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  1. Restart SMS Agent Service

    Add in a client notification option to be able to restart the SMS Agent service on a machine.

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  2. Software Center dialog boxes need fit and finish improvements

    In the new Software Center 1710, The dialog boxes need some tweaking. When you have Software that requires Approval, After the software is approved. the Dialog Box still says -Software needs approved and has a dialog box - This is confusing to the user. Even though below it, it says installing.

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  3. Modify dependent deployment types in References tab of Applications Properties Window

    When you are in the references tab of an application and you select 'Applications that depend on this application', it lists the applications and the referring deployment types. There are hyperlinks to take you to the applications and deployment types.

    I expected to be able to click on these links and be able to modify the applications/deployment type. Instead the links open the objects in read-only mode.

    I expected to be able to copy this table data to put it into excel. This functionality isn't here.

    This makes the work flow more busy for replacing say a VC++ 2017 redistributableā€¦

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  4. Provide package content download progress in log file

    When deploying a software update, the UpdateDeployment log gives you a regular progress update on the content deployment to the client, using the PercentComplete value. Please can we have something similar for monitoring progress when a client is downloading content for a package or application.

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  5. Create a scheduled task to wake computer for deployments

    Instead of relying on the WOL option which requires a lot of configuration have the client create and remove a scheduled task with the "Wake up computer to run this task" option to facilitate deployments that happen outside of the maintenance windows.

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  6. GroupPolicy reporting CI

    As there may be situations that admin would like to get extensive reporting if GPOs are in place and effective as planned in their organization, would be nice to have some dropdowns or listitems of GPOs that one could select to be as Configuration Items.

    1000's of GPOs are available but sure MS has some ready list/xml/whatever that could be included in SCCM CI so reporting of GPOs, as they are just reg values, would be possible.

    Posted by @arisaastamoinen

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  7. Start a one time AD (System, Group, User) Discovery from a specified location.

    Delta Discovery doesn't pick up the changes when you move OU's and objects around in AD and kicking off a Full System, User or Group Discovery with all of the Container paths is very inefficient so it would be nice if there was a way to do a one-time discovery from a path you set using the browse button.

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  8. option to show whether the machine name's operating system is 32 bit or 64 bit

    Need to have an option to show whether the machine name's operating system is 32 bit or 64 bit under the device collections under the header

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  9. Create Policy body cache in remote Management points for partial policy body requests.

    On cases where a remote Management point uses a WAN link to communicate with Site Database server and clients leverage partial content download or range downloads for policy body download, it would be useful to have one fo two options:
    1. IF the client is forced to use range downloads for policy, the MP should cache the policy body received from the Database and fulfill the client request using the cached results vs. querying the policy from DB for each ranged request.
    2. IF #1 is not possible, then there should be a mechanism to disable the ranged requests forā€¦

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  10. Add share functionality to Software Center to get deep link

    The Share function on Software Center provide a link which requires the user to copy and paste the copied link to IE in order to activate.

    I would expect it to be an active link where user can just click to access the software.

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  11. fluent

    Add Fluent Design to the Software Center.

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  12. Support Center Log Viewer - Select text within log entry

    Hi,
    in Log Viewer, there's no way to select a specific section of text. only options are to copy the entire line. in CMTrace32, it showed the entire entry in the bottom pane and I could select a portion of the entry, such as the IP address found '10.x.x.x'

    Could that be added to a future release?
    Great tool set.

    Thanks.

    Will

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  13. Daylight saving time

    I am using SCCM Current Branch 1702 and daylight saving seems to be back, Where when deploying anything you must put the deployment time back one hour.

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  14. Allow using SMS_R_USER and SMS_R_SYSTEM together when making query-based collections.

    If you try to write a query to generate a collection that attempts to cross reference objects between the SMSRUSER & SMSRSYSTEM databases, you will get an error.

    This prevents you from being able to create a collection of systems based on the last user that logged onto a machine. It's also just frustrating.

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  15. Remove Endpoint Protection buttons if it is not installed

    The "Endpoint Protection" buttons are always visible in the Admin Console altough the feature / component System Center Endpoint Protection is not activated.
    The buttons are found in the headbar of the console and in the right-click context menu of a device or device collection.
    I assume this affects all customers which have a 3rd Party AntiVirus solution.

    This behaviour is also inconsistent with the other features - if I do not enable the feature, the feature does not show up in the console.
    Removing the Endpoint Protection Buttons would free up space for other buttons.

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  16. Offline Deployments

    I would like to suggest an option for "Offline Deployment" to allow customers with low/limited bandwidth to perform self installs while offline.
    We have several low bandwith users (around 800) that basically live out of Hotels and secure locations. Deploying large packages/apps/Task sequences are always an issue because said deployments become available in Software Center, and yet the content has not arrived yet.
    Due to the nature of their work, we need to give them the ability to deploy apps/packages/task sequences on their schedule. Once a package is made available, it shows up in Software Center yet the bits areā€¦

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  17. Run Scripts: Option to be integrated with Application / Packages deployment

    Running Script : option to be integrated with Application / Packages deployment. On going into deployment type or in package program we should have option to use approved scripts from console.

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  18. Client discovery info to CMPivot

    ConfigMgr client's discovery info has many very useful attributes like OS build, client version, distinguished name, groups, OUs, sites etc.

    Unfortunately, discovery info is not available with CMPivot.

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  19. Option to copy dashboard / monitoring code. to be able to use in external reporting tool

    Consider to implement the option to copy/export the code from a dashboard or monitoring view. this should be the SQL code, that generates the view
    This would give the possibility to present the data in e.g. PowerBI, Servicenow, Cherwell etc. and at the same time remove the
    requirement for SCCM console access for users with reporting requirements.
    The scope could be all nodes under monitorting

    At least publish the code in a knowledge base doc. it will be very usefull managing several sites

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  20. Assigning driver letter from OSD Task sequence

    Please have an option of assigning driver letter while creating the disk partition from the task sequence.

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