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  1. Allow Multiple Custom Tabs in Software Center

    With 1806 we have the ability to add a custom tab to Software Center. This makes this the place to go for all your IT needs.

    We would like to see this extended further by allowing admins to add more than one tab to Software Center. Hopefully our users would never need to leave Software Center for their IT experience in Windows with this feature.

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    5 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. creating image for windows 10 for sccm

    Would like to capture and deploy image of windows 10 PC to SCCM

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    2 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Updating status to completed.

    Support for Windows 10 was added in our 1511 release back when Windows 10 was released. As well as the same Build, Capture, Deploy we’ve had for all previous Windows versions we added a new In-place Upgrade task sequence template and step

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/deploy-use/scenarios-to-deploy-enterprise-operating-systems

    Is there a gap in the functionality you’re seeing or something else – let us know, we’d like to address your ask and help you with deploying Windows 10.

  3. Clarify relationship between SC and SCCM

    List of discrepancies treating CM "Configuration Manager" different from DPM, SCOM, SCORCH, SCSM:
    - The SC Roadmap makes no mention of CM. http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/6/59602436-C9C5-48A1-B305-827654B9077B/SystemCenterRoadmapENUS.pdf
    - All the SC components except for CM appear to be on the same SAC (Semi-Annual Channel) software release train schedule with two releases (1801 and 1807) to date. https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/07/24/system-center-1807-available-now/
    - The Microsoft Docs URL for CM does not include "system-center", whereas the other SC offerings do. e.g. https://docs.microsoft.com/system-center/scom/ vs https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm

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    0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I’ve been waiting a while to post this status…. Configuration Manager is now part of Microsoft Endpoint Manager along with Intune. For more information, see https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2019/11/04/use-the-power-of-cloud-intelligence-to-simplify-and-accelerate-it-and-the-move-to-a-modern-workplace/

    Microsoft Endpoint Manager features and experiences will appear in the product over the coming months.

  4. change os upgrade tasksequence over cloud dp not to download all content locally

    with configmgr 1802 internet based clients need to download the complete ts content over the cloud dp. it would be great to only download needed content for the tasksequence

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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for all your feedback and suggestions. Updating status to completed – see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/core/understand/find-help#send-a-suggestion for an explanation of each status.

    This is the opt-in phase of our 1910 release (fast ring) and it is now live. Customers can opt-in and then download 1910 through their Admin Console now. In a couple weeks, we’ll open it up to everybody (slow ring), to enable downloading without the need to opt-in.

    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Update-1910-for-Microsoft-Endpoint-Configuration-Manager-current/ba-p/1032459
    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1910

    Download all content when needed by the task sequence is now supported for this scenario –
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1910#task-sequence-download-on-demand-over-the-internet

  5. Standalone Primary Mutliple SUPs Documentation update

    Standalone Primary with Multiple SUPs - Documentation update

    There is limited documentation on how to install and configure multiple SUPs in a Standalone Primary Site. It is advised to have all SUPs share the SUP DB when you have multiple SUPs in a Primary Site to reduce impact if a client changes SUP. However one of the SUPs will synch with MS Update while the others will synch with the one selected to synch to MS Update. Because of this the SUP configuration has to be the same for all SUPs and any SUP/WSUS maintenance needs to be carried out…

    10 votes
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  6. Software Center stopping for user-available-package deployments 1802 - bug

    Noticed since 1802 - Deployed package, deployment targeted at user collection (but running as admin). Deployment purpose 'Available'. Using new-style Software Center interface with tiles. About 3-10 seconds after user clicks 'Install', Software Center crashes with msg "SCClient has stopped working".

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  7. Use SCCM to remote control multiple monitors

    When using SCCM to remote control multiple monitors; allow the ability to select only one monitor to be remote controlled; vs. the option now of only stretching.

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  8. Allow Pull DPs to download content from Cloud DPs

    Allow Pull DPs to get content over the internet from cloud DPs.

    48 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Support for custom table synchronization into Data Warehouse

    Issue: Support for custom table synchronization into Data Warehouse

    Currently, although a method exists to extend tables that can be imported into the Data Warehouse, we learnt recently that this is not supported. We feel this represents a gap with the following impacts:
    - Not all tables from the SCCM database are currently synced into the DW. Even a common AI table like InstallSoftwareData must be synced via this custom process. This is a table used heavily in AI based software title reporting and therefore a common addition to the DW.
    - Custom inventory tables – inventory extension/customization…

    63 votes
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  10. Unable to import state message from 'co-management' enabled client

    nable to import status message when following condition.
     ・Clients with co-management enabled
     ・If the state message(.SMX) contains Japanese

    ◆Error Log
    [statesys.log]
    SQL MESSAGE: spProcessStateReport - Error: Message processing encountered a SQL error 241 at record 53 for TopicType 810:
    " Conversion failed when converting date and/or time from character string.", Line 0 in procedure ""

