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  1. App Icon Gallery

    Apart of the new community hub, an application icon gallery where users upload icons. Then when creating a new application, an icon can be selected from the gallery.

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  2. 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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  3. Allow Application to call Packages as a dependency

    I appreciate the design is very different but it would be great if a package could be called as a dependency for an Application

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  4. Deployments in a Task Sequence

    Provide a task sequence step to install all targeted applications, programs and software updates.
    Where imaging a PC is done on a limited time it would be beneficial to install all applications.
    Similar to this.
    https://www.petervanderwoude.nl/post/install-computer-targeted-application-during-os-deployment-via-powershell-and-configmgr-2012/

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  5. APP groups - ADD script option

    You have the code in the TS, should be possible to include this in APP groups

    3 votes
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  6. Add option to "update content for all deployment types" in an Application

    Currently, if you have an application with multiple deployment types, you must update the content for these individually. While this makes sense in many cases, often I want to update content for all of them to reflect updated content/new versions/etc. In these cases, it would be nice to have an option (probably under the Application's context menu ) to update the content for all DTs at the same time.

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  7. 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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  8. automatic phased deployment

    Wait, wait hear me out. What if you could target a deployment to a single collection and ConfigMgr just thought up random groups of 20-30 machines at a time and made the deployment available to the next group after a specified period of time. Essentially creating an automatically built phases with no real requirements other than "x" amount of time has passed since the previous groups.

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  9. 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€¦

    4 votes
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  10. Phased Deplyments for Available applications with supersedence

    Phased deployments are great, but we have lots of users, with lots of applications that are nor required, but are superseded.

    Say we have 100,000 users, 50'000 have an application installed that has an update. We don't want a required deployment as not everyone has the application, and we don't just want to deploy the update to the application to 50,000 in one go. so this feature would be nice.

    23 votes
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  11. Resend application approval request email if in "Requested" status after x days

    It would be nice if application approval request emails would resend if they are in the "requested" status after x amount of days as a reminder or if they email accidentally was deleted.

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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. User centric application deployment with dependencies requiring elevation

    If we talk about modern management, we deploy applications to user collections. In that case detection method PowerShell scripts are executed in user context and not System. This behavior is inherited to dependencies, but the dependencies may require elevation.
    E.g., if you want to deploy a Microsoft Store based Linux distribution via CM to users, you need to install the Microsoft Windows Subsystem Linux first. The detection for WSL in PowerShell is ā€œ(Get-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux).Stateā€, but it requires Elevation.
    In you create an appx-based Linux Distribution application with the WSL application as Dependency it fails if it is deployedā€¦

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  14. Update Notifications to Users for Application Approvals/Denials

    Currently, when users request an application through the Software Center, it will generate an email (if setup) allowing helpdesk to approve or deny the request. That feature works great and I think it is a good step forward. However, when the request is approved, no notification is sent back to the user. They would have to manually check the software center to see if the approval went through or if the system is still online outside of their defined business hours, it will automatically install. This is a poor experience from our standpoint as users tend to not notice theseā€¦

    8 votes
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  15. Application Post deployment feature

    It would be beneficial to have a Post Installation feature for application deployment .
    For example If Application A and B are required however application B can only be installed after Application A. Understand Dependency can be used to achieve this however in case of inplace upgrade of Office it is advisable to remove the previous versions and then install the new version .
    A post installation feature can be useful for inplace office upgrade with all other products such as addins , Project visio can be post installed. This will considerably reduce the time for support
    Understand the workaroundā€¦

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  16. Deploy Multiple Applications for a User Collection

    I have over 100 applications and I wanna deploy multiple applications for user collections. Is there any method for this?

    Thanks,

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  17. Please build an MSI wrapper into a console release.

    Just to make like easier, why not build in an MSI wrapper tool into the console.

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  18. OS Build level requirement for deployment types

    When making a new application, it would be helpful to have more granularity in the choices for Windows 10 so that we could target particular builds or set a minimum. If I want an application to install on 1809 but not 1803 or older, this would be where I would want to set that.

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  19. Auto uninstall application based on Software Metering useage

    Please add an option in the Application Model to auto uninstall the application after xx number of days. This could be linked to Software Metering. This would be extremely beneficial to manage applications for license reclamation as well as removing vulnerable applications from the environment.

    18 votes
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  20. 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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