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  1. Mximum runtime of Server 2016 Cumulative Updates

    For the last three months we've had to install the Server 2016 cumulative updates manually on the Servers as they have been failing with the error 0x87D0070C (-2016409844) shown in software center. From reading other posts I can see that this is a 'software update execution timeout' error and that by adjusting the maximum runtime of the update it will resolve the issue.

    I changed the runtime from 60 minutes to 240 minutes and this fix did indeed work but I don't want to have to do this every month. I saw that the previous problem was because the updateā€¦

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      1 comment  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    • 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 ifā€¦

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      • Add button to add Automatic Deployment Rule Criteria to a new custom search

        Would be nice to create a new custom search from an Automatic Deployment Rule.

        Add a button near the "Preview" that will create a new custom search or replace an existing one.

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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,ā€¦

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          • Add link to monitoring deployment from SUP

            Whenever you are in Software Update Groups looking at the Statistics, it would be nice to click a link to view the deployment instead of having to click on Monitoring - Deployments find the deployment and view the status.

            Even having the ability to right click on a SUG and View Status (like you get when you are in Deployments)

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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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                • 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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                      • Convert CI from Operating System type to Application Type

                        It happens (quite often) when I'm creating a CI in the console that I blaze thru the wizard (accepting defaults) and start building out all my settings, rules, etc. When I'm all done, I close out and then realize that I forgot to configure the CI as an APPLICATION CI with a detection method.

                        So now I have to delete my CI, and start all over from scratch. ANNOYING! I would love the ability to "convert" an Operating System CI type to an Application CI type and be able to go back in and add a detection method as appropriate.

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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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                                      • Phased Deployments - Reusable template

                                        Provide a way for a template of settings to be stored and invoked for new phased deployments, so the same collections/settings do not have to be specified for new phased deployments.

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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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