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  1. Enable a column for primary user!

    Enable an option to quickly see the primary user of a device (within the columns on the console) I don't have time to individually click machines or run reports to find the primary user.

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    This is fixed in the just shipped #SCCM 1802 release. For both Primary User, and Logged on user. We still will improve a couple things:
    1) it is only in devices views; and we will add it in more views (collections, etc.)
    2) We actually think we can do even better than this, and use the SCCM fast channel to show currently logged in now users. If you like this idea, vote here:
    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/13061739-see-if-a-user-is-logged-in-and-if-computer-is-acti

  2. automatically search all sub-nodes

    Currently, when changing nodes from Application, to Packages to Collection, every time you begin a search, you must re-check the box to 'Search all Sub-nodes'. As the average SCCM admin might make dozens of searches a day to find content, computers, collections, this is really irritating. It would be a better behavior to automatically search all sub-nodes.

    377 votes
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  3. Automatically upgrade all UI consoles when upgrade the site

    Now that ConfigMgr is shipping many times a year - make it easy (automatic) to upgrade all the Admin UIs.

    216 votes
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  4. Make hyperlink on properties page take you to content status (was Admin Console UI fix)

    When in the properties of an application, package etc on the summary tab there is a hyperlink to content status. It would be a very productive update to take you directly into the status of the object instead of dumping you into the root of content status and having to search for the application etc you were just in.

    215 votes
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  5. When a console crashes and you are editing a task sequence, allow sedo unlock if user name matches yours

    It happened to me yesterday with SCCM 1602 CB, I was editing two task sequences at the same time, trying to copy a section from one into the other when the console crashed. I needed the work done and this didn't help as as soon as I started the console again I got the familiar message shown below. The problem is you have to wait 30 minutes for the sedo lock to be removed or use PowerShell cmdlets to try and remove the lock.

    I don't think that is necessary at all as there is already a retry button onā€¦

    209 votes
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  6. Better support of high DPI and UI scaling in the console

    I know Windows 10 is bringing much better support of HiDPI, but I don't believe the console is taking advantage of those enhancements.

    Most of the console renders OK on HiPDI screens, but there are many windows that are simply unusable due to improper support of scaling. The examples I've attached are from a 4K monitor at 150% (which is the default for Windows). This issue also occurs on HiPDI screens on laptops like the Dell XPS 13.

    190 votes
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  7. Continue to invest in Out-of-band support (Intel Vpro/AMT)

    SCCM only supports up to version 6, latest hardware uses version 10.
    SCCM provisioning uses SOAP which was deprecated by Intel.
    This is now a big hassle for people who want to use Intel Vpro in combination with SCCM. We need to make use of an Intel Add-on (Intel SCS) to get things working but itā€™s far from ideal.
    Please bring back the provisioning support compatible with the latest versions of Vpro and bring support for new features such as KVM.

    151 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    In order to support customers as the speed Intel is update Vpro/AMT – we worked with Intel for them to own the integration, and support latest versions (as ConfigMgr itself only supported up to version 6.) Intel has released an updated version that should solve the customer needs:
    http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/software/setup-configuration-software.html
    We will continue to partner with Intel to provide APIs they need for the integration.

  8. Display active console users

    I would like to send a message to all users who have the admin console open. Just a pop-up that warns them of a reboot, or if I need to send out a custom message to all active sessions.

    I would like to also be able to see on the Administrations overview page how many Admin Consoles are opened up and connected to the site, and the user name. At the CAS level see all sessions if their are multiple primary servers.

    149 votes
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  9. Please improve accessibility of SCCM for blind system administrators.

    SCCM 2005 was very accessible to system administrators who are blind. However, Versions after this from 2008 on are not usable. This has resulted in any system administrator who is blind who requires access to SCCM to perform his or her duties to find alternative responsibilities. Up to 2013 I happily worked as a system administrator. I loved this part of the IT industry. However, because so much of my job revolved around using SCCM I had no choice but to leave and refocus my efferts somewhere else. I ask Microsoft to redouble your committment to accessibility to include improvingā€¦

    124 votes
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  10. Update the Conole UI to save my changes to the column views

    Every time you add additional columns to display in the views it is lost when you close/reopen the console.

