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  1. A task sequence step that dumps SMS logs to a network share on TS failure

    Add a step or option to a task sequence that will dump any SMS logs to a predefined location, either a network share or USB drive.

    It is a total PITA to watch every machine as a TS runs so we cant always copy the logs off before the machine automatically reboots.

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  2. Allow upload of powershell scripts (not just the script block) as detection methods or Configuration Item scripts

    If we have AllSigned selected as a powershell execution policy either as a global gpo or via the client, any script blocks that are written for detection methods on applications or discovery/remediation for config items will fail since they "aren't signed". Organizations where execution policies are scoped as such aren't able to use these features when the configmgr client downloads the scripts to the staging area and scrambles the script name.

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  3. Add tooltip to Icons for Software Updates

    In the software updates space, it would be nice to have a tool tip (hover over) stating what the icon means. Whenever there is an unexpected icon, I need to look up what the icon means. A simple hover over tool tip stating whether it is normal, unavailable, expired, supereded, etc. would be very helpful. Here is the link that I have to look up https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/sum/understand/software-updates-icons

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  4. Server groups (cluster patching) - Powershell cmdlets

    Please add cmdlets, to be able to configure and maintain server groups.

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  5. Software Center sometimes looks for old application revisions

    Sometimes when updating applications I notice that Software Center will still look for an old revision of the application. Application is deployed to a user collection, and even after running the user action in the client on the machine, it still looks for the old revision. If I delete that revision from the console and try to install again, it will just immediately fail because it can't find that revision. I end up having to run all the user actions and wait a few minutes in order to fix it.

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  6. Ability to easily list computers not patched against a specific CVE

    Say you want to list computers not patched against CVE-2019-0708 (https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0708). 2 problems here :

    - Depending of the OS version, the KB number is not the same.
    -A KB number is quickly superseded and depending of the supersedence behavior, it becomes unknown from SCCM.

    It could be great if for each computer a mecanism could determine which KB is needed, if it (or a superseding KB) has been applied and produce a report.

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  7. Ask change the requirements of Endpoit Protection Point

    Ask change the requirements of Endpoit Protection Point. When we are installing Endpoit Protection Point the Windows Defener service should be started on the server. Because we are using a third-party anti-virus software, even if Windows Defener does not operate as an anti-virus software, we do not want to be configured to coexist multiple anti-virus.

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  8. Hover over help, define and examples.

    In sections like Detection rule when using different operators like between, one of, none of. Provide formatting examples on hover for single and multiple entries.

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  9. Verify Component Status

    I often repeat the following actions:

    - Verify Component Status (Monitoring - System Status - Component Status)
    - Open any Component with Status Warning or Error.
    - Verify the Warning or Error is Solved
    - Reset All Counts for this Component.

    A Typical example: Restart the Site Server.
    All Management Points complain that the Site Server is unavailable.
    But in they also report the System is Online again.

    MP File Dispatch Manager running on the management point "mp.company.com" cannot connect to site server "SiteServer.company.com". The operating system reported error 53: The network path was not found.

    Component Status Summarizer detectedā€¦

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  10. In the Edit Membership wizard please add the ability to search for available Software Update Groups

    In the Edit Membership wizard, add the ability to search for available Software Update Groups. In an environment with many SUGs it is not easy to scroll and find the SUG you're looking for.

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  11. software center - options section

    Being able to configure the Software Center options section settings in the client settings. Example being able to specify business hours from the GUI instead of having to create CI/Baseline with PowerShell scripts....

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  12. SCUP SHA-256

    When will SCUP support SHA-256 when creating the self signed certificate? the DoD and Industry is moving rapidly to SHA-256 and would like to see this be an option added.

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  13. driver import bug

    When importing
    \\dfs\shared\SCCM\Packages\OSD Drivers\Sources\Windows 10\x64\Surface Pro 3 v2

    without a slash at the end

    It imports
    \\dfs\shared\SCCM\Packages\OSD Drivers\Sources\Windows 10\x64\Surface Pro 3\

    as well..

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  14. Don't display SCEP Malware Alerts in every User Session

    If you're using the SCEP Client on a RDS Server and Malware has been found, every User on this Server gets a Notification from SCEP.

    This really confuses many users and increases Service-Desk Calls, if you have Servers with for example more then 20 User Sessions.

    Because of this, we currently have no other choice then to hide the User Interface.

    It would be great if the Notification are only shown in the Session of the User, which triggered the Alert.

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  15. Category icons - Turn software center into an App Store

    Software Center now already has beautiful large icons. But it's still rather primitive. If you want to browse software by category right now you have to use the filter.

    It would be great if you have the option of displaying categories and even featured apps on the main software centre page, much like what you would see in Apple's app store or Google Play store.

    It would improve the experience for users immensely.

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  16. Bypass "Press Enter" Prompt on Available TS Deployments with CM WDS UEFI PXE Boot

    When you deploy an OSD TS as Available, you are prompted to "Press ENTER for network boot service." If you do not press enter it instead boots to the OS (if any). This does not occur when using a required deployment. It would be useful to bypass this for available deployments.

    This behavior is documented by Microsoft.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/osd/deploy-use/use-pxe-to-deploy-windows-over-the-network#BKMK_Deploy

    There is a previous UV that mentions this from 2017, but it was declined. The reasoning does not pan out for me, though. It does not appear to be a hardware issue as it occurs on both physical and virtual workstations. Itā€¦

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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