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  1. Cloud Management Gateway (as CSP)

    With 1610, the Cloud Management Gateway feature arrived. Although it's a Pre-Release feature, as Cloud Solution Provider we're UNABLE to use/implement this. And so are our customers...!

    When you try to set this up from the ConfigMgr console, a prerequisite is the Azure Management Certificate, which can't be configured as CSP-tenant because this needs the Classic Azure Portal (ASM). This is unacceptable for us, as CSP, as we would have to instruct our customers to get an Azure Subscription separately.

    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/cie/2016/11/28/azure-management-certificates-and-publishing-setting-file-with-csp-subscriptions/

    434 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  2. Support OSD over Wireless

    As more and more devices are shipping without wired network adapters, and more business areas are going "wireless only," the traditional ability to reimage a device in place is getting scarce. This is especially true in primary and secondary education institutions.

    Please provide support for adding Wireless drivers to WinPE, and the ability to provision wireless network profiles for the WinPE phase of the task sequence to enable imaging over wireless network connections.

    429 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    Updating this item as there’s support for Windows 10 In-place upgrade using the Cloud Management Gateway – see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1802
    Adding this in case some folks missed it or Win 10 In-place upgrade addresses their requirement.

    I recognize this it not full OS Deployment as there’s no WinPE phase (WinPE has no wireless stack)

  3. Maintenance window recurrence pattern offset from a base day

    Allow the recurrence pattern for maintenance windows to be scheduled with an offset from a base day.

    Meaning, if we want a maintenance window on the Wednesday following the Second Tuesday of every month, we could configure a maintenance window for the Second Tuesday with a +1 offset.

    (This would be similar to the offset option added to ADRs in 1802.)

    418 votes
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    Noted  ·  19 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  4. OSD - Deploy TS to User groups

    Would be nice to be able to advertise Task Sequences to specific users or groups. We have some operating system deployments that we would like only certain users to run, support staff for instance.

    360 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  5. Software Center: Add categories to maching targetted deployments.

    The new Software Center in 1511 should also categorize Applications using the user category even if it is not deployed to users but systems instead. It should reflect the user category no matter what.

    361 votes
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    34 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  6. Install Servicing Stack Updates Before Other Updates

    Currently, when servicing stack updates and regular updates are deployed in the same software update group, the patches do not apply in a determinant order. This leads to cases where a cumulative update that requires a new servicing stack is installed before the servicing stack itself.

    While this can be worked around by separately deploying the servicing stack update before updates that require said servicing stack, it would be much more convenient if the update installation process checked if there are any servicing stack updates to be deployed and automatically installed them first

    351 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  7. 346 votes
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    Noted  ·  10 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  8. Complete Group Policy Integration

    Configuration Manager should be able to configure all aspects of a workstation that can be done using other Microsoft tools. Some group policy items already exist such as folder redirection and Firewall Policies. It would be great if Firewall could be expanded to include creation of firewall exceptions. It would also be great if we could configure all group policies from within SCCM perhaps using compliance settings.

    307 votes
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    Noted  ·  14 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  9. Add the complete progression status in the progress bar

    Add the complete progression status in the progress bar in order to see the current step and remaining steps.

    Like in this post http://www.systanddeploy.com/2018/02/add-complete-progression-sta

    296 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  10. Start ProgressUI after reboot in Task Sequence at logon screen (non OS TS)

    When you use Task Sequences (TS) to deploy software (non OS TS) and there is a reboot inside of the TS there will be no ProgressUI at the logon Screen after the reboot. So you can't see the Progress of the running TS or there is a TS running.
    If You logon, after a short time the ProgressUI will start.
    We started a MS Case (REG:116092814729429): This is a expected behavior because it's not planned for out of WinPE stage.

    Please implement the start of the ProgressUI after the reboot inside of the TS, so we can see the Progressā€¦

    288 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  11. Software Center "Sort by" default view

    Change default "sort by" order from "Most recent" to Alphabetic list (Application name A-Z). Or remember the setting for the client. Or allow a SysAdmin setting for site-wide default setting. It always resets back to Most recent.

    287 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  12. Stop unnecessary "New software is available" pop-up on each logon after a user has uninstalled an available application.

    After a user installs an application that was deployed as "Available", but later uninstalls the application, the user gets a balloon pop-up every time they logon saying "New software is available".

    There is NO way to prevent this from happening apart from removing the user from the collection where the application was deployed, and adding them back. This has been the case since CM12 was released but this is not a desirable behavior especially when there's no "valid" way of preventing this.

    281 votes
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    Noted  ·  12 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  13. windows 10 upgrade servicing

    Support SUP/ESD/WSUS/update-based packages via the "Upgrade Operating System" task sequence step so that task sequence-driven upgrades can benefit from the smaller size of the ESD files (2.5GB) compared to the full media used today (3.5GB).

    278 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  14. Prevent Cache Limit from Causing Application Deployment Failure

    Once the cache has been filled all subsequent application deployments fail until the cache self-cleans. In CAS.log you see that the client is refusing to download the content because the cache, not the actual disk, is full.

    This strikes me as a non-optimal design choice if the goal is to successfully install applications. If I want to install an application I do not want it to fail because of an artificial limit that until very recently was set at the time of client install. Most of the time the cache clears in 24 hours and there's no problem but thereā€¦

    274 votes
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    Noted  ·  9 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  15. Allow the Client Upgrade to be performed outside maintenance windows

    We would like the Client Upgrade feature to allow the client to be upgraded outside of maintenance windows but also give the option to only install when no user is logged in, like deploying Applications allow.

    265 votes
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    under review  ·  14 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  16. active directory description

    Add an column to the devices view that would display Active Directory descriptions in console.

    264 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →

    This can be done today w/ #SCCM 1802 (and previous versions too). I will mark started… and watch comments for why this doesn’t just work… before I mark this straight up completed…

    Steps:
    1) On the CAS (or standalone primary), go to Administration → Hierarchy Configuration → Discovery methods
    2) right click on Active Directory System Discovery and bring up the Properties form. Active Directory Attributes tab, and then click on Custom. In the form that appears, type the name of the attribute. Click OK, and make sure you have added it as an attribute to discover. Run discovery after exiting properties form.
    3) Now when you go to the Devices view and right click on a device and go to its Properties form, you will see the new attribute showing up there.

  17. 3rd Party Patching - Catalogs

    Enable easier integration with partner products or have the ability to pull down 3rd party catalogs.

    260 votes
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    Noted  ·  3 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  18. Exclude Updates

    The ability to exclude a single or multiple updates with a simple Right Click > Exclude or Menu item.

    247 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  19. Change color scheme in the SCCM console

    When working with multiple customers and/or in migration scenarios (and also in lab- technical preview environments) it would be great to be able change the color scheme in the ConfigMgr console to clarify which environment the console belongs to.

    232 votes
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    23 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  20. Deploy Package to Multiple Collections at one time

    Allow packages to be deployed to multiple collections at one time. For instance I need AppX to go to Lab 1, Lab 2 and Lab4. Instead of going into AppX 3 different times to deploy, it would be nice to deploy it to all 3 labs at one time.

    232 votes
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    Noted  ·  15 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
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