastien – since you posted this, we’ve updated the registry key setting. As of 1606, the hardware inventory class is enabled by default. Look to see an update to the procedure that shows how to enable the feature in coming updates.

    Thanks for the feedback – keep it coming!

  7. Convert from Legacy BIOS to UEFI using one task sequence

    Scenario:
    You have a current environment where you have deployed Windows 7 x64 OS, or similar, and you have your BIOS configured in Legacy mode.
    You would like to be able to take advantage of the new Windows 10 features, such as "Credential Guard" therefore you need to enable Secure Boot and UEFI BIOS.
    You would like to do this in one task sequence.

    This scenario currently is not possible because SCCM knows if you are running UEFI or not - and has builtin safeguards.

    Workaround:
    Currently it's possible to create 2 task sequences.
    1 Task contains the following:
    Scriptā€¦

    265 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  8. Please enable us to search the documentation for a specific product version

    Today it's not possible to search only the documentation related to "Configuration Manager" (v.Next) for a specific word/topic. That's even not possible at the Microsoft sites directly (e.g. Microsoft.com). In any case old stuff related to Configuration Manager 2007 oder 2012 shows us. It would be great if you can enable to search only the documentation for a specific product version.

    This is a similar ask as in "Please bring the meta tags back to the documentation so we can search term" but probably not exactly the same.

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  9. Automatic Client upgrades - respect defined maintenance windows

    The function to upgrade clients automatically should be modified so it respect defined maintenance windows.
    If the client upgrade requires a reboot, and it happen outside maintenance windows, it will cause many issues in an enterprise environment.

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  10. Updates and servicing - Powershell CmdLet

    Working for a company with several Configmgr hierarchies, it would be great with a PowerShell cmdlet to initiate and control the updates and servicing.

    11 votes
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    3 comments  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  11. Actions such as Remove, Reset, Reset Passcode are not available in self service portal when device is enrolled by a Device Enrollment Manage

    Actions such as Remove, Reset, Reset Passcode are not available in self service portal will not be visible either in company portal or in self service portal i.e. portal.manage.microsoft.com when a user who has Device Enrollment Manager role assigned enrolls a device.

    3 votes
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    completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  12. Software Center: Add categories to maching targetted deployments.

    The new Software Center in 1511 should also categorize Applications using the user category even if it is not deployed to users but systems instead. It should reflect the user category no matter what.

    368 votes
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    37 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  13. iOS Application deployment and Mac OS

    The following link states it's possible to deploy app on Mac OS devices enrolled and managed with Microsoft Intune : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627955.aspx

    Right now it's not possible. You should remove the reference from the page.

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  14. Software Center: Change Software Center to display Package Name as well as Program Name

    It seems that Software Center is using the program name to populate packages within the interface. Many admins create a package with a package name that relates to the product being installed but then create program with a name 'Install' or 'Uninstall'.

    When the deployment is available in the Software Center it can be confusing for the end user to know what software is to be installed.

    Ideally both Package Name and Program Name should displayed in the Software Center.

    See discussion here
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/140b36e7-7dc0-4194-86a0-9c81f4875fe2/new-software-center-missing-package-name

    24 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  15. Please bring the meta tags back to the documentation so we can search term

    Back in 2012 and even 2007 the docs had a meta tag called appliestoproduct, which allowed to searched just the product docs for the version you were looking for.

    This allowed the build of search providers like these:
    https://oscc1-public.sharepoint.com/tn-library-searchpage

    This functionality is now no longer available

    20 votes
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  16. Make Cloud Distribution Point fully functional

    Enable appropriate distribution point functions on Cloud DPs like Group Relationships, Content, Boundary Groups, Schedule, Pull Distribution Point, and Rate Limits.

    of course, PXE and Multicast would not be appropriate Cloud DP functions.

    36 votes
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    completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  17. Software Center (1602) icons are blurry

    In the new Software Center the icons in the catalog are blurry. I have attempted to upload new ICO's with better quality, but the results remain the same. Please consider resolving the quality issue and/or allowing larger icon resolutions above 250x250. The new Software Center is nice, but only if we make it that way with professional icons.

    217 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  18. See if a user is logged in and if computer is active or idle

    Devices should show the current logged in user. Next to that should be an indication of if that session is active or not.

    This would allow us to see where a user is logged in without having to wait on the userprimarydevice field to populate. Being able to see if the session is active or not will help us know if we can remote in without interrupting a user.

    444 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  19. Configure BranchCache settings from Client Settings in the Admin Console

    Enables BranchCache in distributed mode on the client
    Set the Port number to use
    set the cache size, ttl etc
    set other BranchCache policy items

    Currently this has to be done outside of SCCM - makes sense to bring it into the Admin Console as other aspects of BranchCache config are already in the UI (DP config, deployment etc)

    47 votes
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  20. Software Center: Show only available Software (Hide already installed req. Software)

    New Software Center: show only available Software which the user actually can install/uninstall (hide already installed req. Software, which is installed as System)

    213 votes
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