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  1. Need SMS Provider class for collection rules

    Currently it is not possible to efficiently query for properties of a collection membership rule. In the SDK the membership rules are a lazy property of the collection and must be retrieved one at a time before they can be tested. This iteration is impossibly slow and inefficient. If there was a SMS_CollectionRule WMI class then one could use a join query to search for Collections based on rule properties. In a real world situation, this would enable tools to quickly select a collection and find which collections it is a member of. This is really needed where collections areā€¦

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  2. SCCM IP Address and DNS not updated in real time cause issues at Service Desk

    As users roam from wireless to fixed networks the SCCM ip database is not updating frequently enough with the end user's IP/DNS entry.

    This in turn causes frustration for service desks where they have to ask the customer to obtain their IP address manually.

    Would be great if the remote control tool was able to obtain ip address to as close to real time as possible.

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  3. Create a Program by Right-Clicking in Program List, present a drop down menu with actions

    After creating the initial program with the Create Program Wizard you should be able to right-click in the new list of programs (only 1 there initially) and get a drop down menu that has a "Create Program" item. This would avoid the extra mouse swipe to the ribbon to select that function, this would be more intuitive.

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  4. Clients automaticlaly clear cache after X days old

    Would be nice if included as a client setting for granular control of how long files are retained in ccmache.

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  5. more granular control over client settings

    Would it be possible to add more granular control over client settings, for example by incorporating a GPO style Enabled, Disabled, Not Configured function. I particularly find multiple deployments of Computer Agent settings fiddly. Its not the end of the world, its just a bit clunky.

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  6. Task sequence syntax highlighting for code input

    For task sequences that allow code input (command line, PowerShell), apply syntax highlighting to the code

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  7. Content Replication

    it would be great if we have an option to redistribute content from Monitoring tab in Distribution point configuration status tab. then it will be so easy to check all failed content and select all and redistribute, rather than go to each content and redistribute.

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  8. Crear ventanas de manteniento para despliegues de aplicaciones

    Actualmente no es posible crear ventanas de mantenimiento para los despliegues de aplicaciones, serĆ­a conveniente crear esta opciĆ³n.

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  9. Select all Apps in a Category in Software Center

    Add a "Select All" when you filter apps by category. This would allow our Accounting users to install ALL of the accounting apps without have to check dozens of boxes.

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  10. Easy search

    it would be nice, when searching for an application using 'all subfolders', the path to the application is made available.

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  11. Next Run Windows Servicing

    In the Windows Servicing Rules window, it would be helpful to see the next scheduled time the Windows Service is supposed to run. If it doesn't have one, then the cell would be blank.

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  12. Add IP addresses to SCEP Logs

    In SCEP logs add the option to show the IP address in addition to the hostname.

    This would be beneficial for SIEM tools as you can more easily correlate events between systems as some systems (routers for example) only use IPs and not hostnames

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  13. It would be nice to get the ability to do true driver updates from the Software Update Point role instead of trying to deploy the exe.

    It would be nice to get the ability to do true driver updates from the Software Update Point role instead of trying to deploy the exe to actually create a package.

    Allow the drivers check box similar to using WSUS.
    Then allow them to pull down the driver similarly how WSUS handles this mechanism since SCCM is leveraging a WSUS instance to do the other portions of the Software Update Point.

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  14. An option to prevent collections from being accidently deleted, like AD ou's.

    An option to prevent collections from being accidently deleted, like AD ou's. It is still to easy to remove a collection. (yes, i am experienced.)

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  15. Integrate the MDT frontend into SCCM

    It would be great if the MDT integration also allows the MDT front end to be used. It is robust enough for many to not need to use the MDT UDI or even community developed frontends.

    Most especially is how you can have pre-defined software but still allow a tech to select addition software that doesn't meet any defined criteria.

    I get that SCCM is more zero touch but the frontends developed by the communities seems to indicate that this is lacking in SCCM.

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  16. Operating system upgrade: delete previous installations after Windows 10 upgrade

    After an operating system upgrade, it would be nice to be able to delete the files of the previous installation in order to free up disk space. Cleanmgr.exe doesn't work under SYSTEM context.

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  17. Add custom alerts to Software Center installs

    We have some software that is rather larger, like the Adobe Suite, and it would be nice to display a message to the user depending on the program they try and install. Some users might try and install the whole suite when they are in a location with poor wireless coverage. If we could create a notification that said "Adobe Creative Suite is a large installer. Please dock your computer before performing this install."

    That would be awesome. Another example is some programs (Adobe Acrobat DC) sometimes report as installed correctly, but really failed because PowerPoint is running. The failureā€¦

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  18. make md5 available from the software update view like in wsus

    useful for application white-listing having the hash available prior to deployment.

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  19. Rework the search criteria in the console to match the ADR experience

    The search criteria in the console don't allow for including/excluding multiple items based on the same criteria because it defaults to OR in stead of AND.

    As an example, I would like to only include items where Title does not contain "Itanium", "Preview" and "Security Only" from the All Software Updates view in order to create a Software Update Group. This is not possible with the combination of the OR and DOES NOT CONTAIN operators.

    I would suggest to allow for AND/OR selection, or to allow multiple criteria values on the same line. The filter experience in the Create ADRā€¦

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  20. Make WIM changes on the fly

    Add the option in Apply Operating System to add a script that can modify the WIM file once it is downloaded (i.e. changes would be local only to the current OS installation).

    This would allow you to keep the WIM file as generic as possible while still allowing it to be modified, reducing the number of WIM files required in an environment that may require multiple WIMs per OS.

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