Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

Let’s have a quick look at the Top 5 new features of SCCM 2010 (a.k.a ConfigMgr). Microsoft released the newest version of Configuration Manager 2010 on 30th Nov 2020.

The following are my top 5 picks of ConfigMgr 2010 new features. I think these features are really helpful for SCCM admins with day to day activities.

I have already published step by step guide for ConfigMgr 2010 production release. You can refer to SCCM Server Upgrade to 2010. The upgrade checklist and prerequisites are also covered in that step-by-step guide.

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Health Checks

You can now use SCCM to monitor the health of end-to-end scenarios. It simulates activities to expose performance metrics and failure points. At this point of time, you have only two items.

I’m sure there will be lot of health scenario health checks items coming down in this section of monitoring

scenario health – \Monitoring\Overview\Scenario Health

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Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

View Collection Relationships

Microsoft added the features of Collection Evaluator viewer into the ConfigMgr console.

Collection Evaluation Details are available – > \Monitoring\Overview\Collection Evaluation

Collection Dependent Relationships are available in the Graphical view – All Systems collection view.

Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

More Details -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/clients/manage/collections/manage-collections

Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

Enable User Proxy for Software Update Scans

I have a post explaining about the impact of Running SCCM + WSUS with HTTP Comms & proxy after the Windows 10 Sep update. More details Windows 10 Sep Update + Impact of Running WSUS with HTTP SCCM.

  • Allow user proxy for software update scans is the new option from Client Settings.
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

Console Notification Alerts

Improvements of Console Notification Alerts Option for ConfigMgr 2010. You have an option to receive Push Messages in the ConfigMgr Console.

More details – https://www.anoopcnair.com/enable-sccm-console-notification-from-microsoft-configmgr/

Console Notification Alerts - Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

Delete Aged Collected Diagnostic Files Task

There is a new maintenance task Delete Aged Collected Diagnostic Files task included to avoid pilling of log and other information collected for troubleshooting.

Navigate – \Administration\Overview\Site Configuration\Sites

More details about how to access SCCM maintenance tasks.

Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr
Top 5 New Features of SCCM 2010 | ConfigMgr

Other Updates

More details and end to end feature updates are explained in the following article from Microsoft docs.

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