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  1. Include the Right Click tools kit as part of the Console, not as a seperate download addon

    Include the Right Click tools adon as part of the Console install, not as a seperate download addon

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  2. Allow copy to clipboard for any fields in Resource Explorer (Ctrl-C)

    Please add functionality to use the clipboard in the Device -> Resource Explorer tool.
    This would enable us to quickly grab some information for one of the systems, like copy a MAC-address or MSI install code.
    At the moment, we either have to export the whole table to .txt and filter using a text-editor or manually write out the information which is error-prone.

    Functionality should look like:
    - Double click in a field in the table.
    - Press Ctrl-C to copy to clipboard.

    101 votes
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  3. Add Maintenance Task Results and Details to Monitoring in Console

    Today, you configure maintenance tasks under the administration workspace in the console. To see the results and details around those tasks, you have to go into the component status and parse through the SMS_DATABASE_NOTIFICATION_MONITOR to see when tasks started, stopped, how many records were cleaned, or whether the task failed, or, you can run a query directly against the database that shows when the tasks last started/stopped....but even then the task names in the DB don't necessarily match the names in the console. I propose that there is an area in Monitoring workspace that shows the status for each task,ā€¦

    49 votes
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  4. Open multiple files from command line with cmtrace

    What the description says. I'd love to open multiple files with CMTrace so it can more easily be integrated with 3rd party utilities!

    34 votes
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  5. Make it simpler to author collection query rules

    Create a tool to allow the translation of a SQL query back into WQL that can be used in a collection. Alternatively, change the WQL wizard to be more useful and similar to the SQL management studio.

    27 votes
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  6. Improve and Automate the Content Cleanup Tool

    The original UV item for the content cleanup tool was closed when 1702 was released. However, that item has several suggestions for improvement that were not implemented:

    Handle in-process or failed content. This can quickly become a catch-22 where content is failing because a lack of disk space. In process I understand, but if content failed then an option to force it anyways and remove any content not tied to a valid package.

    Support cleanup of the site server's content library.

    Minimize the rights needed to run the tool. Currently, the tool requires 'Full Administrator' which seems overkill. Why wouldā€¦

    22 votes
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  7. CMTrace needs multiple highlight rules, and highlighting shortcut.

    Give more options in CMTrace for highlighting.

    20 votes
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  8. Bring back CCMClean support

    We need a "manual" or force clean - a complete removal of all traces of the ConfigMgr client to be supported again.

    Too much wasted time is spent trying to track down all the left overs that cause unhealthy clients.

    Thankfully some of those in the community have published scripts that help, but unfortunately they are "not supported" and many times incomplete.

    18 votes
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  9. temporary local admin permissions

    we need a function to add a normal user into the local Client Administration Group for a defined timerange.
    User requests admin permission to install a Software XYZ, that he is able to install this Software XYZ by himself.
    So a time scheduled "Software-Installation [add user abc into local admin group]" could be a solution. After this timerange, the user will be removed from this Group.

    17 votes
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  10. Please create ticker functionalty for anouncing something

    We don't want to use 3rd party softs for ticker app, we wanna use SCCM to announce something urgency to our clients. There were cireson ticker app . We want something like that

    10 votes
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  11. ServiceConnectionTool.exe - progress indicator and resume downloading

    Right now it's really hard to guess how long it takes and what serviceconnectiontool.exe is doing. Is there any possibility to add some progress indicator which will tell how much elements should be downloaded, and where is it right now that little utility? Estimated size of downloading also would be helpfull. Moving files outside of pen during downloading is not a good idea, and there's no info how much more space will be needed to download all needed files. Also resuming after connection failed will be welcome. This tool should help users.

    10 votes
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  12. cmtrace.exe new color wish for success keyword (green)

    It would be nice to have an additional color like for example green for the word success....

    the yellow for warning and red for failure/error is already Handy but to outline a Special success state would make it perfect.

    10 votes
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  13. CMTrace select font eg monospace

    Allow to select view font in CMTrace, eg monospace. Per session (some files look better in default font, some would look better to view in monospace).

    8 votes
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  14. Adopt, Integrate the most used community tools

    There are a lot of great community tools/script/services out there. (Modern Driver/BIOS management, ConfigMgr Webservice ect.)

    We all use them with a purpose and because its need. (Functionality is missing in Configmgr)

    The MVPā€™s do a great job to support those tools but if anything at the backend changes or they stop development they may be broken.

    I know you dont Need to use those tools if you dont have the knowledge to read and adjust them but thats not How it works in the real World.

    8 votes
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  15. Improve WOL functionality with default MAC and IP address configuration

    It would be nice if we could specify a default MAC on device import. This way we could set the hard-wired MAC as the default. Or if there is a way to detect hard-wired vs wireless MAC so we can exclude the wireless MAC for WOL.

    The other piece to this is the broadcast address. We would need a way to specify the broadcast address for the wired IP address? Currently when we remove a laptop from a cart or dock it connects to wireless and then the last registered address in SCCM is for the wireless.

    Maybe we couldā€¦

    8 votes
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  16. Dedicated SCCM website: wikis, forums, blogs

    I haven't found any good information on how to prerequisite any Java - not a specific version, always the newest - for an application. It would be nice to have a place to ask such things (and please don't refer me to the TechNet forum; try find any info like that there, or even ask such a question, you're better of -> see below: scattered)

    A dedicated SCCM website with user and microsoft staff wikis, forums, blogs etc. all in one place hosted by Microsoft (or anyone else really it wouldn't matter, but not that scattered all over the place/internetā€¦

    6 votes
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  17. service connection tool - allow restart on downloads

    Enable restart on downloads using Service Connection tools. Some customers are in remote and/or highly controlled sensitive environments which require the use of the Service Connection Tool. These environments can experience interruptions in internet connectivity is interrupted which cause the download to fail or even an unexpected reboot of the computer you are using to download the updates. You have downloaded 10 or 15 GB of data and you have to start all over. This is frustrating and needs to be addressed.

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  18. DPJobManager

    Please add the ability to use DPJobManager to monitor package distribution for Secondary Sites

    6 votes
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  19. Internal Scheduler Console

    Should be very important develop a tool to manage internal scheduler and give manually priority, also to see effective resource allocation and future scheduler.

    6 votes
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  20. 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.

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