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  1. Duplicated entry "AND AND" text for Status Filter Rules - Write audit messages

    Please fix the text for Status Filter Rules on Write audit messsages to the site database AND AND specify...

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      0 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    • Allow to defer installation / update / whatever for X hours / days from the time a user first sees a notification

      Sometimes it's useful to allow a user who has been away for some time to defer an installation for the same amount of time (in days) that other users had (e.g. Win10 Feature Updates) rather than defer until a hard deadline. It would be great to specify that an installation or update could be deferred by the user for X amount of time since the first time they were actually notified. Perhaps as a bonus also have the ability to still have a hard deadline furhter in the future.

      e.g. Users have 2 weeks to install the feature update fromā€¦

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      • Show Operating System Caption in Device Columns

        Add a column of the OS instead of the less friendly display for the Device View.

        Basically - Show 'Windows 10 Enterprise 1803' instead of 'Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 10.0'

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        • Package creation empty Data Source (1706)

          When creating a new package you can browse to the installation file (UNC-path). When done the package has no Data Source information. Therefore you have to browse by tab Data Source to the source location(folder) again.

          In my opinion this is an unnecessary step. It should be very nice if this is solved.

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            0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
          • Make Software Center Links Trusted by Office

            Software Center's ability to produce a direct link to an available application is great, however when you send the resulting link via email the end user gets a "Unsafe Location" warning prompt. Please add an option to automatically add the softwarecenter: location to the list of trusted locations in office, similarly to how there is an option to add the app catalog to the list of trusted sites. The exact regkey needed is below.

            HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\<version>\Common\Security\Trusted Protocols\All Applications\softwarecenter:

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            • ADR only fires from

              ADRs currently appear to only fire from the primary site server. Unfortunately our primary doesn't have internet access and guess what? The ADR fails to download updates. I can't be the only one in this position. I would suggest a future release (or update) should include an option to specify a server from which the ADR should fire from (in our case and probably most cases, the SUP server).

              Thanks,

              Simon

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              • Make client CIM methods work over WinRM

                Currently using Invoke-CimMethod will fail on remote clients unless you use a CimSession with a CimSessionOption specifying the DCOM protocol.

                The server side classes work great with CIM cmdlets, it'd be great if there were parity there with the client classes, especially since PowerShell 6.0 doesn't include the WIM cmdlets that people will gravitate toward to use DCOM.

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                • compliance items, add deployment tab to bottom pane

                  on the compliance item, add deployments tab with the capability of creating collection from the compliance item. You can do it on the compliance baseline but that is not sufficient as a baseline may have more than 1 CI so your target collection *MAY* have a mix of issues. *OR* just make it where you can deploy a CI in addition to baseline with same capabilities

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                  • Enhance temporary nodes when viewing deployments

                    Opening Monitoring - Deployments, double clicking a software deployment, takes us to the Deployment Status.
                    If i open the Error status tab and double click one of the categories, a temporary node is created, containing the affected computers.
                    If the temporary node is left open and i go back to the Error status tab and double click another category, i'm brought back to the same temporary node.
                    This is due to the node being limited to the status and not the category.

                    I'd like to have the temporary node reflect the category, not just the status.

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                    • Service Connection Point - resume download file

                      CM Upgrade date is very large file. So, I want to resume download on Service Connection Point.

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                      • Software updates query

                        I would like the software updates module have an improved filter.
                        Basically I want to create filters which can use NOT LIKE on columns such as severity or Product.

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                        • Adjust ZTIApplication to return error codes during installation

                          Currently, if an application fails to install due to a typo or error during install, the task sequence just continues on. It would be preferable to at least have an option for the task sequence to fail if an application did not get installed.

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                            0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
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                            Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                          • option to create folders and collections within deployment window

                            Add the option to create folders and collections when within the deployment window or applications, packages or task sequences.

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                              0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                            • Different detection methods for install and uninstall

                              We need to be able to have different detection methods for install and uninstall. For large software we need to know that files x, y & z need to exist, shortcuts in the start menu and uninstall entry in the registry. That will be the install detection. All of this needs to be true. But for uninstall we need to know if any of those are still there. The differens is "and" (for install) and "or" (for uninstall).

                              Detection should also be possible by a ps1-file in the source folder.

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                              • Add-CMScriptDeploymentType -AddDetectionClause "OR" functionality

                                It would be helpful to have the ability to select OR as a Connector Value (which only has 2 states AND, OR) for the AddDetectionClause of Add-CMScriptDeploymentType
                                The best example of this is when trying to create a ConfigMgr Client Update application. The client has a different GUID depending on whether it is x86 or x64.

                                Why am I making a separate application deployment for the client upgrade as opposed to the built in one? The built in one will not use the files local to itself and pull the entire content accross the WAN again. So building an applicationā€¦

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                                • Test DB upgrade

                                  Do we need to perform Test DB upgrade if we are upgrading from 1706 to 1806 in CM console ?

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                                  • SMS Agent Host Startup Type - Client Setting

                                    There should be an option in the Client Settings to select the Startup Type for the SMS Agent Host. It takes a couple minutes for the agent to start by default since it's set to Automatic (Delayed Start).

                                    While I think that this should remain the default, it should be an option in client settings to switch this to a regular Automatic startup type.

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                                    • Add line numbers in CMTrace

                                      I often use a tool to search all log files for a particular entry, and the search results tell me what line the entry is located on within each log file. If CMTrace had line numbers, it would help locate the search results within the log files.

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                                      • Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation.

                                        Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation. Currently, many deployments install as expected but are not detected after installation. Soon after the detection succeeds and subsequently resolves to "Success".

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                                        • Ability to customize SoftwareCenter icon size and views

                                          I realize there are already some request for custom icons, but please make the icons smaller or better yet: make the default views customizable.
                                          The List view still wastes too much space. Also you should be able to sort by klicking on the row headers.

                                          I am still using the old SW center because it is much easier to view, especially for the updates.
                                          Speaking of the updates view, the install all button is good, but when you switch to selecting there is no select all. Which would be very helpful if you just want to skip ONE single updateā€¦

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