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  1. Friendly/Localized names for task sequences

    I'd like to see the ability to give Task Sequences friendly/localized named, like you can with apps/packages. In fact, replicating the entire "Application Catalog" tab of an application properties dialog in the task sequence properties dialog would be even better. This would also give the option of TS-specific descriptions/icons/keywords/categories/etc.

    My reasoning is that our organization is effectively multi-tenant, and we're required to name our task sequences and other content with prefixes denoting department. This makes for annoying and unfriendly TS names when listed in Software Center or the task sequence list of WinPE. I see no reason why endpoints shouldā€¦

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  2. Please fix the Install Behaviour client notification. The notifications do not work until you go into Software Centre and hit retry.

    Would be nice if the install notifications alerted the machines user as soon as the application is deployed. instead the user has to go into Software Centre and his retry, then the message shows. Not ideal when sending patches and you have them hidden so you don't annoy users. It seams that if you show all notifications this works, but is not ideal. I would like to see that install behaviour notifications work, irrespective of the user notification setting.

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  3. 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.

    13 votes
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  4. Fix problem with Task Sequences not showing Software Center with Multiple Users logged in

    When you have multiple users logged in on a Machine. Task Sequences only show for the user that first logged in.

    When calling Task Sequences from PowerShell, the same behaviour is observable, only the first user can call the TSs.

    20 votes
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  5. Allow customization of the generic software center "critical software" toast/pop-up message

    Allow the text to be customized for the hard-coded "critical software" message from software center. Many things are now customizable; but this text is still hard coded for customers.

    60 votes
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  6. Make the request text box a required field for applications that require approval in Software Center

    For applications that require an approval in Software Center, make the text box on the request screen a required field, preventing the user from submitting the request until a reason is given. Also maybe make the text box title "Reason for request" - or better yet make the title customizable per application. As it is now, we get most requests with a "blank" text box requiring us to circle back with the user to get this information prior to approving the application.

    22 votes
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  7. Allow Multiple Deployments to be installed in a sequence

    Currently SCCM is now allowing users to select multiple available packages and install them. But SCCM does not install in the order they are selected. Would be nice feature to allow this feature. This would lower the need for task sequences in some occasions. Allowing the end user to select the installation of the packages.

    3 votes
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  8. Allow the Deployment of a Task Sequence to have a "Available" date and a "Deadline Date" .

    I'm deploying a Task Sequence to update our company's machines Bios to mitigate the Meltdown/Spectre. It would be helpful for the enduser, that SCCM would be able to deploy the Task Sequence with a "Available" time/date and a "Deadline" time date, this way the end user is not surprised by the TS being deployed as "Required" and the auto reboot catch's them by surprise.

    32 votes
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  9. New Software Center - Add new dropdown to filter user and device deployed application

    In new software center. we can see both user and device based available deployments inside application tab. it's more difficult to identify which one is device and which one is user based targeted.

    If we add one more column to filter the deployment like user and device.

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  10. Software Center -> Installation Status - includes the version column

    The Applications Tab shows the version Column, it would be nice to have the option availabe in the Installation Staus also. If you have mulitple versions of the same application (eg VMWare vSphere) unless you click into it you cannot see the version number.

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  11. Extend 'Share' feature in Software Center to Task Sequences

    Extend the 'Share' function to Task Sequences. In other words, allow task sequences to be shared, just like Applications can be.
    Use case for this would be for a feature update task sequence.
    We'd like users to be able to double click on a desktop shortcut that takes them right to the TS within the software center. Currently, we get around this by creating an application that executes a powershell command to execute the task sequence, but this is not ideal. Native Share support for task sequences would be ideal for this. #mmsmoa

    18 votes
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  12. Automatic icon download in Application Catalog for known vendors

    With ConfigMgr recently changing the icon size to a high resolution spec it has created a world of hurt and a manual task to create the icons again.

    ConfigMgr should provide a feature that auto includes icons / logos for known vendors from a central repository. It would cut down a lot of time for admins around the world and keep the catalogue looking pretty and consistent.

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  13. Deploy Restart without using a task sequence

    I would like the ability to create a restart deployment with a custom message.

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  14. fluent

    Add Fluent Design to the Software Center.

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  15. Possibility to set for how long and deploy application should be ""new"

    I would like the Possibility to set for how long and deploy application should be ""new" in Software Center
    Today it's say every time I log on that i have I new application available in software center.
    I might already have installed or don't want to install it.
    Should be good that we have a setting that control this so we could set it to show 2-3 time or for 1-2 day

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  16. SCCM/WSUS missing updates

    Sometimes systems will pickup updates, where SCCM/WSUS was not able to. Not a good thing when you have to double check your monthly deployments. Get it fixed. See case#118041918036415.

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  17. Pending Reboot Indicator in Software Center

    It would be helpful, particularly for installing large batches of updates or multiple applications, if Software Center could indicate if Windows has a Pending Reboot. Perhaps an 'indicator light' or something like that in the top right corner. Many times I have been trying to install things via Software Center only to watch the items wait at 'Waiting to Install.' At least one reboot is needed to kick those waiting items into motion.

    38 votes
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  18. 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.

    67 votes
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  19. Software Center deadline message change is needed

    Please find the attached file.

    "Software changes must be applied to your computer after 2018-03-22 at 11:00 AM"message we get in software center as per the deadline configuration from the software updates deployment which implies that you *must* apply this update after 2018-03-22 at 11:00 AM, which is clearly not the case. Instead add the deadline to the second line. Here's the example.

    "The required changes will be applied after 2018-03-22 at 11:00 AM or you can have Software Center apply the changes:"

    10 votes
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  20. software center - options section

    Being able to configure the Software Center options section settings in the client settings. Example being able to specify business hours from the GUI instead of having to create CI/Baseline with PowerShell scripts....

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