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  1. Integrate MBAM fully in Configuration Manager

    Integrate MBAM fully in Configuration Manager so Bitlocker key management can be done from Configuration Manager.

    73 votes
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  2. Allow exclusion of OU's from Active Directory System Discovery

    Have the ability to include/exclude certain OU's from both Active Directory User and System Discovery.

    E.G. I might have an "All Users and Groups" OU at the root domain level, which may contain sub OU's containing service accounts or mailbox accounts etc. that I don't want being picked up by discovery. The ability to pick which sub OU's to discover/not discover would be really handy in this scenario. The same applies for system/computer discovery also.

    45 votes
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  3. Improve SCCM's built in WSUS cleanup and maintenance task

    Preview SCCM versions have a basic WSUS cleanup and maintenance task. It should be evolved and expanded to include SQL index optimization, IIS configuration optimization, and deletes of declined updates.

    42 votes
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  4. Ability to specify the keyboard layout in the Boot Images properties

    I know we can use the DISM command to set the input locale but from my point of view it should exist a field in the Boot Image properties where you could specify the layout you want.

    23 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Updating status to started.

    This was added in our 1908 Technical Preview – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/get-started/2019/technical-preview-1908#bkmk_osd

    Our 1909 Tech Preview has some related changes too – there’s now additional options on the Apply Windows Settings task sequence step for setting Locales and UI Language.

    Doc: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/get-started/2019/technical-preview-1909

    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Control-update-deployments-with-orchestration-groups-in/ba-p/879620

  5. Run Scripts: Need cmdlets to support feature

    Create cmdlets for the new in console Powershell scripts. Some good ones would be new Script Deployment and get script results.

    EX:
    New-CMPSScriptDeployment -Name "Script Name" -CollectionName "Collection Name"

    12 votes
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  6. Quick view devices that require an update from the Software Library

    At the moment there is no quick way to see which particular machines require an update. You can run a report from Monitoring, but that means identifying the update then going back to reports and running the appropriate report.

    You can however see the the number of devices that require an update when looking at that particular update. A simple "More Details" button here would be useful which would show the machines that require the update or are compliant etc, without needing to run a report.

    This applies to both Software Updates and Windows 10 Updates for feature updates.

    11 votes
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  7. 7 votes
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  8. Integrate a GitHub (or GitHub Enterprise) Repository/Branch as the source of "Software Library\Scripts"

    It would be great if you could specify a Git Repository and Branch as the source of the contents of the Scripts Folder. This would allow the approvals to be managed in GitHub with all the abilities around code review and testing.
    It could still require an admin approval in the console which Version of the script should be used. It would also make rollbacks to an earlier version very easy.
    If you allow having "folders" in the Script folder, each of them could be a repository. You still should need to approve which version to run, but MVPs couldā€¦

    7 votes
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  9. Task sequence media - compute space does not consider removed applications/packages

    When creating stand-alone media you have the option to select which Applications,Packages and driver packages it should include onto the media or not. After clicking next on the summary page the process of starting the media launches. in the createTSMedia.log you can see that at some point the process starts to compute volume layout. It seems that the compute of the volume layout does take into account the software you selected to not be on the media. Therefore you might get the message that you do not have enough space on the USBFD media altough this is not trough. Atā€¦

    7 votes
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  10. CMPivot Eventlog is using Get-Eventlog instead of Get-WinEvent

    The current 1806 implementation of CMPivot is using the cmdlet GEt-Eventlog read event log entries. The PowerShell command is:
    $events = get-eventlog -LogName $logName -Newest 50 -ErrorAction Stop

    This limits the logs to be read from to logs like Application, Security, System and only some others. On my client (Get-EventLog -List).Count has only 12 logs.

    The better command would be Get-WinEvent. Where I can access all logs. The command (Get-WinEvent -ListLog *).Count returns 463 logs.

    7 votes
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  11. 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.

    6 votes
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  12. Small SCCM Hardware VM Recommendations

    I'd like primary site sizing recommendations for small to medium size environments. We have <500 client devices, your recommended specs are way too high.

    5 votes
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  13. Task Sequence Break Points for Debugging

    It would be beneficial if you could set breakpoints at any line item in the task sequence, just like when coding, to stop the task sequence progress. Have a dialog pop up with which you can continue to the next break point.

    4 votes
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  14. CMPivot - Feature to backup favorite queries.

    It would be nice to be able to backup Favorite queries so when you get a new machine they will all be there.

    3 votes
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  15. Filter for Datetime "between" for Support Center Logfile Viewer

    I would be great to have a between Filter for Datetime in the Support Center Logfile Viewer.
    Like this:
    Include: 2017-03-08 11:00:12.323 <->2017-03-09 09:00:12.323

    2 votes
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  16. Allow CMPivot to search for hidden files

    Utilizing CMPivot attempting to search for the presence of a file returns no results even when I know the file is there. Upon inspection of the actual powershell script that ran on the machine, I noticed that the line that calls "Get-Item" does NOT include the "-Force" parameter. The file is hidden, thus will never be returned in the results list.

    Why can I not use CMPivot on files that are hidden? Is that by design or is it a bug?

    1 vote
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  17. Folder Redirection Improvements to Permit OneDrive

    Currently the folder redirection feature in SCCM doesn't take an environmental variable as a good path; it requires \\SERVER\SHARE.

    With OneDrive being common place in Office 365, please allow us to enter a command such as:

    %userprofile%\<SyncFolder>

    where Sync folder is the name of your organization's onedrive folder.

    as documented by the Office team.

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/redirect-known-folders-to-onedrive-for-business-e1b3963c-7c6c-4694-9f2f-fb8005d9ef12

    So that we can use SCCM to manage this.

    Thanks! :)

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  18. CM Messaging SDK Documentation shouldn't be a .chm help file AND...

    The docs that exist for the CM Messaging (note, the messaging SDK is not a part of the larger CM SDK docs here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh442686(v=cmsdk.16).aspx) is currently a .chm Help file, which is lovably nostalgic.

    However it doesn't do justice to the power of the SDK. For instance, Discovery and hardware inventory are barely covered in the SDK docs. I'm troubleshooting an issue now with the Messaging SDK in which a fake CM Client appears with Windows 6.2 NT Workstation, even though it is a fully patched Win10 machine. Weird stuff.

    Anyway, it would be great if the docs wereā€¦

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  19. Run Powershell Script (Task Sequence Step) passed parameters not visible in logging

    When parameters are provided on a 'Run Powershell Script' in a task sequence, the SMSTS.log only logs the name of the script. It does not log the full command (including parameters) that are invoked.

    For example: if I call Java.ps1 with parameters -level 1 -language eng the SMSTS.log only shows...

    Running powershell script: 'Java.ps1'(PkgID: SCM00000) with execution policy 'Bypass'

    This would be helpful in troubleshooting what parameters were actually passed to the script that is executing. Otherwise you have to track down the task sequence and assume everything entered is passed and run. Or you have to build your PS1ā€¦

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