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  1. It would be really good if customers could define there own

    Global Condition Clauses/Operators.

    It would be beneficial if customers could create there own custom clauses/operators in the same way the 'Operating System' clause works. Effectively being able to select a number of check boxes in which to define the item as meeting the condition.

    This saves it being wrapped in a script.

    I see many examples of this and a common one would be Location which is not AD related. This could be paired with an identifier on the machine (perhaps a reg key)

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  2. Make Dynamically Installed Application CIs Show Up in Compliance Reports

    Applications installed via task sequence using dynamic variables are never compliant because there is no associated Policy (unless you also deploy the application seperately).

    This means that compliance reports are useless if you install applications dynamically as part of your task sequence.

    This is a great shame because it means we have to go back to using hardware or software inventory to reliably detect installed software. In some cases, inventory has to be extended to find certain applications. And since there is no native way to associate an inventory item with an application, that data has to be stored elsewhere,ā€¦

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  3. Revoke approvals in Application Catalog. Disable "optional software" for new software notifications

    Allow us to revoke an approval request. If an uninstall command is provided in the deployment type, it should optionally run the uninstall command. Also possibly integrate this with software metering.

    Give us the ability to disable "optional software" for new software notifications. If a user requests some software, then uninstalls it, it will show up as available optional software. The problem is that it will pop up a notification every time the user logs in. This is annoying our users especially since they uninstalled it for a reason. So either make it intelligent enough to remove the notification afterā€¦

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  4. 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.

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  5. Office 365 Client Management

    The opportunity to create an Office 365 Package out of the Console is great, but it does not work as expected, I got 2 issues:
    1. I assume the language detection within the wizard is keyboard layout based. In my case de-CH, thus it will add de-CH to the configuration XML, which will fail, because there is nod de-CH Office.
    2. If I like to manage the language, the console crashes with an error (Attachment).
    Besides this, this is a nice addition to the console!

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  6. Create Application Wizard and Web Applications

    Can we have the option to add shortcut icons which are relevant to the Web Application that is being installed. We have various Web Applications which we want to differentiate by icon for our users - at the moment they all see the standard blue IE icon for all of them. We can script this, however it would be less time consuming having it built into the Wizard. This function is exists for Software Centre so hopefully it would be easy to implement.

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  7. Application Catalog should have the ability to detect the OS platforms.

    This is to avoid user install the wrong OS platforms applications and unnecessary error pop up which give wrong impression to end user and increase support costs. It should only shown up whatever is applicable similar like software center / Run Advertised Program (RAP).

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  8. Software Required as Preference only - Push once

    Currently there are only two deployment modes "Required/Available". We really need the option of "Require Once" which allows administrators to deploy software as a default/preference, but still allow the user to choose "Uninstall" from Software Center. This is VERY common scenario for us when our desk side support technicians want to PUSH software to a user that has requested it, but we still want the user to have the ability to remove the software if they desire without having to submit another request for us to add them to an UNINSTALL collection and remove them form the REQUIRED install collection.

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  9. no application uninstall when deployment removed

    When the application deployment will be removed (e.g. obsolete application but can remain on clients) the user even do not see anymore that the application is installed.
    so the user even cannot uninstall it anymore and has no information about the current applications installed via SoftwareCenter on his client.
    Installation Status if its installed or not should ALWAYS appear in the "installation status" tab in software center.

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  10. detection

    The detection rule when you use a a profile based variable like %localappdata% fails, Is it possible to fix this issue.

    We have user logging into different machines and we want them to get those setting to their profile to whichever machine they login to. We have tried using in SCCM but during detection it always resolves the path to C:\Users\Default.

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  11. Add .exe installers to the list of application templates

    Instead of using script install for a .exe file make a separate one that can read the exe file just like it does the MSI file. Also when you click on the script installer have it look for Powershell or VBS or HTA scripts and not .exe files.

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  12. 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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  13. Cannot setup Application Model withouth detection logic

    We cannot setup a application without detection logic. We have some script/package which has to be deployed on daily basis irrelevant whether application is installed or not and it doesn't require any detection logic. Can we request Microsoft to update Application model i.e we can setup application without detection logic

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  14. 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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  15. Increase Comment Length

    The comment boxes ('Administrator Comment' for Applications, 'Comment' for Packages, 'Description' for other things like Task Sequences) are way too short to be useful. For instance, the Comment box for a Package looks like you'll be able to type an essay, but no, 128 characters max. A comment/description should be descriptive and 128 characters is too short to get much of a description at all. I'd like to see it get increased to somewhere in the 512 characters range.

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  16. Local cache cleanup - cyclical tasks reserving space multiple times

    We have a cyclical task "package" in place which is executed once a day.
    Every day a new local folder is created with the content which is not the problem because the files change nearly on a daily base.
    But the ā€œoldā€ files from the previous execution should be deleted from cache. We are wondering that there is no intelligence that SCCM agent is cleaning up obsolete package files when new sources are deployed.
    So a cyclical task is unnecessary garbaging the cache and the free disk space on a client

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  17. deployment push

    Add an option in deployments to "push" to all (online) targets immediatly by using Client Notification to trigger Policy Update on them, so we do not have to wait for Policy cycle. (prevent that on collections > # clients (configurable in Site Settings))

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  18. Allow for inter-dependencies among Applications, Packages, and Software Updates

    For example, add a Package and Software Update as a Dependency for an Application.

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  19. Uninstall-/Install-Deployments of one Application simultaneously assigned

    Uninstall-Deployment should overwrite/win if according Install-Deployment is also assigned

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  20. 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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