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  1. Add processor architecture (x64/x86) to Check Readiness step

    Some task sequences can run only on the correct processor architecture e.g. cannot upgrade Win7 x86 to Win10 x64 or cannot install x64 OS to 32 bit device.

    Add processor architecture (x64/x86) to Check Readiness step. Thus, the incorrect task sequence is immediately canceled if you try to install wrong architecture TS.

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    0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  2. Add 'Member Count' to Deployment Wizard

    When deploying Software, Updates etc. the Deployment Wizard should show the actual 'Member Count' of a collection like in the example screenshot.

    In addition in the Deployment Overview the 'Assets Targeted' column should be displayed as default and immediately display something after a deployment has been created. Currently it can take quite a long time before you can see the actual amount of clients targeted.

    This will make it easier for Sys Admins to prevent accidental deployments

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  3. subnets

    When syncing the IP address range during Discovery, could you also check that the Description in Sites and Services has or has not changed? At least the description isn't in sync for me.

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  4. Add Tenant ID and Service Instance to the Microsoft Intune Subscription View in Admin Console

    It is always hard to find tenantID, Onmicrosoft.com address and Service Instance when managing Intune in Hybrid.
    It would be of great help if we could get this information in the Microsoft Intune Subscription View in the ConfigMgr Admin Console

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  5. Export functionality for user data/profile, remote connection profile, and company resource access features

    This is a DCR from one of our MVPs. The ask is for the same export feature that exists for configuration baselines and configuration items be available for:
    * User data/profiles
    * Remote connection profiles
    * Company resource access profiles, such as:
    - * VPN profiles
    - * Wi-Fi profiles
    - * Email profiles
    - * Certificate profiles

    The MVP also states that, "the history is important for auditing purposes as well as rollback in case of non-authorized changes.

    If this is important to you, please vote this up!

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  6. Have a right click option for Applications in SCCM to create a collection of devices its installed on.

    It would be useful if there was an option in the SCCM console to right click on an application and have an option to automatically set up a collection using the detection method specified for the application.

    i.e. If we have Adobe Acrobat Reader DC v18.11 Application in SCCM, be able to right click it and "create a collection of device or user installs" automatically using the detection method i.e. Windows installer product code or presence of executable plus version etc.

    Obviously this can be done manually but would be good if it could be made easier :)

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  7. Update (CUs) behavoiur on Reports (Report Re-Creation)

    All MS reports are recreated/overwritten during an update, no matter whether something has changed or not. The update logic checks whether the report has been modified, if so, an ā€˜OLDā€™ version will be created to prevent that individual changes on the default reports will get overwritten. A manual clean-up is necessary afterwards, but mostly nothing has changed anyway within the updated report --> only reports that have changed should be recreated/updated to ease checks on whether modifications are needed.

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  8. Add WSUS Catalog #s to a Supported SQL View.

    With the SQL view vSMS_SUPSyncStatus, there is a column SyncCatalogVersion. This column allows you to see what version of the WSUS (pronounced ā€œWā€ ā€œSUSā€) catalog is available at each software update point (SUP). When troubleshooting CMCB environment with two or more SUP it is import to know what catalog is at each SUP server. The vSMS_SUPSyncStatus has many more details available to it as compared to any of the existing SUP SQL views.
    So why is this information important? Knowing Catalog version #, sync date, sync status, etc. helps when troubleshooting SUP issues. This also allows for a dashboards/reports toā€¦

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  9. OSD - task sequence media

    when creating a stand alone media, a option to update an existing ISO would be great. also, would be great if you could create an iso and an extract of the iso (like on MDT) so when you copy the files using a slow link connection you only need to copy the changed files and not all files.

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  10. Log to ETW

    It would be handy if SCCM Agent (as well as the SCCM Server components) could send logs to ETW (instead or in addition to the files under C:\Windows\CCM\Logs) folder. That would allow us to redirect the events to a central location and analyze with event analysis tools, (i.e. OMS Log Analytics, Message Analyzer, etc.).

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  11. Bug - Office 365 Deployment

    Office 365 Client Installation deployment features in 1806 appear to be incomplete and problematic. Uninstall statements are not filled in for one. Application Catalog tab is not filled out either. For some reason, creating deployment sources using the new OCT link integration creates sources which are missing files and generates a 30821-1505 error. Running the setup.exe directly from the source also behaves the same. Running ODT manually appears to work, and the source can be imported into SCCM as it was in prior releases.

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  12. Replace the HTA Installer

    Replace the HTA installer with something like EXE or MSI

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  13. Console Typo - Windows Update for business Profiles

    In both the CM CB 1606UR1 and the CM TP 1609 admin consoles, the Windows Update for Business Profiles node needs the "B" in Business capitalized.

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  14. Mobile app for admin console

    It's a hastle to use the rdp client and deal with the resolution issues associated with a mobile device.

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  15. Remove unused Vendor classifications from SUP

    Remove unused Vendor classifications from SUP.

    As l have been configuring SCCM 1806 with Third Party Patching, l am now left with unwanted Vendors being listed in SUP and SUP Reports.

    Can these be pruned/removed?

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  16. Fix OSD Re-run Behavior

    Consider the following...

    You Deploy an OSD TS to a Lab and the Lab images Successfully. Next year you wish to Refresh that same Lab. You deploy this TS to the lab with the default 'Re-run Behavior' and it immediately shows as Successful because it was run before. You do another schedule and switch the 'rerun behavior' to 'Always rerun.' Lab images, grabs policy, images, grabs policy, images.........

    This seems like a huge flaw to me especially for those environments that Refresh certain Labs annually (K-12, Education). I'll now have to remember each Summer to either create a new TSā€¦

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  17. deployment failed status doesn't re-eval after successful install

    Deployment Status for certain clients can fail for a number of reasons; after manual install or successful repair, the Deployment Status does not re-evaluate. This makes compliance impossible to report! My compliance % always shows less than 100%, even though I was able to successfully cleanup the machines that failed due to error.

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  18. Add support to extend more areas of the console

    It would be nice to be able to extend the details tabs of for example the devices. What i would like to accomplish is a upgrade resistant way of having https://sccm-zone.com/extend-the-sccm-console-to-show-collection-membership-using-console-builder-c6db52b408d8. It could be added by default but it would be more useful if the console was able to merge any xml ontop of the original ones.

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  19. Packages do not honor reboot exit code

    When passing a 3010 or 1641 exit code from a program the execmgr reports "The exit code is 1641, the execution status is SuccessRebootRequired" but no reboot is actually pending on the system. Reboots from these exit codes do not change the reboot status and therefore never gets called.

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  20. Make it easier to find Management POint log files

    First the earth cooled, then SMS was developed.

    Interestingly, the Management Point role uses some aspects of the ConfigMgr client to handle client communications, and thus stores some of the log files related to Management Point stuff (like MP_Registration.log!) in the ConfigMgr client folder.

    This leads to countless forum posts like

    Helpless dude: 'Clients won't register',
    MyItForum: 'OK check MP Registration.log'
    Helpless: 'I don't have that log!?'
    MyItForum: 'OMG it's over here in this totally unrelated path'

    It doesn't have to be this way.

    What if we :

    A.) If a management point is also a configMgr site server, justā€¦

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