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  1. Last Action Task Sequence Variable

    It would be great for error catching if there was a variable that held the last task sequence step. This would be good for logic in a task sequence group that continues on error and passes the last task sequence ran name to be handled by other steps.

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  2. Fix Install Applications step support with OSD standalone media

    During standalone media deployments the CM1706 client attempts to contact a MP when executing the Install Applications step and fails. Please fix this, as this capability worked, though limited, in ConfigMgr 2012 R2

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  3. Add a "1024MB" option for WinPE Scratch Space

    When I run DISM to add a language pack, I'm told that the recommended scratch space for WinPE is >1024MB. In ConfigMgr, I can only select up to 512MB for WinPE scratch space in my Boot Image. Could we add an option for 1024MB?

    6 votes
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  4. Fix the memory leak when editing Task Sequences

    I consistently run into issues with TS's when making changes to them. Upon closing the TS or applying changes I will receive an error that says "There are too many steps in your TS...". But if I close the console and reopen it, I am able to make the exact changes and they will save fine. The problem usually happens towards the end of the day so I believe it is a memory leak of some kind. I started seeing the issue in 1610 and figured it would go away with new versions. Just updated to 1710 and the issueā€¦

    5 votes
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  5. Task Sequence Deployment through Cloud Management Gateways

    Provide support for the use of task sequences to deploy or update Windows 10 clients through a cloud management gateway.

    210 votes
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  6. New builtin reports about Windows 10 versions and builds

    ConfigMgr has a few reports about operating systems, but they are not suitable with the new Windows 10 world. Please create new Windows 10 related reports. E.g.
    - chart with Windows 10 versions (Ent/Edu/Pro) and build (including click-through to see the actual devices)
    - report that lists devices with a specific Win10 version/build in a collection
    - report with Windows 10 versions/builds in a specific collection

    These are not very difficult to create, but because every Win10 customer needs them, they should be included in the product.

    These are also needed, because:
    - Windows 10 Dashboard doesn't provide drill through ā€¦

    91 votes
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  7. Software Updates client download from Windows Update

    Add an option to software updates deployments to force targeted clients to always download update content from Microsoft Update (regardless of availability on a DP).

    6 votes
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  8. SCEP for Mac - Add support for macOS High Sierra 10.13

    macOS High Sierra 10.13 was announced nearly 6 months ago for developers and beta testers. It has been released to the public for over 2 months.

    Please update the SCEP for Mac application to support the latest version of macOS.

    43 votes
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  9. Need support for Option 82 in PXE DHCP handshake as network tenant based on BGP/MPLS needs it for forwarding to DHCP Client.

    In order to avoid using distributed PXE Servers a support of the Option on PXE DHCP Handshake would make proper inter tenant forwarding possible.

    57 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Updating status to completed – see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/understand/find-help#send-a-suggestion for an explanation of each value.

    Our 1906 release is now available and has added support for option 82. Please note this only applies to the new PXE responder.

    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Update-1906-for-Configuration-Manager-current-branch-is-now/ba-p/775553

    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1906

  10. Enable a column for Windows 10 Build Version!

    Please add a column with the OS Build version to the console. It's really a pain when reports or collection querys have to be used to get this information.

    45 votes
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  11. SMB1 / SMBv1 (deprecated) is used in Configmgr 1706 to Capture Windows 10 1709. Please update Configmgr to accept SMBv2/3...

    SMB1 / SMBv1 (deprecated) is used in Configmgr 1706 to Capture Windows 10 1709.

    By default, SMB1 / SMBv1 is not installed by default in Windows 10 1709.

    Please update Configmgr to accept SMBv2/3...

    4 votes
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  12. Save-CMSoftwareUpdate cmdlet crashes PowerShell console

    Sometimes, when the cmdlet comes across certain cumulative Office updates, it crashes the whole PowerShell console, which makes it very inconvenient, when this cmdlet is used in scope of a scheduled task. The thing is that in such case, the script just terminates like nothing happened, which requires some advanced wrappers to be built around to alert when such issues occur.

    Here's the event that gets logged in the Application log:
    Log Name: Application
    Source: Application Error
    Date: 11/14/2017 7:06:37 PM
    Event ID: 1000
    Task Category: (100)
    Level: Error
    Keywords: Classic
    User: N/A
    Computer: --- cut out ---
    Description:
    Faultingā€¦

    3 votes
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  13. Add-CMScriptDeploymentType -AddDetectionClause "OR" functionality

    It would be helpful to have the ability to select OR as a Connector Value (which only has 2 states AND, OR) for the AddDetectionClause of Add-CMScriptDeploymentType
    The best example of this is when trying to create a ConfigMgr Client Update application. The client has a different GUID depending on whether it is x86 or x64.

    Why am I making a separate application deployment for the client upgrade as opposed to the built in one? The built in one will not use the files local to itself and pull the entire content accross the WAN again. So building an applicationā€¦

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    4 comments  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Support for advanced detection clauses was added in 1810.

