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  1. Under Software Library --> Applications, ability to jump down to an application by typing the first few letters of the application name.

    Under Software Library --> Applications, ability to jump down to an application by typing the first few letters of the application name. This can be done in other modules in the Configuration Manager. I'm not sure why it hasn't been implemented in the Applications module. This is much quicker to jump down to the right application instead of using the Search bar or scrolling down.

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  2. Check for running exe and is in Presentation mode

    in current Technical Preview is integrated the Check for running exe.
    But as an improvement it will usefully to integrate the Check for Client is in Presenation mode.
    Like the PSapp Deployment Toolkit. with this two things, it will greatly improve the development time of Deployment of Applications.

    3 votes
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  3. Application deployment is available/required depending if a user is logged on or not

    I'd like to create an application deployment that is available when a user is logged on and it would be automatically required if a user is not logged on.

    This is needed when application deployment can happen only if some process is not running. In 1702 you can close some running process, which helps the problem. However, there are situations when you cannot close the conflicting processes, because the user might lose some data. In these scenarios, you need a way to initiate the deployment immediately, when the user logs off or if there are no user logged on.

    8 votes
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  4. Show different icon for Task Sequence steps with active condition or continue on error in TS Editor

    The Task Sequence editor shows a green icon for every active step and a grey icon for every disabled step. It world be great if you could see on the icon if an active step has an execution condition (maybe a blue icon) or is set to continue on error.

    At the moment you have to click on every step and switch to the options tab to get this information.

    6 votes
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    Refreshing the status

    We released our 1907 Technical Preview today, that adds search functionality to the task sequence editor. Part of that allows filtering by ‘Continue on Error’ and can search Conditions too.

    See:
    Doc: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/get-started/2019/technical-preview-1907
    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Search-in-the-Task-Sequence-Editor-in-ConfigMgr-Technical/ba-p/748909
    for more details.

    Searching is quicker then browsing for an icon, try it out and let us know if this meets your ask.

  5. Console hangs when switchting from TS to Monitoring - Deployments

    When we navigate to Software Library => Operating System => Task Sequences => select some TS.
    Click on a TS and under 'related objects' click on 'deployments'
    You are switched to monitoring - deployments but the console hangs (no reponse on any action). TS is deployed to some collection. In scenario when TS is not deployed to any collection it is ok. We tested it on CM 1602, 1606 and 1610 and it is same everywhere. According MS Escalation Support the query is extremely slow and should be redesing. From Escalation enginner: Iā€™ve been able to pinpoint the issue andā€¦

    1 vote
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  6. More User Notifications

    Add the following user notifications to a deployment:
    ā€¢ Display in Software Center and hide all notifications
    ā€¢ Hide in Software Center and show all notifications
    ā€¢ Hide in Software Center and only show notifications for computer restarts

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  7. Rework the Asset Message Pane

    Especially when I am testing a Task Sequence Deployment, I like to check the status messages that the SCCM Site receives from the clients.
    Much easier to see steps and associated exit codes than waiting for the build to finish and trawling the log file.

    Monitoring>Deployments>(Deployment)>In Progress>(Machine)>More Details> Status

    The only problem with it, is that the actual dialog box that pops up has no window controls, so you have to drag the edges to read the info, and more often than not when you hover over the message so you can read it, it closes after a couple ofā€¦

    6 votes
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  9. Countdown timer before closing executable

    For the new feature in 1702 ("Check for running executable files before installing an application"), add a countdown timer pop-up above the system tray, like the countdown for restart, but in this case to allow the user to save any unsaved work before the specified executables get automatically closed.

    9 votes
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  10. Add notifications to Action Center on Windows 10 for new Software Available Deployments

    Add notifications to the Action Center in Windows 10 when new Software is available

    27 votes
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  11. Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation.

    Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation. Currently, many deployments install as expected but are not detected after installation. Soon after the detection succeeds and subsequently resolves to "Success".

