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  1. Start-CMApplicationDeployment

    the Start-CMApplicationDeployment cmdlet should have a parameter for Automatically Update Supersedence, like on the UI.

    currently the only workaround would be doing via WMI directly
    $Deployment = Get-WmiObject -Namespace "root\SMS\site_$($SiteCode)" -Class "SMS_ApplicationAssignment" | Where-Object { $_.ApplicationName -like "$AppName" -and $_.CollectionName -like "$CollName"}
    $Deployment.UpdateSupersedence = "True"
    $Deployment.Put()

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  2. Improve command Get-CMApprovalRequests

    add filter to return values based on current status. right now for any automation we need to report thousands of requests and filter them by Where-Object.

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  3. Issue with Integration with Windows Update for Business in Windows 10 page

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt488782.aspx

    There are issues with this article. It states incorrectly useWSUSServer instead of UseWUServer.

    In addition in ConfigMgr 1602, the inventory of this registry key is not enabled by default and should be enabled using Hardware Inventory.

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    Hi Jean-SĆ©bastien – since you posted this, we’ve updated the registry key setting. As of 1606, the hardware inventory class is enabled by default. Look to see an update to the procedure that shows how to enable the feature in coming updates.

    Thanks for the feedback – keep it coming!

  4. iOS Application deployment and Mac OS

    The following link states it's possible to deploy app on Mac OS devices enrolled and managed with Microsoft Intune : https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt627955.aspx

    Right now it's not possible. You should remove the reference from the page.

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  5. Exclude a mac address directly from the console

    I'd like to be able to add a mac address to an exclusion list directly from the console, in a order to use the same NIC (usb adapter) on different devices (example : pxe deployment).
    Today, we have to add manually the mac address in a registry value.
    The procedure is described in this Technet blog article -> https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2015/08/27/reusing-the-same-nic-for-multiple-pxe-initiated-deployments-in-system-center-configuration-manger-osd/

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  6. "Do not apply power settings from my IT department to this computer" Doesn't stay ticked.

    SCCM 1703 - The "Do not apply power settings from my IT department to this computer" setting doesn't stay ticked although the setting does in fact apply. If I then close Software Center and reopen it, the tick has gone but the management is still bypassed correctly.

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  7. Save-CMSoftwareUpdate Applet - Add a Retry parameter

    I would like to see a parameter added to the Save-CMSoftwareUpdate applet, that allows us to specify how many times the applet should retry downloading patches that fail to download.

    Currently if a patch fails to download, the applet moves onto the next patch without retrying, which induces administrator activity post-execution, or complex scripting to determine patches that are not downloaded and retrying them again.

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  8. Documentation about the CCMLOGLEVEL parameter seems to be incorrect

    The documentation about the CCMLOGLEVEL parameter seems to be incorrect. Where is value 3 documented?
    In the SDK there is only the following:
    0 Verbose logging
    1 Normal logging
    2 No logging

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  9. Commandlet for installing the Certificate Registration Point

    There are commandlets for installing many site roles but this site role is missing.

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  10. SCCM Domain Functional Level prereq check

    Both SCCM v1610 and the new v1611 include a domain functional level check that is referring to a minimum level of Windows Server 2003. Is this a change to the prereqs, an error in the documentation which states 2008 as the minimum level, or just an error in the new versions? This is quite a hot topic as the DFL has prevented many customers from moving to SCCM CB.

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  11. Update the Technet Article

    I am reading the Technet article about conditional access in Configuration manager and the prerequistes for the on-premp exchange.

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn919655.aspx

    It states the following. ā€œMake sure that you are using the latest version of the on-premises Exchange connector.ā€

    My question is ā€“ how do I assure I am using the latest version of the connector, when itā€™s a build in feature of Configuration Manager?

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  12. What happened to the SCCM Blog

    Is everything ok with JC Hornbeck? There hasn't been a blog posting in over a month at "Server & Tools Blogs > Server & Management Blogs > System Center: Configuration Manager"

    Those were incredibly useful and I checked them daily.

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    completed  ·  angrobe responded

    JC’s role has changed and the blog is no longer being updated.

  13. Add pre-cache support for Required deployments

    Excited to see pre-cache support as some of my customers now have more laptops than desktops, and this will be crucial for the success of WaaS task sequences (it is not realistic to decouple application, driver, and maintenance steps from feature updates yet). However, why is it not supported for Required deployments? That is absolutely the scenario we wish to leverage it for - set a deadline and ensure that the content is there in the client cache before execution,.

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    Marking Completed
    This was answered on SMSTalk – the ability to precache content for required deployments has been around since v3 at least.
    Select Download all content locally before starting task sequence in the deployment wizard. Also, there’s a status message sent from client once content download has completed

  14. Integrate full inventory triggers into Support Center (HINV/SINV)

    Invoking triggers in the Support Center tool will queue a delta inventory, which does not address the conditions where BADMIFs consume the scans for DeltaMismatch, Outdated etc. where the resync does not occur. This requires the additional FULL INVENTORY CYCLE to create the next major scan version:

    [wmi]"ROOT\ccm\invagt:InventoryActionStatus.InventoryActionID='{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001}'" | remove-wmiobject
    ([wmiclass]'ROOT\ccm:SMS_Client').TriggerSchedule('{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001}')

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  15. Add simple way to exclude an OU from discovery when discovering entire domain.

    Discovery set to entire domain. Add a way to exclude a few OU's from discovery.

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  16. New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule missing switch (EnableFailureAlert)

    SCCM admins would like to have a switch added to New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule cmdlet to allow them to generate an alert when the ADR rule fails.
    See screenshot below

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  17. Add time-out option to Powershell step in TS

    Please add a time-out option to the "Run PowerShell Script" task sequence step.

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  18. Ability to upgrade Server Operating systems using Upgrade Task Sequence

    Just as we are all familiar with Workstation OS upgrades and using upgrade task sequences to move from a lower version to a higher version workstation OS I would like to ask that this be allowed for Server OS'es. Never mind the methodology you subscribe to when thinking of "upgrading" a server OS, having it as a 'possible' tool in the admin chest would be awesome.

    I recently discovered a bug on guest OS Linux RHEL 7 running on Server 2012 R2 Data-center Hyper V where the RTC clock injects very/different time wrong at boot. There is a fix "onā€¦

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    Hi Patrick,

    Apologies for the delay in updating this item. We do support upgrade for Server, our documentation didn’t call that out directly and I made sure that was updated. See – Ability to upgrade Server Operating systems using Upgrade Task Sequence
    That was updated last September and I forgot to loop back on your User Voice time

    Also, passed this information re: Server support to our CSS to make sure everyone’s on the same page

  19. Implement a "Suspend Task Sequence" Step in OSD like the LTISuspend.wsf script in MDT

    During a build and capture task sequence, it can be necessary to suspend the build so that one can run some application installs, make customization's, etc. These customization's can require reboots, which kill the task sequence. Please implement a solution similar to the LTISuspend.wsf script in MDT, where you can run the step and it creates a shortcut on the desktop to resume the task sequence.

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  20. OS Upgreade TS: Add percentage complete next to the install bar.

    OS Upgreade TS: Add percentage complete next to the install bar. It would be easier to keep tabs on the installations.

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