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  1. Run Scripts: Ability to Edit Scripts

    In 1706, once you create a script and approve it (or deny it) there is no way to alter the script except but to create a new one. Would be great to have the ability to set the script back to waiting for approval, which would unlock the code to be edited.

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  2. Improve and speed up adding or removal processes of direct members to collections, optimize handling in backend

    We need a quick way to quickly populate or empty collections. Targets should be imported as rules without triggering other processes in the background (eval/re-built). The same also applies to removal rules.

    Please implement something like an cmdlet “Add-CollectionMemberRules” / “Remove-CollectionMemberRules” with fast adding rules method, without delays, without rebuilding the complete collection sets in the background. The cmdlet should support especially adding rules like "DirectMembers".

    Note:
    This will help to control and steer application (ramp-up / ramp-down) rollouts, depending on device target lists, created by internal IT or delivered by business partner. The lists could based on different information…

    64 votes
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  3. PowerShell cmdlets for editing task sequences

    Being able to edit task sequences with PowerShell would make managing task sequences much easier. Some possible new cmdlets could include:

    Add-CMTaskSequenceStep
    Get-CMTaskSequenceStep
    Remove-CMTaskSequenceStep
    Set-CMTaskSequenceStep

    Add-CMTaskSequenceGroup
    Get-CMTaskSequenceGroup
    Remove-CMTaskSequenceGroup
    Set-CMTaskSequenceGroup

    58 votes
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  4. New-CMApplication rejects icons larger than 250x250

    New-CMApplication rejects icons larger than 250x250 and returns the warning and error below, even though the SCCM console allows icons up to 500x500.
    WARNING: The maximum size of an icon is 250px X 250px.
    New-CMApplication : Validation of input parameters failed. Cannot continue.

    30 votes
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  5. Add missing InstallationBehaviourType parameter to new DeploymentType cmdlets in SCCM Powershell Cmdlets.

    This goes for all new Add/Set-CM*DeploymentType but for my example, I'll refer to Add-CMScriptDeployment.

    An example below is my generic Script Deployment Type.

    Add-CMScriptDeploymentType `
    -ApplicationName "$PublicName" `
    -DeploymentTypeName "$AppName Client" `
    -ContentLocation "$AppLocation" `
    -InstallCommand "$InstallStr" `
    -UninstallCommand "msiexec /x $MSICode /qn" `
    -MaximumRuntimeMins 720 `
    -LogonRequirementType WhereOrNotUserLoggedOn `
    -UserInteractionMode Hidden `
    -ProductCode
    -ScriptLanguage PowerShell `
    -ScriptText $scriptDetect

    When this is run, the DT is created with the Installation Behaviour set to the default value of "Install for system if resource is device; otherwise install for user"

    The previous version of this cmdlet - Add-CMDeploymentType had the parameter available…

    27 votes
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  6. PowerShell cmdlets need to be cleaned up

    I use a LOT of PowerShell ... and the PowerShell modules in SCCM are ... well... bad.

    Issue 1: I should not have to set my running location to a site to run a cmdlet. No one uses a set-location to make sure they are in the AD domain root before running a get-ADUser (unless they have a multi-domain environment and need to call something specifically), yet SCCM requires this to be true. It makes scripting needlessly complex.

    Issue 2: there are a pointlessly large number of cmdlets. Do I really need a Get-CMDeviceCollection and a separate Get-CMUserCollection? Why can't…

    25 votes
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  7. PowerShell Cmdlet for Modifying Nested Task Sequence (Get/Set-CMTSStepRunTaskSequence)

    It would be very helpful to have a cmlet that will allow you to modify the "Run Task Sequence" with PowerShell.

    I'd like to be able to script replicating an entire task sequence "suite" (including all of the nested sequences) and re-linking the new nested sequences.

    My use case is something like this:
    I want to start development work on a new build revision. The script would duplicate the production sequences (both parent and children) and repoint the "Run Task Sequence" steps to new "DEV" child sequences.

    This would automate the process and ensure that none of the production sequences…

    19 votes
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  8. PowerShell Redistribute Content

    Create a PowerShell cmdlet that will redistribute (not refresh) content on a specific distribution point

    12 votes
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  9. invoke-cmclientnotification improvements

    In 1602 support in the Admin Console GUI was added for additional client notification triggers.

