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  1. Allow creation of an Application Deployment Type without an installation program

    Currently, when creating a Deployment Type for an Application, the "Installation program" field on the "Content" tab of the wizard is mandatory. However, there are scenarios when an installation program isn't needed. For example:

    * An Application used for the sole purpose of uninstalling an application from endpoints. In this case, only the "Uninstall program" and detection method are needed
    * An Application used for the sole purpose of detecting an existing application, to be used as a Supersedence condition when an application being deployed as Available should upgrade an application on an endpoint. In this case, only the detectionā€¦

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  2. Add a column option on Applications and Packages to show # of DPs

    Might seem like a silly thing, but a column added to Applications and Packages that will show the number of DPs that have the application or package on it.
    Often times a high overview of how many DP's have the package can help determine if we need to distribute it to other DPs.

    Case in point: When we build test applications, we tend to want to deploy the application to our local DP before we deploy it to the other DP's so we can ensure things work before distributing it.
    Sometimes we need to browse through each application to seeā€¦

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  3. Modify dependent deployment types in References tab of Applications Properties Window

    When you are in the references tab of an application and you select 'Applications that depend on this application', it lists the applications and the referring deployment types. There are hyperlinks to take you to the applications and deployment types.

    I expected to be able to click on these links and be able to modify the applications/deployment type. Instead the links open the objects in read-only mode.

    I expected to be able to copy this table data to put it into excel. This functionality isn't here.

    This makes the work flow more busy for replacing say a VC++ 2017 redistributableā€¦

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  4. The ability to replace an application in all task sequences at one time.

    The ability to replace an application in all task sequences at one time.

    (Scenario: I have many task sequences for multiple regions, and have the same application in all of them. Then an updated version of the application is released, and I'd like to update all of the task sequences with the updated version instead of doing it individually in each task sequence. I'm not ready to remove the old app from SCCM yet in case some of our techs need it. I usually keep the outdated app for 3 months before removing from SCCM.

    ****Plus a bonus would beā€¦

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  5. Microsoft Application Package

    **NOTE: I'm new(ish) to SCCM. So if the below request is something already offered and I'm overlooking it, please let me know.**

    Think Microsoft needs to supply an Application Package that encompasses most; if not all, Microsoft owned products for easy integration into SCCM. For example, instead of me having to download PowerBI Desktop and creating a package in SCCM to deploy it to users computers and servers. The SCCM team should already have that application available in SCCM and I can either authorize it for deployment to certain collections based off a generic package/template you all create, or Iā€¦

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  6. Make deleting applications easier when it has dependencies

    Currently, when trying to delete an application and it has dependencies like task sequences, virtual environments and settings, we have to try and track down where these dependencies are. This can be difficult if you have dozens of these, so it would be great instead of just telling us the number of dependent objects, we could see which ones they were in order to remove the dependency and delete the application.

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  7. Package comment in Package Properties view

    Please add the Comment field to the Package Properties pane.
    Added graphics for clarification.

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  8. Uninstall Microsoft Office previous versions in mixed environmet during new version installation

    When we have different version of microsoft office on client, whole of these are uninstalled during upgrade.

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  9. A standalone app for "Install Application" feature

    ConfigMgr 1906 has a great new feature to initiate immediate application installation with "Install Application" feature.

    It would be really helpful if there were a standalone app just for "Install Application" feature. Then helpdesk persons could approve/deny the application installations with much simpler tool than full ConfigMgr console.

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  10. Allow additional settings on phased deployments.

    I would really like to be able to change the settings for a phased deployment. I mostly manage servers and I would love to use phased deployments to push to servers say when I have to push out a new agent. The problem is there isnā€™t the ability to say ignore maintenance window nor can I set the deployment to not be visible in software center.

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  11. Support User-Space Application Configuration for All Users of Device

    When installing an application there is frequently a system-space component (the main install) requiring admin/system level access and a user-space component (usually configuration or licensing). Less frequently but frequent enough is that all existing users and any new users that log into the device need those user-space components. Currently there is no good, supported, method for doing so. Admins are forced to use either Active Setup (unsupported and recently broken by Win 10 IPUs), Group Policy Preferences (messy, poor targeting, and very non-obvious separation of app logic), or roll their own (login script that does a bunch of custom stuff).

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  13. Install application per device but without having to first deploy applications to collection

    I really like the new feature (1906) to be able to install application from 1 device. But this only works when you deployed the applications available to a collection where the device is included.

    Why not enable the option and than show all your created applications that you want to deploy?

    We sometimes would like to be able to install an application for 1 device but we don't want to have to deploy it first to a device collection. We also don't want to have the application request about it.

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  15. Real time application repair

    Support real-time application repair along side Install. Let's make it easy for our service desks to trigger a repair option. Oh and uninstall would be neat as well I guess.

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  16. Task Sequence Applications removal/update.

    When you are retiring an application it would be extremely convenient if you were given an option to remove it from all task sequences or update it to the newer version. A small prompt could walk you through this and easily help get everything setup for a very clear removal or swap of applications.

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  17. Allow Uninstall in Phased Deployments

    Allow for uninstalling an application using Phased Deployments. This would work the same as a normal phased deployment, but give the option of uninstalling an application.

    Example Case: We need to slowly uninstall Java JRE from all 10,000 of our clients. We would like to use a Phased Deployment that runs the uninstall command in our Java JRE application to slowly remove Java JRE over a period of weeks.

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  18. Make "hidden" UX option for Application Deployment Types actually hide everything

    The installation program visibility in the User Experience tab on Application Deployment Types allows the selection "Hidden" which is defined as "Hidden: The deployment type runs hidden on client devices. Users see no installation activity." (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/apps/deploy-use/create-applications#bkmk_dt-ux)
    However, this only applies to the FIRST process being spawned by the execution of the defined install/uninstall/repair commandline. All other processes are spawned *interactively* on the logged on user's desktop even if the option "Allow users to view and interact with the program installation" is NOT checked.

    Right now this behavior prevents us from using Applications instead of Packages as exposing theā€¦

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  19. Allow Uninstall of Dependent Applications

    It should be able to uninstall an application which has been installed as a dependency of an application even though the master Application is still installed.

    Uninstalling a dependent application should be an option if the main application would also run without the dependency (when the dependency is a non-runtime). Runtime applications that need to be installed as a dependency (to make sure the master application can be executed properly) should not able to be uninstalled.

    I am thinking about a checkbox in the dependency settings of the deployment type which locks the uninstallation of the dependency if checked.

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  20. Add URL Markup for Localized Description Text in an Application

    Please allow URL links within the text field for localized description. This way you can include a link to contact the helpdesk or a URL for internal documentation. Particularly, the "mailto" and "href" markup.

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