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  1. Software Center View Settings configurable in Client Settings

    Would love to see the ability to set list view or tile view for Software Center in the Client Settings. List view is much easier to read that tile view and having users change it manually is difficult. Not to mention the settings don't save.

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    16 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  2. Ability to click back when and re-try when a Task Sequence dependency is not found

    At the minute have to completely restart the TS when a dependency is not found. Could we not introduce a retry option once the dependency issue is resolve. Similar to checking for installation pre-req's

    145 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  3. Conditional Access for SCCM managed devices

    We want to use Conditional Access to Exchange on-premises for Intune managed devices and SCCM managed devices as well. Conditional Access with Intune managed devices works. But for a SCCM managed devices ActiveSync registrations are blocked when users want to use the Mail app on Windows 8.1 managed devices. We are looking for a solution that Conditional Access does not block ActiveSync registrations from SCCM managed devices as well. In our opinion Conditional Access should only block unmanaged devices and allow SCCM and Intune managed devices.

    139 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  4. Office 365 Required Updates in 1706 Should Not Force Applications to Close

    We can not have production applications close automatically.
    Revert back to having required Office 365 updates install at reboot by default and make the force closing of applications with optional display/postpone options a separate configurable option which can be selected per deployment (not client policy).

    137 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  5. Console device view should allow search/filter by MAC address

    We find ourselves trying to go from MAC address to device in the console fairly regularly, especially when troubleshooting things like PXE from the logs (which only shows MAC address) and needing to kill off failed OSD records (which may be named "Unknown" or have a random computer name in ConfigMgr, but you're now in WinPE ready to kick off the TS again, but only have the MAC from ipconfig /all to ID the old record).

    The MAC addresses are already being pulled by Heartbeat inventory, but you can't search/filter of part/all of the MAC address.

    Thank you for makingā€¦

    136 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  6. Remote-wipe feature for Windows 10 desktop managed by SCCM agent (SCCM agent / Intune MDM dual management)

    Currently, it is not supported to remote-wipe Windows 10 desktop managed by SCCM agent.
    Intune MDM have ability to remote-wipe Windows 10 desktop, but Intune MDM and SCCM agent dual management is not supported.
    We really need supported option to remote-wipe Windows 10 managed by SCCM agent like Intune MDM and SCCM agent dual management option.

    133 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  7. Collection Query re-design request

    I am looking the issue/design from SMS 2003 to SCCM 2012 version. I am not sure if any purpose must be behind of this design of collection default query select * from sms_r_system.
    Whenever a user create the query based device collection, if there is any modification in the query
    He/she shouldnā€™t remove the entire query and apply OK.
    If user applies ok, its automatically select * from sms_r_system query will enabled, it will targed to all system which is ā€œAll systemā€ as limiting collection.
    It has serious issue in most the companies, deployment is performing by L1 or L2ā€¦

    129 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  8. Integrate LEDBAT into ConfigMgr

    LEDBAT is a Congestion Control Mechanism that's coming to Windows Server 2016/Windows 10. Successfully used by BitTorrent/Apple Software Update to reduce Bandwidth Saturation during content downloads. This would make WAN transfers of content by BITS (or any other mechanism) 'give way' to other business traffic. Would also improve Software Update scans and HW/Inv Uploads to the MP. LEDBAT makes sure that only unused bandwidth is used for the transfer.

    124 votes
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  9. Please improve accessibility of SCCM for blind system administrators.

    SCCM 2005 was very accessible to system administrators who are blind. However, Versions after this from 2008 on are not usable. This has resulted in any system administrator who is blind who requires access to SCCM to perform his or her duties to find alternative responsibilities. Up to 2013 I happily worked as a system administrator. I loved this part of the IT industry. However, because so much of my job revolved around using SCCM I had no choice but to leave and refocus my efferts somewhere else. I ask Microsoft to redouble your committment to accessibility to include improvingā€¦

    124 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  10. Add Reboot Count functionality to the Disable BitLocker TS Step

    Newer versions of the BitLocker management tools (specifically manage-bde) now support the ability to suspend the BitLocker protection for defined number of reboots. The current Disable BitLocker TS step only suspends BitLocker for 1 reboot. There are cases that having a defined number of reboots (or indefinitely until re-enabled at the end of a TS) can come in handy (flashing the BIOS, MBR2GPT, In-place Upgrade with PINs, etc.).

    Please add this functionality to the Disable BitLocker TS step for the operating systems that support it.

