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  1. Pre-download content to cache for required app deployments asap and not wait for deadline

    Required deployments of SWUpdates gets downloaded to clients ASAP, but required applications wait for the deadline to hit before downloading the content.
    I would like the required application deployment to have the same option to pre-download ahead of the deadline. That way we can be positive the installation start at that time.

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      0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Program

      A workflow system (tab) for handling application/package errors (i.e non-zero return codes) for example; I should be able to config a setting of if the package/program gets an exit code of 1025 then handle it particular way or reboot try again 1 more time.

      Suggested options could be
      - Reboot device, try again 1 more time (great for 1025 errors)
      - E-mail support team X on X failure
      - Execute package 'PackageID/ProgramID' then attempt 1 more time (great for clean up scripts)
      - Add to collection X on Y error.

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        Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Set Time Zone in Client Settings

        Setting of Time Zone in Client Settings (or for that matter, any "regional" based settings) as part of Client Settings would be very helpful. I've previous used Dynamic Variables in an OSD Task Sequence to set regional settings, but that only works where devices are built on that site. Having Client Settings applied to Device Collections that separate devices into regions would be awesome.

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          0 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Unquarantining detected files through SCCM

          People who have access to SCCM can perform multiple tasks (i.e. initiate a scan, reboot the host...), but can't unquarantine the detected file for file/malware analysis purposes. Being said, it is good if SCCM has the capability of unquarantining some or all quarantined files, zip them with a password and ships them over to some other location that the SCCM admin defined when setting this feature up. It is also good to allow auto unquarantine functionality (meaning, the process mentioned above automatically after each detection if the SCCM admin wants to)

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            0 comments  ·  Endpoint Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Advise which dependency failed during OSD on the screen as well as the log.

            I work in an environment that does not allow me to enable the command prompt in a boot image. This makes it difficult to check what went wrong. During the dependency check in a PXE advise which dependencies failed on the screen as well as the log. It would be good to state if the NIC and storage drivers are working ok.

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              0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • when importing drivers or any other task, display hyperlink to log file

              When importing drivers and many other tasks, configuration manager displays a notice for the logfile to monitor the task, but there is no hyperlink to open the same. The admin shouldn't have to go searching for these logs, but be presented a hyperlink to the directory.

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              • Clarify relationship between SC and SCCM

                List of discrepancies treating CM "Configuration Manager" different from DPM, SCOM, SCORCH, SCSM:
                - The SC Roadmap makes no mention of CM. http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/6/59602436-C9C5-48A1-B305-827654B9077B/System_Center_Roadmap_EN_US.pdf
                - All the SC components except for CM appear to be on the same SAC (Semi-Annual Channel) software release train schedule with two releases (1801 and 1807) to date. https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/07/24/system-center-1807-available-now/
                - The Microsoft Docs URL for CM does not include "system-center", whereas the other SC offerings do. e.g. https://docs.microsoft.com/system-center/scom/ vs https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm

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                • Add Secondary Site Code in Shared Distribution Points View

                  When setting up Shared Distribution Points between a SCCM vNext (CB 1610) site and a CM07 hierarchy it would be helpful to include the Secondary Site Code in the Shared Distributions Points view under the Migration/Source Hierarchy node.

                  In environments with large SCCM hierarchies (2800+ sites) being able to reference the site code/site name instead of just the server name in this view would be very helpful.

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                    0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Conditional 'continue on error' in task sequence

                    With a bare metal build if something fails I don't care, I can kick off the TS again.
                    But in some situations (eg. when using USMT) if a build fails because one app didn't install it can be very difficult to recover from. In these situations I would like to continue on error to minimize any issues, so being able to 'conditionally' continue on error would be very nice indeed.

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                      0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Need to be able to select a device group when scanning for updates

                      Being able to select a device group when scanning for updates and only seeing updates that are missing from that group would be a huge help.
                      currently the counts reflect the whole environment which is much less helpful.

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                        0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Forward incoming http requests to the SUP to https when 'Require SSL communication to the WSUS server' is checked.

                        Forward incoming client http requests to the SUP to https when 'Require SSL communication to the WSUS server' is checked.

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                          0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • MVP- Set-CMClientPushInstallation NTLM

                          the Set-CMClientPushInstallation should have an option to set the Allow connection fallback to ntlm

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                          • "Size All Columns to Fit" as default

                            It would be very helpful if the option "Size all columns to fit" (right click on title list e.g. Name) will be set as default.

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                            • I would like the start menu shortcut for software center on POSReady 2009 to work. We have POSReady 2009, which I believe is supported, and

                              I would like the start menu shortcut for software center on POSReady 2009 to work. We have POSReady 2009, which I believe is supported, and the start menu .lnk for the Software Center shortcut is not working due to "softwarecenter:" being the target in the shortcut. When you try to launch software center from the shortcut, we receive the following error: "Unable to open this Internet Shortcut. The protocol "softwarecenter" does not have a registered program." I don't believe there is a "softwarecenter" file type. :)

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                              • 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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                                • dynamic application install fails if an app fails

                                  I have made a "function" that searches the SQL-database for applications which the computer will see as required in Software Center once installed. With the resulting list I create the variable needed to install these in the step "Install Applications" with the option "Install Application according to dynamic variable list".
                                  With the option "If an application installation fails, continue installing other applications in the list" selected i see that the step fails to execute if an application does not have "Allow this application to be installed from the 'Install Application' task sequence action without being deployed".
                                  The execution of the…

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                                  • clean software update groups

                                    Integrate the Clean Software Update Groups add-on into SCCM console.

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                                    • Would like the ability to upgrade a Secondary Site instead of performing a recovery during hotfix installation or TAP to GA upgrade

                                      Would like the ability to upgrade a Secondary Site instead of performing a recovery during hotfix installation or TAP to GA upgrade.

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                                      • Custom Discovery

                                        Ability to create a custom system discovery. EG for a 2nd domain to speed up discoveries for objects in that area as opposed to running a full scan every time to scan for all systems. Delta updates don't seem up to the job every time and we force it with a full scan which can take a while.

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                                        • prerequisite

                                          If prerequisite checker fails with a warning there should be an option to continue with the upgrade anyway.

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