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  1. Include the Right Click tools kit as part of the Console, not as a seperate download addon

    Include the Right Click tools adon as part of the Console install, not as a seperate download addon

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      26 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Maintenance Task Results and Details to Monitoring in Console

      Today, you configure maintenance tasks under the administration workspace in the console. To see the results and details around those tasks, you have to go into the component status and parse through the SMS_DATABASE_NOTIFICATION_MONITOR to see when tasks started, stopped, how many records were cleaned, or whether the task failed, or, you can run a query directly against the database that shows when the tasks last started/stopped....but even then the task names in the DB don't necessarily match the names in the console. I propose that there is an area in Monitoring workspace that shows the status for each task,…

      47 votes
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      • Open multiple files from command line with cmtrace

        What the description says. I'd love to open multiple files with CMTrace so it can more easily be integrated with 3rd party utilities!

        37 votes
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        • Make it simpler to author collection query rules

          Create a tool to allow the translation of a SQL query back into WQL that can be used in a collection. Alternatively, change the WQL wizard to be more useful and similar to the SQL management studio.

          27 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • CMTrace needs multiple highlight rules, and highlighting shortcut.

            Give more options in CMTrace for highlighting.

            21 votes
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              8 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Bring back CCMClean support

              We need a "manual" or force clean - a complete removal of all traces of the ConfigMgr client to be supported again.

              Too much wasted time is spent trying to track down all the left overs that cause unhealthy clients.

              Thankfully some of those in the community have published scripts that help, but unfortunately they are "not supported" and many times incomplete.

              15 votes
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              • Allow copy to clipboard for any fields in Resource Explorer (Ctrl-C)

                Please add functionality to use the clipboard in the Device -> Resource Explorer tool.
                This would enable us to quickly grab some information for one of the systems, like copy a MAC-address or MSI install code.
                At the moment, we either have to export the whole table to .txt and filter using a text-editor or manually write out the information which is error-prone.

                Functionality should look like:
                - Double click in a field in the table.
                - Press Ctrl-C to copy to clipboard.

                14 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • temporary local admin permissions

                  we need a function to add a normal user into the local Client Administration Group for a defined timerange.
                  User requests admin permission to install a Software XYZ, that he is able to install this Software XYZ by himself.
                  So a time scheduled "Software-Installation [add user abc into local admin group]" could be a solution. After this timerange, the user will be removed from this Group.

                  11 votes
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                  • ServiceConnectionTool.exe - progress indicator and resume downloading

                    Right now it's really hard to guess how long it takes and what serviceconnectiontool.exe is doing. Is there any possibility to add some progress indicator which will tell how much elements should be downloaded, and where is it right now that little utility? Estimated size of downloading also would be helpfull. Moving files outside of pen during downloading is not a good idea, and there's no info how much more space will be needed to download all needed files. Also resuming after connection failed will be welcome. This tool should help users.

                    9 votes
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                    • cmtrace.exe new color wish for success keyword (green)

                      It would be nice to have an additional color like for example green for the word success....

                      the yellow for warning and red for failure/error is already Handy but to outline a Special success state would make it perfect.

                      9 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • service connection tool - allow restart on downloads

                        Enable restart on downloads using Service Connection tools. Some customers are in remote and/or highly controlled sensitive environments which require the use of the Service Connection Tool. These environments can experience interruptions in internet connectivity is interrupted which cause the download to fail or even an unexpected reboot of the computer you are using to download the updates. You have downloaded 10 or 15 GB of data and you have to start all over. This is frustrating and needs to be addressed.

                        6 votes
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                        • Internal Scheduler Console

                          Should be very important develop a tool to manage internal scheduler and give manually priority, also to see effective resource allocation and future scheduler.

                          6 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Switch to set view when opening logs in CMtrace.

                            A switch to pass when opening multiple log files in CMtrace via command line. Example: you want to monitor a client install, so you want to open ccmsetup.log and client.msi.log.

                            Something like cmtrace <path to file1>,<path to file2> -Vertical
                            or cmtrace <path to file1>,<path to file2> -Horizontal

                            5 votes
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                            • pre-populated SCCM for demo purpose

                              It would be nice to have a pre-populated SCCM that can quickly be setup to be able to showcase/demo SCCM when going to clients. I'm thinking something in the line of the already existing Microsoft Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) for Office 365, where for example a PowerShell script is used to drop the necessary sources and DB and performs a restore of an SCCM site.

                              4 votes
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                              • Incorporate Configuration Manager Servicing Extension's Collection Builder functionality to the main product

                                Today Configuration Manager Servicing Extension brings new functionality to the product but it is a separate download. It provides a list of Configuration Manager client versions that may be present in your environment, and makes it easy to create queries to locate these clients. Make this functionality built-in to the main product.

                                4 votes
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                                • Improve WOL functionality with default MAC and IP address configuration

                                  It would be nice if we could specify a default MAC on device import. This way we could set the hard-wired MAC as the default. Or if there is a way to detect hard-wired vs wireless MAC so we can exclude the wireless MAC for WOL.

                                  The other piece to this is the broadcast address. We would need a way to specify the broadcast address for the wired IP address? Currently when we remove a laptop from a cart or dock it connects to wireless and then the last registered address in SCCM is for the wireless.

                                  Maybe we could…

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Dedicated SCCM website: wikis, forums, blogs

                                    I haven't found any good information on how to prerequisite any Java - not a specific version, always the newest - for an application. It would be nice to have a place to ask such things (and please don't refer me to the TechNet forum; try find any info like that there, or even ask such a question, you're better of -> see below: scattered)

                                    A dedicated SCCM website with user and microsoft staff wikis, forums, blogs etc. all in one place hosted by Microsoft (or anyone else really it wouldn't matter, but not that scattered all over the place/internet…

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Ability to take a screenshot of the usings desktop

                                      I'd like the ability for console to request the client to provide a screenshot of the desktop much like how the meraki agent works.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Integrate command prompt/psexec To console

                                        It would be nice if you could open remote command prompt to client from console. Like psexec \\client cmd, system account could be used.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Ability to use ContentLibraryCleanupTool and ContentLibraryExplorer on Distribution Point in untrusted domain

                                          At the time you can only use ContentLibraryExplorer and ContentLibraryCleanupTool on DPs on same domain. It would be great that you could supply credentials to use these tools on DPs on untrusted domain.

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