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  1. SCEP Marketing and Comparisons to Competition

    SCEP Marketing and Comparisons to Competition. For years I've been trying to get my account team to help us sell our security teams on the idea of switching to SCEP. To do that, we need material to help us market SCEP as a viable solution. We need to be able to compare features from our current vendor to SCEP. We need an objective look at what we gain versus what we give up if we move from our current solution. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem any of this exists.

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  2. Create an installable package of updates from an ADR.

    For some scenarios it would be helpful to preview an ADR, then make an executable that could be installed as part of a task sequence. Offline media, for example.
    thanks heaps,

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  3. Run Powershell Script (Task Sequence Step) passed parameters not visible in logging

    When parameters are provided on a 'Run Powershell Script' in a task sequence, the SMSTS.log only logs the name of the script. It does not log the full command (including parameters) that are invoked.

    For example: if I call Java.ps1 with parameters -level 1 -language eng the SMSTS.log only shows...

    Running powershell script: 'Java.ps1'(PkgID: SCM00000) with execution policy 'Bypass'

    This would be helpful in troubleshooting what parameters were actually passed to the script that is executing. Otherwise you have to track down the task sequence and assume everything entered is passed and run. Or you have to build your PS1ā€¦

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  4. Let the TSAgent consume enough RAM in VMs configured with Dynamic Memory for OSD compatibility checks to succeed

    Setup: Hyper-V Gen2 VM configured with 1GB startup RAM, Min 512MB, Max 4GB.

    I was testing servicing Windows 10 1511 to Windows 10 1607 on my VM and the compatibility check failed because the VM was only consuming 1560MB at the time of the compatibility check. I'd think that it would be able to tell if the VM's maximum RAM value was higher than the minimum RAM requirement for Windows 10.

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  5. The ability to run a configuration baseline on a collection that has the baseline applied to a parent collection.

    Currently we have certain Baselines that are applied to our master collection of all computers in the organization. However, when we replace a lab we should be able to run that baseline without having to run it against the master collection.

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  6. Be able to trigger a CMPivot query from a SSRS and have the results show both Current and history values.

    Be able to trigger a CMPivot query from a SSRS and have the results show both Current and history values.

    This would leverage the refresh option within SSRS to update the results.

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  7. Persist console backward and forward data with Recent Searches

    Usually we search for objects and navigate away to a different node. we can use the backward button to comeback to that node but not to the searched items. We can use the Recent Searches to search for the same items. However it would be better if we can integrate the recent searches as well with the backward and forward buttons.

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  8. Make ConfigMgr work with Autopilot and Enrollment Status Page (ESP)

    When deploying a device using Autopilot, the Enrollment Status Page (ESP) is used to prevent access to the desktop until the device provisioning tasks are complete. But ConfigMgr doesn't integrate with the ESP, so there's no way to wait for packages, apps, or task sequences - the user doesn't know when the process is done. Add that integration.

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  10. Wildcards can not be used when configuring Excluded Processes in Exclusion Settings in the anti-malware policy

    Wildcards can not be used when configuring Excluded Processes in Exclusion Settings in the anti-malware policy.
    Since it is judged as an invalid character string, please add a function so that it can be used.

    With Windows Defender alone, you can use wildcards for process exclusion.

    Use wildcards in the process exclusion list
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-defender-antivirus/configure-process-opened-file-exclusions-windows-defender-antivirus#use-wildcards-in-the-process-exclusion-list

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  11. Automatically Open Firewall Ports on Server Install

    Installation of SCCM and roles on site servers should enable any needed firewall ports. Recently had some SQL issues when migrating to a new SQL server that turned out to be related to the broker service port not being open. Application installs should open these ports automatically not force us to have to hunt down in obscure documentation what ports to open.

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  12. CM Pivot - have autostart use the SMS_Autostartsoftware wmi class

    CM pivot appears to just list the registry autostart locations.
    Please use the SMS_autostartsoftwarewmiclass.

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  13. Management Insight: Inventories approaching and violating max MIF size

    There's already a UVI for two to increase the default maximum MIF size. Regardless of the size this seems like an easy Management Insight win. Let me know if the existing limit is being violated or if some devices are starting to get close so I can investigate why. Obviously we need to determine which devices are in question.

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  14. Open the Application Catalog web site link customization

    Enable customization "Open the Application Catalog web site link" in Software Center. Usefull especially for customers using own Application catalog. Enable editing of the link name and its URL.

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  15. In updates and servicing allow for redownload update when something goes wrong an update

    We are unable to redownload an update under updates and servicing. Sometimes an update has a problem when downloading and it gets greyed out.
    There is no easy way to redownload the update and we are stuck with an update that cannot be applied anymore

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  16. Rework the search criteria in the console to match the ADR experience

    The search criteria in the console don't allow for including/excluding multiple items based on the same criteria because it defaults to OR in stead of AND.

    As an example, I would like to only include items where Title does not contain "Itanium", "Preview" and "Security Only" from the All Software Updates view in order to create a Software Update Group. This is not possible with the combination of the OR and DOES NOT CONTAIN operators.

    I would suggest to allow for AND/OR selection, or to allow multiple criteria values on the same line. The filter experience in the Create ADRā€¦

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  17. Allow running PowerShell script synchronously during Task Sequence

    When using the Run PowerShell script step in a Task Sequence, the Task Sequence waits for the completion of the script before continuing.

    It would be useful to have a "Run Synchronously" option to allow the Task Sequence to continue to the next step without waiting for the script to complete.

    At the moment I use the command line CMD /C START Powershell.exe to achieve this goal.

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  18. Rename folder - re-order list needed

    After renaming a folder under Applications/Packages and probably elsewhere too, the folders don't re-order themselves until you quit and restart the Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) Console.

    Would like the folders to simply re-sort themselves alphabetically after renaming a folder.

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  19. Stale Source Files

    I would like to see a report or a tool that runs against all my apps, packages, etc.. and the source location and tell me how many files in the source location are not associated to anything in SCCM, this would be great for O&M and keeping the server healthy.

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  20. Possiblity to open items as read only

    I want have the possibility to open a Application, packages or Task Sequences as read only ans not have the possibility to edit every time I open the check a settings.

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