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  1. Check if Cloud Service name is valid during Cloud Proxy Wizard

    When deploying the new Cloud Proxy Service role in SCCM 1606, the user is asked to provide a Cloud Service Name. However, the UX does not explain that this is needs to be globally unique in all of Azure. I chose the name of 'SCCMCloud' turns out someone else already got that one though, and so the wizard completes and then fails in provisioning.

    This is sloppy. The UX should include instructions for the end-user to validate their name first (which can be done in Azure -> Cloud Service -> New, you're able to test various names until you find…

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  2. Display site system roles installed on boundary group references/resources

    The introduction of preferred management points in SP2/R2 SP1 is GREAT! But I'd like to see the following added to the console to improve usability.

    When viewing the properties of a boundary group in the console, you can add/remove site system servers on the 'References' tab. Pre SP2/R2 SP1, all you were adding here were DPs... now, those site systems can be DP's, MP's, and SMP's.

    By simply looking at the list of site system servers, you cannot tell whether the server is a DP, MP, SMP, or any combination.

    Please add 3 more columns or similar (one for each…

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  3. Add Maintenance Mode to all (or most) site roles

    I know of a few environments that set up roaming User state migration points for mass upgrades/hardware refreshes, or have an MP offline here and there. When installing a configuration manager update, site servers that are offline hold up the process. From what I understand, DPs in maintenance mode are "skipped over" until they come back online and then are upgraded. Can this same sort of concept be expanded to other site system roles as well?

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  4. Improve the Migration Wizard

    Selection Window should have a search filter like the normal console
    The Wizard Windows should be resizeable to see full names
    Possibility to add additional Colums in the selection (like PackageID)
    Delegation of Migration permissions should be possible

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  5. Upgrade logging improvements

    Upgrade needs to have better logging - for example during an upgrade, the spimportinventory stored procedure was failing on a merge with SQL error 8672:
    The MERGE statement attempted to UPDATE or DELETE the same row more than once. This happens when a target row matches more than one source row.

    Tracking this down was difficult because of the MERGE statement - if each row were being processed separately, the specific problem data could be called out when an error occurs.

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  6. custom site default settings

    Currently ConfigMgr comes with tons of default Settings, Discovery Methods, Site Maintenance, Client Eval Settings, etc.
    They are super generic, doesn't matter if I'm settings up a lab for 10 VMs on PC Hardware, or for prod with 500K clients on enterprise hardware, I get the same settings. I'd like the installer to scan the hardware it's getting installed on, and have that as a starting point, then ask me additional questions, Intended purpose, approx expected clients, single site server, or future additional servers, and expected roles, then give custom recommended template for settings to best fit my environment. I'd…

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  7. Multithreaded prereq checker

    The prereq checker will check a number of "things" on all site systems, including if the OS version is supported or not. However, if you have a large number of remote distribution points across very poor lines this can take many hours. I have recently upgraded a CM12R2 site to 1511. The prereq checker ran for more than 8 hours.

    My suggestion is simple, in an upgrade scenario the prereq checker should read the number of packages that distmgr is allowed to process an use the same number of threads to check remote distribution points (or other site roles).

    This…

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  8. General speed of SCCM Console and Client

    Over any new feature, I'd love SCCM to just be faster in general. Just creating deployments and testing deployments is a notoriously slow process, even for a small 200 user organisation like ours.

    First of all, the console itself is sluggish. There's a measurable delay accompanying almost every click. I'm not sure where the bottleneck is, but I'm suspecting it's the server-side architecture. It's bearable, but still frustrating when you're trying to get something done quickly. Replacing the clunky console with a snappier web interface (overdue in my opinion) would likely help, along with some architectural improvement in the background.

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  9. "Scale-Out" Primary Server

    It would be really great if there was an easy way to decouple components that run on one large Primary Site Server and transfer them on to a number of smaller machines and be able to migrate those roles across machines quickly (similarly to how this is done in SCOM with Management Servers and Resource Pools). That would allow the following:
    1. Simplify Maintenance - currently, every time we need to patch SCCM Primary Site Server, we need to agree upon the outage window with all the teams that rely on SCCM. If we could move the workload, we'd be…

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  10. The ability to create the Secondary Site bootstrap media manually. Will be especially useful for slow link sites to use other mechanisms to

    The ability to create the Secondary Site bootstrap media manually. Will be especially useful for slow link sites to use other mechanisms to copy the file to the Secondary Sites instead of using Configmgr's distribution

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  11. Improve/Flex SCCM Updates and Servicing new model

