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  1. Add Deployment Type Requirement for Windows 10 versions.

    We want to be able to differentiate the Windows 10 versions. Some Appliactions should only be available to a typical Windows 10 version for example Windows 10 1803. Now(SCCM 1810) we only have the option to add a requirement for All Windows 10 (x64) or All Windows 10 (x86).

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  2. Defer options for Applications

    Often, there is a need to wait with an installation.
    Such as when user is having a long presentation or workshop.

    To be able to let them defer the installation, even if it is being pushed and mandatory would be a big help.

    There are some decen 3rd party tools making this possible, but I'd really rather deal with this as an setting for the package or application.

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  3. 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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  4. Option to specify maximum number of primary devices can be associated in a UDA relationship

    We can face issues with licensing if we utilize UDA deployments and allow the end user to specify the relationship or have it based on usage. We need to ensure that there is a 1:1 relationship between user and primary device for this reason. I'd like to specify the maximum allowed primary devices per user if possible.

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  5. Report Task Sequence Reference in Application Model

    Add a line item in relationship type for Task Sequence references

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  6. Suggested update to Deployment Wizard

    As was indicated in the post to allow required application deployments to be uninstalled, it is often desirable to make a deployment required in order to eliminate the need for user intervention without wishing that deployment to be enforced. The current model interferes with management processes (particularly SAM) by not allowing software deployed as required to be removed, which creates a scenario where someone has to compromise their goals and can be a problem between teams in an organization.

    The suggestion is to update the deployment wizard to allow for radio buttons of Attended (formerly Available), Unattended (formerly Required), andā€¦

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  7. Countdown timer before closing executable

    For the new feature in 1702 ("Check for running executable files before installing an application"), add a countdown timer pop-up above the system tray, like the countdown for restart, but in this case to allow the user to save any unsaved work before the specified executables get automatically closed.

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  8. Add a link to 'Deployment Status'

    Add a link to 'Deployment Status' in the applications 'Deployments' tab, so that admins can review the deployment status without needing to search within the 'Monitoring > Deployments' node.

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  9. Required Application Deployment download settings as part of the deployment

    When a required application deployment is deployed, clients start downloading the content as soon as they get the deployment in policy.

    Need the ability to control a deployments download of content. Ie have a required deployment, but allow the client to start downloading the content after hours. allow a schedule to be placed on the deployment for download of the content. This would allow you to defer the content download to say night time hours or off peak network load times.

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  10. 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.

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  11. User initiated uninstall of required deployments

    For troubleshooting it is often necessary to uninstall/reinstall an application. For an available deployment the user can do this themselves, but for required deployments an admin must assist which is not very efficient.

    If a required deployment can have a flag for "Allow user to temporarily uninstall" and this then makes the Uninstall method available to the user in software center, the user can easily remove and reinstall the application. (or wait for reinstall in the next maintenance window)

    This will reduce IT workload and I guess it shouldn't require much changes in your code.

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  12. Provide option to update the license information in Application model. This will help endusers to identify the application as license or non

    Provide option to update the license information in Application model. This will help end users to identify the application as license or non-license information in software center.

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  13. Delay detection method after application deployment with suppressed reboot

    Whenever you suppress reboot for an application deployment by changing it to "no action" or changing 3010 to "success (no reboot)" (poor man solution for us without approved maintenance windows), the deployment rules are run immediately which will fail when it's ex. a Windows hotfix deployment which only updates the files at restart.

    It would be great to have an option to suppress reboot for an application without maintenance windows, while making the detection method wait until next restart like it does when using restart countdown.

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  14. Automatically populate Product Code field in Deployment Type when importing MSI Application

    When create an Application and import and MSI it will automatically populate the Detection Method with the Product Mode GUID. However, you still have to manually fill in the Product Code field on the Programs tab. This field is almost always a good idea if using an MSI with the application so that you can repair from Programs and Features.

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  15. Application deployment pre-approval

    Currently, if I deploy an application with the "requires administrative approval" any and all requests for that deployment require an approval.

    It would be great to be able to "pre-approve" users during the deployment wizard, so that a senior help desk technician or key application users (for example) can be pre-approved to install software, while other users in the same collection might be required to formally request that software.

    Also, it seems strange that if I deploy software with "requires administrator approval" to a collection that I am in, I need to request, and then approve, my own application request.

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  16. User Based Package Deployments failing after upgrade of clients to SCCM 1606 (Version 5.00.8412.1007)

    After upgrade to SCCM 1606 and the 2 latest hotfixes, if we upgrade the SCCM Clients to the latest version (5.00.8412.1007), all user based Package Deployments fail with the below error and we see the same both in Software Center and Application Catalog as below:

    Application Installation not started
    You have limited permission to request and install applications on this computer. This can occur with one of the following conditions:
    1.You do not have administrative permissions for this computer.
    2.You are working on a Remote Desktop Connection session and you are not the default user for that Remote Desktop Connectionā€¦

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  17. Generate a 'fast' deployment option

    The idea here is based on customer conversations recently. During the deployment of content (all types in theory) have a tick box in the deployment wizard to make this a 'fast' deployment. This in turn would generate an immediate client action on the target collection to go check for said content which would bypass the routine scheduled check that the client would make.
    I appreciate there would be processing time to take into account so the client didn't check before deployment was processed. But of that could be worked around this could be a great option to utilise fast channel. ā€¦

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  18. Application approval for a DEVICE collection

    Currently Configmgr supports Administrative approval for an application only on USER collections. I'd like it to also support this on DEVICE collections. We base our deployments on Devices rather than users. I would like some kind of approval process for certain applications.

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  19. Application deployment is available/required depending if a user is logged on or not

    I'd like to create an application deployment that is available when a user is logged on and it would be automatically required if a user is not logged on.

    This is needed when application deployment can happen only if some process is not running. In 1702 you can close some running process, which helps the problem. However, there are situations when you cannot close the conflicting processes, because the user might lose some data. In these scenarios, you need a way to initiate the deployment immediately, when the user logs off or if there are no user logged on.

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  20. Increase Security: Suspend BitLocker PIN entry on restart

    SCCM 1610 (current branch)
    Windows 10

    Suspend BitLocker PIN entry on restart
    Used Setting: Always
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/clients/deploy/about-client-settings

    Repro Steps:
    1. 06:00 AM: User is logged on to his Windows 10 Client and is working
    2. 07:00 AM: SCCM install Software on Windows 10 Client, which requires a reboot
    3. 07:00 AM and later: User does not click on "reboot now" on shown SCCM restard dialogs

    Note: Reboot deadline is configered to: 4 hours

    Current behaviour:
    a) 07:00 AM: Bitlocker PIN is suspended
    b) 11:00 AM: Reboot is initiated by SCCM, as deadline is passed

    Desired behaviour:
    a) 11:00 AM: Bitlocker PINā€¦

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