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  1. Better Reporting for installed software

    Software normalization built into SCCM reporting. An integrated solution to manage software inventory, software intelligence and license management. As a SCCM administrator it has been difficult to provide accurate reporting on installed software packages without purchasing third party normalization tools like BDNA or SNOW. Software normalization capabilities would be a great addition to SCCM.
    1. Software Recognition Service that recognizes software requiring a license.
    2. Software title normalization.
    3. Ability to import all owned software licenses and then compare against what is actually installed.
    4. Ability to recognize when software has been removed or upgraded. Example: if Office 2010 hasā€¦

    58 votes
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      Noted  ·  8 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    • DEP enrollment Profiles "Set as default "

      DEP enrollment Profiles "Set as default "
      Please add the feature "Set as default" in SCCM DEP Enrollment Profiles so that we don't need to do this manual for the DEP sync devices.
      It is in Intune standalone - we just need the same feature in SCCM.

      56 votes
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        Noted  ·  4 comments  ·  Mobile Device Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
      • Create a node in the console with favorite action

        It's possible to create a new node in the console with favorite actions.

        Example:
        Favorite\Frequent Action 1 (Device collection)
        Favorite\Frequent Action 2 (Monitoring content)
        Favorite\Frequent Action 3 (Application Deployment)

        If you want to add any action in the console to favorite Node, just right click on the action and select add to favorite actions...

        In this wau

        55 votes
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          Noted  ·  5 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
        • Apply Boundary Groups to WinPE Management Point selection

          Currently it appears that when the SCCM agent in the WinPE boot image connects to a Management Point, it selects one without using the Boundary Group rules, instead selecting one from the AD published list, starting with the first alphabetically.
          Instead this should behave like the full blown Windows SCCM Client and select a Management Point based on Boundary Groups such as IP range.
          It is worth noting that Distribution Points are selected correctly according to Boundary Group by the WinPE client, for OSD content.

          54 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
          • Provide the ability to set an "expiration date" on a DEPLOYMENT

            Even thought Applications are state based there are still use cases when a deployment could be expired so that no future deployments of that application will occur. Either an expiration or the use of automatically disabling the deployment, since Software Updates could be disabled so should Software Application Deployments. The reason to keep the deployment would be for reporting so a way to disable or expire would be ideal if state based is not needed.

            The sms_applicationassignment WMI class exposes an ExpirationTime property which actually removes deployments from App Catalog but it does not work with software center.

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              Noted  ·  5 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
            • Allow us to categorise Software Updates

              We have a few Software Updates that we just don't deploy. Every month, our list of "Needed, but not deployed" updates show these updates (for example, IE10). I want a way of filtering these out so we don't accidentally deploy them.

              I tried doing a search by adding the article IDs, but this doesn't work (as the attached screenshot shows).

              Maybe allow us to add a custom category for individual updates (such as "Do not deploy"), so we can then include these in our search.

              53 votes
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                Noted  ·  6 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
              • Remove Custom Discovery Data

                When creating custom discovery data using the smsresgen class there is no way to remove this from the discovery related tables in ConfigMgr. Since there is a supported way to add this data, there should be a supported way to remove it. This is necessary as a rollback option, to return ConfigMgr to its default state, before the custom discovery data was added.

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                  Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Client Discovery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                • Add 'Expiration Date' and/or 'Deployment Status' column to Deployments tab for Packages

                  When looking at the Deployments tab of a package or a collection we would like to add a column that could tell us if a deployment has been expired. This could be the Expiration Date set in the advertisement, or a Status (such as Future / Active / Expired).

                  In CM07 we could add the Expires After column to the view of Advertisements. This request is to bring back this helpful info into a list of deployments..

                  This would help make maintenance possible. It is difficult to find the advs that have expired today, to delete them.

                  Bonus functionality wouldā€¦

                  51 votes
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                    Noted  ·  2 comments  ·  Deployment Monitoring  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                  • Console -- Start -- client ping / mstsc with FQDN

                    Make clients Calls like Ping / MSTAC witrh FQDN and not with Netbios. We have different AD connected to the SCCM . We can not use the build in features like Ping the clients or open RDP as the console only tries the netbios name and not the fqdn. It would be great to have all cleints call done trought FQDN

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                      3 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                    • Add the option to run a package and Run Command line from DP

                      We have the possibility to select to "Access content directly from the DP" when deploying a operating System image in a Task Sequence. It would be great to be able to do this for "Run Command Lines" as well.
                      Example scenario, you want to run a Powershell script from a package before the disk is formatted in a scenario where we use Bitlocker for instance.

