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  1. Enable DA without the need of SCCM

    The pro of Windows Analytics was that you can configure it in every environment without the need to have SCCM or Intune configured.
    Please re enable this way of deployment, also if it's limited to Read-only insights or some features.

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  2. Detailed Windows crash data in Desktop Analytics

    Device Health in Windows Analytics has lots of useful information about Windows crashes, such as what caused the blue screen, the driver version, and other information. This information can be used to develop proactive improvement plans to improve the general reliability of our desktop environment and end user devices.

    Could you please add this functionality to Desktop Analytics? It would complement the existing information being reported for O365 reliability, although this is currently somewhat hidden by the M365 UI.

    100 votes
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  3. Multiple hierarchies in Desktop Analytics

    We need support for multiple hierarchies in one Azure Tenant. Currently there is only support for 1 commercial ID and CM hierarchies. We have 4 spread over the world but only one Azure tenant.

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  4. Include Login Health in Desktop Analytics

    The Login Health component of the existing Windows Analytics offering is a useful way to identify patterns and issues in how people log into their devices. It is especially valuable when planning the deployment of Windows Hello for Business, or targeting training and deskside support resourcing.

    Could you please add this functionality to Desktop Analytics?

    18 votes
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  5. Export lists to Excel/CSV from Desktop Analytics Portal

    Will be great if it could be possible to export data from DA Portal, either after setting up a filter or all data (up to an acceptable raws limit), in order to share lists of apps, devices or drivers with people to review or action on them, regardless of those people not being DA contributors themselves.

    15 votes
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  6. Expand Scope to include server devices

    Large companies need the pilot group identification functionality for users whose primary or secondary access is on the server OS.

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  7. Location information in Desktop Analytics

    The information in the three Windows Analytics solutions (Update Readiness, Device Health, Compatibility Assessment) can be combined to accurately identify the location of enrolled devices. This information can be used as an input to triage problems (is an issue limited to a network, site, region, or global?), preempt performance and capacity concerns (is there a trend in devices in a particular location?), and manage security (are devices where we expect them to be?).

    This information does not yet appear to be in Desktop Analytics. Could you please add this information?

    8 votes
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  8. Include Inplace upgrade statistics in Desktop Analytics

    I'd like the setupact.log info broken down giving us info about each stage of the upgrade process. How long did each stage take, how many profiles / files migrated and help us determine why some upgrades are fast and some take hours and hours.

    Phase 1 (downlevel) took 34 minutes
    Phase 2 (safeos) took 24 minutes
    Phase 3 (first boot) took 7 minutes
    Phase 4 (second boot) took 5 minutes

    Maybe list problematic files or directories that slowed down migration.

    I'd love setupdiag to generate this info on prem as well. But longer term, seeing trends in DA about upgrading,ā€¦

    7 votes
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  9. Group Application Versions together to Inherit Classifications

    A lot of time is spent classifying applications, with each version of an application showing up as a separate entry. It would be useful to group the applications at a top level (for instance all installs of Adobe Reader) which could be expanded to see each installed version. We should be able to classify the application as a whole as well as individual versions.

    6 votes
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  10. Smarter Application Compatability Logic

    A lot of time using this product is spent on marking applications and drivers as compatible. It would be nice to have some of this automated. For instance if something is an appx loaded in through the store (especially if it is part of the OS install in the WIM) it should automatically be flagged as approved since it is updated or replaced during upgrade (i.e. photos app).
    I would also like to be able to take a balance of the highly adopted/support statement be able to directly be taken into account when I get my to-do list of thingsā€¦

    4 votes
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  11. Custom queries on desktop analytics

    The ability to run custom queries and extract raw data is key for our ability to provide reports; if I have understood correctly this will be unavailable on Desktop Analytics. The advanced analytics option is paramount to our ability to provide reports, would it be possible to keep this option in Desktop Analytics?

    4 votes
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  12. RBAC


    1. As of the role in Azure is desktop analytics administrator, which allow complete access to this blade, any plan for a read only role ? or read only is possible with any other role, considering there is only 3 roles in azure for devices ?

    2. Can we have more granular role based access model in here with RBAC ?

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  13. Ability to determine affected devices by problematic apps or drivers

    The ability to determine affected devices by problematic apps or driver helps situations like figuring out ways to rollout app/driver update, or track down an app or driver that shows up as an unrecognizable asset in Desktop Analytics.

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  14. Desktop Analytics through SCCM

    Use the SCCM client to gather and collect the Desktop Analytics data and send it from the SCCM Server not from each individual workstation. I know there are workstations that are gapped from the internet but do have access to SCCM that now cannot get analytic data from for upgrades. This will also limit "chatter" on networks and streamline all communications from one central point.

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  15. Show the correct time zone with the snapshot date/time info

    When you select a deployment plan, you can see when the snapshot has been created. It would be nice to see in what time zone the info has been collected. Is it the local timezone, UTC, PST?

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  16. Blocked Status Details

    Right now when you have a computer with the blocked status, you don't know what is the reason. There might be several reasons for this status which are difficult to figure out (Inventory Completness, Configuration issue, etc.). This should be revealed in the portal.

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  17. Integrate the Desktop Analytics Logs Collector

    When you need to troubleshoot desktop analytics you can use DesktopAnalyticsLogsCollector.ps1 but then you have collect the log files or have remote access to the clients.

    Can you integrate the Desktop Analytics Logs Collector into the Client Diagnostics work being taken as part of TP 1912).

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  18. Connection status of Desktop Analytics

    Is there a way to check the connection status of Desktop Analytics in Azure Log Analytics Workspace under Advanced Setting or Workspace Summary?

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  19. Clean up application lists in DA to not show in-box Windows Apps

    When collecting Telemetry data and Application Data. when presented in the Desktop Analytics Portal. no need to include Windows components. it just muddys the data. Customers are really just looking for their off the shelf applications and in-house built applications that have compatiblity problems. Windows components like the "settings" app should not show up in lists.

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  20. Extracting Desktop Analytics reports from Azure Log Analytics.

    How to extract DA reports from Azure Log Analytics. I can see Microsoft365 Analytics Schema in Azure LA Log Search? Please share comments.

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