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  1. media from primary site

    When creating stand-alone media, allow primary site selection

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    Updating status, I didn’t receive any reply for expanding on what your ask was.

    Standalone media is used for scenarios where there’s low or no bandwidth and also for recovery scenarios.

    We do not allow specifying the Primary site – I presume this is for the management point, once the client installs dependent on boundaries, AD membership etc. the client will find the management point and register. (that’s assuming there’s network available).

    Thanks and regards,
    Bob

  2. Server Groups: release lock when supressing reboot

    The pre-release feature "Server Groups" is designed to set a client lock when the "Cluster Settings" in a Device Collection are defined. The lock removes itself when the update sequence has completed to allow the next client to process updates.

    In my case the update sequence does not technically finish because the environment suppresses reboots from Software Updates. This is configured in the ADR/Software Update Group.

    Therefor the client lock state does not change from status 1 (have lock) to status 2 (released lock). Other devices in the collection are stuck on status 0 (waiting for lock).

    Please make theā€¦

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  3. Making PowerShell Cmdlets Discoverable in SCCM

    Presently the PowerShell Cmdlets for SCCM require use from the console or running a separate script like below.

    Import-Module "$($ENV:SMSADMINUI_PATH)..\ConfigurationManager.psd1" # Import the ConfigurationManager.psd1 module
    Set-Location "$((Get-PSDrive -PSProvider CMSite).Name):" # Set the current location to be the site code.

    An alternative would be two options (Neither means re-writing the Configuration Manager console.

    One. Create a shortcut to launch the above script as a "PowerShell Configuration Manager Console"

    Two. Leverage some variant on a solution found here on the TechNet Script Repository which drops in a Hardlink with MKLINK pointing to the Configuration Manager BIN folder with the correctā€¦

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  4. wake on lan

    Wake on LAN server role

    Today there is a possibility to enable Wake on LAN proxy role. But this is for clients and also require that there is at least 3 devices that can have this role. And there are issues with support for 802.1x networks.

    Many of our locations are small, and we may not guarantee that we have any devices running. But each location have a dedicated server that run the distribution point role. So why not be able to add a dedicated WOL proxy role on servers instead of the clients?

    This way we could also limitā€¦

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  5. Console Client policy update for mobile devices

    In the console you can currently force a policy update for a Windows computer. I would like this option to be available for mobile devices.

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  6. task sequence variable applied to nested task sequence

    It would be good if you a Task Sequence Variable created in the Parent task sequence could be applied in the child task sequence.

    e.g.
    Task Sequence A sets the task sequence variable 'wibble' = True

    Nested Task Sequence B has a step that runs if the Condition is set to run if Task Sequence Variable 'wibble' = True

    Hope that makes sense.

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  7. 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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  8. Run user state capture silently

    User state can only be captured to a state migration point with the associated task sequence steps. If a task sequence is created to capture user state, it cannot run silently. Additionally, since state migration steps are OSD steps, the warning message is shown to users before it runs

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    completed  ·  sangeev responded

    Thanks for the feedback. Marking this completed – I fixed this in build 8181 so the changes would be present in the 1511/1602 releases onwards

    Ran another test with current 1606 to double-check. Steps are:
    Request State Store – Capture
    Capture User State
    Release State Store
    Request State Store – Restore
    Restore User State
    Release State Store
    No warning message is shown

    Which build are you using?

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  10. Allow 'Windows Store for Business' feature settings to be changed/removed

    After incorrectly setting up a Windows Store for Business link, there is no way to remove or change this...

    Users need to be able to change the storage location, remove links to the Store or be able to update the key if it has expired. Currently it just says "The AAD credentials supplied must be tested before continuing." with an OK button.

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  11. Teach the Admin Console how to sort numbers

    When sorting by Compliance % for some reason the sort is done as a string sort so 80% is a bigger number than 100%.

