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  1. UDA & Approval Improvements

    I created a UV item for one component of this and supported others that involve some of these items but I think it makes sense to have one that encapsulates all items.

    1. Be able to specify the number of Primary Devices that can be associated with users. Being allowed to have more than one device associated with a user makes the deployment of licensed apps more precarious.

    2. Allow e-mails for Approval Requests and allow the flexibility for creating a workflow for multiple approvers.

    3. Be allowed to do Approvals for the User and the Device. I'd love to…

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      0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow use of Global Conditions in Configuration Items

      When you create a configuration item you can select "Supported Platforms" but why not also allow the use of "Global Conditions" so we can further restrict how the rule would be appeared?

      An example, I need to test for a hotfix being present on Windows 7 x86 & x64 machines but only need the update on laptops.

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        0 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Re-think task sequence policy download in OS

        Currently deployed task sequences create a lot of policy download and slow down the initialisation of a workstation. If they worked like in bootable media, or another way - I don't know if say downloading the TS policies as a zip would help?

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          1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Pin Configuration Manager client properties box to taskbar

          It would be really nice to be able to pin the properties box to the taskbar to get to it quicker. As it is now in the taskbar, I can only right click and close the window.

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            0 comments  ·  Role Based Access & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Linked Reports from within other reports - folder reference

            Microsoft reports that have other reports linked, don’t work anymore with our modified folder structure. So we applied changes to those MS reports. In this case we didn’t create our own report but modified the MS reports. -> links should be added like this: ..\subfolder\reportname, not using the complete hardcoded folder structure. That way – since the linked reports are always in the same folder or in the subfolder like in the default structure – all links will work no matter in which folder the report actually sits.

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            • add software update to software update group

              I would like the ability to right click > add to software update group. this would be much faster to choose my own SUG rather than waiting on the list of SUG's to populate and mark a checkbox to add the update to the SUG. this would be the same functionality as adding a device to a new collection or existing collection.

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              • Add bandwidth controls for content library between Primary and Secondary Sites

                It would be good to have bandwidth controls on the packages being transferred from the primary to secondary site content library similar to transferring to DPs.

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                • create custom ssrs roles for sccm reporting

                  currently there are two ssrs roles: configmgr report users, configmgr report administrators. I would like to give users a bit more permissions that the standard report users role wo making them administrators.

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                  • Show Last Boot time

                    I think it would be nice to add the Last boot time in client information settings. It would be some nice information to have sometimes.

                    Add information to General Information:

                    Last Boot time:

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                      0 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Fix Off-Line Servicing for Windows 10 Builds

                      Right now if you want to use Off-Line Servicing on a Windows 10 Image you will see a list of every Windows 10 update available going all the way back to 1507. It would be great if there was some type of detection of the build number you were servicing and it would only list the truly applicable updates (1607, 1703, etc.). Right now you either leave it alone to it's own intelligence or manually unselect the non-applicable updates.

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                        0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add subfolder search to Task Sequence Install Package

                        When you use the action "Install Package" you can search for the package but it only searches the selected folder and not the structure. Could a switch be added to search subfolders?

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                          0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          Noted  ·  sangeev responded

                          Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                        • Serverside logging from Client

                          I want to beable to replicate all logfiles from ccm client to server into a folder structure build like Site / computer name
                          This will make it easy to read logfiles from failed installation easier. even when client is offline
                          This should be done automatic when the logfiles is updated.

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                          • software update allow download via windows update only after x number of hours

                            today if you select the option to allow the client to download the content from a DP, it can go to Microsoft. This is great, but I would like to have an option to allow this to happen only after x number of hours or maybe x number of retries, allowing the DP to get the content (in case of a admin forgot to add this to the DP, maybe slow link and need to copy content manually)

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                              0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Custom Restart Timeout For Each Deployment

                              When deploying an application (or a package), a menu for restart option will be a good option. In client settings, there is a specific restart time, but when we need immediate restart after the application deployment, it is required more than one step.

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                                1 comment  ·  Client Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Fix German translation for ‘compliance’

                                When using the German version of the SCCM Console, Reports, Software Center or Control Panel Applet the word ‘compliance’ is translated with ‘Kompatibel’ which is the German word for ‘compatible’

                                This doesn´t really make sense and should be translated with a better German Word like ‘Konformität’

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                                  Noted  ·  4 comments  ·  Language/translation issues  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Manage Windows 10 Inbox App updates and language via Configuration Manager

                                  Updating Inbox Apps or switching the language of Inbox Apps to installed Language Packs requires machines to have access to Microsoft Store. Clients in areas that do not allow any internet connection (e.g. regulatory limitation) cannot update or switch the language.
                                  Since Microsoft is using DOD running completely in Windows 10 as a showcase, I am always wondering if all DOD machines have Microsoft Store access.
                                  If Configuration Manager would host and update the sources for the Inbox Apps incl. language files, we could also participate from the content delivery optimizations.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add view to Software Center to track deployments

                                    Add a tab that displays the history of all changes (TS, Packages, Applications, Updates, Compliance Remediation, ...) done by ConfigMgr Client. This should be possible to order by date or Name. It should also keep track of changes by packages that were deployed and run in the past, but are not deployed anymore.
                                    In best case provide this as an WMI class, which can be added to HINV optionally.

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                                    • Add Fast Ring option to Console Options

                                      Instead of using the EnableUpdateRing.ps1 powershell script, why not add that feature into the console like it has been done with Windows 10 in the Settings applet.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow upload of powershell scripts (not just the script block) as detection methods or Configuration Item scripts

                                        If we have AllSigned selected as a powershell execution policy either as a global gpo or via the client, any script blocks that are written for detection methods on applications or discovery/remediation for config items will fail since they "aren't signed". Organizations where execution policies are scoped as such aren't able to use these features when the configmgr client downloads the scripts to the staging area and scrambles the script name.

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                                          2 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Quick & Easy way to find all collections with server group setting enabled

                                          In my environment somehow one of our collections had the checkbox for "All devices are part of the same server group" checked (this may be a bug altogether). It was on a workstation collection which prevented those machines from getting updates due to a "Wait on Lock" status. I had to manually click through the collections to find which collection had this setting enabled to clear the lock. It would be helpful to have a quick way to query all collections that have this setting enabled, just in case the admin doesn't know which collection had it enabled.

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