    ◆state message(.SMX)
    -<StateMessage SerialNumber="593" MessageTime="20180427063011.557000+000">

              &lt;Topic UserSID=&quot;&quot; User=&quot;&quot; IDType=&quot;0&quot; Type=&quot;810&quot; ID=&quot;CoManagementState&quot;/&gt;
    
    &lt;State ID=&quot;105&quot; Criticality=&quot;0&quot;/&gt;
    -&lt;StateDetails Type=&quot;1&quot;&gt;
    -&lt;![CDATA[&lt;ClientCoManagementMessage&gt;&lt;MDMEnrollment&gt;&lt;Enrolled Value=&quot;0&quot; /&gt;&lt;ServiceUri Value=&quot;&quot; /&gt;&lt;RegistrationKind Value=&quot;0&quot; /&gt;
    &lt;ScheduledEnrollTime Value=&quot;04/27/2018 06:30:11 午前&quot; /&gt;&lt;ErrorCode Value=&quot;2147549183&quot; /&gt;
    &lt;ErrorDetail Value=&quot;MDM enrollment hasn&#39;t been configured yet on AAD, or the enrollment url isn&#39;t expected.&quot;
    58 votes
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  11. Fix very slow content download (and constant certificate checks) - in a HTTPS Only infra - for OS upgrades through Task Sequence.

    Basically we observe a very slow content download ("Upgrade Operating System" + "Download package content" step, for the driver packs) when doing Win10 in-place upgrade through a TS over HTTPS.
    Issue occurs on both Win10 1607/1703, using SCCM 1802 (back-end and client).
    Approx. 90% of the smsts.log entries are all about certificate validation (sometimes even multiple times for 1 downloaded file).
    After each selection/validation action, a status of <success> is returned.. but only seconds later the same selection/validation is attempted over and over again.

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    15 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. List SMS Provider as site system role

    When decomissioning a site sytem, having the sms provider installed on that site system can cause the decomissioning to fail. By just displaying the sms provider as a site system role in the console, it's much easier to figure out that the fact that the sms provider is still installed is causing this.

    2 votes
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  13. CMPivot Log Search

    Extend CMPivot to be able to search log files on client systems. For instance, when the root cause of an issue is found in a windows or application log, declare the path to the log file and search for an entry to determine the scope of the issue in the environment.

    6 votes
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  14. Enable "Access content directly from distrubution point" when linking another Task Sequence

    When I used the new feature that makes it possible to run a Task Sequence within a Task Sequence the option to "Access content directly from distrubution point" disappears. Is it possible to keep that option accessible? It's nice to only have one TS with all drivers and run that within any other task sequence while keeping that option enabled. Driver installation without that option is alot slower in my experience.

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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback.

    The option to use “Access content directly from distrubution point” was regressed from another code change late in our 1802 release. This was addressed in 1806, updating status to completed.

    General Blog: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2018/07/31/update-1806-for-configuration-manager-current-branch-is-now-available/

    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1806

  15. Integrate /ResetBase and WIM Optimization/Exporting into Offline Servicing

    In the interest in making my OS deployment task sequences as fast and as optimized as possible, I always optimize WIM files anytime they're updated or re-created.

    In my build/capture task sequence, I add a step at the very end before capture to run DISM /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase so that all of the superseded updates are removed from the base image before it is captured. This results in a smaller WIM file and obviously, faster deployment times.

    With the built-in Offline Servicing option for OS images, once new updates are added, they remain in the component store of the image when…

    76 votes
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  16. Refresh Task Sequences inside WinPE

    Can we please have an option to refresh the list of available task sequences when PXE Booting?

    At present, we have to reboot the machine in order for a new Task Sequence to show, or if any changes have been made to that TS after PXE Booting (eg you forget to Distribute a package, or disable/enable a step).

    16 votes
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  17. Enable Azure Resource Management for Cloud DPs

    It would be great if you had the same ability to create a cloud DP like you can with the cloud gateway. Utilizing the classic installation type of using a certificate to create the cloud DP is cumbersome and prone to simple errors.

    4 votes
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  18. Enable co-management using multiple ConfigMgr hierarchies to one Intune tenant

    Some customers has multiple SCCM environments (Test and Production), and want to enable co-management from multiple (two) ConfigMgr hierarchies.
    They need to test and verify that nothing is broken before moving into production.

    29 votes
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  19. ContentLibraryTransfer not working on Remote DPs in Current Branch (1710/1802)

    ContentLibraryTransfer.exe runs fine on Site Servers (Primary and Secondary Sites) and doesn't work on Remote DPs, below is the error:

    CLT:05/03/2018 08:23:01 Reading Host Configuration : Read configuration on host

    CLT:05/03/2018 08:23:01 Unable to verify configuration. This tool can only be run on either Distribution Points or SiteServer machines

    11 votes
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  20. Remove trailing comma in primary user column

    When a device has a single primary user they appear with a trailing comma. Can this be cleaned up?

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