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  12. Create a PowerShell cmdlet too add/edit/remove duplicate hardware identifiers

    New-CMDuplicateHardwareIdentifier
    Set-CMDuplicateHardwareIdentifier
    Remove-CMDuplicateHardwareIdentifier

    Please create cmdlets to add/edit/remove duplicate hardware identifiers. We have a large organization and those pesky Lenovo Yoga's get a USB to Ethernet dongle with each one. We have over 500 dongles currently, and I don't see a way to automate importing those MAC addresses. Thanks!

    55 votes
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  13. Application catalogue improvement

    It would be very useful that we could limit in application catalog what user can view by adding collection see example in attached document below..

    This could be available to all but still require administrative approval.
    Or could be limited let say to a country but still require administrative approval.

    3 votes
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  14. add the ability to pin software deployments to a deployment monitoring workspace

    add the ability to pin software deployments to a monitoring station (place) for a quick place to monitor critical deployments

    4 votes
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  15. Make automatic client upgrade more intelligent to not break other running installations

    Right now, the automatic Client upgrade scheduled Task is not aware of any running installations. So if appenforce.log shows a running Installation and at the same time the randomly timed scheduled tasks kicks in, the Installation cannot finish without error and will randomly leave the Installation or the SCCM Client itself in a unhealthy state. A reinstallation is the only way out.

    Repro steps
    - Activate automatic Client Upgrade in Hierarchy settings
    - Exclude some test clients from automatic client upgrade
    - Create an Application with a deploymenttype using a custom script
    - As the script, use a batch fileā€¦

    194 votes
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  16. System Status sort order by icon or status

    When looking System Status> Site Status or Component status you can order by column headers. When clicking on Icon - desired sort order would be red,yellow,green (or opposite) and when clicking on Status then Critical,Warning, OK ( or opposite) .
    At moment it is mixed, ie not in severity order, but more like yellow,green, red.
    If there is long list of rows and it doesnt fit on screen You must click and scroll several times.

    9 votes
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  17. MDT features in ConfigMgr

    Per Adam Meltzer's request:

    Instead of having MDT installed by default with CM, have the option to include some of MDT's features into CM.

    "Maybe a better request here would be to have some more feature parity between MDT and Configuration Manager. In other words, at minimum Configuration Manager should have all of the functionality MDT has."

    1 vote
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  18. Option to use SYSTEM context for detection method for a user-based application deployment

    The application detection method only runs in the user context if it is deployed to a user collection. This would be reasonable if the Deployment Type user experience were set to "Install for User" (User context), however the detection method runs in the user context when this is set to "Install for system" installation behavior (SYSTEM context).

    60 votes
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  19. Implement reporting (tracking) for package on demand distribution

    For the Feature described here https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg712321.aspx> Scenario 7 ability to distribute packages on demand - there is no way of traking or reporting if this was Happening to the package. I would like to have a report reflecting what packages have been initiated by this Distribution method. This might be be a package flag. Today the only way of seeing this is looking at the MP LM with advanced logging turned on finding

    <ProvisionDPRequest SchemaVersion="1.00"><Packages PackageID="CAS00010"><DP NALPath="[&quot;Display=\\wcp2.test.msft\&quot;]MSWNET:[&quot;SMS_SITE=CP2&quot;]\\wcp2.test.msft\" SiteCode="CP2"/></Packages></ProvisionDPRequest>

    28 votes
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  20. Allow user to select 'automatically restart' when applying all required changes.

    When the user received the 'Software changes must be applied to your computer' there are two radio options:
    'Apply all required changes now (recommended)'
    'Apply all required changes outside my business hours'

    There is also an checkbox that say 'Restart my computer automatically if needed'. However, this checkbox is disabled when the first radio option is selected. I would ask that it remains enabled for both options. We are trying to train users to take an active role in installing updates according to their own schedule. The reboot process has become a large portion of the update process. So ifā€¦

    19 votes
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