Create collections in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager to represent logical groupings of users or devices.You can use collections to help you perform many tasks including application management, deploying compliance settings, or installing software updates.
They can be such a powerful tool to populate your collections.
I always was looking for ways to the usual types of queries we use.
You can also use collections to manage groups of client settings or use them with role-based administration to specify the resources that an administrative user can access.
Step 1 – Building / Creating custom Device Collections in SCCM 2012 1.
For example, my fellow dude Benoit has given us a fabulous list of operational collections that we can use for our day to day deployments. What if we add to the same query another criteria that excludes all workstations where the Deployment ID for 7-Zip is successful?