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  1. Disable Computer Keyboard and Mouse option during Deployment

    I'd like to see the option of logging off the user and performing a Package install and having a "Maintenance being performed" type of screen showing with no ability to logon to shutdown. This could be similar to when software is being installed on an Endpoint in write mode and would be used for critical installs or when you need the user OUT of the application you are upgrading/installing.

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      0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Deploy Package to Multiple Collections at one time

      Allow packages to be deployed to multiple collections at one time. For instance I need AppX to go to Lab 1, Lab 2 and Lab4. Instead of going into AppX 3 different times to deploy, it would be nice to deploy it to all 3 labs at one time.

      222 votes
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        Noted  ·  15 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Wake on LAN by maintenance window start time not deployment time

        WOL packets are sent when a required deployment's time to install is hit. It would be nice if we could also set this to wake up machines by maintenance windows, or have a maintenance window that wakes up computers. What is the use of waking up a computer at the deployment start time of 7PM if the computer's maintenance window doesn't start until 10PM?

        20 votes
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          Noted  ·  2 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Approval Requests Overhaul

          The ability to add a note, and send a notification to the user if more information for their approval is required. Rather than denying it, and requiring them to re-submit, why not keep a single chain open?

          Would also be nice if Approval instructions could be given for individual applications, informing the user the steps required for approval to be given. like submitting a ticket to a specific group, supplying approval from a manager.

          11 votes
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            Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Application Catalog - Self Service Windows 10 Upgrade via Application Catalog.

            We are testing the ability to add a Win 10 upgrade to the Application Catalog with success.

            We are able to successfully publish the Win 10 upgrade as a standard Package and simply run Setup.Exe. This has worked and we have successfully updated systems in our Lab from Win 7 to Win 10 with this method. The user clicks "Install" from the App Cat and they are presented with the standard Win 10 setup screens.

            We want to offer this as an option to our Engineers and Application developers that want to jump on to Win 10 for testing on…

            5 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              Noted  ·  sangeev responded

              Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

            • Asset Intelligence on applications

              Asset Intelligente and Applikation Management should to Married.
              Is it possible to Combine an Applikation with an Asset int. Information so we can get real license Information? and push the cycle on Client to send all Information ( cycle fort Asset Information)

              3 votes
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                Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add options to define "on fail" actions for package and application install

                Similar to what is introduced in SP1 for patches, allow us to for example define "reboot and retry upon fail" for package and application installation.

                This catches a lot of issues with installations already, as often a reboot is enough to then let the installation succeed.

                4 votes
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                  Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Deploy Software after initiate Shutdown

                  It would be nice if an Software Package is required in the Future to set a specific Time when a Software CAN be automatically installed ! E.g. : Deployment availability: NOW
                  Requirement Date of a Software Install: 5 Weeks
                  Recommended Date of a Software Install: 2 Weeks

                  If a Client Shutdown after the Date of Recommend Date of Software Deployment is reached SCCM have to install the Application/Update.

                  Lot of Customers doesn't like to reboot the PC if there is an important security issue or Preparing for a new Software Upgrade.

                  16 votes
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                    Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow changing an application's scheduled time and available or required

                    With the application model we are no longer able to change the availability schedule or deadline after the application is created - or even expire it. The only way to stop a required application is to delete it, which purges the reporting data. We would like to see this changed so you are able change the deadline/avail time/or if the deployment is required or available.

                    6 votes
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                      Noted  ·  2 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • A Customizable Reboot/Postpone Prompt for Application and Software Updates Deployments

                      Basically would like something similar to the Windows Updates Reboot/Postpone nag prompt except with the ability to customize the notification text as applicable to the deployment.

                      For example:, as a sub-setting of the deployment type for the application you have the option to enable the reboot/postpone prompt and customize the notification text of the dialog box.

                      If the user that receives the prompt, postpones they will be re-prompted at the end of the postponement period until they either reboot or shutdown the system. (basically exactly the same behavior as the Windows Updates reboot/postpone prompt).

                      612 votes
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                        Noted  ·  27 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • add possibility to logoff user for Software Installation and prevent login during installation.

                        It would be great to have a possibility to create a deployment where the User would be logged off during the installation of Software. Useful for Software like Java Runtime or Adobe Pro where a running application can prevent the installation.
                        The User should be informed that an installation will be started and he will be logged off. The User should be not able to login during the installation.

                        150 votes
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                          Noted  ·  8 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • List all policy and deployment for single machine

                          I would like to see all the policies and deployment listed when i search for single machine, I see this in Altiris for example if i search for "pc-abcd" i should be able to tell how many applications are pushed to the machine or user.

                          3 votes
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                            Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Install applications before users can press ctrl+alt+delete to login.

                            Add feature to deploy applications before users are allowed to logon at the ctrl+alt+delete screen. This would be a nice alternative to having to check for running processes before installing applications and would not interrupt users in their work.

                            63 votes
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                              Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow an application to install interacively IF a user is logged on; otherwise install without interaction

                              Currently, in order to allow an application to have interaction, you need to select the option to install "Only when a user is logged on". It would be better if it allowed interaction if the user is logged on, but install without interaction if NO user is logged on. When running an MSI with /qb, you want interaction because the installer may need to prompt the user to close an application. However, if no user is logged on then it doesn't matter and interaction is not necessary.

                              10 votes
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                                Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Browser plugins

                                If a plug in is needed for a webpage and it is not installed on the machine redirect the user to the Application Catalog instead of the vendor site. For example, user needs Flash, the page prompts the user to install Flash and directs them to the App Catalog. Do not know if this it technically possible but would be neat. Especially if it worked with all browsers.

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                                  Noted  ·  0 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Integrate App-V into the SCCM Client.

                                  Much like how SCEP is installed by the CM client when the option is enabled. Give an option to enable App-V in the client settings and the client installs App-V and any prerequisites.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Applocker Management

                                    Fully integrate AppLocker into SCCM similar to how you do for SCEP. Would be great to be able to create AppLocker rules and monitor what get allowed and disallowed.

                                    23 votes
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                                      Noted  ·  1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Admin Console: Show deploymed applications for device / user / collection

                                      Show all the deployed applications for a device, user or collection which are deployed to it by sccm.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Keep App Catalog running with Site Database server down & replica MP's in place

                                        To improve HA options - this was previously filed on Connect (https://connect.microsoft.com/ConfigurationManagervnext/feedback/details/1413501/keep-app-catalog-running-with-site-database-server-down-replica-mps-in-place)

                                        When running replica MP's policy is available on the replica MP's DB and Software Center is available and applications are able to installed even if the site server and DB is down. Great for device targeted deployments.

                                        However for user centric deployments that are available via the App Catalog, the users ability to install these is none existent since when the site database is down the App Catalog cannot load as it tries to connect to it and fails.

                                        It might be handy if the database…

                                        14 votes
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                                        • Allow priority ( order) between applications without dependancies

                                          For example, application with priority 100 will be install before application with priority 500.
                                          There is some case were dependencie is not sufficient / too strict.

                                          23 votes
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