    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/manageabilityguys/2016/03/29/whats-new-with-configmgrs-client-notification-feature/

    However there is still a gap in the functionality for this cmdlet. Currently as of 1706 you are still only able to invoke user and machine policy per the documentation:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/sccm/configurationmanager/vlatest/invoke-cmclientnotification

    11 votes
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  10. Updates and servicing - Powershell CmdLet

    Working for a company with several Configmgr hierarchies, it would be great with a PowerShell cmdlet to initiate and control the updates and servicing.

    11 votes
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  11. SCCM 2012 R2 - PowerShell Commandlet needed to remove Updates from Group (Add-CMSoftwareUpdateToGroup exists)

    Hi all, my customer is using the PowerShell on a really high level to automate nearly all his ConfigMgr Patchmanagement Tasks. They are using Add-CMSoftwareUpdateToGroup but they're missing the matching Remove Commandlet.

    10 votes
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  12. Set-CM<Type>DeploymentType fails with Invalid Property when updating Content Location

    Since I updated to 1706, any of the Set-CM<Type>DeploymentType cmdlets fail with an error when I try to update the content path/location to another location. Based on the error message, it seems the cmdlets need to have extra parameters added to handle the separate Install and Uninstall content paths/locations. Perhaps you could add -UninstallContentLocation and a switch for -UninstallContentSameAsInstallContent.

    Set-CMScriptDeploymentType : Invalid property: object Application(ScopeId_8C35D19A-F107-4878-83CC-9E26B213220D:Application_a463d8c5-c106-43ae-993b-f5bcb2f4ae4c:15) property
    DeploymentTypes.DeploymentTypes[0].Installer.Installer.UninstallContent: Uninstall Content not found in Contents collection
    At line:54 char:3
    + Set-CMScriptDeploymentType -ApplicationName $cmApplicationNa ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Set-CMScriptDeploymentType], InvalidPropertyException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ApplicationManagement.InvalidPropertyException,Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.Cmdlets.AppMan.Commands.SetScriptDeploymentTypeCommand

    9 votes
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  13. Add ability to Create CM Computer with SMBIOS GUID

    Add Ability to create a new Computer in ConfigMgr with New-CMComputer and use the SMBIOS GUID instead of MAC address.

    6 votes
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  14. Set-CMClientSetting hardware inventory

    Set-CMClientSetting for hardware inventory, add option to add/remove classes as well as enabled/disable attributes to be collected within a class

    5 votes
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  15. SUP Sync Status

    Add a Get-SupSyncStatus cmdlet as it does not exist today.

    the only way to achieve this is via WMI
    gwmi -Class SMS_SupSyncStatus -Namespace "root\sms\site_$SiteCode" | select LastSyncErrorCode, LastSyncState

    4 votes
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  16. Add the new "If any update in this deployment requires a system restart, run updates deployment evaluation cycle"

    Add the new "If any update in this deployment requires a system restart, run updates deployment evaluation cycle" option into the Start-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment cmdlet.

    4 votes
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  17. New-CMPackageDeployment missing parameter to specify deployment expiration time.

    We currently use the cmdlet Start-CMPackageDeployment to create deployments to our patching collection and schedule reboots. We use the parameter DeploymentExpireDateTime to set the expiration for the deployment. We are now getting a message that start-cmpackagedeployment is being deprecated in favor of New-CMPackageDeployment, but the new command doesn't appear to have a parameter to set the deployment expiration time. Oddly, it does have a parameter "-UseUtcForExpireSchedule", so possibly it's just an omission?

    4 votes
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  18. Add a "Description" Parameter to the Get/Set/Add CMDistributionPoint cmdlets

    I'd like to see a "Description" parameter added to the Get/Set/Add CMDistributionPoint cmdlets so descriptions can be programatically added w/o having to try this through separate WMI cmdlets.

    4 votes
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  19. Add wildcard support to Remove-CMMaintenanceWindow

    I use a custom New-CMMaintenanceWindow to create a series of maintenance windows based off of which day Patch Tuesday falls on, and at year end when I create new MWs, I would like to use Remove-CMMaintenanceWindow to delete all MWs under a specified collection. Could you all please add supports for wildcards so it can delete all MWs?

    4 votes
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  20. New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule 5.0.8373.1182 (1604)

    Since release Cmdlet Library Update 1604 it is finally possible to manage ADR and multiple deployments via Powershell *bigsuccess*

    unfortunately my previous powershell script for creating ADR's is not working anymore. Parameters for the Software Updates property filters are not getting applied anymore :( e.g Required is not getting applied
    'WARNING: BUG: Unrecognized filter type: NumMissing'

    ADR will be created but no property Filters getting applied

    Kind Regards

    3 votes
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