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  1. Automatically create software metering rules at application creation

    Please create the software metering rules automatically when creating the app . With MSI this should be fairly easy and it could also allow the create the process detections automatically (feature1).

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  2. When i distribute software/images,whatever to a distribution point, i want to be able to specify when it should go to the distribution point

    When i distribute software/images, whatever to a distribution point, i want to be able to specify when it should go to the distribution point. With bandwidth limited sites I cant let SCCM just distribute a 500mb package during the day. It Would be great to specify a day/time (sunday 3am for example) when it can update the distribution point

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  3. Include the ability to add partner IDs, volume licensing IDs, etc, so you can download ISOs available to your license directly into SCCM.

    Include the ability to add partner IDs, volume licensing IDs, etc, so you can download ISOs available to your license directly into SCCM. For Office/Visio/etc, the ability to customize the install in a manner similar to the Office Deployment Toolkit would also be necessary.

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  4. 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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  5. Install MSP

    To be able to install MSP file by them self using an App model, just like how there is an MSI one. Also to be able to add on a MSP or MST file when installing a MSI App model package.

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  6. Automatic selection of distribution point when only one is available

    When a site only has one distribution point, this point should be chosen automatically when distributing content.
    There is really no need for the manual selection process.

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  7. Allow already deployed applications to be modified for email approval

    Allow already deployed applications to be modified for email approval.

    With 1810 you can now select to have emails sent when an application approval request is generated. That's great! However, you can only do it for applications that are deployed after the upgrade to 1810

    It would be great if this functionality could be added to applications that are already deployed.,

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  8. Enable creating a working copy of an application to check in and out

    We need the ability to test edits to an application before putting them into production. Making a copy breaks dependency and supercedence relationships.

    I would like to ask for the ability to check out an application to make edits. Once the edits are tested, we would be able to check back in the changes.

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  9. Defer application download until maintenance period

    When deploying software to device collections that have a maintenance period the software downloads then waits for the maintenance period to begin installing. It would be great to have the option to defer the downloading process until either the maintenance period or a set amount of time before the maintenance period. This would allow IT departments to defer large software deployments to a time when network traffic is low.

    Optionally, provide a new option in the maintenance period settings for when application downloads are allowed to happen.

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  10. Dynamic Deadlines on Deployments

    I would love to be able to configure deadlines that are based on how long a device/user has been in the collection. This way, the deployment will be "available" for, say 7 days, and then will become required. This would allow the use of 1 collection and deployment to be used over time.

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  11. user notifications - task sequences

    Install behaviour and inplace upgrade task sequences user notifications could benefit with some improvements.

    If users don't meet the set criteria, i.e. have the open application or don't meet the upgrade readiness check, the message to the user shows failure and reports as failure. This is not accurate, it should request the user close affected programs and if it doesn't meet the requirements for upgrade i.e. low disk space, not enough memory, it should display a user friendly message explaining the issue to the customer. A new category, failed readiness check should record this.

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  12. edit custom requirements

    Once you create a custom requirement, you can then not edit the custom requirement under the Create Deployment Wizard type. We should have an edit button to edit the custom requirement you created.

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  13. 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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  14. Be able to see if the deployment group is a user group or a computer group in the deployment tab

    As we can see the information Grouping name, Mandatory or not ..., would it be possible to see if the group on which we are deploying is a user or a computer?

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  15. Distribution package with no sources

    The scenario which I am able to duplicate is:
    Create package with sources, distribute it and wait for successful distribution. Uncheck option that the package has sources and then we can see that DP is still trying to distribute the package.
    Properties of package can be changed by mistake but if the product is not working like there should not be possible to change the package properties - uncheck the option that package has sources should be not possible.

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  16. Add a right click option to see what task sequences an Application is associated to.

    Add a right click option to see what task sequences an Application is associated to.

    This make 'supersede' application easier to identify.

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  17. import multiple applications at one time

    I always have three version of Flash to import. Flash for Active-X, Firefox, and Chrome. I'm just using Flash as an example.

    All of the installers are .msi I'd like to create a folder called "sources" place all of my .msi files in the "sources" folder then click import. The import wizard would import all of the .msi applications and place the source .msi in a target folder automatically for deployment. Maybe include a template in the import wizard. The template would be the same for all imported .msi applications. Example install for Device, Only Show notifications for restarts, Silent/Hiddenā€¦

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  18. 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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  19. AppDiscovery Evaluation Bug

    As of 1709, App discovery appears to be running based on priority, not dependency order. This is a change in behavior from previous releases and can cause an issue when the detection method is based on the dependency being installed.

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  20. Allow a deadline time in which required application installs can be installed outside of maintenance windows

    It would be nice to see an option where you can set an application deployment to run outside of the maintenance window after a specific amount of time has passed. Sometimes it is hard to catch laptops in a MW and I generally set myself a reminder to allow install outside of MW to workstation deployments after a few weeks have passed but it would be nice to see this as a feature as sometimes I forget and I am sure not the only one who would find it useful

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