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  1. Add the possibility to remove/delete and extract/export application package icon

    Sometimes we pick a bad icon for the application package so we may want to remove it till theres a better one... or just want to reuse that icon because we dont have that source anymore or just arent able to find it and sometimes getting the correct icon is just crazy work (by that i mean the need to have the correct format or be able to hack the resources)

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  2. User centric application deployment with dependencies requiring elevation

    If we talk about modern management, we deploy applications to user collections. In that case detection method PowerShell scripts are executed in user context and not System. This behavior is inherited to dependencies, but the dependencies may require elevation.
    E.g., if you want to deploy a Microsoft Store based Linux distribution via CM to users, you need to install the Microsoft Windows Subsystem Linux first. The detection for WSL in PowerShell is ā€œ(Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux).Stateā€, but it requires Elevation.
    In you create an appx-based Linux Distribution application with the WSL application as Dependency it fails if it is deployedā€¦

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  3. Make it possible to choose "Client Local Time" on all deployment types.

    1. When deploying an application as available, it will by default be set to UTC time in the scheduling section without the ability to change it to "Client Local Time"
    2. When deploying an application as required, it will by default be set to UTC time, unless I check the "installation deadline" then I get the abillity to choose "Client Local Time"

    Here in Denmark and other places in Europe UTC is a bit confusing, we always have to be aware of this when deploying applications eg. I want to deploy an application for the end users at 08:00AM thenā€¦

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  4. Cleanup of MSfB Apps staled versions download by CM

    Right now when you setup the Microsoft Store for Business connector and when you approve apps in MSfB. CM downloads all new updates of this apps.

    After a while, the storage used by staled versions is quite huge.
    For example, if you approve 10 apps (especially Office Apps : Word, Excel, PowerPoint). If there are lots of updates on it, you can reach up to 40 GB of storage content after 2 years. Around 38GB are not used anymore and takes space on the site server.

    You should include an automatic cleanup process to delete old versions.

    Thanks

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  5. Application Post deployment feature

    It would be beneficial to have a Post Installation feature for application deployment .
    For example If Application A and B are required however application B can only be installed after Application A. Understand Dependency can be used to achieve this however in case of inplace upgrade of Office it is advisable to remove the previous versions and then install the new version .
    A post installation feature can be useful for inplace office upgrade with all other products such as addins , Project visio can be post installed. This will considerably reduce the time for support
    Understand the workaroundā€¦

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  6. Deploy Multiple Applications for a User Collection

    I have over 100 applications and I wanna deploy multiple applications for user collections. Is there any method for this?

    Thanks,

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  7. Message notification

    You must consider allowing us customize message notification to users before installing or Uninstalling Application, Package. today we are use on this idea using VBS or PS which is no so convenience

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  8. Right-Click a single device or collection and Install Application/Package without additional configurations

    The ability to right-click a single device, or a device collection and select an option saying "Install Application or Package". This would then allow you to deploy an application or package without having to use a collection, especially if just for one device. It would also allow you to deploy the application or package without needing to build out a deployment for that application. It will just install the selected application or package without any additional configurations needed.

    How often do we need to deploy an application to just one machine that is outside of a collection, or deploy toā€¦

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  9. Dynamic Deadlines on Deployments

    I would love to be able to configure deadlines that are based on how long a device/user has been in the collection. This way, the deployment will be "available" for, say 7 days, and then will become required. This would allow the use of 1 collection and deployment to be used over time.

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  10. The option of reset the deploy status of a deploy wihtout create a new deploy

    The option of reset the deploy status of a deploy, without create a new deploy

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  11. Add a right click option to see what task sequences an Application is associated to.

    Add a right click option to see what task sequences an Application is associated to.

    This make 'supersede' application easier to identify.

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  12. Software Center - Group Name of Applications

    Having the ability to make applications available under Applications Group Name and visually seeing the group name with the list of applications. Handy for departmental applications.

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  13. On demand app store for devices without user affinity

    I am enrolling 3000+ iOS devices to Intune. These are shared devices as we are not a 1:1 deployment. Devices are enrolled without user affinity thus all apps are set to required in order to install. An on demand app store is a much needed feature as it would correct two problems.

    First, it would lessen the need for end-users to contact admins to push an app to their device(s).

    Second, a store could allow users to install apps on a single device without the need to create a group solely for that individual installation as is the present requirement.

    ā€¦

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  14. Show Dependent Task Sequences when trying to delete an application

    Instead of just showing the number of dependent task sequences when trying to delete an application list them out. Give more information such as the task sequence name it is assigned.

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  15. Deployment Types - Installation Program Arguments

    Keep the current single box for 'Installation Program' and ' Uninstall Program' under the 'Programs' tab in a deployment type... however allow admins to select 'granular' switches or arguments.

    So in this option, the admin would have:
    A 'pre-program install' argument field.
    A 'program' field.
    And a 'post-program install' argument field.

    The same for un-installations.

    Additionally to this, I imagine the granular options will have a new window.
    This windows should also have a 'explore program' button, which when clicked brings up the potential switches or arguments for EXE / MSI / MSIX / etc. Allowing users to select theā€¦

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  16. Deployment Types - Templates

    So the deployment template will sit at the 'top' of deployment types of an application.

    Admins could then choose which deployment types would use the template in a new tab called, let's say 'deployment types applied to'.

    Admins would use tick box options on each tab, to choose what they want to be active in the deployment type template.

    So as an example. You could have x86 and x64 deployment types where all the tabs, bar the 'Programs' tab, as set by the template.

    This way you set the template once, add the x86 and x64 deployment types and youā€¦

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  17. Make it possible to disable device guard

    Make it possible for the owners of a PC with Windows 10 Pro to disable device guard

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  18. Have an option under Repair Application to run the uninstall and then install commands

    in addition to being able to specify a separate command for application repair, it would be nice to be able to just have it run the already specified uninstall command followed by the install command.

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  19. Include the ability to add partner IDs, volume licensing IDs, etc, so you can download ISOs available to your license directly into SCCM.

    Include the ability to add partner IDs, volume licensing IDs, etc, so you can download ISOs available to your license directly into SCCM. For Office/Visio/etc, the ability to customize the install in a manner similar to the Office Deployment Toolkit would also be necessary.

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  20. Migrate approval requests between applications

    Problem: When an application has "require approval" enabled we get a long list of users or devices where this application is approved for. But when I add a new application and delete the old, I loose all approvals! And the users need to request again.

    This is a problem in multiple cases:
    1) Example 1: We have an application in version 1.0.1 that and get a new version 1.0.2 I want to make a new application and test this. When it is tested I want to turn on "superceede" and then remove the old application. The license is still validā€¦

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