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  1. Allow use of Global Conditions in Configuration Items

    When you create a configuration item you can select "Supported Platforms" but why not also allow the use of "Global Conditions" so we can further restrict how the rule would be appeared?

    An example, I need to test for a hotfix being present on Windows 7 x86 & x64 machines but only need the update on laptops.

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      0 comments  ·  Compliance Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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  ·  1 comment  ·  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 →
                          • Don't display SCEP Malware Alerts in every User Session

                            If you're using the SCEP Client on a RDS Server and Malware has been found, every User on this Server gets a Notification from SCEP.

                            This really confuses many users and increases Service-Desk Calls, if you have Servers with for example more then 20 User Sessions.

                            Because of this, we currently have no other choice then to hide the User Interface.

                            It would be great if the Notification are only shown in the Session of the User, which triggered the Alert.

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                              0 comments  ·  Endpoint Protection  ·  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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                                • 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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                                        0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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 →
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