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  1. Have the Content Status link for a given application or package jump directly to that package's status

    Currently when viewing an Application or Package and selecting the "Content Status" link the console redirects to a list of all content, which an admin user must then navigate to find the package they just came from and finding it, click the "View Status" link for the highlighted content.

    Just skip the middle step and go directly to the specified content's status.

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  2. Pass Return Code Across Dependent Applications

    When installing an Application with dependencies, the ability to capture the dependent Apps return code and then perform a set of actions (run a custom script, additional child dependency, etc.) or have a series of extra settings that can be configured (wait until reboot/logon/additional action complete), would be very helpful.

    For example: AppA has a dependency that will require a reboot but it must be initiated by the user. The ability for the primary App to get that return code and then "Hold until reboot" would be very helpful.

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  3. Performing Uninstall of depended applications when necessary

    Sometimes it happens that you have 3 or 4 different application depended one on another. In current application model is capable install these dependencies. Which works perfect.

    But uninstall... When it comes to uninstall, the dependencies of the application, are left back. It is for sure that we do not want to uninstall .Net FW or C++ runtime because we just removed one application. But how about in a dependencies just specific to that application. These depended applications are not user by any other application. So why not we cannot remove them. When we use application model, the information toā€¦

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  4. Universal Application Upgrade Deployment

    Current universal apps require older version app should not be running on client computer when you deployed upgrade package to clients.

    When you deploy upgrade to clients old version running deployments failing with error "Resource already in use".

    Customers trying to use wrapper programs to terminate running process. Instead of wrapper program Configuration Manager should be handle the process termination.

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  5. Combine all portals into one universal portal

    There is so many different portals.

    1- Company portal app for Config manager.
    2- Software Center
    3- New software center
    4- Apple catalog

    Reason: it is way to complicated for users to decide which one to use

    Ask: create one universal portal that does all 4 is capable of doing

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  6. Add "Run As" to Applications

    Similar to the Task Sequence "Run this step as the following account". Please add this to application installations as well. We have some "difficult to package" applications that require a user profile in order to install successfully. These applications fail to install as an application because when running as the system there is no user profile path. As a result, we have to resort to task sequences to install these which results in a worse end user experience.

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  7. Process elevation in User Context

    "Run as Administrator" will elevate using the System Context.
    Elevation of an installation or whatnot should be allowed to be elevated within User Context, even though User would not have Administrator rights on the computer. There are 3rd party tools available to fix this for elevation. Microsoft should be able to fix this in SCCM.

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  8. Role Based Control : Enhance the Ability to Add SuperSedence using RBA

    Currently under the Role Base Access, if you have full control to an application, and wish to add SuperSedence to an application the User only has read access to, you are unable to do that. The ability to do this is currently available when adding a dependency on an existing app the user only has read rights to.

    16 votes
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  9. sccm catalog store fully integratedin windows store

    sccm catalog store fully integrated in windows business store directly.

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  10. Reboot Behavior for Application Deployment

    I experienced strange reboot behavior for application deployment.

    I wrote detailed information on TechNet Forums post: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/fc7e6886-8d24-439f-a8d8-3f68b633f528/reboot-behavior?forum=configmanagerapps.

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  11. Application priority not respected

    When you define the deployments in the application you can define several and SCCM would use them by priority but when you define with option "only when a user is logged on' and another with option "whether or not a user is logged on'. This deployment can't be selected in the task sequence! To work arround this bug we have to create the same application 2 times, 1 for the task sequence and 1 for normal deployment.

    2 votes
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  12. Automate packaging, integrate package management/oneget

    It would be nice if you could automate packaging process with selected software. Maybe you could use package management/oneget as source and create example newest Adobe flash package in one command. There could be community based recipes where you could download packaging process.

    Autopkg and munki on OS X uses this kind of technique and it have helped me with Basic packages. Https://github.com/autopkg/autopkg

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  13. Give the users control to schedule application installation on "Application Catalog"

    When a user select an application to install, there are no way to permit them to control the best schedule to an application be installed (like their lunch time).

    Some users tell me that could to be much better for the productivity and practicity.

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  14. SMART download on Software Uninstallation

    Application Chains currently download EVERY application before evaluating if "uninstallation" of older version in the chain are necessary.

    Instead.. only download the Final Installation source. then evaluate if older versions "need" to be uninstalled.. (by looking at the detection methods.. and the "uninstall" preferences..

    If needed.. download the entire chain of software uninstallation sources.. (...the current behavior)... else.. you just install it and skip this whole download chain

    4 votes
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  15. Network access account password is visible

    Hi,

    The below link mention that Network access account is visible with a few line of codes:

    http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2015/05/11/network-access-accounts-are-evil/

    Wondering if this is true ?

    Is there a better way to deploy software application to non-domain workgroup computer without using network access account ?

    Or let the user of non-domain workgroup computer login using their domain account and make the software application available to them upon login.

    Some users might be using home edition Windows OS or overseas and cannot join to internal domain server.

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  16. Install limits for applications deployed to Users

    Software licensing for certain programs prevents us from deploying these programs to Users since SCCM cannot control how many times a user may actually install an application on other computers or devices. It would be nice to set an install limit for applications deployed to Users if needed.

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  17. Make Dynamically Installed Application CIs Show Up in Compliance Reports

    Applications installed via task sequence using dynamic variables are never compliant because there is no associated Policy (unless you also deploy the application seperately).

    This means that compliance reports are useless if you install applications dynamically as part of your task sequence.

    This is a great shame because it means we have to go back to using hardware or software inventory to reliably detect installed software. In some cases, inventory has to be extended to find certain applications. And since there is no native way to associate an inventory item with an application, that data has to be stored elsewhere,ā€¦

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  18. Package and application templates

    It would be nice with an option where you can define package and application templates.
    An application can require a lot of input; with a template, many of the options can be pre-filled. This will make it easier to create new applications, and they will be created the same way each time.

    It should be possible to add/edit and delete the templates.

    Coretech have a similar tool for software update.
    http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/the-coretech-software-update-management-tool/

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  19. Automatic refresh/update after you do "Update distribution point"

    When updating a package over "Update distribution point" we always have to click outside of the section/folder in order to get an updated status of the package we are updating. It would be nice to have it automatically refreshed only for that particular software.

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  20. Enable option to run a Program as 64-bit process

    Currently programs can only run as 32-bit process, so you need to use workarounds (such as sysnative) to run as 64-bit. I would like the ability to run a program as 64-bit, just like you can do with a task sequence 'run command' and application.

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