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  1. SCCM Software updates - Be able to create Server dependencies for Software Updates

    This idea is about having the possibility to create an (optional) dependancy between specified servers, so that a server will not be updated until the server it depends on is already considered fully up to date.
    This would be extremely effective -for instance- for Applications that require the Database Server to be up and running before the Application Server. Especially in large environments these are challenges that SCCM currently doesn't provide any solution for bar scheduling Application Servers in a seperate, later window (which is not ideal for multiple reasons).

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    • Offline Servicing and Expired updates

      Hide/filter expired updates in Offline Servicing window.

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      • As soon as possible behavior for existing deployments

        When you update a deployment and change the 'Schedule the application to be available at', if 'As soon as possible after the available time' is ticked this should automatically update the installation deadline to be the same. I have had deployments go out as the schedule is earlier than the available time.

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        • Hierarchy update status for site systems

          Please add an update status for the site systems when upgrading to a new CB.
          It is required to have an update status for the entire hierarchy, not only the site server as it is today.

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          • Fiding it difficult to find documentation on how to setup UE-V with SCCM and Windows 10, config item and baselines

            I cant find the documentation on how to configure UE-V, Config item and Baselines with Windows 10 and SCCM. It all seems a bit fragmented. most of it relates to Windows 7.

            1607-1 has the EU-V client build in and some templates on the clients but how do I set this up without using any group policies to set the template paths, and how do Baselines work.

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            • Enable Performance Counters for all Components

              Expose Performance Counters for all ConfigMgr Components, and extend beyond the basic performance counter-set on offer today.

              This will allow us to implement solutions around monitoring the product in finer detail, as well as provide a rich backdrop for troubleshooting analysis.

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              • Application Controling

                Ability to create a Rules for allowing Or denying applications to be Run or installed/ Ability to create a List of Approved software's for Usage and Deny the Rest "Same Idea Like App Locker but applied through SCCM"

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                • Collection removes members after some time specified automatically

                  Clients stored in a (temporarily) collection by a direct rule remain there until someone takes care if this is still needed. In my case this is done for packages which fix some issues and need to run only once on each defined client. Yes, this can be done by compliance settings or a query but it is easier for support staff picking a client and place it into a collection that fixes something a user is complaining about in a service ticket.
                  So the wish is, that the collection clears (not deletes) itself after a specified time.

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                    • Move the duplicate hardware id's option to a more appropriate location

                      Hierarchy settings does not seem to be the most appropriate location for this, engineers in the field would be adding dongle MAC addresses quite often.

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                      • Add collection location in collection property

                        Add info of the "Location" if you search for collection.
                        e.g. we use Folders and subfolder for companies. and each time we search for collections we dont know the Location.
                        we got more than 5000 collections.. where this is tricky to find out via
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                        • Possibility to reduce SMSbackup database size

                          Is it possible to provide another option to back up SCCM database during SMSBackup so that the database size can be reduced?

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                          • Conditional Access based on the latest Windows 10 build

                            You should be able to create a conditional access rule that only the computers with the latest Windows 10 build can access corporate resources.

                            The latest version is required because it might introduce new security features or some other functionality.

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                            • Report which updates were installed in Tasksequence easily

                              Report which updates were installed in Tasksequence easily

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                              • Updates and servicing should honor file replication schedule

                                With 1702 was a 1gb download, secondary sites over a sat link were congested beyond their transfer windows. It would great if the next distribution used both binary differencing as well as honoring the replication schedule

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                                • Make hidden Variable really hidden

                                  In SCCM are normal and hidden variables. These hidden variables are not really hidden. For example, when you use them during Installation, those variables are visible in the clients logfiles.

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                                  • Windows 10 Build Updates - Use standardized terminology please

                                    Why are the Windows 10 build upgrades under the UPGRADES classification, but called "Feature UPDATES" and listed in the "All Windows 10 UPDATES"?

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                                    • Install software update step fails during OSD with timeout error when clients connect from slowly bandwidth sites when SUP is remote

                                      Customer has large number of remote sites close to 1000 sites with slow bandwidth, they have local DP's to keep content transfer local and they are also okay with download SUP catalog over the WAN for a regular client .. however same design does not work for OSD process wherein Install software update step fails on all machine form the remote location during OSD with timeout error after 30 minutes as it cannot download 500MB catalog data in the allotted 30 minutes..

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                                      • Easy copy or transfer of software update files between deployment packages

                                        Sometimes, a software update needs to be copied or moved from one deployment package to another. This is especially useful for keeping deployment packages smaller and more efficient when using Automatic Deployment Rules (ADR). Currently, updates always need to be re-downloaded from the internet or a source location. This is inefficient and can be time consuming as well.

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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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