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  1. 3rd Party Patching - SCUP Integration with SCCM Console

    Integrate the SCUP tool on to SCCM Admin Console. This will give a single pane of glass view for all patching activities (including importing 3rd party patches).

    3,785 votes
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    94 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Fix the Software Update Task Sequence (built-in TS patching during OSD)

    How is this still a problem? Ask any MVP and they all agree: the built-in task sequence for patching during OSD doesn't work. It doesn't survive double reboots, it has a upper patch limit before it crashes ... it's basically garbage. I don't mind making golden images in MDT, but I shouldn't _have_ to ... and yet I do. I makes SCCM feel less like a singular solution.

    1,838 votes
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    59 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for all your suggestions and feedback, updating status to completed.

    SCCM 1902 fast Ring released today
    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Update-1902-for-Configuration-Manager-current-branch-is-now/ba-p/376516
    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1902

    Updates added to the previous response, these documents are the first iteration and we’ll continue to add and improve.
    We’d ask if you encounter issues with the Install Updates step to file a bug or engage support so we have logs etc. to work with to help diagnose and solve your issues. Also, if there’s specific asks for additions to the feature or documentation please open additional User Voice items.

    Today we published a new article and related flowchart to provide some insight and guidance for using the Install Software Updates task sequence step.

    Announcement
    https://twitter.com/AaronCzechowski/status/1102647530339221504

    Link to document:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/understand/install-software-updates

    Flowchart at full size
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/understand/media/ts-step-install-software-updates.svg

    - Flowcharts; the install updates proved popular. We’ve had asks for the same for Peer Cache, Task Sequence Pre-cache, Software Distribution Troubleshooting and more.…

  3. Use SCCM to remote control multiple monitors

    When using SCCM to remote control multiple monitors; allow the ability to select only one monitor to be remote controlled; vs. the option now of only stretching.

    1,592 votes
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    82 comments  ·  Remote Control  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Check for running .exe, give the User the option to postpone

    It would be nice to have an integrated solution for that. I would like to have the option to add the programs ".exe" names to the application in sccm. during deployment, if the .exe is currently running, it should ask the user to close it or give the options:
    - postpone deployment
    - close the application and start update immediatly

    if the .exe is not running, it should just go ahead and install it without asking.

    and also a silent version of this: check if the .exe is currently running, if no -> go ahead and install. if it's running…

    1,570 votes
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    49 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    There are many comments on this feedback item. We’ve read over them many times while building this feature and feel that we’ve hit the core functionality for this request in the 1702 release and so today we are marking this feedback item as complete.

    We look forward to all of your passionate commentary, and votes, on the parts of this feedback that aren’t included in the current release to help us decide where to focus our efforts next.

    Details can be found here https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/03/26/now-available-update-1702-for-system-center-configuration-manager/.

    As always, thank you for your passionate support and feedback.

    Mark

  5. Daisy chain Task Sequences (OSD and non-OSD)

    I would like to see the ability to launch one task sequence from within another task sequence. For some processes, you run the same steps across multiple deployments. Today, you have to duplicate these steps across many task sequences. The ability to execute a task sequence from a task sequence would alleviate this need and reduce errors and inconsistencies for administrators.

    1,243 votes
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    64 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This features is included in #ConfigMgr 1710 release.

    General Blog: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/?p=67486
    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1710

    The notes for the 1711 Tech Preview apply here too and we’ll continue to work on these

    Console actions are fixed in many instances where we didn’t traverse the referenced packages/content
    Export now exports child task sequence and referenced content – secrets are cleared from the referenced task sequences too
    Task Sequence import now works and detects duplicates
    Copy action copies parent and all reference to child task sequences
    Delete action detects if there’s a parent child relationship and displays what’s affected
    Similarly deleting packages that are in child task sequences is detected and shown in the delete package wizard
    Initially we had limited to one level – now there’s no limit, but use that wisely
    Related to the above, we do not permit a circular reference i.e. a parent cannot reference same parent, a parent cannot…

  6. Fix Supercedence behavior

    This is definitely in the catagory of a bug or design change.

    Consider this scenario:
    * app A deployed to a number of machines via required deployment
    * app a Version 2.0 comes out, we create a supersedence for the old app
    * deploy Version 2.0 to a small collection with an 'Available' Deployment
    * witness in horror as machines automatically begin applying the updated version
    * check the deployment after the fact and discover that a check box of ''Automatically upgrade any superceded versions of this application' has now appeared in the deployment, and is forced checked.

