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  1. Under Software Library --> Applications, ability to jump down to an application by typing the first few letters of the application name.

    Under Software Library --> Applications, ability to jump down to an application by typing the first few letters of the application name. This can be done in other modules in the Configuration Manager. I'm not sure why it hasn't been implemented in the Applications module. This is much quicker to jump down to the right application instead of using the Search bar or scrolling down.

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  2. Check for running exe and is in Presentation mode

    in current Technical Preview is integrated the Check for running exe.
    But as an improvement it will usefully to integrate the Check for Client is in Presenation mode.
    Like the PSapp Deployment Toolkit. with this two things, it will greatly improve the development time of Deployment of Applications.

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  3. Application deployment is available/required depending if a user is logged on or not

    I'd like to create an application deployment that is available when a user is logged on and it would be automatically required if a user is not logged on.

    This is needed when application deployment can happen only if some process is not running. In 1702 you can close some running process, which helps the problem. However, there are situations when you cannot close the conflicting processes, because the user might lose some data. In these scenarios, you need a way to initiate the deployment immediately, when the user logs off or if there are no user logged on.

    8 votes
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  4. SCCM Packages - Install another program first does not respect "Only when no user is logged on" while one has setting "Allow software insta

    SCCM Packages - Install another program first does not respect "Only when no user is logged on" while one has setting "Allow software installation outside of maintenance window when assignment time is reached"
    I deployed one Package that had to uninstall first old version of the program and the install the new version, Only when user is logged off. Only uninstallation worked while user was logged on=fail. There was no deadline for the installation and Maintenace Window was 16.00-06.00.

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  5. Countdown timer before closing executable

    For the new feature in 1702 ("Check for running executable files before installing an application"), add a countdown timer pop-up above the system tray, like the countdown for restart, but in this case to allow the user to save any unsaved work before the specified executables get automatically closed.

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  6. Prevent canceling of installation in progress by PC restart.

    In application model, if we install application to pc via SoftwareCenter then user can restart in any moment during the application installation.

    User can not restart if the SCCM application is doing MSI installation, that is ok.

    But if it is legacy setup.exe or just a script installation (powershell, dos-batch) of an SCCM application then user is not prevented to do a restart. So he is allowed to restart PC while the installation is in progress.

    It is essential to have a setting wich prevent whole computer to be restarted till the application installation is finished. Maybe simmilar way howā€¦

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  7. Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation.

    Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation. Currently, many deployments install as expected but are not detected after installation. Soon after the detection succeeds and subsequently resolves to "Success".

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  8. Application catalogue improvement

    It would be very useful that we could limit in application catalog what user can view by adding collection see example in attached document below..

    This could be available to all but still require administrative approval.
    Or could be limited let say to a country but still require administrative approval.

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  9. Option to trigger an application/package installation during the subsequent user logon or machine start up

    I would like to see an option for packages and applications to trigger the installation during the subsequent user logon or machine start up. This is to avoid situations where you are doing an upgrade and you don't want to run the risk of force-closing a running application which is to be upgraded as it may be running a business critical function. If it can be deferred until the subsequent logon or machine start up through an option it is much more cleaner.

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  10. Option to pre-download the media for 'Available' app deployments before users see the advertisement

    A feature I would like to see is when you 'advertise' an application (i.e. make it 'Available' instead of 'Required') on Software Center, that there should be an option for pre-downloading the content before the users see the notification that it is available for install. This is useful in those environments where we have slower links. If the app media is large, then currently users have to wait for a long time after they click 'Install' to download and install it. If downloading is done before user knows about the availability then it is much more convenient and faster.

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  11. Initiate Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle when the user logs off

    In TP1702 you can block installation of a required deployment type if some applications are running or you can automatically close those applications.

    However, you might not dare to automatically close those blocking apps. Then it would be very useful, if ConfigMgr would initiate application deployment evaluation cycle wehn the user logs off (and is not shutting down or restarting). When the user is logged off, ConfigMgr could easily install the required DT.

    You could achieve the same thing by decreasing the default deployment re-evaluation cycle from 7 days to e.g. 8 h, but it is stupid decrease the scheduleā€¦

    3 votes
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  12. SCCM CMApputil for MAC and empty detection.xml

    When converting .pkg, sometimes the CMApputil fails to convert to .cmmac format stating that no detection file found and prompts to use -s to create a .cmmac file with an empty detection.xml file. My query is, is there any way to edit the detection file and add it back to the .cmmac file?

    We have option to view the detection file using -r. When we use the -r we can see that the CMApputil is inflating the .cmmac file to display the detection file from CMMACPackage/Metadata/Detection.xml. How can we edit this file manually? Any ideas? after editing how to addā€¦

    4 votes
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  13. Option to use SYSTEM context for detection method for a user-based application deployment

    The application detection method only runs in the user context if it is deployed to a user collection. This would be reasonable if the Deployment Type user experience were set to "Install for User" (User context), however the detection method runs in the user context when this is set to "Install for system" installation behavior (SYSTEM context).

    80 votes
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  14. Have a parallel "on every User" Part at Application Modell

    This feature was at a very old "Netinstall" Version - and it was very usefull.
    If i install my software to a Computer not to a user i can use the normal msi-installer function of the Application Model.
    Now i would ship a user-config for any user on this Machine.
    So the exact Thing "Active Setup" does.
    But Active Setup isn't easy to use and not transparent so i can see on a Packe-List at the Console with Package has a User-Action.

    So it would be Nice to add optional a script, command etc. that would be executed after aā€¦

    2 votes
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  15. Support upgrading of Windows Store for Business offline apps without requiring to uninstall

    At the moment (1610) the detection and superseding process for WSfB offline apps does not work. The old version is installed, and the new version detects as being installed but it isn't. The only way the upgrading works is if the supersede option to uninstall the previous version is checked - unfortunately this also deletes the local app data, shortcuts and tiles.

    2 votes
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  16. Set printing default settings to "one page"

    Default settings for printing to "one page".

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  17. Ability to schedule the deletion of applications in Retired State

    I would like the ability to change the default 60 day time limit that deletes applications that are in a retired state. Would be great to have the ability to change that setting added under maintenance tasks.

    14 votes
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  18. Enable use of collection and computer variables in application model

    For the same reasons that computer and collection variables are useful and strategic for OSD, they would also be with the application model. Examples:
    + Customizing command-line parameters for installation
    + Leveraging in scripts for the protection of secret/sensitive data like passwords or product keys

    66 votes
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  19. MSI feature management

    It would be great if the Deployment Types had a feature to manage MSI features.

    Currently I have a need for it for Microsoft LAPS.
    All our machines need the CSE feature and select employees need the Management and Management.UI features.

    Using the default detection method making two different applications with the same MSI, installing different features, will result in the second application to run to evaluate as installed before it runs.
    Making detection methods for the different features of an MSI can be difficult work.

    An ability to manage the features in an MSI via Deployment Types and Detectionā€¦

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  20. Allow application install only on logon/logoff screen

    Hi

    A great thing would be install an application on logon screen or after a User logged off.
    So every application is closed.

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