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  1. size columns

    In views i.e. Content Status the columns should keep last size setting and options like "Size All Columns to Fit" should be kept.

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      Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add bandwidth controls for content library between Primary and Secondary Sites

      It would be good to have bandwidth controls on the packages being transferred from the primary to secondary site content library similar to transferring to DPs.

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        0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add subfolder search to Task Sequence Install Package

        When you use the action "Install Package" you can search for the package but it only searches the selected folder and not the structure. Could a switch be added to search subfolders?

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          0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          Noted  ·  sangeevsangeev responded

          Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

        • software update allow download via windows update only after x number of hours

          today if you select the option to allow the client to download the content from a DP, it can go to Microsoft. This is great, but I would like to have an option to allow this to happen only after x number of hours or maybe x number of retries, allowing the DP to get the content (in case of a admin forgot to add this to the DP, maybe slow link and need to copy content manually)

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            0 comments  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Fix German translation for ‘compliance’

            When using the German version of the SCCM Console, Reports, Software Center or Control Panel Applet the word ‘compliance’ is translated with ‘Kompatibel’ which is the German word for ‘compatible’

            This doesn´t really make sense and should be translated with a better German Word like ‘Konformität’

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              Noted  ·  4 comments  ·  Language/translation issues  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add Fast Ring option to Console Options

              Instead of using the EnableUpdateRing.ps1 powershell script, why not add that feature into the console like it has been done with Windows 10 in the Settings applet.

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                0 comments  ·  Setup and Server Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add revision automatically under application in software center (1511+)

                Please add (display) the application revision automatically under the application that is available in software center . This makes troubleshooting for helpdesk / system admin more easy .

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                  Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Software Center  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                    Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Doc Bug: Is it one or both Audit settings needed?

                    For getting the System Console Usage, Top Console User, and UDA stuff to work, you need to enable some security event log audits.

                    This page says you need only 1 Audit setting:

                    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt488912.aspx#BKMK_EnableSuccessLogonEvents

                    These pages say you need both of the Audit settings:

                    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt629338.aspx

                    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt595706.aspx

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                      3 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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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                        0 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                          0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow Periods in Software Update Group Names

                          When creating a Software Update Group, you cannot currently use periods in the name. For example, if you tried to create a Software Update Group named "Special Handling - .NET Framework 4.6.1" it would fail as periods are not allowed.

                          For bonus points, find any other disallowed characters and make the reason they are blocked go away.

                          Thanks for the help!

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                            1 comment  ·  Software Updates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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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                              0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • console default view

                              allow the console to have a default view per node. if you open the software updates -> all software updates, it takes a while to load. It would be useful to have a default view configured so it would not load what is need needed. Same for assets and compliance -> devices, etc.

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                              • Use Winrm to install SCCM Client

                                Add the possibility to use Wirm so securely push the SCCM Client instead of use a connection to the admin$ share.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • content library logging

                                  Could logging for content library be improved.
                                  Recently had a situation where the ini, sig files weren't created in the FileLib. Noticed the logs weren't helpful when it came to actions managing the content library on distribution points. This made resolving difficult.

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                                  • resultant client settings

                                    add an option for the resultant client settings that are applied, and not what supposed to be applied, like GPO has for group policy resultant. The existing resultant client settings is more like the group policy modeling.

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                                    • View Collection Dependencies

                                      It would be really nice to be able to see a list of the collections that are limited to a specific collection with a tab on the properties of that collection.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • End of Life

                                        A good feature to include is the ability to scan a server/workstation and find software that is at or nearing end of life state.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Asset Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add "Run As" to Applications

                                          Similar to the Task Sequence "Run this step as the following account". Please add this to application installations as well. We have some "difficult to package" applications that require a user profile in order to install successfully. These applications fail to install as an application because when running as the system there is no user profile path. As a result, we have to resort to task sequences to install these which results in a worse end user experience.

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