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  1. Align Verbage in Software Metering with verbage on file details

    When creating a new software metering rule, the console asks for the file version of the file. However, what is really required is the product version of the file. Unfortunately, these are not always equal as some vendors have different values between the two fields. When this occurs and time passes by and you put the file version, you have no metering data.

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  2. Seggregating SQL tables/views for SCCM Application and for Admins

    1286 tables and 7153 views, makes it an extensive and difficult job for SCCM Admins to create custom reports, as herculean task for finding where needed info exits, sometime data is available in multiple table/views, makes it tough to decide. Do you think it helps to re/design table or views naming structure in such a way that, set of them are meant for SCCM application for internal purposes which we donā€™t user for reporting purposes, and a second set of them are meant for SCCM Admin for creating report purposes, making the naming convention and data available in later sectionā€¦

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  3. Extra Information about members of collection about required deployments(especially in task sequence)

    When a tasksequence is deployed as required, especially for operating system deployment, the summary screen shows the collection name and the members count.
    This step is very error prone and dangerous in case wrong collection is selected.
    There should be an extra screen before required os depyment task sequence,which shows the collection name and all the members of the collection. Thus, the user will be aware about the error if it makes before.
    an extra security step will be very useful.

    PS: many companies lived this scenario with formatted computers mistakenly :(

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  4. Set-CMAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment to include missing AllowWUMU and AllowUseMeteredNetwork

    Although you can now add multiple deployments to a single Automatic Deployment Rule there a couple of options that can be read but not set. These are:

    "If software updates are not available on the distribution point in current, neighbor or site boundary groups, download content from Microsoft Updates."
    and
    "All clients on a metered internet connection to download content after the installation deadline, which might incur additional costs"

    I can successfully retrieve all Deployments associated with an Automatic Deployment Rule via the Get-CMAutoDeploymentRuleDeployment cmdlet and see the current settings for these properties by parsing the DeploymentTemplate XML.

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  6. Change State migration point to user based

    You could automate the computer change, if State Migration Point would be user based, not computer based (and existing linking created). When user get's new laptop from pre-installation, she will open it from package and connect cables. After that she logs on and runs State Migration Recovery that loads everything back to the new operating system.

    If using user based model, you don't have to manage MAC-addresses (that aren't in fact known beforehand). Easy to use for end-user:

    1 - Click one - Start scanning [---100%---] OK, shut down the old machine and log on to new one
    2 -ā€¦

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  7. Improve package and task sequence export to include deployment information

    We often export packages from QA to production, but the export does not include the deployments. Also, collections are not included so we have to 1. export collections, 2. Export TS or package, 3. Manually recreate the deployments.

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  8. Allow for an advanced filter under 'Run only on..' in task sequence

    Allow for a WMI filter or alternative in the advanced tab of a task sequence so we can run only on that hardware type. For example I have an OSD task sequence that I need to advertise to unknown however I actually only want to run on Model XYZ. This should be evaluated at the WinPE stage and then drop out of the TS if no match is found. This could equally be used similar to the existing format with a TS advertised in the software center.

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Thanks for the feedback. We’re looking at moving the functionality of the Check Readiness step to the task sequence properties and this is one of the additions were considering. Please note this is not scheduled work yet.

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  9. Interactive logon Acceptence Agreement

    I would like to have a user acceptance with custom text every time an admin opens up the SCCM Admin Console.

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  10. Switch to let SCCM install applications in OSD via admin account instead of trusted user

    SCCM is great for deploying OS's, and MDT is great for customizing those images. I'm asking for a switch that allows SCCM to act like MDT when it comes to installing and customizing a reference image.

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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  11. Import/Export Cmdlet Parameter aliases

    Could we please have a common alias for the file path parameters in the various import/export cmdlets?

    For example, currently we have:
    1. Export-CMBaseline uses -Path to set output path, and
    2. Export-CMTaskSequence uses -ExportFilePath.

    Then we have:
    1. Import-CMBaseline using -FileName to determine location of exported files
    2. Import-CMApplication using -FilePath,
    3. Import-CMTasksequence using -Path.

    A common alias like "Path" or "FilePath" for all these parameters will be very handy in reducing complexity of scripts calling your Cmdlets.

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    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  13. 1606 cannot connect to 1602 Console after upgrade

    Following update to 1606 in Test/DEV environment, cannot connect to production which uses 1602.

    [12, PID:10428][07/22/2016 14:31:17] :Transport error; failed to connect, message: 'Not found , property = MonthlyReleaseVersion'\r\nMicrosoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlQueryException\r\nNot found , property = MonthlyReleaseVersion\r\n at Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.WqlQueryEngine.WqlResultObjectBase.get_Item(String name)

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  14. Offer a unlock button to unlock editing an app after the console crash

    When the console crash while editing an app, the edited app is locked during 30 min before a user can edit it again. Only ReadOnly is possible.
    I can't unlock the app by the interface.
    Please, add a unlock button

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  15. Console hangs when switchting from TS to Monitoring - Deployments

    When we navigate to Software Library => Operating System => Task Sequences => select some TS.
    Click on a TS and under 'related objects' click on 'deployments'
    You are switched to monitoring - deployments but the console hangs (no reponse on any action). TS is deployed to some collection. In scenario when TS is not deployed to any collection it is ok. We tested it on CM 1602, 1606 and 1610 and it is same everywhere. According MS Escalation Support the query is extremely slow and should be redesing. From Escalation enginner: Iā€™ve been able to pinpoint the issue andā€¦

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  16. Collection Expiration

    Provide an option to "expire" a collection where it gets removed (or at lease collection evaluations are disabled) on a specified date. This would help with the collection evaluator from becoming overloaded with processing Pilot/Test collections that were "forgotten".

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  17. would like to see a list of what devices failed OSD in the OSD Deployment Tab

    Would like to be able to see a list of devices that have failed PXE boot

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  18. In-Depth Information needed on Changes witin Reporting done by any CU

    No information is provided whether and what has changed within the reporting. I am particularly interested in very technical information, like stored procedures or changes that include the RBA model. Some of the changes might affect individually created reports, if they use the same methodology like the MS reports. Proactively apply those changes would suit me much better than waiting for an incident to be reported on a specific report -> detailed technical information on changes should be provided with each update (sp, used fn, ...)

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  19. Download summary for multiple packages in software center

    We leverage task sequences heavily for complex software deployments (non-OSD). This includes downloading and installing multiple software. We leverage "Download all content locally before starting task sequence" to minimize user impact so the content downloads in advance as much as possible.

    Often users will run this on their own, and the "Download" status goes from 0%-->100% each time it downloads a package. It would be a much better experience if for a task sequence you could provide a status like.

    "Download 1 of 10 (15%)" and provide an OVERALL status for all TS reference packages.

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    Thanks for the feedback. Updating status to noted.

    The download behavior is from Software Center and would hold true for any deployment using Download and Execute so changing for Task Sequences may have knock on effect for SWD etc.

    One thing you may want to look at it our Task Sequence Pre-Cache available in 1611 Tech Preview https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/get-started/capabilities-in-technical-preview-1611#pre-cache-content-for-available-deployments-and-task-sequences – that allow you to pre-cache all statically referenced content ahead of availability time so no download is seen and all content is local. You can also conditionally download OS Upgrade Packages

  20. Maximize import driver window when selecting drivers

    When importing drivers to catalog, I get a window to select/tick drivers which the CM has read from inf files and import them. That window has very poor capability to scroll and view full paths and other info of drivers. It would be better, if I can set/fix/maximize the size of that window and drag columns how ever I like to. Now selectind and seeking between x86 and x64 folders, or OS folders is pain.

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