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  1. CMPivot - Ability to resize the saved queires pane

    The ability to make the saved queires pane a bit wider, so that you dont have to sidescroll if the name of some queires are long.

    7 votes
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  2. Ignore Referenced Collection Rules when Deleting

    When deleting a collection that is included or excluded in another collection, you must first remove that rule manually from the other collection(s).

    Please add the ability to automatically remove those rules with a prompt, similar to how deleting a collection will automatically delete any existing deployments (with a confirm prompt).

    7 votes
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  3. task sequence media copy variables from Collection

    When creating Stand Alone task sequence Media it would be very nice to be able to select an existing SCCM collection and copy over the collection variables. This way you do not have to manually type over each collection variable Name and value from the collection to the task sequence media wizard.

    7 votes
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  4. Have “Last Boot Time/date” option available to pick for a column when you’re in Devices or Device Collections.

    Have “Last Boot Time/date” option available to pick for a column when you’re in Devices and/or when you have Sub device collections.

    6 votes
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  5. Collections w/ maintenance windows - new icon

    Make a new icon for collections with a maintenacne window enabled. This would make it easier to discover which collections have a maintenance window enabled in the console.

    6 votes
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  6. collection view

    When creating a collection you can specify which columns to show. If you leave this blank ConfigMgr will use a default set of columns. In ConfigMgr 1511 however it will always revert back to the default columns...
    When we specify which columns to show it should only show those.
    E.G. have a collection of Windows 10 devices and the columns could show Name (name of the client) and OS build number (10240, 10586 or 1507, 1511 etc.)

    6 votes
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  7. Schedule a deployment for X days after the 2nd Tuesday of the month (example)

    Sometimes the the second Tuesday (as an example) could be 7 days into the month, other times it could be much longer. Allow all schedules to be X days after a 1st/2nd/3rd mon/tue/wed/thur etc

    6 votes
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  8. Put the "Create new collection" option similar to the one already used in the complice for all deployments.

    Put the "Create new collection" option similar to the one already used in the complice for all deployments.

    6 votes
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  9. Extend functionality of Device Categories

    Allow for multiple Device Categories per device and provide a PowerShell cmd-let to assign category(s) to devices. This would allow categories to represent 'business rules' and allow automatic assignment of devices to collections based on one or more categories. i.e. "Production" and "Application1". This would be very useful for interfacing with external systems that automatically create/deploy machines, such as HPSA or VRA/VRO.

    6 votes
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  10. "server group"

    Add a confirmation window when enabling the Server Group setting on a collection. The placement of the checkbox is very similar to the Incremental Updates checkbox on the following tab. Have seen some admins enabling it by mistake, which causes problems.

    6 votes
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  11. maintenance windows: skip date or add an end date

    I'd like a possibility to exclude some date from the maintenance windows schedule, or add an "effective end date" after wich the MW would stop.
    my scenario
    windows every two week on Thursday, I'm asked to skip the next one due to exams or other reason (school environment.) several time a year.
    right now I change the effective start date for after those event, but I can't do it too much in advance, or there won't be any maintenance until this new effective date.
    and if I do it too late, then the computers may not receive the new settings…

    5 votes
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  12. Direct membership rule

    As like Direct membership rule in adding machine to the collection, it would be nice if we have any rule for excluding single machines from the collection.

    5 votes
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  13. Paste unedited Excel columns into Add Resources

    If you want to build a collection from an Excel report, you must currently do something like ="""" & A1 & """," to get the proper formatting for Add Resources. Making Add Resources flexible enough to accept a straight copy-paste from an Excel column of computer names would streamline this.

    5 votes
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  14. Collection Trash Folder

    We should have a collections trash folder in the case of accidental deletions of collections.

    You delete a collection, it gets moved into the trash folder, where it can sit there for 30 days or so until the system automatically delets it. Collection refresh, or any deployments to it are automatically disabled. It just sits on ice for a few days then goes bye bye.

    We are going through the process of cleaning up our 10K collections. Yes I know it is allot but we have ALLOT of global users. In getting it down to 8K we had a few…

    5 votes
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  15. Create a collection from search results

    When you create a search, for instance within a collection, it would be great if you had the option to save that search/criteria as a new collection. I know you can save the search itself to run again, but sometimes you may need this to be a collection for deployments or something.

    5 votes
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  16. Device Collections columns for created by/date and modified by/date

    Additional available columns when looking at device Collections to know the following information for created by/date and modified by/date

    5 votes
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  17. Blocking collection query is crashing SQL server

    SCCM Version Number and CU level
    SCCM 1610
    Customer has SQL 2012 with SQL Compatibility mode 2012.

    Observed behavior:

    The behavior is like this:

    • We have a collection A (BCS026B0)that contains 80.000 objects (or 100.000). It is big.
    • If we create a new collection B that is limited to A, once the update cycle for the collection B the SQL query will run with the ;WITH LimitedBaseTable as
    • This will generate a blocking and will never end.
    The above behavior is not always reproducible with all big collections.

    What we think would be useful is to add…

    5 votes
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  18. Collection membership permissions and logging

    Please allow us to configure permissions so that individuals can only do direct include or removal of individual machines instead of allowing query based or other collections to be added too. Additionally greater logging of not just that the collection was modified but how it was modified. Most solutions I see out there require a customer scripted or web front end approach which adds complexity to support etc.

    4 votes
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  19. Enable additional system properties as a column choice in device collections

    You cannot add some system resource properties as a column in a device collection. Example "Last Logon User Name". I know you can create a custom console, but would be nice to have out of the box.

    4 votes
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  20. Allow export of Collection queries to a Query

    We, like many institutions, have experienced "Collection Creep", over the years, that is, we have accumulated many collections which are no longer necessary for software distribution. The logic used in these collections however is still valid and can occasionally be useful, so it would be very handy if we could simply export the logic to a query, which could then be run as required. It could be designed so that an include or exclude could also include the logic from those collections, and restricted to only work on Query-based collections.

    4 votes
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