    122 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  11. Add OSD Variable to not send Status Messages

    Now that TS support installing applications list, it would be good to have a TS Variable such as SMSTSSendStatusMessage that would allow us to not send status messages like offline media. Or in some cases to send status messages when using Offline media.

    When installing a TS that has all content cached and the machine is offline the TS tries to send status messages and when it fails it retries a number of times increasing the overall time of the TS deployment, however it will complete successfully.

    121 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  12. enable a DP to be moved from one Primary Site to another Primary Site

    enable a DP to be moved from one Primary Site to another Primary Site

    120 votes
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    completed  ·  12 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  13. Add a button in Software Center to allow the users to refresh the Machine/User Policy

    Add a button in Software Center so the user can update the MAchine and User Policy. Would be a great feature for the end-user when waiting for an application to be available!

    118 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  14. Upgrade Operating System Task should be able to use Windows Servicing Content and Allow user interaction

    Problem:
    ā€¢ Current state of windows 10 servicing via upgrade sequence requires full media to take the client through setup.
    o Full media is 2x the size of existing ESD (upgrade content)
    o The Upgrade Operating System step does not allow the end user to defer the reboot nor does it warn the user of a reboot pending once setup has been kicked off

    Change Request (Requirements)
    I. The Upgrade Operating System step in the task sequence shall permit the administrator to reference windows 10 servicing content
    II. The Upgrade Operating System step in the task sequence shall permit theā€¦

    116 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Updating status to completed – see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/understand/find-help#send-a-suggestion for an explanation of each value.

    This ask spans a couple of areas, we’ve addressed the system reboot customization with the variable SMSTSRebootDelayNext – I’ll close this item and return your votes to you.

    For using ESD, we have this item https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/16896706-windows-10-upgrade-servicing if you want to add your votes to that.

    [Aaron Smith – I’ve sent you a couple of messages to help solve your issue, let me know the status, thanks]

  15. Content Library Cleanup Tool

    At the moment the Content Library Cleanup Tool shipped in SCCM 1610 TP, when it find some errors or is not able to cleanup some of the orphaned files/information in Content Lib crashes or stop the process.
    In big environments with a large number of PullDP's it's important that we can automate the tool to perform an automated clenaup of the distribution Points and Pull Distrbution Points.
    We are working with a customer that as a large number of PullDP's so we would like to suggest for future versions of the tool the following changes:
    - The possibility of theā€¦

    115 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  16. Remote tools - client setting to change client service to Automatic startup

    One of the biggest issues I hear with the Remote Tools is that when you restart a machine it takes a couple of minutes before you can remote control it again. This is due to the delayed start of the service. I assume that this cannot be changed per default but give us the option using a client setting to change it to Automatic instead of using a GPO would be really sweet!
    This is very similar to the following feedback item. https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8471107-fix-remote-control-bug-after-client-reboot#comments

    112 votes
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  17. Explanation on SCCM linux/unix client deprecation

    Why was the SCCM Linux/Unix client deprecated. Some SCCM customers use and depend on this functionality. Why is it no longer being invested in?

    111 votes
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  18. Ability to change Approval Requests from Approved to Denied

    Ability to change an approval requests that has already been approved to denied.

    97 votes
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  19. When Expiring Updates based on Supersedence Rules also Decline them in WSUS

    When SCCM expires updates based on the configured Supersedence Rules it only does so in SCCM, not WSUS. Additionally, SCCM does not approve updates in WSUS.
    Because of these two facts the WSUS Cleanup Wizard will never decline superseded updates. They are neither expired (as they are in SCCM) nor are their superseding updates approved (a requirement for the WSUS Cleanup Wizard). This causes a bloated Update Catalog that can cause very real client issues. There are scripts available to handle this situation but this is the last mile issue in regards to WSUS maintenance. If the product declined theā€¦

    95 votes
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  20. New builtin reports about Windows 10 versions and builds

    ConfigMgr has a few reports about operating systems, but they are not suitable with the new Windows 10 world. Please create new Windows 10 related reports. E.g.
    - chart with Windows 10 versions (Ent/Edu/Pro) and build (including click-through to see the actual devices)
    - report that lists devices with a specific Win10 version/build in a collection
    - report with Windows 10 versions/builds in a specific collection

    These are not very difficult to create, but because every Win10 customer needs them, they should be included in the product.

    These are also needed, because:
    - Windows 10 Dashboard doesn't provide drill through ā€¦

    91 votes
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