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  1. Option to uninstall an application when a user or device falls out of scope of the collection

    This is a buggy, Would we like the option to have ' Uninstall Application when Resource falls out of scope of this collection' when an application is deployed to a collection, this would save us having to create 2 collections ( install and uninstall) and to deployments. This would save SO much time and reduce the complicity of application management.

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      11 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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).

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        44 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Change the maximum run time of cumulative updates to 30 minutes

        With the new 'cumulative updates' model I think it would be a good idea to change the maximum run time of cumulative updates to 30 minutes (or whatever is best suited). I have noticed more timeout issues with patching in the last couple of months due to the default 10 minutes not being enough time to install 'X' patches as a single CU. This would be preferred to manually overriding them every month.

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          under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • DSC to replace or compliment basline feature

          DSC is a wonderful framework for handling baseline configurations across Windows and Linux machines, but it's completely unsupported in SCCM directly. While a Pull server is certainly more simplistic than an SCCM hierarchy, it would still be very beneficial to have some integration in a couple of areas:

          Management Points can easily be configured to host mof configurations for clients, and a new client policy class for allowing the SCCM agent to configure the pull server settings on a host would be great. Alternatively a new role could be made ... not sure that would feel as elegant.

          The baseline…

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            under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Doc Bug: Is it one or both Audit settings needed?

            For getting the System Console Usage, Top Console User, and UDA stuff to work, you need to enable some security event log audits.

            This page says you need only 1 Audit setting:

            https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt488912.aspx#BKMK_EnableSuccessLogonEvents

            These pages say you need both of the Audit settings:

            https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt629338.aspx

            https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt595706.aspx

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              3 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Include orchestration of software updates especially for tiered solutions

              Today it's only possible to orchestrate software updating based on a membership in collections.
              This is however rarely enough for more complex setups where you might have back-, middle-, and front tiers in your setup.

              Therefore I recommend adding a dependency system between computer objects, so that you can orchestrate at least the following:
              1) Which tier of servers are patched first, second and third etc.
              2) Reboot order between the different tiers which includes an accept of one tier being fully patched and rebooted before the next tier is begun updating.
              3) Ability to choose between warning or rollback…

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              • Correct technet guide about AlwaysOn

                The guid https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt651651.aspx is incorrect or missing some steps.

                1. It mentions Endpoints a few times, while it has meen listener. Listener is not the same as endoint . AONAG must have a listener and the listerner name must the provided as sql server name
                2. The port of listener must match the port of SQL Servers
                3. BEFORE adding the DB to AONAG (if the new server is different than current one), run the following:

                USE master

                ALTER DATABASE cm_XXX SET ENABLE_BROKER
                ALTER DATABASE cm_XXX SET TRUSTWORTHY ON;

                USE CM_XXX
                EXEC sp_changedbowner 'sa'

                4. After adding the DB to…

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