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  1. Update Notifications to Users for Application Approvals/Denials

    Currently, when users request an application through the Software Center, it will generate an email (if setup) allowing helpdesk to approve or deny the request. That feature works great and I think it is a good step forward. However, when the request is approved, no notification is sent back to the user. They would have to manually check the software center to see if the approval went through or if the system is still online outside of their defined business hours, it will automatically install. This is a poor experience from our standpoint as users tend to not notice theseā€¦

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    0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  2. Update SDK Documentation about the use of this file FormatMessageCtl.dll

    Update documentation to reflect where this FormatMessageCtl.dll file is. It is documented as being required to work with status messages but no longer seems to appear in the product. Several locations are shown such as in the ssrs install file as well as inetpub but those no longer seem to hold the file.

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  3. Fix Active Directory Discovery Attribute <Not Set> Bug

    When an optional AD attribute has been selected for inclusion in AD discovery, if that attribute has a value at time of discovery, it is included in the discovery and reflected as part of the information for the user/computer/group object in CM. If that AD attribute is later cleared (changed to <not set> / NULL value in AD), discovery identifies that the attribute is a NULL value and purposely skips it from the discovery. As such, the user/computer/group object in AD falls out of sync with the AD attributes and continues to report the value even though it has beenā€¦

    141 votes
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    under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  4. Give more granular control over the 2 hour SUP failover timeout

    Currently, failover from one SUP to another SUP is always at least 2 hours. Even with the new Boundary Group design, with controllable failovers - the minimum is still 2 hours. Allow admins to control that minimum, and set it smaller than 2 hours.

    10 votes
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  5. Adjustable Window Sizes within Admin Console

    It would be nice to have the ability to adjust window sizes within the console. As an example, the Membership rule window in the collection properties only has enough room to show 2 lines. Being able to maximize or edit to a custom size and have the console remember these sizes would be great.

    This could be incorporated into the fixes that are being introduced with the High DPI resolutions.

    43 votes
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  6. SCCM ability to change office 365 channel like in GPO Settings

    Would like to be able to change O365 Channels for Clients in SCCM,
    Like you can in GPO... currently GPO wont honor the channel I want because SCCM is managing the O365 Client.

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  7. Enable HTTP content locations for source files

    Enable the use of HTTP and HTTPS locations as source locations for content. With the increaseing use of GitHub and binary repositories like Artifactory the ability to use HTTP locations as content locations for applications and packages would be greatly helpful in managing and distributing the a content in an efficient manner within SCCM.

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  8. Allow the Client Upgrade to be performed outside maintenance windows

    We would like the Client Upgrade feature to allow the client to be upgraded outside of maintenance windows but also give the option to only install when no user is logged in, like deploying Applications allow.

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    under review  ·  14 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  9. Include orchestration of software updates especially for tiered solutions

    Today it's only possible to orchestrate software updating based on a membership in collections.
    This is however rarely enough for more complex setups where you might have back-, middle-, and front tiers in your setup.

    Therefore I recommend adding a dependency system between computer objects, so that you can orchestrate at least the following:
    1) Which tier of servers are patched first, second and third etc.
    2) Reboot order between the different tiers which includes an accept of one tier being fully patched and rebooted before the next tier is begun updating.
    3) Ability to choose between warning or rollbackā€¦

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