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  1. Add assigned time to Admin Console Deployment Display

    When lookin g at the Monitoring\Deployment Display it would be helpful to be able to add the assigned time of a package so that we could sort on that column and have a list of what is deploying and exactly when as a helpful reminder, and at a single glance instead of having to drill down on individual deployment attributes in a single package.

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  2. security center (WDATP) data in console Like Endpoint Protection status

    I like to have the Data from the securitycenter.windows.com (WDATP) with all the new 1709 Defender features back in to the Console, we have the Endpoint Protection status in there, but It would be really nice to have all the exploit data visible in the console in the Monitoring / Security Workspace. also the possibility to Isolate Machines and so on. One Console for anything.

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  3. "Install Software on next reboot" switch for required Deployments

    "Install Software on next reboot" switch for required Deployments

    We have machines in production which are always online and only the Users can initiate a reboot or an Software Installation. It would be cool to have an option to install all required Deployments if the Users initiate a reboot. This would raise the SW-Compliance extemely, because the Users often do not take a look in the SW-Center an click on install.

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  4. Add option to "update content for all deployment types" in an Application

    Currently, if you have an application with multiple deployment types, you must update the content for these individually. While this makes sense in many cases, often I want to update content for all of them to reflect updated content/new versions/etc. In these cases, it would be nice to have an option (probably under the Application's context menu ) to update the content for all DTs at the same time.

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  5. Add custom Tables in Datawarehouse sync process

    Would be great if customers can add (through UI) other tables in datawarehouse synchronization process. So that they can consume data from datawarehouse DataBase.

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  6. Deployments in a Task Sequence

    Provide a task sequence step to install all targeted applications, programs and software updates.
    Where imaging a PC is done on a limited time it would be beneficial to install all applications.
    Similar to this.
    https://www.petervanderwoude.nl/post/install-computer-targeted-application-during-os-deployment-via-powershell-and-configmgr-2012/

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  7. Create the ability to deploy updates superseded by Quality Updates even after the supersedence rule has expired them

    We do not apply quality updates in our environment. We only deploy security only updates. There are updates that are superseded by quality updates only. They are also superseded for longer than our site configurations supersedence rules and therefore we have no way to deploy these to our environment except building a package for them.

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  8. Cancel or delete client operation permissions

    Cancelling or deleting a client operation under Monitoring > Client Operations can only be enabled if the Security Role has security scope set to the All Systems collection. There should be a security permission to enable the ability to cancel or delete client operations instead of adding all systems collection security scope to a role.

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  9. Grant Select to smsschm_users on all SQL Synonym

    When CMCB or even CM12 creates an Inventory class, it also creates a SQL Synonym too. These SQL Synonyms, are basically the same as the SQL Views, with one key difference, they don’t have the permission set to allow for smsschm_users “select” access on them. This means that low rights users will receive an error when uses.

    So what is this important? This is a great question, and the reason is that the behavior when importing sms_def.mof changes between CM07, CM12, and CMCB. The SQL Synonyms is named exactly what is created in older versions of CM. So When creating…

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  10. Add a priory order option to Compliance Items 'settings'.

    Add a priory order option to Compliance Items 'settings'. Currently you can have multiple settings but you don;t know in which order they process. if you have 'setting 1' dependent on 'setting 2' you can't specify the order in which they process. Same might go for Baselines but that not my current need.

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  11. Mark and remove multiple Content Locations from the package properties

    Since a long time it is only possible to delete one Content Location at a time. This becomes very tedious when dealing with several dozens of distribution points.
    This request is to offer multiple select and deletion for content locations.

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  12. Documentation: Export config

    Have a built in script that will export an as built document.
    Items to export and put into visio docs:
    Each server config and HW specs
    Boundary group summary and DP's associated.
    Highest used Limiting collections and AD user groups with modify access.
    Slowest SQL queries and scheduled run frequency
    Number of devices using a DP.
    Data growth rate for 1 year.

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  13. CM Messaging SDK Documentation shouldn't be a .chm help file AND...

    The docs that exist for the CM Messaging (note, the messaging SDK is not a part of the larger CM SDK docs here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh442686(v=cmsdk.16).aspx) is currently a .chm Help file, which is lovably nostalgic.

    However it doesn't do justice to the power of the SDK. For instance, Discovery and hardware inventory are barely covered in the SDK docs. I'm troubleshooting an issue now with the Messaging SDK in which a fake CM Client appears with Windows 6.2 NT Workstation, even though it is a fully patched Win10 machine. Weird stuff.

    Anyway, it would be great if the docs were…

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  14. Database design

    There are lots of duplicate views (v_collection, V_collections) that stores almost the same information. To review and remove those duplicates would ease the use of the database.

    Use unique identifiers - in rare cases the resourceid is called itemkey. Or the product code shows up sometimes as Software Code. A unified naming convention would be very appreciated.

    Devide information for CI deployments/compliancy, those for applications, Security Upates, Deployment Types and whatnots. Having all stored to one table/view CI_ConfigurationItems is very confusing and very difficult to retrieve.

    Outdated versions/revisions (apps, CIs) not in use should be removed also on the CAS…

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  15. Customizable Deployment Alerts

    Instead of the threshold for successful deployment(Less than % Success) and Threshold for failed deployment(More Than % Failure).

    Add the ability to select from a list of scenarios:
    Success > 99%
    Success < 50%
    Failure > 10%
    InProgress < 0%

    I would sometimes like to receive an email when the deployment finished with one of those thresholds that provides the report of Success, InProgress, Failures at a specified time after the deployment or end of maintenance window.

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  16. 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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    Noted  ·  sangeev responded

    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  17. 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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  18. Allow "Delay enforcement" according to grace period in New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule

    allow setting "delay enforcement of this deployment according to user preferences, up to the grace period defined in client settings" check box via New-CMSoftwareUpdateAutoDeploymentRule

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  19. 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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  20. 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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