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  12. automate testdbupgrade

    This may be possible, but I've found no documentation on it. Is it possible to make the testdbupgrade process unattended. I've got 8 primary sites and it takes a considerable amount of time backingup/restoring/testdbupgrade. in preparation for a site upgrade. I'd like to automate it all. The sql part is fine.

    Can testdbupgrade be specified inside the the configmgrautosave.ini ?
    so it could work with a command like this:
    setupwpf.exe /script *configmgrautosave.ini /nouserinput

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  13. Automatic notification when the Docs are updated

    Trying to keep track of which topics in the Documentation Library have been changed and when is a nightmare.

    Provide a notification mechanism such as a RSS feed for updates to the Documentation Library as they occur.

    In an ideal world it would be great to be told WHAT the changes were (be good if there was a way of easily snapshotting the article before and after the changes with the changes highlighted), but not sure how easy that is.

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    There are a few ways to accomplish this. For about the next week or so you can use the ā€œFollowā€ link at the bottom in the comments section. This functionality goes away shortly when we switch over to GitHub Issues.
    As already stated, you can watch the GitHub repository, although this will provide notification of EVERYTHING that happens, which might get a bit noisy.
    The recommendation from the core docs team is to use the built-in search, and then the RSS link there. For example, if you want to monitor the Log files article (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/hierarchy/log-files), search for the full page title that shows in the browser tab and in the search results (which may be different than what shows at the top of the article). For example, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/search/index?search=%22Log+files+for+troubleshooting+-+Configuration+Manager%22&scope=ConfigMgr. Note this is scoped to ConfigMgr and the title is in quotation marks. There should be only one result.ā€¦

  14. Product Lifecycle dashboard is not aligned to lifecycle website

    SCCM - Asset Intelligence - Product Lifecycle.

    Keep the mainstream support end date aligned to web site - Life Cycle
    SCCM 1806.

    Windows 10 Build is showing 09/10/2018, but in the web site it is 09/10/2019.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet

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  15. Import computer information adding to multiple collections

    The import computer information allows you to add a computer to the "All Systems" collection or a collection of your choice.

    Why not allow adding to the All Systems and multiple collections of my choice at the same time?

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  16. 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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  17. Add thorough documentation for Client Settings and what registry keys/WMI values are set by them on client devices

    I would love to have it officially documented exactly what each option in Client Settings is modifying when processed by the client. I know some of them are in the registry, some of them are in WMI but I haven't seen any documentation for this.

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  18. Provide better guidance/procedures for automatic updating of Windows Update Agent

    Still searching for clear guidance on automating updating the Windows Update Agent in an enterprise.

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  19. "-StandardProgram" switch required for using "Start-CMPackageDeployment", this is a required switch without which the command will fail

    We are trying to create a deployment for a package as below:

    Start-CMPackageDeployment -CollectionName "WOL Testing" -PackageName "Powerdown" -DeployPurpose Available -DeploymentAvailableDay 02/05/2016 -DeploymentAvailableTime 10:50

    - Findings as below:

    Required Deployment with Schedule and Available Day and Time:

    Start-CMPackageDeployment -StandardProgram -CollectionName "Brik" -PackageName "SMS Toolkit" -ProgramName "SMS" -AllowSharedContent $true -DeployPurpose Required -DeploymentAvailableDay 2016/11/01 -DeploymentAvailableTime 11:00 -ScheduleEvent AsSoonAsPossible

    Available Deployment with available Day and Time:

    Start-CMPackageDeployment -StandardProgram -CollectionName "1" -PackageName "SMS Toolkit" -ProgramName "SMS" -AllowSharedContent $true -DeployPurpose Available -DeploymentAvailableDay 2016/11/01 -DeploymentAvailableTime 11:00

    - As the below options might be deprecated and new ones used please find the new commsnds as well:

    Oldā€¦

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    completed  ·  nbigman responded

    These have been updated. Thanks for your request!

  20. PowerShell Script status


    1. Take me right to script status after running the script.


    2. Under Script status after deploying script allow for filtering/export/reporting.


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