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  1. Combine all portals into one universal portal

    There is so many different portals.

    1- Company portal app for Config manager.
    2- Software Center
    3- New software center
    4- Apple catalog

    Reason: it is way to complicated for users to decide which one to use

    Ask: create one universal portal that does all 4 is capable of doing

    4 votes
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  2. Process elevation in User Context

    "Run as Administrator" will elevate using the System Context.
    Elevation of an installation or whatnot should be allowed to be elevated within User Context, even though User would not have Administrator rights on the computer. There are 3rd party tools available to fix this for elevation. Microsoft should be able to fix this in SCCM.

    5 votes
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  3. Add "Run As" to Applications

    Similar to the Task Sequence "Run this step as the following account". Please add this to application installations as well. We have some "difficult to package" applications that require a user profile in order to install successfully. These applications fail to install as an application because when running as the system there is no user profile path. As a result, we have to resort to task sequences to install these which results in a worse end user experience.

    9 votes
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  4. Automate packaging, integrate package management/oneget

    It would be nice if you could automate packaging process with selected software. Maybe you could use package management/oneget as source and create example newest Adobe flash package in one command. There could be community based recipes where you could download packaging process.

    Autopkg and munki on OS X uses this kind of technique and it have helped me with Basic packages. Https://github.com/autopkg/autopkg

    3 votes
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  5. Add Options to Deployment Type (Application Model) or Deployment to Allow Filtering

    When deploying an application to a user based collection (or computer for that matter), it would be nice to be able to filter the deployment based on criteria such as operating system WITHOUT the need to create a second application. Similar to how the requirements section of the application model works but deployment specific.

    Proposed Solution 1
    Create a requirements or filter for deployments similar to how filters work on group policy objects. Essentially you would be given the option during a deployment to filter the installation ā€“ so if those requirements arenā€™t met the deployment doesnā€™t take place.

    Theā€¦

    3 votes
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  6. Application priority not respected

    When you define the deployments in the application you can define several and SCCM would use them by priority but when you define with option "only when a user is logged on' and another with option "whether or not a user is logged on'. This deployment can't be selected in the task sequence! To work arround this bug we have to create the same application 2 times, 1 for the task sequence and 1 for normal deployment.

    2 votes
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  7. Role Based Control : Enhance the Ability to Add SuperSedence using RBA

    Currently under the Role Base Access, if you have full control to an application, and wish to add SuperSedence to an application the User only has read access to, you are unable to do that. The ability to do this is currently available when adding a dependency on an existing app the user only has read rights to.

    16 votes
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  8. Delete multiple Application Revision History

    Make it possible to delete multiple previous Application Revisions in one-click using the Configuration Manager Console. This would simplify the task of cleaning up before putting it in prod and reduce time spent removing one revision at a time.

    90 votes
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  9. Network access account password is visible

    Hi,

    The below link mention that Network access account is visible with a few line of codes:

    http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/2015/05/11/network-access-accounts-are-evil/

    Wondering if this is true ?

    Is there a better way to deploy software application to non-domain workgroup computer without using network access account ?

    Or let the user of non-domain workgroup computer login using their domain account and make the software application available to them upon login.

    Some users might be using home edition Windows OS or overseas and cannot join to internal domain server.

    2 votes
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  10. App-V 5 Deployment Type publishing option

    App-V 5 Deployment Type should have the option per-deployment type of how the App-V 5 package is installed (per-machine, per-user or determined by target)

    Allow for this would offer;
    1. Consistency of options between deployment types (same as for MSI..)
    2. Ensuring a consistent application deployment which will ease admin management (decrease management overhead when removing the application as a sample)
    3. Allow to control deployment type based on end-point, not target collection.
    4. By allowing admins to set per-machine publishing a fully functional application can be ensured, which would leverage all integration points (not possible when using per-user publishing).

    34 votes
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  11. Give the users control to schedule application installation on "Application Catalog"

    When a user select an application to install, there are no way to permit them to control the best schedule to an application be installed (like their lunch time).

    Some users tell me that could to be much better for the productivity and practicity.

    4 votes
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  12. Independend deployment type

    Currently, when creating Application and ApplicationĀ“s deployment types, they are mandatory linked to each other.

    In production, we need 2 different deployment types. 1st deployment type would be used on-field computers which require complex uninstall script and 2nd would be independend native setup.exe /silent

    Currently, the issue is, that we cannot use independend deployment types in Application model.

    3 votes
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  13. SMART download on Software Uninstallation

    Application Chains currently download EVERY application before evaluating if "uninstallation" of older version in the chain are necessary.

    Instead.. only download the Final Installation source. then evaluate if older versions "need" to be uninstalled.. (by looking at the detection methods.. and the "uninstall" preferences..

    If needed.. download the entire chain of software uninstallation sources.. (...the current behavior)... else.. you just install it and skip this whole download chain

    4 votes
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  14. Dynamic Cache

    Allow the option of changing the client cache size on a per application basis.
    Large applications can then be installed and if set to not persist in client cache, the cache is then resized to the global site default

    20 votes
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  15. sccm catalog store fully integratedin windows store

    sccm catalog store fully integrated in windows business store directly.

    35 votes
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  16. Install limits for applications deployed to Users

    Software licensing for certain programs prevents us from deploying these programs to Users since SCCM cannot control how many times a user may actually install an application on other computers or devices. It would be nice to set an install limit for applications deployed to Users if needed.

    6 votes
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  17. Web Application - add icon from application catalog to icon on start menu

    When you deploy a Web App, the link created on the start menu appears with the standard IE icon. Could the icon that is displayed with the Web app in the application also be applied to the shortcut on the start menu?

    currently I have six webapps in my start menu all with the IE icon.

    as per the end of this post - http://wmug.co.uk/wmug/b/r0b/archive/2013/10/21/system-center-2012-configuration-manager-r2-web-applications

    13 votes
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  18. chained installation of Applications

    We have certain applications which needs to be installed together. Like 30 to 40 MSi files related to same application. One of the MSI files is main application and rest of them have to be installed in a sequence. Currently we can do this sequence installation by creating dependencies of application to another application and thus creating a chain. But if anyone application fails to install in the chain,remaiinign applications fail to install. It also not possible to see in the GUI of software center to check which application failed. We have to go to log files to know this.

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    10 votes
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  19. Automatic refresh/update after you do "Update distribution point"

    When updating a package over "Update distribution point" we always have to click outside of the section/folder in order to get an updated status of the package we are updating. It would be nice to have it automatically refreshed only for that particular software.

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  20. Installation behavior: install for user with admin-privileg

    The must users in our company working without admin-privileg.

    We install the software all the time with SYSTEM-Option on the "installation behavior"-field.

    Some software (Plugins for Office, Dynamics, Certificate) have after the installation a shortcut-icon with admin privileg.

    I need a option to install the software as a user with admin-privileg.

    For example: installation behavior - install for user with admin-privileg

    11 votes
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