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  1. Make Software Inventory scan cycle useful again

    Software Inventory scan cycle (file scanning) of just Program Files can be ridiculously slow where it can run for over 12 hours or more which impacts all other inventory scan cycles. Worse still, if user powers down or restarts client the scan restarts from scratch. Disabling throttling is still too slow ( due to its use of WMI according to Tier 3) and not supported.
    We would like a usable Software (file) Inventory scan cycle.

    27 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Client Discovery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  2. Control Log Settings from Client Settings

    Set Custom Client Logging settings like Levels, History, Size and possibly Directory via Client Settings.

    10 votes
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  4. Add bandwidth controls for content library between Primary and Secondary Sites

    It would be good to have bandwidth controls on the packages being transferred from the primary to secondary site content library similar to transferring to DPs.

    5 votes
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  5. Change how reboot settings are configured

    Reboot configurations are set per-client. I would like the ability to do this per-deployment. It can currently be done through creative collections, but it's time-consuming to maintain. Just adding a couple of fields to the deployment table for reboot override behavior ought to do it.

    6 votes
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  6. Include the Right Click tools kit as part of the Console, not as a seperate download addon

    Include the Right Click tools adon as part of the Console install, not as a seperate download addon

    1,926 votes
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  7. Be able to specify the deployment type when pushing applications

    One of the biggest issues I have with the new applications vs packages is the inability to specify deployment types in task sequences. I usually write 2 or 3 different DT's. One silent, one noisy (For self serve) and one uninstall.

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  8. DCM to check for audit settings

    Configuration Management needs the ability to check for Audit settings on a folder, much like it checks security settings.

    I know it can be done in powershell, but thats a very long and nasty road.

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  9. Switch to let SCCM install applications in OSD via admin account instead of trusted user

    SCCM is great for deploying OS's, and MDT is great for customizing those images. I'm asking for a switch that allows SCCM to act like MDT when it comes to installing and customizing a reference image.

    1 vote
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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  10. Install applications before users can press ctrl+alt+delete to login.

    Add feature to deploy applications before users are allowed to logon at the ctrl+alt+delete screen. This would be a nice alternative to having to check for running processes before installing applications and would not interrupt users in their work.

    72 votes
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  11. Suspend Software Center activities when in PowerPoint presentation mode

    Currently, there exists a setting in Software Center to "suspend Software Center activities when my computer is in presentation mode." Users don't have any idea what Windows Presentation Mode is. Ideally, the setting would stop Software Center activities when PowerPoint is running a presentation. That is often when you'd want to stop Software Center from installing something anyway.

    19 votes
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  12. Allow an application to install interacively IF a user is logged on; otherwise install without interaction

    Currently, in order to allow an application to have interaction, you need to select the option to install "Only when a user is logged on". It would be better if it allowed interaction if the user is logged on, but install without interaction if NO user is logged on. When running an MSI with /qb, you want interaction because the installer may need to prompt the user to close an application. However, if no user is logged on then it doesn't matter and interaction is not necessary.

    10 votes
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  13. Browser plugins

    If a plug in is needed for a webpage and it is not installed on the machine redirect the user to the Application Catalog instead of the vendor site. For example, user needs Flash, the page prompts the user to install Flash and directs them to the App Catalog. Do not know if this it technically possible but would be neat. Especially if it worked with all browsers.

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  14. Integrate App-V into the SCCM Client.

    Much like how SCEP is installed by the CM client when the option is enabled. Give an option to enable App-V in the client settings and the client installs App-V and any prerequisites.

    2 votes
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  15. Show Powershell equivalent command(s) at any wizard completion

    At wizard completion for anything, show the Powershell cmdlet equivalent like in other System Center products.

    1,511 votes
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  16. Applocker Management

    Fully integrate AppLocker into SCCM similar to how you do for SCEP. Would be great to be able to create AppLocker rules and monitor what get allowed and disallowed.

    35 votes
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  17. An improved console that merged ADUC, GPMC, and SCCM deployments/queries/collections

    Imagine a console like ADUC that let you view GPOs and AD objects alongside each other, with contextual color-tinted overlays that help you visualize where items are applied. It should also display SCCM collections, queries, and deployments.

    4 votes
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  18. Automatically add products to WSUS syncs based on SCCM inventory

    Currently, you need to 'know what you have' to enable update syncs for products in WSUS/SCCM. That means that components could be present and not updated, but systems appear to be '100% up-to-date'. It would be nice to have an option to allow SCCM to add software categories to look for based on inventory results (e.g. 'someone installed SQL Server 2014, so WSUS should now look for updates for it').

    26 votes
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  19. 'SCCM Essentials' for small-to-medium businesses

    SCCM is big and complicated. A lot of smaller organizations would benefit from a stripped-down edition that shipped as an appliance VM with a setup/integration wizard.

    3 votes
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  20. Allow Active Directory Distribution Lists to be Targeted for Deployments in Collections as a Group Resource

    Allow Active Directory Distribution Lists to be Targeted for Deployments in Collections as a Group Resource. Currently AD DLs are not able to be targeted, just AD Security Groups are able to be targeted.

    18 votes
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