Client Tools on Collection: Add Computers to Collection(s)

The Add Computers to Collection tool adds single or multi-selected devices to a specified Device Collection. Options are available for searching based on name rather than ResourceID.

NOTE: This tool completes this action by making a WMI API call to the SMS provider.

To run the Add Computers to Collection tool:

1. Right-click on a Device Collection.

2. Click Right Click Tools > Client Tools on Collections > Add Computers to Collection(s).

Add Devices To Collection Navigation

3. Specify devices to add and click Start.

Add Devices To Collection Screenshot

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr ServerGet All Device Collections
ConfigMgr ServerAdd Devices to Collection

Microsoft Permissions

  • This action requires that the user running the tools has sufficient ConfigMgr permissions to add the device to the collection.
  • If a Recast Server is being used with a Service Account, that account also needs these permissions.