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  1. dependencies not shown

    When installing application with dependencies etc number of ā€œcomponentsā€ is shown ā€“ It would be much more user friendly to show the dependencies etc
    Only the info number of components is useless , user wants to know which !

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  2. Deploy apps with extra registry settings as a post action

    In your app, have a tab that says "Tatoo these registry settings in with the install. Install finishes, blam the settings tattoo down.

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  3. Option to tag production Packages (SU,Drivers, ...), Applications, TaskSequences

    Provide an Option to tag Packages that are productive. This tag should make them read-only (until untagged) and maybe give the dialogues a different color. So all untagged packages would be in development and can be changed (this will also keep operations as is today if not used). On top it would be great to delegate that right (to set or unset that tag) using RBAC to dedicated release managers (away from the packaging team). Also tagging a task sequence and with that all reference packages would be great.
    Copying such production packages should be possible to create new releaseā€¦

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  4. Add Priority Column to Applicaions and Packages

    It think it would be helpful to include an optional column to display the Priority of an application or package. We schedule DP's for allow high priority only for business hours and occasionally need to override an application to High to force it to distribute.

    Also when a new DP is brought online and added to the DP group it automatically starts distributing everything set to High so we have to go in and start changing things to Normal.

    If we could add a Priority column to the view it would be easy to sort and find at a glanceā€¦

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  5. Install MSP

    To be able to install MSP file by them self using an App model, just like how there is an MSI one. Also to be able to add on a MSP or MST file when installing a MSI App model package.

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  6. Install Behavior Message Edit

    The Install Behavior tab is a great addition to SCCM. I would like to have a third option (aside from the exe name and display name) like a message box that would allow me to type instructions to end users how to gracefully close the exe if its running. For example if the application needed to be signed off of before closing, I could instruct the user, you need to sign out of Application X and close before installing.

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  7. no application uninstall when deployment removed

    When the application deployment will be removed (e.g. obsolete application but can remain on clients) the user even do not see anymore that the application is installed.
    so the user even cannot uninstall it anymore and has no information about the current applications installed via SoftwareCenter on his client.
    Installation Status if its installed or not should ALWAYS appear in the "installation status" tab in software center.

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  8. Add detection methods based on the absence of files or folders.

    This option can be useful when you have two deployments that have almost the same detection methods, the same collection (or two collections containing the same computers) to target, and one of them replaces the other. Otherwise you have to mutliply collections or global conditions, which overload the server unnecessarily.

    This also poses a reinstallation problem, the replaced application is systematically detected and uninstalled and its replacement is reinstalled at each application deployment evaluation cycle.

    For example, the application A has for detection method "The file f1 exists" and the application B for for detection method "The file f1 andā€¦

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  9. Local cache cleanup - cyclical tasks reserving space multiple times

    We have a cyclical task "package" in place which is executed once a day.
    Every day a new local folder is created with the content which is not the problem because the files change nearly on a daily base.
    But the ā€œoldā€ files from the previous execution should be deleted from cache. We are wondering that there is no intelligence that SCCM agent is cleaning up obsolete package files when new sources are deployed.
    So a cyclical task is unnecessary garbaging the cache and the free disk space on a client

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  10. The integration between APP-V and SCCM should leverage more of the APP-V scenarios of deployment.

    Example: when deploying an APP-V package to a user collection as available via SCCM, the end user will have to go to the Application Catalog, look for the application and to install the APP-V package. The same scenario via APP-V will make the application available to the user in a shortcut at the start menu, when the user sees the shortcut and decides that is necessary to use that application, it simply click on the shortcut and the APP-V in the background makes the application available.
    The scenario is more likely to have like a WSUS and SCCM integration, thatā€¦

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  11. Make SCCM "Software Request" work for AAD + Intune enrolled workstations managed by SCCM

    As of today, this feature is not supported.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/clients/manage/cmg/plan-cloud-management-gateway

    It's a MUST HAVE !!!

    Our company is moving all the AD joined computers to AADJ+Intune+SCCM and therefore, this feature is required for management of applications like Visio and Project.

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  12. Suggested update to Deployment Wizard

    As was indicated in the post to allow required application deployments to be uninstalled, it is often desirable to make a deployment required in order to eliminate the need for user intervention without wishing that deployment to be enforced. The current model interferes with management processes (particularly SAM) by not allowing software deployed as required to be removed, which creates a scenario where someone has to compromise their goals and can be a problem between teams in an organization.

    The suggestion is to update the deployment wizard to allow for radio buttons of Attended (formerly Available), Unattended (formerly Required), andā€¦

    9 votes
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  13. Option for removing icons from applications

    You can set icons for applications, even this was tweaked in the last updates, but there is still no option to remove an icon.
    You won't need this option very often, but when you do, you can't...

    3 votes
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  14. Autodeploy / Predeploy Available deployment to Primary Device

    Having the benefits of Predeploy with an Available deployment (as opposed to required) would be very useful. Having to use a Required deployment just for the purposes of leveraging the Predeploy functionality creates other unwanted behavior. Perhaps this could be a new feature and not necessarily adapting the existing 'Predeploy' feature.

    Where I see this functionality being extremely useful is having the ability to deploy an application to a user and having it auto installed (first time / one time only) on their primary device. Being able to do this before the user logs on would also be great.

    Thisā€¦

    12 votes
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  15. Web Application - Add icons and choose folder in Start Menu

    We would like to be able to modify the icon of a web application in the Start Menu and choose in which subdirectory add the web application.

    Thanks !

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  16. Allow choosing from all available application icon sizes

    When you create or modify an application and choose an icon for it from a file, I believe CM automatically chooses the first icon it sees from the index. In reality a single file can have multiple sizes and colors. It would be nice if CM could show you the list of available icon and sizes from the file index and let you choose which one to display.

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  17. Packages do not honor reboot exit code

    When passing a 3010 or 1641 exit code from a program the execmgr reports "The exit code is 1641, the execution status is SuccessRebootRequired" but no reboot is actually pending on the system. Reboots from these exit codes do not change the reboot status and therefore never gets called.

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  18. License count on the application view on the console

    Suggestion:

                  It would be great if we could have a license count and license type column added  to the application view on the console. we could add count of  license  and license type purchased  while creating an application like administrative category. 
    

    Benefits:

              This help to create a quick report of license count, no of devices with application by copying the view from console. Also helps to quick verification to the count before approving any software requested via software center. 
    

    Challenges:
    I agree we already have asset intelligence reports, but by adding two attributes and using exsisting column (no.of devices withā€¦

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  19. Maintenance Window Templates

    The concept of Maintenance Window Templates would allow an administrator to device pre-configured Maintenance Windows (The timeframes and recurrence schedules) which could then be chosen from when configuring Collection Maintenance Windows. In addition, these same pre-defined Maintenance Windows could be made available (via Software Center, if allowed by the admin) for end users to be able to change the individual system Maintenance Window on demand from that pre-defined list.

    This is essentially an expansion on the "Business Hours" feature however it allows the admin to specify maintenance windows which may align with Business Unit or IT Maintenance Window schedules.

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  20. After Running option in Program wizard

    When creating a program, the wizard should have the option to set "After running". Currently, after the wizard, I have to edit the program to change that value. Other missing fields include User Description, Category, and additional requirements. Having those in the wizard will minimize the chance of missing them.

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