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  1. Ability to automatically install Windows 10 ADK releases (or rollback or apply hotfix) via Updates and Servicing.

    The windows 10 adk has changed a few times since the original release of Windows 10, there have been two major releases and one hotfix to fix issues with the second release, as a consequence of that many people got jittery about upgrading to ADK 10 1511.

    How are we going to deal with this in a good way, a really good way. Prior to this we didn't have to upgrade our boot images every 6 months or so.

    Here's the suggestion:-

    #1. When we update from 1602 to 1607 (or whatever) to support the next generation of Windows, itā€¦

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      13 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
      Noted  ·  sangeev responded

      Updated to Noted. We’ve been discussing the same in our planning meetings.

      Thanks,
      BobMN on behalf of SangeeV for SCCM OS Deployment

    • Implement function to remove Windows Updates from clients with Software Update Point

      With a standalone WSUS-Server deployed Windows Updates can be uninstalled/removed from clients. With SCCM SUP this is not possible,
      Implement a function to remove installed Windows Updates from clients.

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        Noted  ·  16 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
      • 3rd Party Patching - Catalogs

        Enable easier integration with partner products or have the ability to pull down 3rd party catalogs.

        258 votes
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          Noted  ·  3 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
        • Software Updates - Need an Option to Control the Auto deployment of Revised updates

          WSUS has an inbuilt option to control the approval /Auto Approval of revised updates.
          However ConfigMgr is missing this feature. This is causing the revised updates to get auto installed on the clients if the deployment is active.
          The latest example for this issue was KB3172605. This was revised by MS and caused auto install with reboot on clients

          94 votes
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            Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
          • Create folders under Software Updates

            Allow the creation of folders under Software Updates\Software Update Groups, Deployment Packages and Automatic Deployment Rules.

            66 votes
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              Noted  ·  8 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
            • ConfigMgr SUM installs should update the date of last install in Windows Update control panel applet

              When you only use ConfigMgr to install updates, the date on the Windows Update control panel applet often reflects something that is really inaccurate as ConfigMgr doesn't update it. This often leads to a very negative reaction of "I thought those darn ConfigMgr admins were updating our workstations and servers!?!" And then we have to explain that we are, but that date doesn't get changed.

              Can we please just ensure that when Software Update Management installs any updates, the Windows Update control panel applet gets set to the current date?

              I stole the screenshots from this thread: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/b33dd5b2-64b3-476d-8fc5-232cbafced47/sccm-updates-are-installed-but-windows-update-status-wrong?forum=ConfigMgrCompliance

              And Iā€¦

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                4 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  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 →
                • Improve the ADR engine

                  Improve the ADR engine

                  - Automate the cleanup of the previous software update groups created by the rules, i.e. before creating a new SUG it will check for older SUG members and based on criteria automatically manage updates that are member of a specific SUG. If updates are published or revised in 2016 then move the updates to our 2016 SUG, or previous month etc. Or, if they are superseeded or expired then remove the updates from the SUG...

                  - Allow to name the deployment create by the ADR, this will be useful for reporting purpose if you have moreā€¦

                  39 votes
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                    Noted  ·  5 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                  • O365 ADR for New Office Installs

                    We have the ability to setup ADR's for O365 updates, but we need the ability to create O365 ADR's for downloads and deployments of the newest O365 Installers to new images that do not have O365 installed yet.

                    32 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                    • Control Windows 10 driver auto-update

                      With Windows 10, the system's drivers are updated directly from Windows Update. This is usually a good thing because it means the system will have the latest WHQL drivers installed. It also means the system administrator needs to maintain less driver packs for individual models (at least for corporate / enterprise computer models).

                      However, it sometimes happen that an updated driver will have a MSI co-installer that will run outside the scope of the SCCM client and might run concurrently with an application or package installation step from a task sequence. It will cause the installation to fail and maybeā€¦

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                        1 comment  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                      • Automatically add products to WSUS syncs based on SCCM inventory

                        Currently, you need to 'know what you have' to enable update syncs for products in WSUS/SCCM. That means that components could be present and not updated, but systems appear to be '100% up-to-date'. It would be nice to have an option to allow SCCM to add software categories to look for based on inventory results (e.g. 'someone installed SQL Server 2014, so WSUS should now look for updates for it').

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                          2 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                        • Option to use proxy only for syncing from internet (and not between SUPs)

                          When configuring proxy for SUP syncing, the same proxy will be used not only to sync updates from internet on primary SUP, but also to sync from primary SUP to other SUPs.
                          This creates a problem in a scenario where proxy is only allowed to access internet, since without it we can not sync from internet, and with it we can't sync between SUPs.

                          6 votes
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                            Noted  ·  4 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                          • Make the "All Software Updates" node respect security scope of current console user

                            Have the statistics (Required, Installed, % Complete, etc) for updates displayed in the All Software Updates search results respect the current security scope of the user.

                            If you have an environment with 1500 servers and the current user is assigned a scope that limits their management to 75 servers; make the search results relevant to the user by showing statistics for only those 75 servers so they can use this view to assign updates directly to SUGs without having to use the web reports to identify applicable updates to their server environment.

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                              1 comment  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
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