    87 votes
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  11. Add a column to device collections not only for Operating System but build/releaseid

    Is it possible to add a column to device collections for OS build / release id (i.e. Windows 10 1703 or Windows 10 15063.xxxx) to easily identify the installed Windows 10 version. The column Operating System is sometimes not quite enough information. Thanks!

    59 votes
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  12. Add separate security role permission for CMPivot

    Console users must have "Run Scripts" security role permission to use CMPivot. Can you add a separate security role permission for CMPivot so we can make administrative users with CMPivot permission but not "Run Scripts?"

    46 votes
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  13. 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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  14. Show version incompatability and allow ability to upgrade console to match the Primary site version of Configuration Manager

    Today, you can be running a console with one version, that is not in synch with what is running on the primary. The only way you'll know is if you are missing features added to a newer release or if troubleshooting leads you down that route. You have to check the about page in the console to verify version number and compare that against what is installed on the Primary site server to see if they match, what I'm proposing is an easy visual way in the console to inform you when your versions don't match, and to offer theā€¦

    39 votes
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  15. Allow all Admin Console access to require MFA

    Make everything more secure by requiring Multi-Factor auth for console access. Bonus: make it work over the internet securely.

    38 votes
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  16. delete each collection member from the database

    The "Delete each collection member from the database" tick box clickable field extends to immediately above the "OK" button, making it extremely easy to select on accident. The field should only exist within the space of the box itself, or slightly outside of it.

    36 votes
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  17. Create Office 365 Client Installer from Dashboard crashes console in 1710 / gdiplus.dll

    As described in Social Technet Forum the console crashes in SCCM 1710 when trying to create an Office 365 Installer when typing anything in the UNC Path.

    See eventlog:
    Faulting application name: Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.exe, version: 5.1710.1010.1000, time stamp: 0x59f7248f
    Faulting module name: gdiplus.dll, version: 6.3.9600.17055, time stamp: 0x53292632
    Exception code: 0xc00000fd
    Fault offset: 0x0003383a
    Faulting process id: 0x778
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d3892fc2359de8
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Configuration Manager\AdminConsole\bin\Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Windows\WinSxS\x86_microsoft.windows.gdiplus_6595b64144ccf1df_1.1.9600.17056_none_dadc5d1c5bc8ab48\gdiplus.dll
    Report Id: 0e7661db-f523-11e7-80ca-00505689324d
    Faulting package full name:
    Faulting package-relative application ID:

    I have SCCM version 1710
    The console version is 5.00.8577.1100
    And the site version isā€¦

    34 votes
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  18. configuration manager returned a large number of results - UI request

    This is really a pet peeve but bear with me. When I want to search Devices within Assets and Compliance section of the Admin console, a message appears that says "Configuration manager returned a large number of results. You can narrow your results by using search. Or, click here to view a maximum of 100000 results." The functionality of this is great, however the placement of it is EXACTLY where the search box was right before it appeared. More times than not, I'll try to click in the search box and end up clicking on this message instead and theā€¦

    33 votes
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  19. CMPivot - Additional operators and joins

    I'd like to see a few things added to CMPivot after having a chance to use it recently.
    1. Joins: Would be really useful to be able to join data from different entities, like joining process data with the device data to be able see what makes and models are running a specific process that may have a memory leak issue.

    2. Additional Operators: Would be nice to be able to do a math operation on data that comes back, convert memory values to MB/GB with division, etc.

    22 votes
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  20. Fix button sizes in admin console Title Bar

    This has been bugging me for a while (since 2012 really)

    Why are the min/max/close buttons so big?
    They don't seem to use the Look & feel of the OS

    Attached a screenshot of the Admin Console running in Windows 10, but the buttons look so outdated and out of place...

    8 votes
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