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  1. Program

    A workflow system (tab) for handling application/package errors (i.e non-zero return codes) for example; I should be able to config a setting of if the package/program gets an exit code of 1025 then handle it particular way or reboot try again 1 more time.

    Suggested options could be
    - Reboot device, try again 1 more time (great for 1025 errors)
    - E-mail support team X on X failure
    - Execute package 'PackageID/ProgramID' then attempt 1 more time (great for clean up scripts)
    - Add to collection X on Y error.

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  2. dynamic application install fails if an app fails

    I have made a "function" that searches the SQL-database for applications which the computer will see as required in Software Center once installed. With the resulting list I create the variable needed to install these in the step "Install Applications" with the option "Install Application according to dynamic variable list".
    With the option "If an application installation fails, continue installing other applications in the list" selected i see that the step fails to execute if an application does not have "Allow this application to be installed from the 'Install Application' task sequence action without being deployed".
    The execution of theā€¦

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  3. Add uninstall content path to the Create Deployment Type wizard

    Currently, in the New Deployment Type wizard, you can only specify a single content source. Now that we can have separate content source folders for uninstall, we have to create our deployment types without specifying this then edit the deployment type and add the second content folder. Please add the content options from the deployment type properties to the initial wizard.

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  4. Add support for detecting a superseding app when a superseded app is deployed

    It would be nice to have an option NOT to install application A if superseding app B is detected (but not deployed).

    Scenario:
    Let's say the B is being installed via OSD or outside of ConfigMgr. However there is still deployment of A to the collection where machine resides, and ConfigMgr will ultimately install A as well, probably breaking both apps.

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  5. Detection rule use application source files

    Sometimes you need to run an executable to detemine if the application is installed or not. For example: setup.exe /listinstalled.
    today it is not possible to access the content location (mostly the cache directory) of the application.
    Is it possible to allow access to the content location of the application in the detection rule?

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  6. 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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  7. Prevent canceling of installation in progress by PC restart.

    In application model, if we install application to pc via SoftwareCenter then user can restart in any moment during the application installation.

    User can not restart if the SCCM application is doing MSI installation, that is ok.

    But if it is legacy setup.exe or just a script installation (powershell, dos-batch) of an SCCM application then user is not prevented to do a restart. So he is allowed to restart PC while the installation is in progress.

    It is essential to have a setting wich prevent whole computer to be restarted till the application installation is finished. Maybe simmilar way howā€¦

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  8. Deployment Type with version when auto creating DT

    There are multiple places where a reference to an application is only with GUID and DT name. E.g. logs.
    If the DT name had version number in the name, it would easy to see what application is referenced when you have more than one version of a product and thereby more applications.

    When creating an application for a Windows Installer, it would be great to have the automatic DT creation process to include the version, if provided, in the DT name.

    In addition, if the creation of a script installer DT could include the names and versions from the applicationā€¦

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  9. Behaviour when deleting a deployment

    When deleting a deployment from the packages pane, we seem to be bounced to the deployment monitoring page.

    This makes no sense to me, especially when 9 times out of 10 I'm just going to head back to the package to re-create a deployment.

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  10. 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,ā€¦

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  11. Upgrade superseded available application immediately

    Make it possible to automatically upgrade an application that is deployed as available immediately (without having to wait for the maintenencewindow to apply.)

    This was previously the default behaviour, but is no longer possible? Can this be made an option again?

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  12. Set printing default settings to "one page"

    Default settings for printing to "one page".

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  13. Package creation empty Data Source (1706)

    When creating a new package you can browse to the installation file (UNC-path). When done the package has no Data Source information. Therefore you have to browse by tab Data Source to the source location(folder) again.

    In my opinion this is an unnecessary step. It should be very nice if this is solved.

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  14. option to create folders and collections within deployment window

    Add the option to create folders and collections when within the deployment window or applications, packages or task sequences.

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  15. Different detection methods for install and uninstall

    We need to be able to have different detection methods for install and uninstall. For large software we need to know that files x, y & z need to exist, shortcuts in the start menu and uninstall entry in the registry. That will be the install detection. All of this needs to be true. But for uninstall we need to know if any of those are still there. The differens is "and" (for install) and "or" (for uninstall).

    Detection should also be possible by a ps1-file in the source folder.

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  16. Create applications or Package to Uninstall Apps

    Que desde la opciĆ³n de Inventoried Software, se puedan crear paquetes o aplicaciones para desinstalar El software instalado, presionando click derecho y este pueda ser desplegado o utilizado en secuencias de tareas o en despliegues sencillos.

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Require an approval process to deploy a new Application.

    We use a lot of contractor resources as surge resources for application packaging. Could you implement an approval process (similar to that of Run Scripts) that would require approval before someone could Deploy a newly created Application? This would greatly improve quality and ensure all new Applications have been reviewed to reduce the risk of an ooops.

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