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  1. Why the clusters are added to the console? It is not posible to dont have it on the console?

    Why the clusters are added to the console? It is not possible to dont have it on the console?

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      0 comments  ·  Admin Console  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Send Wake-up packets to a collection outside of a deployment

      It would be nice for remote management after hours to be able to send wake-up packets to computers so they could be remoted into

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        0 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable option to run a Program as 64-bit process

        Currently programs can only run as 32-bit process, so you need to use workarounds (such as sysnative) to run as 64-bit. I would like the ability to run a program as 64-bit, just like you can do with a task sequence 'run command' and application.

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        • Create an Odata/Rest API layer for ConfigMgr access/scripting

          Also would allow easier creating of customer web UI, and easier to require things like MFA.

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          • 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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            • It would be nice if the 'Mandatory Task Sequence Warning' sign was configurable.

              I have created a custom front end and this pops up at the end of it. It's just another unnecessary click in my case. I appreciate the warning should be there by default but a task sequence variable to prevent it appearing would be a nice addition. I have seen one or two people on Technet forums asking the same thing.

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              • Software Center icon on desktop

                I would love the ability to put the Software Center icon on the desktop instead of burying it in the Start menu. That way my users have a quick and easy way to get to it. Maybe there's already a way to do it?

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                • Take a look at Ninte and make sccm a bit more like that.

                  Ninte.com manages app updates in a very elegant way that I think sccm could implement for patches. What i am most intrigued is that I can single out a machine and check, or single out an update and check from the same console.

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                  • Updates and Servicing Download Status

                    Please add a percentage status (or progress indicator) for downloads under Administration / Cloud Services / Updates and Servicing. It would help to visually confirm if the download is stuck and requires the SMS_EXECUTIVE service start/stop process.

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                    • Disable a running deployment on remote devices

                      Adding an option to force kill a running deployment, be that a Task Sequence, Application or Package, from a particular or multiple devices would be beneficial in certain circumstances. Not least when a mistake has been made or a potential critical error could be avoided by doing so.

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                      • When creating new collection disable scheduled membership update by default

                        Today, when creating new collection the scheduled membership update is set to every 7 days by Default without any user interaction.
                        IMHO it would be better to keep this schedule setting disabled by Default and let the user decide if it should be actiavted or not.
                        This might prevent performance issues caused by too many scheduled and unnecessary membership updates.

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                          0 comments  ·  Collections  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • deploy to operating system image

                          When I do my monthly patch Tuesday deployments; it would be great if in addition to targeting a device collection you could also target one or more operating system images.

                          This would allow me to deploy all corporately approved updates not only to our systems but the images that we use to build future systems with.

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                          • Simplifiy and increase visibility of the system tray icons

                            The system tray icons for Software Center and Software Updates are too small for most users to decipher. Most users cannot tell that the system tray icon for pending software is a package with a green or red asterisk--there us just too much detail and the asterisk it too small. Even on a desktop monitor we cannot tell what the icon is, but on a high resolution laptop, you need a magnifying glass. Please simplify the icons and make to color coded portion most of the icon.

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                            • PowerShell Cmdlet to collections & deployments for a computer

                              Would be good to have a PowerShell CmdLet to get information on all collections and deployment for a computer is listed for.

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                              • Ability to disable some AD system discoveries.

                                Our current AD Sys Discovery takes over 2 days to process. It would be great to be able to disable some or all of them without deleting the configuration from the discovery method so that I could target specific domains. Currently if I need to target a specific, I have to delete all of the other ones. Or leave it, and wait 2 days for it to finish.

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                                • Fast uninstall step for "required Applications"

                                  i got a collection with all Clients, which were installed through osd. after that i deploy all OSD-Apps to this Collection (required). if i troubleshoot a client,i need the option to fast uninstall one of the required application. i need to delete the app from the collection and wait for the client check.after that i can redeploy the app. it would save a lot of time for me..

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                                  • client issues in 1610

                                    We are facing issues with the new client in 1610. mainly it is very slow to load and returns errors at time. The service does not respond to restart calls. Finally, Sorting by status for installations does not work as expected.

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                                    • add application catalogue install report

                                      It would be useful to be able to have a default report created which shows the total number of software installed through the catalogue method. This would be useful when reporting back to management the amount of time saved through end users installing themselves, rather than time spent pushing out, amending collections, or manually installing.

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                                      • 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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