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  1. Defer application download until maintenance period

    When deploying software to device collections that have a maintenance period the software downloads then waits for the maintenance period to begin installing. It would be great to have the option to defer the downloading process until either the maintenance period or a set amount of time before the maintenance period. This would allow IT departments to defer large software deployments to a time when network traffic is low.

    Optionally, provide a new option in the maintenance period settings for when application downloads are allowed to happen.

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  2. Be able to see if the deployment group is a user group or a computer group in the deployment tab

    As we can see the information Grouping name, Mandatory or not ..., would it be possible to see if the group on which we are deploying is a user or a computer?

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  3. Enhance Install Behavior for detecting open applications

    SCCM 1702 introduced the Install Behavior tab for deployment types which lets you specify executables for the application to monitor during deployment. Currently, if the deployment is "Available" or "Available but before the deadline" then the install fails and users receive a pop-up indicating which executables need to be closed prior to your application running.

    Enhancements:
    1. Modify the feature so that the pop-up appears before the application install fails. If the user clicks "OK" then the application will perform the check again. If the executables are still open then the pop-up appears again. The pop-up will continue to appearā€¦

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  4. Update "Estimated Install Time" for applications based on previous application installs

    Update the estimated install time shown in Software Center for applications based on install times from other clients. This could use an average of the install time over all clients or be more advanced and take into account system specs to determine an estimated start time.

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  5. When removing an application or package that is in a task sequence

    SCCM will tell you when you remove an application that it exists in a task sequence. Is it possible to have it tell you what the task sequence(s) it is in?

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  6. Allow already deployed applications to be modified for email approval

    Allow already deployed applications to be modified for email approval.

    With 1810 you can now select to have emails sent when an application approval request is generated. That's great! However, you can only do it for applications that are deployed after the upgrade to 1810

    It would be great if this functionality could be added to applications that are already deployed.,

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  7. Applications should evaluate Requirements before detection

    It makes no sense that application detection is evaluated when requirement are not met. Result is application that cannot comply when detection fails due to ie missing features

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  8. localized description - html

    it would be very helpful for the overall user experience if it would be possible to use html or any kind of formatting in the localized description.
    currently the description is not shown very pleasant...

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  9. Configure application deployment retry

    When applications fail to deploy, you need to wait for the next application deployment reevaluation cycle before the next attempt is made to install it (unless the user manually retries via software center).

    In the most part, when applications fail generally it's because of something that is going on at the endpoint at that specific time. E.g. reboot pending/a file in use etc etc. Therefore on a second retry (normally after a reboot) the application will install.

    It would be good if there was a "Retry Failed Install" option where you could configure if you wanted the application to automaticallyā€¦

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  10. Auto-Uninstall application after specifed period

    sometimes we recieve request to install a software for only period of time and we will have to remeber to remove it and it's quite diffilcult especially when period is great. so we need to remove an application at specific time where we ca specify the date during the installation and once the due date is about to end the user gets pop up message to request an extision of the period which require an approval from the console if he applied for it otherwise to be removed.

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  11. Improve app model logging

    Make it easier to troubleshoot application deployment with:
    - Consolidated log file
    - Make logging easier to understand and find the reason for failures.
    For a new SCCM Admin/Tech troubleshooting appdeployment is hard, have to understand the different log files and know which one to read.

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  12. Ability to deploy an Applications "Incremental Test" version to certain test computers

    Scenario :
    I have an application that is deployed to all computers in my environment. The live version of that application is 1.2
    I then want to be able to create a new version (1.3) of THAT same application and only deploy those changes to a certain set of testcomputers.
    When all testing is done I want to change the "LIVE" version of the application to 1.3 and this will automatically deploy version 1.3 to all my computers.

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  13. Distribute content faster with torrent technology

    Content will be broken up into many small fragments, these fragments will be distributed on all distribution points, all distribution points share these fragments among each other until all distribution points have the complete content. At the end, the content is checked for completeness by means of a checksum. This significantly increases the performance!

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  14. Implementing a return code to reboot with fast retry

    When an application is checking for pending reboot there is no way to create a reboot with fast retry. In my scripts, I am just doing a fast retry but if the user is out of the office the script may loop for a long time. If the session is logout why not rebooting with fast retry?

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  15. Deployment specific maintenance windows

    Add an option on the User Experience tab for all deployments to specify a maintenance window that overrides all other windows and only applies to that particular deployment. The deployment should not run during any other maintenance windows available to the system if you configure this option either. This maintenance window should only be available for this deployment and not any other deployments targeted to the system.

    This would be a good option if you're generally loose with your maintenance windows to allow deployments more chances to run, but if you need to restrict a particular deployment to only runā€¦

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  16. Execute Program with least privilege

    Please incorporate the option to execute a Program without elevation (least amount of privileges).

    Background:
    We sometimes receive requests to automate some process via Configuration Manager. This is frequently done by creating a Package with a Program that executes a script.

    Use case:
    When automating the OneDrive sync client (or various other commands / programs), a simple script works well.

    Problem:
    When the same script is executed with elevation, it doesn't work as expected.
    Configuration Manager elevates the session when the currently logged on user has admin privileges on the machine.
    Some troubleshooting is required to find the root cause.ā€¦

    19 votes
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  17. System reboot before an Applicaiton install

    If your system has a pending reboot it can cause some programs/application issues with installation up to the point of failing the install. It would be great if there was a checkbox to reboot (or at least notify the user that the system has a pending reboot) before the install starts but after the detection that the program isn't installed already.

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  18. Virtual environment management

    We cannot have AppV connection groups be successfully managed by current branch SCCM Virtual Environments.
    It looks like:
    - an application cannot be part of more than one virtual environment
    AND
    - an application cannot have more than one deployment type in a virtual environment

    According to what can be found in the documentation, it should be possible to achieve what we want.
    - Old whitepaper (not anymore officially available, but we still have it): http://www.getonict.nl/docs/app-v-5-configuration-manager-2012-sp1-integration.pdf ā€œApplications are allowed to be in multiple virtual environments to allow a single package to communicate with multiple, separate applications.ā€
    - SCCM Current Branchā€¦

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  19. Please add Package ID as a default column to 'applications' node under Software Library

    Application models have package ID's just like Packages have package ID's. Package ID is a default column for packages but not for Applications. Adding this column to the defaults makes it easier to use to correctly identify Applications when multiple names are similar or mistyped etc...

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  20. Add User Categories to application list (column and search)

    Would really great addition, if we can have ability to sort and search application based on User Categories. In large organizations where thousands applications exists, using filters in Software Center is only way to make user life easier. However managing categories is really difficult, since we need to actually enter app properties to see what categories are assigned. making exact copy in admin categories is one way to do it, but I don't think admin categories were created to be a shadow copy of user categories.

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