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                        1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                        Noted  ·  sangeev responded

                        Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                      • App Model Optional User deployment behavior

                        App Model - Optional User Deployment - When user policy is recieved, perform app eval to check if app is installed, if so show as installed in Software Center. (Currently it doesn't evaluate and shows option to install even if already present. When you click the install button... it then performs the evaluation and changes to installed and provides the uninstall button. This is confusing to our end users)

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                          Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                        • Remove from Collection / Move to Collection in OSD

                          Sometimes it might be handy to remove a computer from the OSD collection as a final step during the task sequence. Or additionally add the computer to additional collection(s) for for example extra software deployment or another task sequence.
                          Now scripts need to be created therefore and in my experience this doesn't always work well.
                          A predefined step where the collectionname or collectionID needs to be added to add (or remove) the computer to (or from) would be much appreciated.

                          48 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                          • Create a PowerShell cmdlet too add/edit/remove duplicate hardware identifiers

                            New-CMDuplicateHardwareIdentifier
                            Set-CMDuplicateHardwareIdentifier
                            Remove-CMDuplicateHardwareIdentifier

                            Please create cmdlets to add/edit/remove duplicate hardware identifiers. We have a large organization and those pesky Lenovo Yoga's get a USB to Ethernet dongle with each one. We have over 500 dongles currently, and I don't see a way to automate importing those MAC addresses. Thanks!

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                              Noted  ·  6 comments  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                            • Mac

                              Provide Mac Provisioning with CM12.

                              Other vendors provide the ability to image and fully manage the Mac device, when will Configuration Manager provide this feature? Imaging Windows platforms is only part of a corporation desktop landscape, we also support Mac, having a single solution would make logical sense.

                              46 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                                Noted  ·  sangeev responded

                                Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                              • Wake-up proxy support for 802.1X networks

                                In our enterprise we have quite a few locations where 802.1X is impelemented, e.g. networks port-based network access control and/or VLANs. Some locations even use DHCP snooping.

                                We would like to implement SCCMs wake-up proxy feature in these locations but it is not currently supported. Also, network administrators are concerned about the IP-to-MAC mapping (MAC flapping) feature used in wake-up proxy.

                                Please provide us with wake-up proxy support that will work on any type of network.

                                45 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                                • Application Groups

                                  Today many use Task Sequence to deploy set of applications and packages to computers in order to have control over install order, convenience of everything installing at same time and the name will show up on computer (example: HR applications).
                                  It would be good with a new feature (I call it Application Groups) where we can add application and packages and on the console + client side (Software Center) you will see for example "HR applications" and the software that it will install with status for individual applications/packages part of the group.
                                  Same control as TS with install order. Abilityā€¦

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                                    Noted  ·  5 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                                  • Remote Control User rather than Device

                                    Allow Remote Control by right-clicking a username so that the user doesn't have to look up the computer name.

                                    This would be enormously helpful in the Education sector where users are constantly moving between PCs. Novell had this feature in ConsoleOne and it enabled superfast remote control of users for our Helpdesk staff.

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                                      2 comments  ·  Remote Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                                    • More accurate registry Compliance Settings

                                      When creating the Configuration Item (Create Configuration Item Wizard, Settings step) and choosing Registry setting type for the Create Setting window, there are some bizarre registry types mentioned in Data type drop-down box: String, Integer, Date and Time, Floating Point, Version and String Array. Most of these data types are all REG_SZ type. But where is REG_MULTI_SZ? REG_EXPAND_SZ? REG_DWORD? REG_QWORD? REG_BINARY?
                                      There is also possibility to set/check compliance for those registry settings with script, but why the Registry Configuration Item in first place?
                                      These actual registry data types need to be implemented instead of/additionally to currently existing ones.

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                                        Noted  ·  8 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                                      • Client Settings - Computer Restart - Allow longer than 1440 minutes, show friendly time

                                        Currently, the maximum an administrator can give users to reboot their systems is 1440 minutes (24 hours). Please let us specify up to 7 days. The goal of the delay is to allow a reasonable amount of time for an end user to save their work and reboot without losing anything. The 24 hour limit means that if a user is gone for a day, there is a strong chance they could lose their work. Allowing up to 7 days seems like a better compromise between end user control and respecting admin intent/organizational need.

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                                          Noted  ·  8 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                                        • OSD Task Sequence (1703) Not Displaying

                                          When running a task sequence to deploy a 1703 based image, the second part of the task sequence: "Setup Operating System" does not display.

                                          The screen saying "Just a moment..." is displayed instead of the SCCM task sequence screen, meaning you cannot see the progress.

                                          If the machine is left, it does actually complete the steps, but it would be nice to see the SCCM screen once again!

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                                            1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

                                            Thanks for your feedback. Updating status to Noted and apologies for not getting to this one till now.

                                            From my testing this appears to be limited to 1703 (Redstone 2) or 1709 (Redstone 3). All tests with 1803 (Redstone 4) and 1809 (Redstone 5) have been fine also with Task Sequence Progress UI shown. The ‘Just a moment..’ is not something under task sequence control, installing manually shows the same behavior.

                                            Is this still an issue for you all with the more recent Windows releases?

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