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  1. Custom Update Description in Software Center

    Would be good if you could change the description of the Office 365 updates to match the update text or at least not include the paragraph about it not being possible to deploy via WSUS. It's just not something that needs to be visible in Software Center.

    Either that or allow administrators to overwrite the description visible in Software Center for users similar to custom severity. It's not a big thing, but I've had a few people ask about it.

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      0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Consistent behaviour throughout the console windows

      In Use Collections, Device Collections and Packages nodes one can press any keyboard key to jump to the specific letter in the list.
      In Applications this is not possible, nor in for instance Asset Intelligence\Inventoried Software.

      Would be nice if the key press behaviour was consistent throughout the console panes.

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      • reports should show most recently used reports

        that when you open reporting it shows the last 5 reports you viewed. this will help for re visiting reports.

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        • BUG: AdminUI.ExtensionInstaller.log opens in notepad when console upgrade fails even though cmtrace default viewer for .log files

          BUG: AdminUI.ExtensionInstaller.log opens in notepad when console upgrade fails, even though cmtrace default viewer for .log files

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          • Console list exports to Excel spreadsheet

            Allow us to export various lists in the console to a formatted Excel spreadsheet (each category would be a column in the spreadsheet). This would be a lot easier than trying to get the info from the reporting server. This would be most useful for applications and packages (management likes to ask for this this every so often). Have an "export all" option that would export every item in the selected list, but also allow us to use shift or control + right click to select individual items and then export only those selected items. Also give the option to…

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            • Prioritize all activities in SCCM

              It would be useful if the activities in SCCM could be prioritized.
              If SCCM is busy installing patches, software updates can not be loaded until all patches are pending.
              For urgent software updates, the user must wait until all other activities have been completed. Partly several hours.
              Unfortunately, this is very impractical in practice.
              Therefore, it would be useful if software updates generally have the highest priority and patches get a lower priority.
              If an urgent software update is now pending, the patch installation would have to be interrupted IMMEDIATELY,
              then the software update (s) will be uploaded, and if…

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              • Software Update Group - Force a Restart as soon as the installs are done

                It would be great to have an option to force a restart as soon as a software update group deployment is done installing. Currently, as an example, if you set up a deployment to start on a Tuesday with a forced deadline install on Friday and someone kicks off the install on Tuesday and isn't paying attention to the toast notifications, the machine could be in a staged state until the forced restart on Friday. Along with this, if the user isn't paying attention that the updates are done installing, the next time they restart before the deadline restart happens,…

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                • Simplifiy and increase visibility of the system tray icons

                  The system tray icons for Software Center and Software Updates are too small for most users to decipher. Most users cannot tell that the system tray icon for pending software is a package with a green or red asterisk--there us just too much detail and the asterisk it too small. Even on a desktop monitor we cannot tell what the icon is, but on a high resolution laptop, you need a magnifying glass. Please simplify the icons and make to color coded portion most of the icon.

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                  • Window buttons disappear after waking from sleep

                    Strangely, the window buttons (minimize, maximize, close) disappear after my computer wakes from sleep. They're still there, but just become invisible.

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                      • Add vendor description to update search parameter (product)

                        When you add 3rd party drivers/software/firmware updates to update catalog, you can only filter updates by names that might get confusing when you have multiple vendors. Right now the product for HP is either Firmware/Software/Driver. We can only assume Lenovo, Dell, ... Will have the same and it Will be confusing. HP Driver/HP Software/HP Firmware would make more sence and make filtering easier.

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                        • content library logging

                          Could logging for content library be improved.
                          Recently had a situation where the ini, sig files weren't created in the FileLib. Noticed the logs weren't helpful when it came to actions managing the content library on distribution points. This made resolving difficult.

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                          • Add size column to application deployment types

                            It would be useful if in the console each application deployment type had its own "Size" column, and maybe the application itself could have a "total size" column of all the deployment types combined.

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                            • View Collection Dependencies

                              It would be really nice to be able to see a list of the collections that are limited to a specific collection with a tab on the properties of that collection.

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                              • End of Life

                                A good feature to include is the ability to scan a server/workstation and find software that is at or nearing end of life state.

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                                • Possibility to set for how long and deploy application should be ""new"

                                  I would like the Possibility to set for how long and deploy application should be ""new" in Software Center
                                  Today it's say every time I log on that i have I new application available in software center.
                                  I might already have installed or don't want to install it.
                                  Should be good that we have a setting that control this so we could set it to show 2-3 time or for 1-2 day

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                                  • Run Scripts: Show PowerShell Intellisense in script editor prompts

                                    Now that we have the ability in TP1706 to upload and run PowerShell scripts against endpoints, it has exposed the need to be able to tab complete and validate syntax with intellisense from the console. I'm not asking you to recreate the PowerShell ISE/VSCode, just some rudimentary intellisense for when you are working on the Admin Console.

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                                    • ADR add possibility to set a User for "download software updates from a location on my network"

                                      Please add a possibility to specify a user which the ADR will use to download the content.
                                      In a infrastructure with a DMZ and a own untrusted domain, it is not possible to set a user which is downloading the Updates from a WSUS. Till now SCCM is always using the system account of the Site Server to download the Updates.

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                                      • Client Settings Priority - Set value using text input

                                        My Company has almost 30 client setting profiles. I would like to see the ability of using a text entry box to set the priority of the client settings instead of using the "increase" and "decrease" mouse clicks. When creating a new client settings, it takes too many mouse clicks to get it to the correct priority.

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                                        • Automatic refresh/update after you do "Update distribution point"

                                          When updating a package over "Update distribution point" we always have to click outside of the section/folder in order to get an updated status of the package we are updating. It would be nice to have it automatically refreshed only for that particular software.

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