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  1. import multiple applications at one time

    I always have three version of Flash to import. Flash for Active-X, Firefox, and Chrome. I'm just using Flash as an example.

    All of the installers are .msi I'd like to create a folder called "sources" place all of my .msi files in the "sources" folder then click import. The import wizard would import all of the .msi applications and place the source .msi in a target folder automatically for deployment. Maybe include a template in the import wizard. The template would be the same for all imported .msi applications. Example install for Device, Only Show notifications for restarts, Silent/Hiddenā€¦

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  2. Export/Archive Apps with all Informations on Filesystem

    An option to Export Apps/Packages to Filesystem would be perfect. If i remove an SCCM App i can copy the Sources to my Archive on the Filesystem, but I loose the Information like Deployment Types, Description, Detection methods ans more.

    We have hundreds of Apps which need to be Archived manually.

    6 votes
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  3. Software Transfer from old computer to new computer

    Have a way to copy or move installed applications from old computer to a new computer .

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  4. SCCM Company Portal App: Correct installation status for applications requiring approval

    When an application is requested for approval and then installed using the SCCM Comopany Portal App, the status stays on "Install" but it would be nice if it changed to "Installing" and then "Installed" accordingly.

    More Details:

    1. An application is deployed to users as Ā«Install / AvailableĀ» with the flag Ā«Require administrator approval if users request this applicationĀ»

    2. The SCCM Company Portal App can be successfully used to request approval for the application from the client.

    3. The approval request appears in SCCM and is approved from the SCCM console.

    4. After approving the request in SCCM, theā€¦

    6 votes
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  5. Detection rule use application source files

    Sometimes you need to run an executable to detemine if the application is installed or not. For example: setup.exe /listinstalled.
    today it is not possible to access the content location (mostly the cache directory) of the application.
    Is it possible to allow access to the content location of the application in the detection rule?

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  6. MAM (Mobile Application Management) policy for Windows platform

    Currently MAM only supports IOS/Android platform.

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  7. Option to deeplink to application in application catalog

    Would like the option to send a direct deep link into a specific application in the application catalog.

    Why?
    When the servicedesk want to inform a user of a specific app available from the catalog it would be a lot easier if they could send a link directly to the app instead of the startpage.

    6 votes
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  8. List all applications and packages by criteria

    Many customers are using packages and (!) applications. There's no way in the console to list all "software items" in one view to get a list of all applications and packages. That would be extremely handy when you need to answer the question "is that piece of software an app or a package" when deploying it. Please add such a view e.g. to the folder "Application Management".

    3 votes
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  9. As soon as possible behavior for existing deployments

    When you update a deployment and change the 'Schedule the application to be available at', if 'As soon as possible after the available time' is ticked this should automatically update the installation deadline to be the same. I have had deployments go out as the schedule is earlier than the available time.

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  10. Add the new "Software Updates deployment re-eval behavior upon restart" feature to Application deployments

    With CM1606, we get a great new feature on Deployments of Software Update Group that can trigger a software update scan after the reboot. This makes it quicker to fully patch machines since Update A might get installed and now Update B becomes applicable. Previously, you'd have to wait for the next update scan (which at shortest is 24 hours, even if you schedule it for more often) before Update B would show up as required.

    Well, this functionality would be incredibly useful on Deployments of Applications. If I deploy Office 2016, I'd want the device to do a softwareā€¦

    13 votes
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  11. User Based Package Deployments failing after upgrade of clients to SCCM 1606 (Version 5.00.8412.1007)

    After upgrade to SCCM 1606 and the 2 latest hotfixes, if we upgrade the SCCM Clients to the latest version (5.00.8412.1007), all user based Package Deployments fail with the below error and we see the same both in Software Center and Application Catalog as below:

    Application Installation not started
    You have limited permission to request and install applications on this computer. This can occur with one of the following conditions:
    1.You do not have administrative permissions for this computer.
    2.You are working on a Remote Desktop Connection session and you are not the default user for that Remote Desktop Connectionā€¦

    8 votes
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  12. Enable creating a working copy of an application to check in and out

    We need the ability to test edits to an application before putting them into production. Making a copy breaks dependency and supercedence relationships.

    I would like to ask for the ability to check out an application to make edits. Once the edits are tested, we would be able to check back in the changes.

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  13. collection deployment

    Collections have a Tab named "Deployments", both when selected in admin console and in properties of a certain collection. It would be nice to see inherited deployments (As you do with a device) in the tab in properties.

    6 votes
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  14. Further Customize Web Application Deployment Types

    Web Application deployment types in their current incarnation are not very usable. The main issues with using them are that:

    1. There is no control over where the shortcut to the Web App gets placed; they always go to the start menu. We would like the option to put the shortcut on the desktop or in the user's favorites menu. To do this currently we have to write a script and cannot use this deployment type.

    2. The icon for the Web Application should use the icon imported into the software center. Nondescript icons make finding the application you wantā€¦

    16 votes
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  15. Add an "All Items" category to Software Center

    Please add an "All Items" category to Software Center and have this displayed by default whenever a user clicks on a notification/toast. This would eliminate the dozens of calls we get from the end-users who ask "where's the update I was just asked to apply"?

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  16. Add Application Catalog Website to Intranet Zone

    Please add option in Client settings Computer Agent to also add Application Catalog Website to Intranet Zone. This will prevent IE from asking users to enter domain credentials to use the site. Currently, the site is only added to the Trusted Sites zone.

    7 votes
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  17. Build in preprovisioning for Windows UWP apps allowing the apps to be available to all users that login

    Build in pre-provisioning of Windows UWP apps. This can be done via a package that calls the PS command Add-AppxProvisionedPackage or DISM /online /add-provisionedappxpackage, but it would ease admin burden and be more scriptable to have this option built into the app deployment interfaces.

    This would make the app available to all users that login to the device, without having to target each user (via collection).

    Pre-provisioning the app is useful for a device that will be used by multiple users; for example, airlines using Surface devices for the flight crew and gate workers.

    11 votes
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  18. Option to specify maximum number of primary devices can be associated in a UDA relationship

    We can face issues with licensing if we utilize UDA deployments and allow the end user to specify the relationship or have it based on usage. We need to ensure that there is a 1:1 relationship between user and primary device for this reason. I'd like to specify the maximum allowed primary devices per user if possible.

    9 votes
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  19. Better application control (like in Novell ZENworks)

    Are there plans to add better application control, like in Novell ZENworks? At education customers it's sometimes hard to advise ConfigMgr above off ZENworks because of this. They want to control applications for exams and related stuff. For example: Make available on <date/time> and withdraw on <date/time>. In that scenario they want to publish shortcuts on devices only.

    Also an integrated User Environment Management solution would be great! (like Group Policy Preferences)

    /Henk

    3 votes
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  20. uninstall software remotely

    Ability to list software installed on a computer and remotely and silently uninstall it if a silent un-install switch is listed / supported.

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