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  1. 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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        • Conditional Access based on the latest Windows 10 build

          You should be able to create a conditional access rule that only the computers with the latest Windows 10 build can access corporate resources.

          The latest version is required because it might introduce new security features or some other functionality.

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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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                • Simplify finding the current month's software updates

                  Provide a dashboard or view that displays the current month's software updates. Allow for selecting of updates and a button to create a software update group directly. Basically, simplify the process of identifying the updates needed to deploy each month.

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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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                                • Remote control via notification agent

                                  It could be great if we allow triggering the client via the notification agent to start remote controlling,
                                  So an admin could still start a remote control task from the console but the client will actually create the session.

                                  this way we could:
                                  1. eliminate the need for port 2701 to the clients
                                  2. eliminate the need for client DNS name resolving
                                  3. potentially, allow remote control via Cloud Management Gateway for internet clients

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                                  • Display Security Scopes and Collections columns by default under Administrative Users

                                    Many organizations struggle a lot with the concepts in Role Based Administration. One of the things I see that helps them immensely to see how they've misapplied security is to simply turn on the Scopes and Collections column views under Administrative Users. While the Roles are shown by default, without the Scopes and Collections, there isn't enough context for them to understand what is actually set up.

                                    Please display the Security Scopes and Collections columns by default under the Administrative Users view in the ConfigMgr console. This will help people understand RBA at a glance much more easily.

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                                    • CB1606 Hardware Inventory - Client Events - Show friendly names

                                      A new class popped up in CB1606 Hardware Inventory called Client Events. It includes an Event Name (GUID) and a count. Please also include a friendly name for the events.

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                                      • Add tab for Antimalware Policies on Collection view similar to Device view

                                        Although AM Policies are deployed to Collections just like Custom Client Settings, there isn't a tab to show you deployed AM Policies on collection console views.

                                        Bonus points: Look at Device view and Collection view tabs, and make the names congruent ("Custom Client Settings" vs. "Client Settings")

                                        Super Bonus Points: Resultant Set of Antimalware Polies view which has been suggested elsewhere for a long time (https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/10237263-add-a-view-for-resultant-set-of-policy-for-anti-ma
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                                        https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8398638-policy-resultant-for-scep-policy-like-clients-sett)

                                        Super Extra Bonus Points: Resultant Set of Client Settings and Resultant Set of Antimalware Policies should clearly show what pages were set by what policy. (https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/14855388-resultant-set-of-client-settings-should-show-what)

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                                        • Printing of collections. Or output to Excel spreadsheet.

                                          There are times when I'd like to print out a collection display. Alternatively we could export the display to an Excel spreadsheet and print from there.

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