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  1. 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 inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      Noted  ·  sangeev responded

      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 inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Easier to implement other Custom OSD menus

        Easier to implement other Custom OSD menus. I have written a new front end (We deploy offline to classified systems with specific configurations). There is very little information on how to implement your own custom OSD. I built one in PowerShell Studio but have yet to implement. Still trying to figure how to do it. Current GUI is limited.

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          0 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  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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            0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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 application…

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              started  ·  1 comment  ·  PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Visual for Task Sequence

              Can we get a visual indicator for task sequences, displaying the distribution status of all dependencies/applications?

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                0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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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                • 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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                    Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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 update…

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                      0 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Custom Client Settings Configuration Deployable to a User-Based Collection

                      At present, there is no option for deploying a custom client settings configuration to a user-based collection. Can you make this available? Afterall, a user-based collection is really a workstation based collection based on the particular users involved. I've needed to set custom restart deferral configs for a particular app deployment that i'd like to target users with, but I don't have this option as a custom client settings config can only target workstation based collections.... whats up with that? :)

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                        0 comments  ·  Client Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide more easily found lists of status codes

                        Hey Microsoft,
                        Why is it so bloody difficult to find lists of things like, I don't know, Status Codes, Detailed Status or whatever you want to call it. You have all sorts of "codes" listed in different locations but nothing easily located to identify what each of those mean. I shouldn't have to waste a day Googling just to try and find an answer for something like "What is requested status of 105 mean?". It should just be there. COMPLETELY leaving alone having a completely different data header in SQL versus what you display via the console, how's about knocking…

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                          0 comments  ·  Troubleshooting & Support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • I would like not to have to sign in every single day multiple times I would like my thing set per minute I have the same password the same e

                          Do you think that you can bring it back to the way it was so I don't have to sign in multiple times a day and I keep getting an era I never had to do this before and it's driving me crazy you have my email address you have my phone number and my password I should not have to be signing in every day multiple times

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                            0 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • report to show which compliance item is non compliant for a compliance baseline

                            report to show which compliance item is non compliant for a compliance baseline

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                            • maintenance window and computer restart notification time preventing reboots

                              It seems that if you set a client notification time in Computer Restart client policy that exceeds the maintenance window on a collection then the devices in that collection will never force a reboot with a user logged on.

                              It would be nice if it gave the user the notification window but when the maintenance window comes around for the 2nd time and a reboot has not been done then the installation would happen at the start of that maintenance window.

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                                0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Flowchart : Pre-download content for a task sequence" (client side)

                                Hi,

                                If possible, please provide flowchart for this scenario --> Pre-download content for a task sequence" (client side)

                                (My issue is --> BITS error during TS predownload content, after cleaning bits jobs, predownload will never restart)

                                Maybe this flowchart will help us ?

                                Actually in Configmgr 1806

                                Thank you !

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                                  0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Switching Connection Type should be easier

                                  As far as I know, the only way to change a clients connection type to "Always Internet", "Always Intranet" or to a switching Connection Type (Currently Intranet/Currently Internet), is by re-installing the client. How nice would it be if we could control this setting without having to re-install the client.

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                                  • Enable Clipboard functionality in SCCM General Device Properties

                                    Enable Clipboard functionality in SCCM General Device Properties

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                                    • Allowing the windows installer file to be elsewhere in the sources subdirectory

                                      Actually the MSI is located in the root of the source file then SCCM will be able to detect it only at the root of the source file. But if the msi is Under another directory why not be able to set that localtion?

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                                        1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • better driver and driver pack updates

                                        Consider this scenario: you have 2 hardware models (eg. Lenovo X1 Yoga and Lenovo X1 Carbon); you download the SCCM driver pack for both models and import them into SCCM.
                                        When you import a driver pack you add a category to identify the model that belongs to.
                                        After you complete the import process for both driver packs you recognize that some drivers are in use by both models.
                                        So at the end you will have:
                                        - drivers used by model A only
                                        - drivers used by model B only
                                        - drivers used by both model A and B

                                        The main…

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                                          1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • See software update download date in Console

                                          is it possible to see the Software update download date in console?

                                          i mean when a KB is revisited or bug fixed but keep the same name it's good to know if i donwloaded the previous version or the revisited one.

                                          then i can see if i need to redownload the kb or not

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