    No where…

    877 votes
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    49 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Install and Shutdown / Install and reboot with Software Updates

    In Windows client, after receiving software updates from the SUP, I want you to be able to use the" install and reboot / shutdown and update" botton.

    868 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Force Reinstall of Application

    Many customers want to be able to force a reinstallation of an application. this deployment should ignore all detection rules and just install the application again.
    At the moment this is not possible.

    834 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Enable a column for primary user!

    Enable an option to quickly see the primary user of a device (within the columns on the console) I don't have time to individually click machines or run reports to find the primary user.

    808 votes
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    57 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is fixed in the just shipped #SCCM 1802 release. For both Primary User, and Logged on user. We still will improve a couple things:
    1) it is only in devices views; and we will add it in more views (collections, etc.)
    2) We actually think we can do even better than this, and use the SCCM fast channel to show currently logged in now users. If you like this idea, vote here:
    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/13061739-see-if-a-user-is-logged-in-and-if-computer-is-acti

  10. Enable right click WOL a device from inside the console

    Allow the built in use of WOL, and right click to wake up a machine or a collection at anytime. Also fix ConfigMgr's native WOL technology to work on common network infrastructure (no Mac-Flapping.)

    728 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Power Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Using express installation files

    Integration of the express installation files from WSUS
    I think this is becoming mandatory with the size of updates of Windows 10.

    684 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Need WSUS Maintenance tasks

    There should be a few built in maintenance tasks to go through and complete all the maintenance tasks that are needed for WSUS. I find having to run through these steps every month to be quite tedious requiring a lot of change control each month to get the maintenance work completed for WSUS.

    Everything described in this article should be automatically done by CM: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2016/01/26/the-complete-guide-to-microsoft-wsus-and-configuration-manager-sup-maintenance/

    615 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Preferred Software Update Points

    Now that we have the option to define both Distribution Points and Management Points as preferred, it'd be terrific if we could have the same option for Software Update Points. It would make a strong case when designing a flat hierarchy.

    604 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Make all dialogs shown to the end-user include company logo

    A truly great feature would be to be able to customize all dialogs show to the end-user, both for OSD, but also reboot prompts basically all dialogs shown to the end-user.
    Adding a company logo so that the end-user actually knows it is from our company and trustworthy.

    601 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Collapsable Task Sequence groups

    Allow the groups in a Task Sequence to be collapsed allowing a better overall view.

    497 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Show computer state, e.g. different icon for computer that is on, off, user logged on

    For each computer under "Devices", display different icons depending on whether a user is logged on or not, or whether the computer is powered on or not (see attached as an example of what this function looks like in Altiris Deployment Console). Such feature instantly allows admins to see which computers are available/online/offline, without having to run a report or ping the computer

    474 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow us to disable, hide or edit the "Confirm that you want to install a new operating system on your computer" popup

    Wouldn't it make a lot of sense to be able to disable the "Confirm that you want to install a new operating system on your computer" prompt that you see when you launch an OSD task sequence in Windows.

    Right now you cannot change this behaviour, in addition you cannot even customize the text.

    What I'd like to see is the following (particularly with the Windows 10 Upgrade task sequence being used within Windows.)

    * ability to DISABLE this popup via the deploy ts wizard
    * ability to EDIT the popup's text to something more 'fitting' (think about Upgrade...)

    and…

    464 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Updating to completed. 1702 is released, see here for more details https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1702

    From TAP and Tech Preview we’ve had some feedback, e.g.
    - make only the headline and first line required
    - have sample text
    - allow customizing where the task sequence appears Applications or Operating Systems regardless of properties
    If there’s additional feedback or changes please send them on either via User Voice, or mail.

    Thanks

  18. See if a user is logged in and if computer is active or idle

    Devices should show the current logged in user. Next to that should be an indication of if that session is active or not.

    This would allow us to see where a user is logged in without having to wait on the userprimarydevice field to populate. Being able to see if the session is active or not will help us know if we can remote in without interrupting a user.

    444 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Site Server High Availability or Clustering

    Configuration Manager is becoming more mission critical every day. The ability to Cluster the Site Server role (Inboxes & SMS Provider) is more and more important as that is the single point of failure for a Primary Site.

    If the Site Server role goes down the Primary Site is down no matter how many Management Points or SMS Provider etc. exist.

    If we could Cluster the Site Server or at least have 2 systems share that role for High Availability then this would no longer be an issue.

    Even though we can designate multiple SMS Providers, if the site system…

    439 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Software Center: Support multi-select of updates in the new Software center

    In the new Software center you can only install applications one after the other. In the "old" Software center you could check each application and then install them with one click.

    438 votes
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