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  1. 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 thenā€¦

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  2. Deploy Application during WinPe phase of Task Sequence

    We deploy BIOS updates as applications to existing clients. Applications give nice benefits like detection (WMI query), compliance reporting etc. There are other early boot firmware packages (AMT, NICs...) that could use this model, but BIOS is the most usual.

    However we can't use the same Application in Task Sequence WinPE phase to immediatly bring machine up to date during initial deployment/boot. Therefor we must either:
    A. create a Package just for TS - extra work
    B. install BIOS updates later after OS deployment. However this brings other complications - experience tells that BIOS should be up-to-date before deploying anything.

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  3. In app approval for new deployments, let us have templates based on roles in the Org.

    In app approval for new deployments, let us have templates based on roles in the Org. like CIO, CEO, CTO etc or AD/Office 365 groups where multiple people can approve where this can be can be reported in Teams etc. This way it will be easier to deploy apps an attach approval.

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  4. Pre-download content to cache for required app deployments asap and not wait for deadline

    Required deployments of SWUpdates gets downloaded to clients ASAP, but required applications wait for the deadline to hit before downloading the content.
    I would like the required application deployment to have the same option to pre-download ahead of the deadline. That way we can be positive the installation start at that time.

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  5. office display level

    Well, not really an idea. I'm on SCCM 1806. I created an Office installation using ODT. When I go to ODT, it is missing an option for Display Level. Not a big deal. I can just go to the xml file, find the display level property and change it from Full to None. Also, there are properties in the xml that don't need to be in there. I think it is more a ODT issue. For example, PinIconsToTaskbar is not required if the value is false. Anyway, I love that the tool is incorporated into SCCM. I think it saveā€¦

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  6. 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€¦

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  7. Applications should evaluate Requirements before detection

    It makes no sense that application detection is evaluated when requirement are not met. Result is application that cannot comply when detection fails due to ie missing features

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  8. 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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  9. System reboot before an Applicaiton install

    If your system has a pending reboot it can cause some programs/application issues with installation up to the point of failing the install. It would be great if there was a checkbox to reboot (or at least notify the user that the system has a pending reboot) before the install starts but after the detection that the program isn't installed already.

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  10. Edit master list of Return Codes for Deployment Types

    I would like to edit the default list of Return Codes that are used in Deployment Types. We often use WinRar executables which adds 1000 to all exit codes. And we also have our own applications which use their own codes. It would be nice to edit the default list to include these so we dont have to do it for each deployment type.

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  11. Please add Package ID as a default column to 'applications' node under Software Library

    Application models have package ID's just like Packages have package ID's. Package ID is a default column for packages but not for Applications. Adding this column to the defaults makes it easier to use to correctly identify Applications when multiple names are similar or mistyped etc...

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  12. Enhance Phased Deployment for Applications

    TL;DR: Make Phased Deployments for Applications the same as Phased Deployments for Task Sequences where you can create up to 10 phases and manually initiate the second phase of deployment.

    Explanation:
    Currently in 1806 although you can create a phased deployment for an Application, you're limited in two key areas:

    1) You cannot manually create phases for an application
    2) You cannot manually begin the second phase of deployment for an application
    3) You are limited to 2 phases for an application

    In our environment we follow a controlled graceful deployment process where an Application Model application is deployed office-by-officeā€¦

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  13. Request Approvals - migrating when getting a new system

    Often times, a user receives a new device. It would be nice if there was a way to transfer their application Approvals from the old system to the new system from Approval Requests section in the console. This way, they automatically have access to applications, they already had access to on their old system.

    Today, their previous request approvals would get lost, since they are associated to the old system.

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  14. intune approval routing

    We need the ability for application approval routing for intune apps.

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  15. Add User Categories to application list (column and search)

    Would really great addition, if we can have ability to sort and search application based on User Categories. In large organizations where thousands applications exists, using filters in Software Center is only way to make user life easier. However managing categories is really difficult, since we need to actually enter app properties to see what categories are assigned. making exact copy in admin categories is one way to do it, but I don't think admin categories were created to be a shadow copy of user categories.

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  16. limit user deployments by device collection

    It would be nice to have content/policy deployed to a user collection to be able to consider membership of a device collection...resulting in a test on if the device to which the user policy is executing is a member of the associated device collection before execution.

    The possible device collections should be enumerated considering what is visible by the individual creating the deployment (if so desired to be changed). While it is possible that an administrative user is delegated the ability to deploy policy to users and not devices (thus cannot see any device collections), in this scenario perhaps theā€¦

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  17. Approval Requests - change relation from GUID to Device Name

    is it possible to change that relationship of request and device from GUID to device name, or even Hardware ID, something that is constant. In perfect environment it is ok, but in the though reality large environments struggling with many issues. One is that Clients are registered with new GUIDs for many reasons. When request is approved and then this relation ship is lost, because new account for the same machine, users are asked to re-request the same app. It has even more impact with new features when we can push software automatically and remove as well. Worst scenario possibleā€¦

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  18. Automate creation of Office 365 Application for new versions

    Go 1 step further with the new Office Customisation Service shown a Ignite. Currently the service allows admins to create a new application installer for x version of Office. Automate this!

    A common annoyance currently is that we have Office 365 packaged as an application in ConfigMgr. This application is apart of a Task Sequence to install Windows 10. At time of creation, the Office application is up to date. However, once the latest version of Office is released, this will result in the machine installing the old version during the TS, and then installing updates post build via whateverā€¦

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  19. Allow for available applications to be made "persistent"

    Currently, an "available" application installed through the Software Center, will not be re-installed if the detection method for that application fails (for whatever reason) in the future

    There should be some way to set a "persistence" flag on an "Available" application such that it is similar to being "Required" after a successful install. The only way to make such an application not re-install is if the SCCM client removes it (whether pushed centrally, or by the user uninstalling from Software Center).

    Why would you want this? For a Required application, a scripted detection method designed to compare the local versionā€¦

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  20. Add an option to automatically distribute a new application or package.

    After you create a package, or application, instantly go to the Distribute window or a box asking if you want to go there. I forget to distribute new packages almost every time.

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