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  1. Ability to check if application is running before installing

    Same as we have with the application deployment toolkit in powershell.

    It will be grate to have a check if application is running before installing.

    For ex: We want to update application A.0 . If the application is running user will be asked to close it before installing update A.1 or if not open it will install the update silenty. If the user try to open the application A.0 during the upgrade a pop-up notification will said that the application cannot be open while SCCM is upgrading it.

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  2. phased deployment

    For phased deployment, if any application is updated then phased deployment already created for it to be restarted.

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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 then I haveā€¦

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  4. Add Deployment Type Requirement for Windows 10 versions.

    We want to be able to differentiate the Windows 10 versions. Some Appliactions should only be available to a typical Windows 10 version for example Windows 10 1803. Now(SCCM 1810) we only have the option to add a requirement for All Windows 10 (x64) or All Windows 10 (x86).

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  5. Pre-install notifications & improvements to install behaviour

    Hello,

    I would find it very useful if we had the ability to create a customisable pre-install message to customers for any application, package, software update or task sequence that is deployed to a client.

    This would make it easier to provide pre-install instructions to customers such as making sure their device is connected to power, network cable or to close an application before the install continues. At the moment this is achieved by using a customisable HTA message but it's quite clunky.

    It would also be useful to improve install behaviour and inplace upgrade checks which when they areā€¦

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  6. Office 365 Installer - Detection Method

    Office 365 Installer - Detection Method
    When creating an application for Office 365 using the built-in "Office 365 Installer" feature, the application gets created with a default detection method that only uses the version.
    So, if you create 3 separate applications (Office, Project, and Visio), or if you create Applications with different languages, they all have the same detection methods.
    So, if you install Office first, you can't Visio or Project.
    The detection method should include a product and language:

    Examples:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\VisioProRetail - da-dk
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ProjectProRetail - da-dk
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\O365ProPlusRetail - da-dk

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  7. SCCM Console: Add PackageID column in applications item view

    Get-CMApplication shows me a PackageID for my applications. In the SCCM Console in the application item view it is not selectable.

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  8. Resend application approval request email if in "Requested" status after x days

    It would be nice if application approval request emails would resend if they are in the "requested" status after x amount of days as a reminder or if they email accidentally was deleted.

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  9. 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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  10. Create applications or Package to Uninstall Apps

    Que desde la opciĆ³n de Inventoried Software, se puedan crear paquetes o aplicaciones para desinstalar El software instalado, presionando click derecho y este pueda ser desplegado o utilizado en secuencias de tareas o en despliegues sencillos.

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  11. Crear colecciones desde Inventoried Sotware

    Actualmente para crear una colecciĆ³n que estĆ© relacionada con una aplicaciĆ³n, es necesario crearla desde Device Collections. Si ya estĆ” creada la consulta que permite identificar las aplicaciones, serĆ­a conveniente hacer uso de esas mismas consultas para crear las colecciones simplemente presionando click izquierdo.

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  12. Crear ventanas de manteniento para despliegues de aplicaciones

    Actualmente no es posible crear ventanas de mantenimiento para los despliegues de aplicaciones, serĆ­a conveniente crear esta opciĆ³n.

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  13. Add uninstall content path to the Create Deployment Type wizard

    Currently, in the New Deployment Type wizard, you can only specify a single content source. Now that we can have separate content source folders for uninstall, we have to create our deployment types without specifying this then edit the deployment type and add the second content folder. Please add the content options from the deployment type properties to the initial wizard.

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  14. "Install Software on next reboot" switch for required Deployments

    "Install Software on next reboot" switch for required Deployments

    We have machines in production which are always online and only the Users can initiate a reboot or an Software Installation. It would be cool to have an option to install all required Deployments if the Users initiate a reboot. This would raise the SW-Compliance extemely, because the Users often do not take a look in the SW-Center an click on install.

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  15. 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€¦

    7 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Please build an MSI wrapper into a console release.

    Just to make like easier, why not build in an MSI wrapper tool into the console.

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  18. Detection method comments

    Add a field for adding a note in detection methods. When you have a large list of detections it would be easier to update for changes if I knew what reason I put in for each detection.

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  19. Configmgr MSIX deployment with phone experience

    Deploying a new verion of a msix application via Configmgr requires a new deployment.
    Why not change this behavior so it is possible use the same deployment to do update?

    example:
    Application01 version 1 is an msix application, and it is deployed via Configmgr.

    When there is an update available, it is deployed by updating the source directory and content is distributed to the DP's
    then next time a user start Application01 it will be updated.

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  20. Allow Email Approval Requests to go to Manager / Owner / Support Contact

    First off - Thank-you very much for the Email approval in CM 1810.
    For the first improvement request, I'd like to request it be able to be sent to Manager or Application / Support owner already identified in the application.

    These 3 options would cover nearly every workflow possibility instead of a hardcoded email address.

    Usually you require permission from a BA or Business owner of the application, a Technical resource (Helpdesk, etc), or your Supervisor for an application. 2 of these items are already tracked in the application, and the third is (should) populated in AD for the requestingā€¦

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