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  1. 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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      0 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    • 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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      • View log files from remote clients

        Provide a solution to view the logfiles from a remote client. Maybe create a node in the resource explorer, so that you can choose between the logfiles on the client. This would be very helpful when you are debugging deployments etc.

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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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            0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
          • 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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                    • 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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                      • Automatic refresh/update after you do "Update distribution point"

                        When updating a package over "Update distribution point" we always have to click outside of the section/folder in order to get an updated status of the package we are updating. It would be nice to have it automatically refreshed only for that particular software.

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                        • Remote control via notification agent

                          It could be great if we allow triggering the client via the notification agent to start remote controlling,
                          So an admin could still start a remote control task from the console but the client will actually create the session.

                          this way we could:
                          1. eliminate the need for port 2701 to the clients
                          2. eliminate the need for client DNS name resolving
                          3. potentially, allow remote control via Cloud Management Gateway for internet clients

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                          • Display Security Scopes and Collections columns by default under Administrative Users

                            Many organizations struggle a lot with the concepts in Role Based Administration. One of the things I see that helps them immensely to see how they've misapplied security is to simply turn on the Scopes and Collections column views under Administrative Users. While the Roles are shown by default, without the Scopes and Collections, there isn't enough context for them to understand what is actually set up.

                            Please display the Security Scopes and Collections columns by default under the Administrative Users view in the ConfigMgr console. This will help people understand RBA at a glance much more easily.

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                              Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
                            • CB1606 Hardware Inventory - Client Events - Show friendly names

                              A new class popped up in CB1606 Hardware Inventory called Client Events. It includes an Event Name (GUID) and a count. Please also include a friendly name for the events.

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                              • Add tab for Antimalware Policies on Collection view similar to Device view

                                Although AM Policies are deployed to Collections just like Custom Client Settings, there isn't a tab to show you deployed AM Policies on collection console views.

                                Bonus points: Look at Device view and Collection view tabs, and make the names congruent ("Custom Client Settings" vs. "Client Settings")

                                Super Bonus Points: Resultant Set of Antimalware Polies view which has been suggested elsewhere for a long time (https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/10237263-add-a-view-for-resultant-set-of-policy-for-anti-ma
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                                https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/8398638-policy-resultant-for-scep-policy-like-clients-sett)

                                Super Extra Bonus Points: Resultant Set of Client Settings and Resultant Set of Antimalware Policies should clearly show what pages were set by what policy. (https://configurationmanager.uservoice.com/forums/300492-ideas/suggestions/14855388-resultant-set-of-client-settings-should-show-what)

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                                • Printing of collections. Or output to Excel spreadsheet.

                                  There are times when I'd like to print out a collection display. Alternatively we could export the display to an Excel spreadsheet and print from there.

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                                  • Allow using a custom icon for software center

                                    The new branding options in Software Center are fantastic. With the ability to add a logo and web content, it really does look fantastic and users seem to have been receptive.

                                    The final touch would be the ability to customize the icon on the start menu through client settings. We could do that in a GPO, but it's clunky.

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                                    • Ability to choose 'access content directly' and 'download content' for packages in a task sequence

                                      Recently the Access Content Directly check box was added to the Apply Operating System step in the task sequence which allows you to override the Download Content setting on the deployment. It would be great to be able to do this with other packages and effectively mix and match as appropriate.

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                                      • Last Discovery Time in Console

                                        Under Administration / Hierarchy Configuration / Discovery Methods, please add a column in the table view to show "Last Discovery Cycle" or "Last Discovery Time"?

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                                        • Maintenance Window Templates

                                          The concept of Maintenance Window Templates would allow an administrator to device pre-configured Maintenance Windows (The timeframes and recurrence schedules) which could then be chosen from when configuring Collection Maintenance Windows. In addition, these same pre-defined Maintenance Windows could be made available (via Software Center, if allowed by the admin) for end users to be able to change the individual system Maintenance Window on demand from that pre-defined list.

                                          This is essentially an expansion on the "Business Hours" feature however it allows the admin to specify maintenance windows which may align with Business Unit or IT Maintenance Window schedules.

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