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  1. Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation.

    Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation. Currently, many deployments install as expected but are not detected after installation. Soon after the detection succeeds and subsequently resolves to "Success".

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    • Allowing the windows installer file to be elsewhere in the sources subdirectory

      Actually the MSI is located in the root of the source file then SCCM will be able to detect it only at the root of the source file. But if the msi is Under another directory why not be able to set that localtion?

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      • Possibilty to have application catalog for server objects

        It will be nice if a server admin, have the possiblity to choose an application from the application catalog to be installed for the server (including the approval process).

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        • Run detection without downloading application

          When using dependencies and superseedence it seems that the client downloads applications to be able to run the detection method.

          My scenario is that i have Application A which from today is dependent of Application B. i added Application B as a dependency and now Software Center shows that it wants to download 11 components. This would be every single superseeded application back to the first version of Application A in our environment.

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          • Add assigned time to Admin Console Deployment Display

            When lookin g at the Monitoring\Deployment Display it would be helpful to be able to add the assigned time of a package so that we could sort on that column and have a list of what is deploying and exactly when as a helpful reminder, and at a single glance instead of having to drill down on individual deployment attributes in a single package.

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            • Have a right click option for Applications in SCCM to create a collection of devices its installed on.

              It would be useful if there was an option in the SCCM console to right click on an application and have an option to automatically set up a collection using the detection method specified for the application.

              i.e. If we have Adobe Acrobat Reader DC v18.11 Application in SCCM, be able to right click it and "create a collection of device or user installs" automatically using the detection method i.e. Windows installer product code or presence of executable plus version etc.

              Obviously this can be done manually but would be good if it could be made easier :)

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              • Bug - Office 365 Deployment

                Office 365 Client Installation deployment features in 1806 appear to be incomplete and problematic. Uninstall statements are not filled in for one. Application Catalog tab is not filled out either. For some reason, creating deployment sources using the new OCT link integration creates sources which are missing files and generates a 30821-1505 error. Running the setup.exe directly from the source also behaves the same. Running ODT manually appears to work, and the source can be imported into SCCM as it was in prior releases.

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                • Packages do not honor reboot exit code

                  When passing a 3010 or 1641 exit code from a program the execmgr reports "The exit code is 1641, the execution status is SuccessRebootRequired" but no reboot is actually pending on the system. Reboots from these exit codes do not change the reboot status and therefore never gets called.

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                  • Allow choosing from all available application icon sizes

                    When you create or modify an application and choose an icon for it from a file, I believe CM automatically chooses the first icon it sees from the index. In reality a single file can have multiple sizes and colors. It would be nice if CM could show you the list of available icon and sizes from the file index and let you choose which one to display.

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                    • Windows Installer - Support PATCH property

                      When created a MSI installer deployment type, when I specify the PATCH attribute SCCM should automatically pass in the CURRENTDIRECTORY to the MSP specified. Otherwise a 1635 error occurs as the installer cannot find the MSP. This forces everyone to use a "SCRIPT" installer type and put it in a batch file and use %~dp0.

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                      • web application

                        The current implementation of Web Applications is very limited. Quite frankly, I'm not sure why this was implemented so poorly: batch files are more flexible than this!

                        I'd like to see this expanded in several ways: choices of where to put the icon (start menu, public desktop, user's desktop), appearance of the icon.

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                        • Ability to deploy all application in a folder.

                          I'd like to right click on a folder and have the option to Deploy all the apps in that folder.

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                          • Windows Installer - Provide GUI for installation

                            Instead of providing a GUI to specify the MSIEXEC command line for the MSI installer type, please provide a GUI that allows the desired check boxes, a path for a log (and drop down for log level), and a tab for PATCH to specify patches, and a PROPERTIES table to add properties to a list. It is misleading to even put "MSIEXEC" in the installer, if you remove it, it just breaks the install.

                            When importing a MSI file the default Deploment Type should include the /quiet /norestart switches on both the install/uninstall. It should also default the logs to…

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                            • Universal Application Upgrade Deployment

                              Current universal apps require older version app should not be running on client computer when you deployed upgrade package to clients.

                              When you deploy upgrade to clients old version running deployments failing with error "Resource already in use".

                              Customers trying to use wrapper programs to terminate running process. Instead of wrapper program Configuration Manager should be handle the process termination.

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                              • UDA & Approval Improvements

                                I created a UV item for one component of this and supported others that involve some of these items but I think it makes sense to have one that encapsulates all items.

                                1. Be able to specify the number of Primary Devices that can be associated with users. Being allowed to have more than one device associated with a user makes the deployment of licensed apps more precarious.

                                2. Allow e-mails for Approval Requests and allow the flexibility for creating a workflow for multiple approvers.

                                3. Be allowed to do Approvals for the User and the Device. I'd love to…

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                                • Manage Windows 10 Inbox App updates and language via Configuration Manager

                                  Updating Inbox Apps or switching the language of Inbox Apps to installed Language Packs requires machines to have access to Microsoft Store. Clients in areas that do not allow any internet connection (e.g. regulatory limitation) cannot update or switch the language.
                                  Since Microsoft is using DOD running completely in Windows 10 as a showcase, I am always wondering if all DOD machines have Microsoft Store access.
                                  If Configuration Manager would host and update the sources for the Inbox Apps incl. language files, we could also participate from the content delivery optimizations.

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                                  • Hover over help, define and examples.

                                    In sections like Detection rule when using different operators like between, one of, none of. Provide formatting examples on hover for single and multiple entries.

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                                    • 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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                                      • Maintenance Window Templates

                                        The concept of Maintenance Window Templates would allow an administrator to device pre-configured Maintenance Windows (The timeframes and recurrence schedules) which could then be chosen from when configuring Collection Maintenance Windows. In addition, these same pre-defined Maintenance Windows could be made available (via Software Center, if allowed by the admin) for end users to be able to change the individual system Maintenance Window on demand from that pre-defined list.

                                        This is essentially an expansion on the "Business Hours" feature however it allows the admin to specify maintenance windows which may align with Business Unit or IT Maintenance Window schedules.

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                                        • MSI feature management

                                          It would be great if the Deployment Types had a feature to manage MSI features.

                                          Currently I have a need for it for Microsoft LAPS.
                                          All our machines need the CSE feature and select employees need the Management and Management.UI features.

                                          Using the default detection method making two different applications with the same MSI, installing different features, will result in the second application to run to evaluate as installed before it runs.
                                          Making detection methods for the different features of an MSI can be difficult work.

                                          An ability to manage the features in an MSI via Deployment Types and Detection…

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