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  1. Phased Deployment: Allow editing of purpose

    Make Phased Deployment more flexible by allowing to edit purposes for the phases.
    Scenario: Software Deployment via Phased Deployment
    Phase1: Deployment "Required" to "Testcollection"
    Phase2: Deployment "Available" to "All Users"

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  2. Application file detection in user environement

    Today, we can deploy an application into an user profile (Ex : %appdata%; but it's not possible to check the file as a detection method.

    Unfortunatly SCCM isn't able to find a file into a user environement.

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  3. Allow number criteria to be integer

    Currently filtering on 'number errors' expects kind of string value to be filtered on. Better would be equals, not equals, greater than, less than.

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  4. Historical State Messages

    I love status messages and the new state message system is a step backwards. I have no historical data for troubleshooting purposes. If I create a new revision of an application and deploy it, does it have a higher success rate than a previous revision? No clue.

    Also, I don't like that state messages are removed for deleted deployments. I want to know what deployment ran on what machine, regardless of if the deployment still exists or not. How do I know what was installed on one machine if the deployment is removed?

    There are a ton of instances whereā€¦

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  5. Who Created the Deployment

    Under Monitoring>Overview>Deployments
    i would like to see who created the deployment

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  6. Remove obsolete/redundant adverts/deployments

    Machines are often removed from software deployment collections, either that they were added by mistake in the first place or they have genuinely been removed for a particular reason. I have found that even though a machine has been removed from a collection the advert/deployment for that machine is still kept in the dbo.vSMS_ClientAdvertisementStatus table. In view of this the built in reports are not as accurate as they should be because they are tied in to this table containing obsolete data. Is it possible that when a machine is removed from a collection its corresponding advert for that collectionā€¦

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  7. Can you put in all the fail safes when creating a deployment to all apps not just for deploying a Task Sequence?

    Have the fail safe that are built in to when deploying a Task Sequence come up when setting up any deployment. Such as the check boxes when you are going over 100 targets in a collection that pops up, ect..
    Thx

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  9. Export Asset Message

    When looking at the Asset message - Action Output it disappears after a few seconds? allow the Asset message to be exported so you look at the action output in more depth based on the exit code.

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  10. In Monitoring/Deployments filters don't stick

    We have dozens of software updates going on around the clock, frequently I filter on time frames in the deployment names ( since we can't do time ranges on the filter just days we add deployment times to the names of the deployments ) and when we drill down on the deployment to look at status ( these are monthly MS patching ) and then go back to main monitoring view we have to redo the filter.

    I would like to pin the current filter as the default so it stays that way until I clear the filter

    Would alsoā€¦

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  11. Configuration Baseline Non-Complaint Summarization Time

    For non-compliant Configuration Baseline monitoring it would be nice to see when the last time the client reported the baseline when looking at the baseline under Deployments. For Windows Update deployment monitoring you can add the column for Last Enforcement Message Time which shows you the last time it errored or succeeded.

    When you have multiple Configuration items in a baseline, lets say for a workstation baseline. It would be nice to see the last time it ran based on clients that may now be offline for 2 weeks, that will eventually fall off, or come back online in aā€¦

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  12. Add a "debug" indicator for TS Debug Deployments in TS details and in deployment monitoring

    Once deployed, it is hard to differentiate a standard TS deployment from a Debug deployment. It would be awesome to have some visual indicator of the "debug" nature of a deployment either in the the deployments tab of a TS details, or in the Deployment monitoring pane.
    Of course, having this extra info in both places would be even nicer :-)
    Regards from Paris

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  13. Task Sequences - Columb for number of deployments

    When in the Configuration Manager console and looking at a folder of Task Sequences (not a specific TS), it would be handy to have a column to show the amount of deployments each TS in the view has - the same as Applications.

    Our organisation constantly updates Task Sequences for deploying OS Upgrades, which are left as enabled but expired and placed in a folder named "Retired". This is to preserve the deployment information in case of future review and/or record keeping. As such, it would be handy to have a column to show the number of deployments a TSā€¦

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  14. Allow SCCM deployments to use the same Wake On Lan Functionality as Client Notificaiton Service.

    Currently the option "Send Wake-Up packets" in Deployments utilizes the old WoL method of relying on the ARP cache and or a WoL Proxy. Would be great if deployments used the same method that client notification is using in Assets and Compliance.

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  15. Ability to create custom alerts

    I would like to have the ability to create custom alerts or have more canned alerts to configure in Configuration Manager CB. Having the ability to be alerted in the event there is an unauthorized deployment would be nice. Also site security alerts if there is an attempt to access higher rights within Configuration Manager CB.

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  16. active task view

    Please add a "events" or "task viewer" pane like vcenter does so you can interactively see what the system is doing. Meaning, when you do something like initiate a bunch of client installs, it should show it as a running task with progress bar so you don't have to look at logs to see what it is doing.

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  17. Provide package content download progress in log file

    When deploying a software update, the UpdateDeployment log gives you a regular progress update on the content deployment to the client, using the PercentComplete value. Please can we have something similar for monitoring progress when a client is downloading content for a package or application.

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  18. Open Deployments "In New Tab"

    It would be nice to see the Deployments Node in the Monitoring Workspace have an option to open a deployment without losing my search results. Maybe something similar to "Open in New Tab" you see in a browser. When I am looking at multiple deployments, I don't like having to go back and forth between the search results and the deployment status I am monitoring. I would like to be able to open multiple and then view after I've selected the ones I want to see.

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  19. Compliant tab

    The COMPLIANT tab needs to get broken into two tabs - one for what other products call "Not Applicable" and the other for "Success". As it is now you cannot look at the COMPLIANT tab and see how many nodes successfully installed updates because they are mingled with ones that did not need the update.

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  20. Under Deployments

    Whenever we want to open any deployment we need to see from <monitoring> & search from <deployments>

    Especially which deployments start with the same name but different deployment for such scenario,

    we just need to open 1 by 1 individually that is an only possibility & which just eat more time so instead of that:

    If we can get a quick selection option enabled which can allow us to select deployment at once & can open up to maximum 3 limits together would make our work easier,

    for eg: Just like how we get a new wizard displayed with aā€¦

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