Add Devices to Collection(s) — Client Tool on Collection

The Add Devices to Collection(s) tool adds single or multi-selected devices to a specified device collection. Options are available for searching based on name rather than ResourceID.

This tool can be run on device collections, or with a similar tool designed for single and multi-selected tools.

NOTE: This tool makes a WMI API call to the SMS provider.

To run this tool:

1. In your Configuration Manager console, right-click on a device collection.

2. Click Right Click Tools > Collection Tools > Add Devices to Collection(s).

3. In the window that opens, specify devices to add and click Start.

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr ServerGet All Device Collections
ConfigMgr ServerAdd Devices to Collection

Microsoft Permissions

  • Requires that the user running the tools has sufficient ConfigMgr permissions to add the device to the collection.
  • If a Recast Management Server is being used with a proxy, the service account also needs these permissions.
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