One of the new features in SCCM 1706 is a client settings for Windows Analytics.
If you not already are using Windows Analytics you need to start now – Windows Analytics will give you insight into your Windows Client platform. Windows Analytics is a cloud service from Microsoft that are build in OMS.
At this moment there a 3 solutions in Windows Analytics
- Upgrade Readiness
- Update Compliance (Preview)
- Device health (Preview)
What does the new client settings to for you in a SCCM environment?
It help you setup your Windows client to deliver telemetry data to Windows Analytics.
How to set it up:
You need to enable the new Custom Device Setting – Windows Analytics
- Select Yes to manage Windows telemetry settings with SCCM
- Enter your Commercial ID
- Select your telemetry level
Here is a overview of the 4 telemetry levels (SCCM settings has only 3 – Basic, enhanced and full – because this are the leves required by Windows Analytics)
See more about Configure Windows telemetry in your organization here :
After you have enabled and deployed the client settings you can check the result in the registry on the device.