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  1. APP groups - ADD script option

    You have the code in the TS, should be possible to include this in APP groups

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  2. Add option to "update content for all deployment types" in an Application

    Currently, if you have an application with multiple deployment types, you must update the content for these individually. While this makes sense in many cases, often I want to update content for all of them to reflect updated content/new versions/etc. In these cases, it would be nice to have an option (probably under the Application's context menu ) to update the content for all DTs at the same time.

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  3. Software License Management - The ability to block application launches via SCCM

    A feature that allows for limiting launches of desired installed applications. This feature would assist in license management for software titles with concurrent usage limitations which do not have license management solutions.

    8 votes
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  4. SCCM How to MIGRATE Applications from one VMware SCCM 2012 R2 Server that is dying to a New VM ConfigMan 2012 R2 Server

    I need to Move Applications or Migrate them from a dying VMware Server 2012 R2 to a newly built SCCM 2012 R2 VMware Server. Plain and simple, but no documentation is found.

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  5. Add BITS Priority settings for Package ans Application

    BITS job is creates as LOW priority when deploy package or application, but Software Updates download are launched with a BITS priority NORMAL and software updates download prior to package or applications.

    If it take a long time to download QU/FU and user want to deploy package or app immediately during client download QU/FU, users cannot do it as far as downloading QU/FU due to the difference of BITS priority.

    Add BITS Priority settings for Package ans Application in this scenario.

    36 votes
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  6. When i distribute software/images,whatever to a distribution point, i want to be able to specify when it should go to the distribution point

    When i distribute software/images, whatever to a distribution point, i want to be able to specify when it should go to the distribution point. With bandwidth limited sites I cant let SCCM just distribute a 500mb package during the day. It Would be great to specify a day/time (sunday 3am for example) when it can update the distribution point

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  7. Report Task Sequence Reference in Application Model

    Add a line item in relationship type for Task Sequence references

    9 votes
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  8. 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€¦

    15 votes
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  9. Let Software Version Become a Variable (For Detection Methods)

    I always enter the software version number for each application I am patching (Adobe Reader/Acrobat, Chrome, Firefox, Java, etc).

    I also use detection methods to determine that the new update has been installed. Is there any way the "Software Version" field I manually populate with the correct version can be a variable that can be used in the detection method MSI/File version field?

    It would be great to let the detection method use %SOFTVERSION%, for instance, which points to the software version I am defining every time.

    6 votes
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  10. Task Sequence tab within Applications

    Within the Application information tabs such as Summary, Deployment Types and Deployments one for Task Sequences would be helpful. This would allow other SCCM Console users easily identify Apps used within Task Sequences.

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  11. Application uninstall with multiple deployment types

    Application uninstall should work for the applications created with multiple deployment types as well.

    6 votes
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  12. Task Sequence Deployments

    Task Sequence Deployments - Immediate Push Failure - Computer Policy initialization from Console.

    Forcing a computer policy against a deployment of a Task sequence (any) to run via Software Center, results in failure of downloading of the deployment policy the first time and goes in retry until the agent on the endpoint initiates a polling itself. While SCCM CB is supposed to be user centric and based on Pull methodology, sometimes a deployment needs to be pushed to users immediately and the current behavior causes lot of inconveniences and delays in deploying Task sequence based installations via Software Center (Immediateā€¦

    2 votes
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  13. Depend

    Choose package for application Dependencies

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  14. 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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  15. 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

    5 votes
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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

    6 votes
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  19. Generate a 'fast' deployment option

    The idea here is based on customer conversations recently. During the deployment of content (all types in theory) have a tick box in the deployment wizard to make this a 'fast' deployment. This in turn would generate an immediate client action on the target collection to go check for said content which would bypass the routine scheduled check that the client would make.
    I appreciate there would be processing time to take into account so the client didn't check before deployment was processed. But of that could be worked around this could be a great option to utilise fast channel. ā€¦

    8 votes
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  20. 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€¦

    4 votes
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