    Flexibility in the upgrade process for allowing manual execution (in part or 100% - in the manner of the process used for the updates of Cumulative Updates and new releases made to the 2012 version and the 2012 to 1511 - more flexible and less plaster, mature, stable and be technically more professional for whom is running). This can eliminate the dependence of customers for handling patches of unsuccessful updates failures in SCCM databases by Microsoft engineering in case of failure (especially in the tables that control the update process itself), since this type handling is not supported by Microsoft…

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  12. Hotfix Rollback Option for the Microsoft SCCM CB Hotfixes Releases

    Hello: Microsoft release monthly updates for Microsoft SCCM Current Branch and sometime hotfixes. The hotfix rollback installation for Microsoft SCCM is not straight forward because Microsoft SCCM CB hotfixes installation has own process and procedures which executed in the backend. So it better to have an option provided to rollback the Hotfix.. Ex: KB4339794....

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  13. multisubnetfailoer

    Allow Configuration Manager to support the site DB with multisubnetfailover option enabled.

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  14. SMSEXEC Service threads gets hung in "Starting" Phase after a restart

    If we have a Named Instance and Intune Connector is installed, SQL connectivity is broken and most of the threads for SMSEXEC gets stuck in starting state until we modify the below registry
    Go to “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SMS\Components\SMSDMPUPLOADER”

    Original Values for the below keys will be as below:
    Database Name = CM_PR1

     SQL Server Name = PR1.contoso.com\SCCM
    

    Change the values as below: (Remove write permissions to this key only, and keep only Read permissions for all or alternatively make a copy of the original before doing so)
    Database Name = SCCM\CM_PR1

     SQL Server Name = PR1.contoso.com
    

    Where,
    SCCM = Named…

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  15. Reduce the number delta mismatch BADMIFS Generated

    We get about 1000 deltamismatch BADMIFs generated each day.

    Here is the case of sccm client Inventoryagent.log says successfully sent but the ccmessaging.log shows the upload failed.
    Why can’t the client inventory agent act on the status back from ccmmessaginglog and if the upload of the inventory fails, don’t increment the delta number.
    This would greatly reduce the number of deltamismatch files generated each day and improvement keeping the inventory up to date without having to force a full inventory sync for this case.

    Here are the details:

    Dataldr.log for computer: CHOSIJ1-L2

    Thread: 6108 will use GUID GUID:c28fa179-d722-4692-be69-a71f5a81e75c SMSINVENTORY

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  16. Ability to run SCCM Update prerequisite check again if failed

    If you did not run a prerequisites check prior to installing the Configuration Manager and it fails you aren't able to run it again. The run prereq check button is greyed out and if you use Retry installation any warnings during prereq checks are ignored.

    It would be great if the Run prerequisites button would be available in this scenario to run it again without ignoring the warnings.

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  17. Increase SCCM Upgrade with the option of a Full Backup of All SCCM Files (not only Inboxes), All Registry and SQL

    Include the full backup of the database, registry and "all" SCCM set of files installed on the server (not only the INBOX folder): This could mitigate the problem we find binaries coexisting with previous version after restore failed SCCM upgrade atempts, allowing new update attempt to be made without failures. May be including the option to administrators to include this backup process as part of the Upgrade process with a simple flag.

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  18. BITS throttling policies does not detect the Slow/Fast configuration

    BITS throttling policies does not detect the Slow/Fast configuration and applied for all requests.

    Scenario:
    • Create a boundary group with multiple “Site System Servers” mark some as Fast and some Slow connection.
    • Apply a BITS throttling policy to clients as below.

    Client downloads from both DP’s with BITS limitation.

    Customer is requesting BITS to detect slow/fast and BITS throttling should not be applied to BPD01

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  19. Possibility to have an option to back up SCCM SSRS reporting site and the custom reports via built-in SMSBackup

    SCCM SSRS custom reports are very important to SCCM. It is time-consuming to create our own afterinstall.bat to back up SCCM SSRS site and custom reports. Please also include the contingency plan for SCCM SSRS site in case the site server running SCCM SSRS is down. e.g. Replicate custom SSRS report from one production SSRS site to the contingency SSRS site automatically.

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  20. No possibility to upgrade to 1802 on a secondary site with cd.latest

    At a customer with 7 remote Secondary Sites, connected through a very small satellite WAN connection, we would like to schedule or manually start an upgrade to 1802 from the cd.latest instead of the Upgrade through ConfigMgr Console.
    As this method will copy one GB of data our customer would like to have more control on when this data is sent over and when the upgrade should start. A manual or offline upgrade through the cd.latest would be helpful.
    As far as I could find, the only possibility is through the Console.

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