    Example:
    PS PS4:\> $cla1=New-CMDetectionClauseFile -FileName filetest -PropertyType Size -ExpectedValue 123 -ExpressionOperator IsEquals -Path C:\ -Value -Is64Bit
    PS PS4:\> $cla2=New-CMDetectionClauseFile -FileName foldertest -PropertyType DateCreated -ExpectedValue (Get-Date) -ExpressionOperator LessThan -Path C:\ -Value
    PS PS4:\> $cla3=New-CMDetectionClauseRegistryKey -Hive ClassesRoot -KeyName aaa
    PS PS4:\> $logic1=$cla1.Setting.LogicalName
    PS PS4:\> $logic2=$cla2.Setting.LogicalName
    PS PS4:\> $logic3=$cla3.Setting.LogicalName
    PS PS4:\> Add-CMMsiDeploymentType -AddDetectionClause $cla1,$cla2,$cla3 -ApplicationName app -DeploymentTypeName dt -InstallCommand mycommand -ContentLocation “\\127.0.0.1\C$\CCMTools\Orca.Msi” -GroupDetectionClauses $logic1,$logic2 -DetectionClauseConnector {LogicalName=$logic2;Connector="or"},{LogicalName=$logic3;Connector="or"}

  14. Enable Role-Based Administration for Scripts .

    The Scripts node is great - I want to be able to control it with RBA - "only allow users in the XXXX AD group to run scripts scoped to it, to collections that they have access to"

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  15. BootMedia Version and PackageID

    Place a file on the BootMedia to identify it with the PackageID and the Package Source Version. If you have different BootMedias (Test, Prod, ...) or FieldService that does not know which one they used to create the USB Stick, it would be very helpful, to easily find the PackageID and the Version of the Media.

    4 votes
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  16. New Software Center for 1706 - Options Tab -> Power Management settings do not stay ticked

    In several 1706 environments, when users are given the option to override their power management plans, the New Software Center does not reflect them "ticking" that box once the software center is closed and re-opened. All the other settings seem to "stick". My guess is that the "Apply" button was taken away on purpose (was there in 1702) and this may have been overlooked. Please take a look and provide any information on a fix for this functionality.

    -LvilleSystemsJockey

    33 votes
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  17. Office 365 Required Updates in 1706 Should Not Force Applications to Close

    We can not have production applications close automatically.
    Revert back to having required Office 365 updates install at reboot by default and make the force closing of applications with optional display/postpone options a separate configurable option which can be selected per deployment (not client policy).

    137 votes
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  18. Need WSUS Maintenance tasks

    There should be a few built in maintenance tasks to go through and complete all the maintenance tasks that are needed for WSUS. I find having to run through these steps every month to be quite tedious requiring a lot of change control each month to get the maintenance work completed for WSUS.

    Everything described in this article should be automatically done by CM: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2016/01/26/the-complete-guide-to-microsoft-wsus-and-configuration-manager-sup-maintenance/

    615 votes
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  19. Set-CM<Type>DeploymentType fails with Invalid Property when updating Content Location

    Since I updated to 1706, any of the Set-CM<Type>DeploymentType cmdlets fail with an error when I try to update the content path/location to another location. Based on the error message, it seems the cmdlets need to have extra parameters added to handle the separate Install and Uninstall content paths/locations. Perhaps you could add -UninstallContentLocation and a switch for -UninstallContentSameAsInstallContent.

    Set-CMScriptDeploymentType : Invalid property: object Application(ScopeId_8C35D19A-F107-4878-83CC-9E26B213220D:Application_a463d8c5-c106-43ae-993b-f5bcb2f4ae4c:15) property
    DeploymentTypes.DeploymentTypes[0].Installer.Installer.UninstallContent: Uninstall Content not found in Contents collection
    At line:54 char:3
    + Set-CMScriptDeploymentType -ApplicationName $cmApplicationNa ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Set-CMScriptDeploymentType], InvalidPropertyException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ApplicationManagement.InvalidPropertyException,Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.Cmdlets.AppMan.Commands.SetScriptDeploymentTypeCommand

    9 votes
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  20. Allow customizable Software Center notifications for upgrade task sequences

    For Windows servicing and in-place upgrade task sequences, grant the ability to customize all fields of the popup. With 1610 custom messaging was added, but it only applies to one field. Suggestions are as follows:
    For the first one:
    ā€¢ Messaging is unclear as it says "Critical software maintenance must be completed on your computer afterā€¦" when in fact it needs to be done before or by the date highlighted.
    ā€¢ We were originally going to recommend rephrasing that but instead would ask to make all fields customizable inside of SCCM to tailor messaging to the organization's end users. Thisā€¦

    175 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Most of the asks here have been completed.

    These two smaller UV items remain. Please use your freed up votes to help us prioritize:

    Customize “critical software” text:
    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/34609345-allow-customization-of-the-generic-software-center

    Allow branding for all
    software center / end user dialogs: https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/18984631-software-center-custom-notification

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