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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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€¦

    3 votes
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  7. 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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  8. Increase Application Dependency Chain limit from 5-10

    Currently the supported limit for dependent applications is five.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/apps/deploy-use/create-applications#bkmk_dt-depend

    I would like to propose an increase of that limit from 5 to 10. Generally speaking a Task Sequence would be ok for handling large numbers of order specific applications, however there are limitations to using a TS for deployment in a large scale environment.
    We often find that we are pushing close to the limit of 5 in applications that require things like ".net,odbc, VS debugging,C++ redist, MS DB engine" and so on. When multiple core techs are required at a specific version having a limit of 5 makesā€¦

    13 votes
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  9. Deployment Evaluation Cycle detects manually installed applications (AppDiscovery.log) but does not reflect this status in Software Center

    Think about a KeePass application including a working detection method. Click "install" in Software Center, it installs and gets detected correctly.
    Now think about a user who manually installed the same KeePass version. The application is deployed to "any machine" as "available". So, this user get's it as well. But it never shows up as installed in Software Center unless I click one time on "install". Even running the "Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle" does not change the button to "uninstall" or list it as installed in "Installation Status". AppDiscovery.log shows the DeploymentType_blabla as "discovered".

    We're using SCCM 1802 with allā€¦

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. In the Office 365 Client Management console it would be very helpful if it would report which devices had a 32-bit versus a 64-bit install.

    In the Office 365 Client Management console it would be very helpful if it would report which devices had a 32-bit versus a 64-bit install.

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  18. Require an approval process to deploy a new Application.

    We use a lot of contractor resources as surge resources for application packaging. Could you implement an approval process (similar to that of Run Scripts) that would require approval before someone could Deploy a newly created Application? This would greatly improve quality and ensure all new Applications have been reviewed to reduce the risk of an ooops.

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  19. Allowing the windows installer file to be elsewhere in the sources subdirectory

    Actually the MSI is located in the root of the source file then SCCM will be able to detect it only at the root of the source file. But if the msi is Under another directory why not be able to set that localtion?

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  20. 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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