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  1. Allow DP Distribution Throttling Based on Day

    Currently you can configure Content Distribution Rate Limits to throttle based on the hour of the day. It would be nice to be able to make this different depending on the day of the week. For instance, I'm provisioning some new DPs, and I want the floodgates of content throttled M-F, but I don't care if it opens wide on the weekends when almost nobody is working anyway.

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      0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add predefined action (to task sequence or application/package) to copy files/folders to user workstation (as user OR as system)

      Often whole software config is a single file. It is a pain to keep creating batch files for a simple copy action

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        Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Create custom TS Variables with values depending on return code

        While running a task sequence I would like to see the option to create a custom Task Sequence Variable and it's value depending on a return code from a running step (cmdline, PowerShell script, Application, Package). This variable can be used later on in the TS to run or skip specific steps.
        Think about additional reboot steps if a BIOS flash is performed (if no flash is performed you don't want a reboot). Currently I need to create and run a powershell script to make this happen.

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          0 comments  ·  Client Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Clean infected items from offline files cache correctly

          When using offline files if an item is detected within the cache it gets removes by SCEP using the system account. Offline files sees the file removed from the cache but not by the user so it just downloads it again from the file server. This repeats indefinitely and is only resolved if the file is touched by the user rather than system.

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            0 comments  ·  Endpoint Protection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow Import/Export of Client Settings

            It would be great if you could Allow Import/Export of Client Settings. This would allow us to share items like best practices for SCEP Exclusion settings or Hardware Inventory classes.

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            • Separate Pull Distribution Point Throttling from Agent Throttling

              If a Pull Distribution Point is throttled, this affects the remote site system from a client perspective, so its client downloads are throttled as well (even though those downloads may essentially come from itself).

              Throttled download jobs, as the system is functioning as a Pull DP, should be separated from throttled download jobs as the system is functioning as a client/agent. I'm not sure how this can be accomplished; it may have something more to do with BITS than something internal to ConfigMgr, but it would be welcome.

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              • A report to tell administrators when a new update is available through Updates and Servicing. Our console admins aren't too observant...

                A report or email notification to tell administrators when a new update is available through Updates and Servicing. Our console admins aren't too observant...

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                • about window 10 security

                  there is problem in windows 10 , the problem is your security . the security problem is " any one can rest your profile without make pin or password " and i have lost my all data from my documents .
                  and i am the biggest fan of my windows 10 .

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                  • automatically management client logfile

                    automatically management client logfile is needed. Other Tools eq logrotate and so on are known but not unrewarding. We have to optimize the disk space, so no big logfiles schould created.

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                      0 comments  ·  Linux/Unix  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Application deployment troubleshooting failures - dashboard

                      A Dashboard to see which devices had a particular application fail to deploy. The Dashboard lists the devices. Next to devices there would be a column with a possible reason why the application failed to deploy and possible solutions to fix the problem.

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                        0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Switch to set view when opening logs in CMtrace.

                        A switch to pass when opening multiple log files in CMtrace via command line. Example: you want to monitor a client install, so you want to open ccmsetup.log and client.msi.log.

                        Something like cmtrace <path to file1>,<path to file2> -Vertical
                        or cmtrace <path to file1>,<path to file2> -Horizontal

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                        • Alternative way to install ConfigMgr Admin Console

                          Hello Team,

                          I got an issue when i have done the upgrade to 1602 version of SCCM vnext.

                          That brings me this idea : How to get the Admin Console from an alternative way than via the SCCM Servicing and Upgrade section ?

                          Thank you for your help
                          Henri

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                          • Software Update Groups - Speed up 'Edit membership'

                            'Edit membership' is unuseable if you've got many update groups. Please add simple tools like 'Add update(s) to existing group(s)', 'Remove update(s) from group(s)' and 'Remove Update(s) from this group' (if you're in context of an update group).
                            The sub dialogues of this aditional functions shouldn't provide the information in which update group the patches are listed because the query runs too long. Just let us choose the groups form a simple search list. A filter to minimize the list of results would also be fine.

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                            • Integrate a References tab on Application objects

                              Application objects should have a References tab that is identical in functionality to the References tab on Task Sequence objects.

                              The current References tab in an Application object's properties is very limited (Shows App dependencies, App Supersedence, and Virtual Environments).

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                                Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • When creating a package program, add the checkbox "Allow this program to be installed from the Install Package task sequence",

                                When you go through the wizard to create a new program for a package, it would be great to have the option to check the box "Allow this program to be installed from the Install Package task sequence without being deployed" in the wizard, rather than having to go back into the package/program properties and check the box.

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                                • OSD Win PE error codes

                                  instead of having error codes when deploying OS deployment Task Sequences that the end user or administrator has to struggle to find out what the code means only for it to be the hard disk is too small. Could the error codes if already known be displayed with meaning full reasons rather than error 0x8004352

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

                                    Thanks for the feedback. This is the same as ‘More meaningful TS error messages in UI (no more 0×80004005!)’. I’ll look to see if they can be merged.

                                    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

                                  • Ability to evaluate device compliance via software center

                                    In the compliance section of Software Center it should be possible to diagnose the following:
                                    1. Check Client Version
                                    2. Repair SCCM Client
                                    3. Check WMI status
                                    3. Check Connectivity with server and report issues

                                    This information can be gathered by 1st line support executive and passed on to 2nd line for faster support.

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                                    • Recurring deployment scheduling

                                      We would like to see a way to create a custom, recurring schedule for task sequences deployed to a collection. Currently we can set a start and end time for the deployment. We deploy large packages through our task sequences, and we have a lot of people imaging computers. If we could limit the deployment to only be available after-hours and on the weekends, this would prevent someone, maybe a new person, from deciding to image multiple labs at one time during business hours.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Do not require local admin to run service connection tool to download offline updates

                                        In an offline environment customers use the serviceconnectiontool to download the update bits. When running the service connection tool the administrator has to have local admin rights, even to just download the content using -connect. We should not require customers to run this as an administrator just to download media.

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                                        • Add a computer description column view that pulls the description data from AD when viewing devices

                                          Computer description column that pulls the description data from AD when viewing devices

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