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  1. Foreground download of software bits

    While having BITS for controlling bandwidth is welcomed. The one thing I don't understand is why there is no foreground process control. We would like to make self service available in the Software Center so apps can be made available and downloaded as the user wants it. Keeping in mind that slow dental floss size network pipes are not killed by Foreground processes. It would be great to have the same level of control of Foreground process throttles as does BITS. There are alot of companies that have the small pipes like we you either have to make all contentā€¦

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  2. Possibility of Software Center Application Catalog updating on Program-Start

    It would be very usefull, if the Software Center could be set to automatically trigger actions like Mashine Policy Retrieval and Evaluation Cycle, Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle etc. when running it.
    Displaying a loading icon to show Software Center is looking for new Applications would be charming.

    It could also be a "refresh application catalog" or "searching for new applications" button somewhere integraded within the Software Center.

    This would help a lot to avoid users asking "where is the app, I cant see it..."

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  3. Continue Installation after dependency requires restart

    Around 1706/10...

    Available applications (user deployed) stopped completing installation if a dependency required a restart.

    Users have to go into software center and initiate the application again to continue the installation. Repeat for every dep that requires a restart.

    102 votes
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  4. Software Center maintenance mode

    Occasionally during CB updates or hotfixes users experience issues using software center. We would like to be able to put Software Center into maintenance mode which would display a message in Software Center that it is down for maintenance along with any other details we may want to add.

    2 votes
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  5. Suppress Operating System in-place upgrade icon in Software Centre until pre-cached content is completed:

    Currently we are doing in-place upgrades via a task-sequence delivered by SCCM which appears as an available install in Software Centre.

    We would like to either hide or grey-out the 'Available' install operating system icon within Software Centre until the pre-cached files have been delivered to the device, to prevent the user from clicking on the install button before the files have pre-cached to the machine..

    We have disabled the toast notifications warning the users that a new application is available and do not want this upgrade to be delivered as a required installation as this would then be anā€¦

    34 votes
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  6. software center regroup/sort applications by folder

    when there is hundreds of applications listed in software center it would be nice to show them in folder like they are in sccm applications folder

    6 votes
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  7. Software Center - Operating Systems: Add Link to TS Deployments

    In the Operating Systems Tab, please add the "Link" ability to a Task Sequence. We'd like to send communications, or create Toast Notifications that can directly launch the Software Center to a specific Task Sequence Deployment.

    12 votes
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  8. Software Center - Receive notification once software is approved

    User requests software. Admin approves software. User has no way to know when the new software request has been approved.

    It would be nice if there was a Toast Window to display, "You're new software was approved and is now ready for you to install. Click here to install."

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  9. Make Software Center more customisable

    Allow addition of Folders and subfolders.

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  10. Hide available deployments in Software Center

    Hide available deployments in Software Center. Came from SCUGno Oktober Meeting 2018.

    71 votes
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  11. Improve Software Center Machine Policy Eval (Push Notifications)

    I can't tell you how many time I have changed content on actively deployed app and told the client to pull new policy and just waited. In JAMF it's instant, but software center is slow and I mean hours some times. Please for the sanity of your users massively improve Software Center... Consider something like push notifications, a button to force all new policy, something!

    82 votes
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  12. Show application revision number in software center

    Applications information in Software Center should include information about the currently presented application's revision. Many times, the client is very slow to receive/process changes to deployed apps and having the revision information handy would solve many troubleshooting sessions.

    88 votes
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  13. Add a lunch start and end time to Software Center business hours (install apps during lunch)

    Currently, users can configure business hours on the Options pane of Software Center. Please add an optional ability for users to configure a start and stop time for lunch that authorizes Software Center to consider the time specified as being outside of business hours.

    When laptops are powered down at the end of the day users complain about being forced to receive software deployments in the morning when the mandatory installation date and time is reached. Software deployments don't install during business hours because the laptops are powered off outside of business hours do to normal user behavior. Instead ofā€¦

    3 votes
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  14. software center notification "New Software is Available" for x no of days

    As per the design now with SCCM 1906, we are seeing software center notification "New Software is Available" only once for Packages, Software Updates and Applications.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-1906#redesigned-notification-for-newly-available-software

    Can we have this pop-up to be customized for x no of days?

    For eg : We need this notification only for 4 days.

    3 votes
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  15. SCCM software with approval request

    Allow the administrator the ability to change the list of approvers on software that is requires and admin approval. Currently you have to redeploy in order to change who can approve a software deployment

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  16. WebApps Can Be Launched from Software Center

    Allow Web Applications to be opened from Software Center without installing them.

    Currently Web Applications "Install" by adding a webpage shortcut to the Programs list. Allow users to launch the shortcut by adding an additional button in Software Center to launch instead of, or in addition to, install.

    2 votes
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  17. Make Software Center faster

    (New) Software Center is way too slow with say 100+ software and it loads software in batches of 60. If "Sort by:" is used or another tab is visited then loading begins again. And again in the batches of 60.
    Implement some kind of a cache (and maybe poll wmi in the background) to speed things up and make UI usable.

    198 votes
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  18. Improvement: Software Center Additional information link

    After Application Catalog changed to Software Center the Link Text in Application Catalog tab is not working in Software Center anymore, it just generic Additional information link constantly. Could you fix this so the Link Text also applies to Software Center? (Tested on 1902).

    5 votes
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  19. Limit Simultaneous Application Downloads in Software Center

    When machine gets rebuilt and the client discovers all of the requred software deployments it previously had, it attempts to download them all at the same time. More than half the time the client gets stuck due to this and needs to be reinstalled for software deployments to continue (sometimes multiple times before it gets everything installed). It would seem that if we had the ability to set an allowed number of simultaneious downloads (lets say 5 at a time), this problem wouldn't occur.

    We install lots of applicaions in our lab environments due to shared lab spaces.

    18 votes
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  20. Hyperlinks for task sequences in software center

    All hyperlinks for Task Sequences in software center.

    Emailing instructions to users to run a task sequence it would be beneficial if I could use a hyperlink in the email to direct users to the correct page to run the task sequence.

    you can create a hyperlinks for applications, why not Task Sequences?

    28 votes
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