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  1. Detection using scripts shouldn't be mutually exclusive with other options

    Currently you can use the canned detection methods (file present, MSI package code present, etc) OR a script, but not both. It would be useful to have the option of using both together, so that if you need to evaluate based on file content (such as in a config file) you don't have to manually script standard application detection.

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  2. Application Group with different Deployment Types

    The Application Group Feature ist great! It would even better if a Application Group supports different Deployment Types (Example: User Install & System Install)

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  3. ‘Run Command Line Option’ ‘PowerShell Script’ within Application Package

    Just like a task sequence. Let’s see Run, Command Line, and Run, PowerShell Option for application deployments. This will elevate the need to create custom scripted deployments for simple file drop, amongst other use case scenarios

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  4. Copy Application detection rules

    It would be "nice to have" and a timesaver to be able to copy application detection rules from other applications. I should be placed next to "Add Clause", "Edit Clause" and "Delete Clause" in "Detection Method" tab.
    And also possible to copy Detection Method scripts from other applications.

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  5. Add Schedule "Update Content" for Application Model

    Schedule update Content for Application Model, similar to Package feature. The update process would compare existing content hash values for all Deployment Types to the files in the Content location to determine which files changed. Perhaps enable Differential update vs. Full replace all. Put button for Schedule Update Content on the Content Location Tab or add new Tab.
    Additionally, Powershell cmdlet to Invoke-App-UpdateContent with similar Parameter options

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  6. Retry un-installation of Pre-approved applications

    Provide an WMI method to trigger un-installation of pre-approved apps remotely just like the 'RetryInstall' method released in 1905.

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  7. application groups

    When deploying an application that is not distributed you will be prompted to distribute. When deploying an application group, if just one of those is not distributed, the group will fail.

    Suggestion is to implement a warning or even better, force a distribution in application groups like there is for individual applications.

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  8. Allow pre-download content for packages/applications being deployed

    Allow pre-download content for packages/applications being deployed, this would be useful for large deployments that are also scheduled to run at a later time

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  9. Add new column in application with license or non-license info.

    Add new tab or option to bring license or non-license information and if the application is license the cost tab required.

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  10. make configmngr Client aware of UDA administrative Primary assignments

    As per my experience, configmngr client is not aware of administrative UDA assignments,it is only aware, and creates a UDA entry in CCM_useraffinity, based on the automatic UDA assignment set in client settings.

    As a consequence the requirement in DT for Primary DEvice/User only will be true based on usage at the client ( think if the users is able to set his primary device on soft center too).

    It will be nice to create new entries at the client based on administrative assignment at the server, I think the best method should be a machine/user policy update where those…

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  11. Improve Operating System Requirement Choices for Application Model

    the provided Application Model Operation System Conditions for Windows 10 versions are limited in scope. Currently the Operator options for Windows 10 are two choices.

    Windows 10 (Select This to get the two below)
    All Windows 10 64bit ( or select one of these)
    All Windows 10 32bit

    As I am operating in an environment that now has multiple Windows 10 builds (IE 1709, 1809, 1903 etc) These each should be provided as evaluation conditions because I may have specific software that I am updated that is necessary on specific builds of Windows 10.

    Windows Server should also be updated…

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  12. Inconsistent feature support in different wizards

    By introducing new features or capabilities into CM not all wizards have been updated. That creates an inconsistent behavior. I tried to address that as bugs but was told this would be feature requests and must go to user voice.

    Software Update Group Deployment & Automatic Deployment Rules
    Software Update Groups can be deployed as available (we use this e.g. for the newest driver updates), but ADRs can only create Required deployments.

    Provisioned appx
    You can set on appx based applications ‘Provision this application for all users on the device’ and ‘Allow that application to be installed from the Install…

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  13. Complete and Robust Control of System Reboots

    There are many suggestions about reboots, but really, generally, there needs to be a robust and completely customize-able way to configure EVERYTHING about system restarts in ALL circumstances. Ideally this would be in a dedicated module, with the ability to create multiple definitions that can be applied to maintenance windows, application and update deployments, OSD, etc..

    That means everything.....what kinds of prompts the users sees, what their options are in terms of postponing, conditional rules based on whether a user is logged on or not, EVERYTHING.

    The VAST majority of my user complaints about system maintenance are related to systems…

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  14. Office Customization Tool should organize settings into subcategories and needs to update Office 2016 language.

    Office Customization Tool should reference subcategories and needs to be updated from Office 2016 language. The same settings that existed in the Office 2016 Customization Tool still exist in the new tool but they are all lumped together in the root categories. Some of the settings names are vague and only make sense once you figure out what subcategory they were formerly associated with. For example, the settings for auto-correct are lumped together with security and encryption settings. Like the Office "Arabic modes" setting. I had to open up the description before it was clear this was a spell check…

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  15. Admin user control

    I am looked out of administrator control.

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  16. Provide the capability to create an application deployment template

    Similar to how we can assign a deployment template to patches, If we could create an Application deployment template, so that when we have multiple applications that we need to test over several different test groups, we can simply assign a template, and the template will automatically assign the rest of the settings. This would significantly speed up deployment processes, and simplify things, and help prevent mistakes.

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  17. Application Groups

    Hi Team,

    I would like a suggest a new tab / section when you select an Application group. This tab should show the list of apps which are part of the App group. Also allow the apps to reorder instead of doing it via App group properties.🙂

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  18. Actually use the specified exit code description

    Would be nice if when entering custom exit codes for an application deployment, and entering the custom description you want for it, the description would be displayed in the deployment status under monitoring. This would help greatly when using custom exit codes to determine why a script a failed. Instead it returns the windows error code description which can be confusing.

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  19. Inform a user when an application has been closed by an installing package

    Running 1906 with hotfix.
    When using the option to "Automatically close any running executables you specified..." while deploying a product which needs an application closed, when the deadline is reached the applications are closed, but there is no notification to the user as to why. If in front of their machine, the user will then invariably re-open the application (especially if this is Outlook) which will cause the installation to fail.
    I would suggest that when the application is automatically close, a message box is shown informing the user what's happened which stays on screen until the installation is complete,…

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  20. When you perform a search also include all subfolders

    When you perform a search also include all subfolders by default!

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