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  1. Show Powershell equivalent command(s) at any wizard completion

    At wizard completion for anything, show the Powershell cmdlet equivalent like in other System Center products.

    1,217 votes
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      Noted  ·  23 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • ConfigMgr Web Console

      Introduce ConfigMgr Web Console and remove the need to update the console on every device with each SCCM CB Upgrade as local admin rights are needed to update the console.

      The ConfigMgr Web Console might be similar to Azure Portal with Microsoft Intune.

      With SCCM CB updates getting released more frequently than before, this will provide benefits and ease of management. The Admins can connect to the ConfigMgr console from any computer in the organisation without the need to install it.

      408 votes
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        18 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • When a console crashes and you are editing a task sequence, allow sedo unlock if user name matches yours

        It happened to me yesterday with SCCM 1602 CB, I was editing two task sequences at the same time, trying to copy a section from one into the other when the console crashed. I needed the work done and this didn't help as as soon as I started the console again I got the familiar message shown below. The problem is you have to wait 30 minutes for the sedo lock to be removed or use PowerShell cmdlets to try and remove the lock.

        I don't think that is necessary at all as there is already a retry button on…

        176 votes
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          9 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Create an SCCM Community Catalog Feature

          Creating SCCM Collection Queries is an art, and like most art, some of us are more suited to stick-figures while others produce beautiful creations worthy of a place in the Louvre, featuring graceful sub-queries, artful tabbing and good code practices.

          When creating a collection, it would be helpful to have an optional 'Community Collection Catalogue' to choose from, which could have a user-voice style 'Most useful' collections list.

          Users could create collections here, possibly even having a community 'wish-list' area for those without skills to request from those who would like to share.

          Contributions in the community catalog could be…

          147 votes
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            11 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Active Admin Consoles

            I would like to send a message to all users who have the admin console open. Just a pop-up that warns them of a reboot, or if I need to send out a custom message to all active sessions.

            I would like to also be able to see on the Administrations overview page how many Admin Consoles are opened up and connected to the site, and the user name. At the CAS level see all sessions if their are multiple primary servers.

            121 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Status Messages in the SCCM Console

              Status messages are amazingly helpful in the SCCM console, but difficult to get to. For instance, whoever wrote the status messages for Task Sequence deployments did an amazing job, yet I cannot access these without making a custom query! This is an amazing troubleshooting tool that is hidden from the average user.

              I'd like to get access to status messages from the object that makes the status message. For instance, if I right click on a task sequence deployment, I want to be able to view all status messages associated with that object. If I right click on a distribution…

              88 votes
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              • Change Skin color

                Would like the ability to change the color/theme/skin of the Console in order to differentiate when working in Test/Dev/Different User consoles.

                72 votes
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                • Show Serial Numbers in SCCM console for Desktops

                  Show Serial Numbers in SCCM console for Desktops, currenly that column is empty for desktops.

                  49 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Apply this schedule to: [_] OS Deployment Task Sequences [_] Software Update Deployments [_] Standard Software Distribution (Applications an

                    Add Additional Options for Maintenance Window Schedules. Add check boxes to select how the schedule should be applied.

                    For Example

                    Apply this schedule to:
                    [_] OS Deployment Task Sequences
                    [_] Software Update Deployments
                    [_] Standard Software Distribution (Applications and Packages)

                    44 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Ability to enable/disable any deployment (like you can with software update deployments)

                      You should be able to enable or disable any deployment (for applications, packages, software updates, etc) by right-clicking and selecting enable or disable.
                      Currently to disable an application deployment you either have to delete the deployment or retire the application and for packages you need to disable the program.
                      Software update deployments already have this feature.
                      You should also be able to enable/disable a deployment from the Monitoring workspace.

                      43 votes
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                        planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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

                        39 votes
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                        • Adjustable Window Sizes within Admin Console

                          It would be nice to have the ability to adjust window sizes within the console. As an example, the Membership rule window in the collection properties only has enough room to show 2 lines. Being able to maximize or edit to a custom size and have the console remember these sizes would be great.

                          This could be incorporated into the fixes that are being introduced with the High DPI resolutions.

                          39 votes
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                            6 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Doing this everywhere in the console would be expensive/difficult. Rather than wait to make any improvement until the time we can fix it all… I’m curious what the top 10 most important places to fix are. I’m thinking we fix those first, and then go from there.

                          • Add the ability to Copy an Existing Boot Image

                            I would like to be able to copy a boot image so I can update it and make changes without breaking the original boot image. Currently you have to create all new boot images by hand and manually add the drivers.

                            36 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • delete each collection member from the database

                              The "Delete each collection member from the database" tick box clickable field extends to immediately above the "OK" button, making it extremely easy to select on accident. The field should only exist within the space of the box itself, or slightly outside of it.

                              36 votes
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                              • Skype for Business integration to ConfigMgr console

                                Show Skype for Business status of computer's primary user within ConfigMgr admin console. Only show the online status if the admin console compyuter has SfB installed. Also, make this optional.

                                Additionally add an option to start SfB chat with the user by right-clicking the computer/user from admin console.

                                Skype for Business is a great way to provide support to users and you can share the screen even with computers on internet.

                                33 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • SCCM Console UI: Multiple window support

                                  It would really help having multiple window support in day to day operations, ie Right click Software Library - Open in New Window

                                  33 votes
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                                  • Improve the deployment summarization timing when viewing deployments under monitoring.

                                    Improve the deployment summarization timing when viewing deployments under monitoring.

                                    Many times, when viewing a deployment, the summarized data (pie chart and total counts) lags behind. The details of each status of the deployment is accurate and up to date, but the summarization is not real time.

                                    There are two similar suggestions already on UV:
                                    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/20167021-admin-console-should-show-update-synchronization-a

                                    https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/32885422-make-status-summarization-and-state-messaging-fast

                                    My recommendation is to trigger a summarization as soon as you view the deployment, to eliminate one step of the process. If you are opening the deployment, you will always want the latest data.

                                    33 votes
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                                    • Allow all Admin Console access to require MFA

                                      Make everything more secure by requiring Multi-Factor auth for console access. Bonus: make it work over the internet securely.

                                      32 votes
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                                        7 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Customizing Software Update Dashboard

                                        Please provide the ability to customize the Software Update Dashboard, such as the ability to exclude updates or update categories from it.

                                        It is a great dashboard to look at to have a quick glance into security compliance, however in its current state, it is not really useful.

                                        For example, the top 10 updates listed under "Devices Missing Updates" are either preview updates or multiple versions of the malicious software removal tool, neither of which we deploy, giving the dashboard a skewed perspective into security compliance.

                                        Thank you.

                                        31 votes
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                                        • Drag and Drop in console

                                          Why can't we simply drag and drop machines/users into collections instead of having to go through wizard?. It makes it much harder for Helpdesk to understand how to use the console (hence why most people use AD security groups as targets). Why not select/Multi-select items and drag into relevant collection

                                          30 votes
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