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  1. Run Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle from Software Center

    User or support should not need to go to Configuration Manager control panel to run this cycle. I voted for other suggestions to run on forced reboot or logoff. It would also be great to have a user-friendly button in Software Center to run the evaluation.

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  2. Allow additional settings on phased deployments.

    I would really like to be able to change the settings for a phased deployment. I mostly manage servers and I would love to use phased deployments to push to servers say when I have to push out a new agent. The problem is there isnā€™t the ability to say ignore maintenance window nor can I set the deployment to not be visible in software center.

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  3. Schedule Phased Deployments

    When setting up a normal (non-phased) deployment, you can schedule a date and time for the deployment to start.

    Having the same ability for phased deployments would be very handy!

    19 votes
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  5. Provide option to update the license information in Application model. This will help endusers to identify the application as license or non

    Provide option to update the license information in Application model. This will help end users to identify the application as license or non-license information in software center.

    9 votes
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  6. OS Build level requirement for deployment types

    When making a new application, it would be helpful to have more granularity in the choices for Windows 10 so that we could target particular builds or set a minimum. If I want an application to install on 1809 but not 1803 or older, this would be where I would want to set that.

    8 votes
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  8. Defer/schedule install after application approval request is approved

    Currently, if you deploy an application with "An administrator must approve a request for this application on the device" checked, and a user clicks the Request button for the application in Software Center, the application will begin installing immediately as soon as that request is approved.

    I'd like to have the option to pop up a notification informing them that the request has been approved, with options to install now, remind later, or schedule the install for later.

    10 votes
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  9. Adding relationships for Requirements

    When you create a few requirements for application I would like to have the opportunity to add a relationship between them ('or', 'and', etc.).

    4 votes
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  10. Application Installation Program

    Currently when we want to run PowerShell commands in an ConfigMgr Application we need to wrap them in a script or run them with powershell.exe -command and make it a oneliner. This is because it's always triggered from cmd.exe.
    Would be nice to be able to choose to directly start PowerShell.exe and just run the PowerShell command.
    An example of what I'd like to achieve is to simply add that command in the "installation program" field.
    Add-WindowsCapability -Online -LimitAccess -Name Tools.Graphics.DirectX~~~~0.0.1.0 -Source .
    Currently we have to use this oneliner instead which is far more complex.
    Powershell.exe -NoLogo -NoProfile -NonInteractiveā€¦

    12 votes
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  11. Task Sequence Applications removal/update.

    When you are retiring an application it would be extremely convenient if you were given an option to remove it from all task sequences or update it to the newer version. A small prompt could walk you through this and easily help get everything setup for a very clear removal or swap of applications.

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  12. Allow Uninstall in Phased Deployments

    Allow for uninstalling an application using Phased Deployments. This would work the same as a normal phased deployment, but give the option of uninstalling an application.

    Example Case: We need to slowly uninstall Java JRE from all 10,000 of our clients. We would like to use a Phased Deployment that runs the uninstall command in our Java JRE application to slowly remove Java JRE over a period of weeks.

    1 vote
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  13. Allow setting of default icons in software center

    Split this item from a bigger umbrella item.
    This is to allow the changing of the default icons for all task sequences, or all package / programs in software center.

    21 votes
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  14. edit custom requirements

    Once you create a custom requirement, you can then not edit the custom requirement under the Create Deployment Wizard type. We should have an edit button to edit the custom requirement you created.

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  15. Allow Uninstall of Dependent Applications

    It should be able to uninstall an application which has been installed as a dependency of an application even though the master Application is still installed.

    Uninstalling a dependent application should be an option if the main application would also run without the dependency (when the dependency is a non-runtime). Runtime applications that need to be installed as a dependency (to make sure the master application can be executed properly) should not able to be uninstalled.

    I am thinking about a checkbox in the dependency settings of the deployment type which locks the uninstallation of the dependency if checked.

    3 votes
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  16. App Icon Gallery

    Apart of the new community hub, an application icon gallery where users upload icons. Then when creating a new application, an icon can be selected from the gallery.

    2 votes
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  17. Update Notifications to Users for Application Approvals/Denials

    Currently, when users request an application through the Software Center, it will generate an email (if setup) allowing helpdesk to approve or deny the request. That feature works great and I think it is a good step forward. However, when the request is approved, no notification is sent back to the user. They would have to manually check the software center to see if the approval went through or if the system is still online outside of their defined business hours, it will automatically install. This is a poor experience from our standpoint as users tend to not notice theseā€¦

    8 votes
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  18. Upgrade superseded available application immediately

    Make it possible to automatically upgrade an application that is deployed as available immediately (without having to wait for the maintenencewindow to apply.)

    This was previously the default behaviour, but is no longer possible? Can this be made an option again?

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  19. Ability to check if application is running before installing

    Same as we have with the application deployment toolkit in powershell.

    It will be grate to have a check if application is running before installing.

    For ex: We want to update application A.0 . If the application is running user will be asked to close it before installing update A.1 or if not open it will install the update silenty. If the user try to open the application A.0 during the upgrade a pop-up notification will said that the application cannot be open while SCCM is upgrading it.

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  20. automatic phased deployment

    Wait, wait hear me out. What if you could target a deployment to a single collection and ConfigMgr just thought up random groups of 20-30 machines at a time and made the deployment available to the next group after a specified period of time. Essentially creating an automatically built phases with no real requirements other than "x" amount of time has passed since the previous groups.

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