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  1. Allow customer icons in software center for Package/Programs

    Split this item from a bigger umbrella item.
    This is to specify an icon per legacy package/program in the Software Center.

    133 votes
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  2. Add URL Markup for Localized Description Text in an Application

    Please allow URL links within the text field for localized description. This way you can include a link to contact the helpdesk or a URL for internal documentation. Particularly, the "mailto" and "href" markup.

    15 votes
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  3. Make "hidden" UX option for Application Deployment Types actually hide everything

    The installation program visibility in the User Experience tab on Application Deployment Types allows the selection "Hidden" which is defined as "Hidden: The deployment type runs hidden on client devices. Users see no installation activity." (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/apps/deploy-use/create-applications#bkmk_dt-ux)
    However, this only applies to the FIRST process being spawned by the execution of the defined install/uninstall/repair commandline. All other processes are spawned *interactively* on the logged on user's desktop even if the option "Allow users to view and interact with the program installation" is NOT checked.

    Right now this behavior prevents us from using Applications instead of Packages as exposing theā€¦

    13 votes
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  4. Make Application Deployment Status more consistent

    Since 2012 RTM, ConfigMgr has inconsistent experience for application deployment monitoring described in these blog entries:

    @Michael Wray: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Archive/Troubleshooting-In-Console-Monitoring-for-Deployments-in-System/ba-p/273015
    @Umair Khan: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/umairkhan/2014/10/02/the-case-of-the-unexplained-application-deployment-monitoring-reports-which-one-to-rely/

    Basically, we count Application Infrastructure errors in all pie charts both in Monitoring\Deployments Console node and application reports, but we don't have any pre-created way to find failing clients except "Application infrastructure Errors" report.

    It would be good idea to list the assets affected by infra errors in separate deployment monitoring tab, or together with failing DTs in the console. Also it would be nice to modify pre-defined reports to be more consistent and list also affected assetsā€¦

    14 votes
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  5. Auto uninstall application based on Software Metering useage

    Please add an option in the Application Model to auto uninstall the application after xx number of days. This could be linked to Software Metering. This would be extremely beneficial to manage applications for license reclamation as well as removing vulnerable applications from the environment.

    18 votes
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  6. Phased Deplyments for Available applications with supersedence

    Phased deployments are great, but we have lots of users, with lots of applications that are nor required, but are superseded.

    Say we have 100,000 users, 50'000 have an application installed that has an update. We don't want a required deployment as not everyone has the application, and we don't just want to deploy the update to the application to 50,000 in one go. so this feature would be nice.

    23 votes
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  7. Enhance Phased Deployment for Applications

    TL;DR: Make Phased Deployments for Applications the same as Phased Deployments for Task Sequences where you can create up to 10 phases and manually initiate the second phase of deployment.

    Explanation:
    Currently in 1806 although you can create a phased deployment for an Application, you're limited in two key areas:

    1) You cannot manually create phases for an application
    2) You cannot manually begin the second phase of deployment for an application
    3) You are limited to 2 phases for an application

    In our environment we follow a controlled graceful deployment process where an Application Model application is deployed office-by-officeā€¦

    55 votes
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  8. Automatically Close

    Thank you for the Auto close of the executable specified on the install behavior, the problem I have is chrome.exe, aftre the application closes, it starts the install, if the user just starts it up again, it continues to run again, leaving 2 versions installed, chrome.exe, and new_chrome.exe, with the request to admin credentials to update, corrupting the installation

    Can we add to the Automatically close, keep closed until installation returns a Zero

    27 votes
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  9. Provide option to update the license information in Application model. This will help endusers to identify the application as license or non

    Provide option to update the license information in Application model. This will help end users to identify the application as license or non-license information in software center.

    9 votes
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  10. OS Build level requirement for deployment types

    When making a new application, it would be helpful to have more granularity in the choices for Windows 10 so that we could target particular builds or set a minimum. If I want an application to install on 1809 but not 1803 or older, this would be where I would want to set that.

    8 votes
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  11. Adding relationships for Requirements

    When you create a few requirements for application I would like to have the opportunity to add a relationship between them ('or', 'and', etc.).

    4 votes
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  12. Application Installation Program

    Currently when we want to run PowerShell commands in an ConfigMgr Application we need to wrap them in a script or run them with powershell.exe -command and make it a oneliner. This is because it's always triggered from cmd.exe.
    Would be nice to be able to choose to directly start PowerShell.exe and just run the PowerShell command.
    An example of what I'd like to achieve is to simply add that command in the "installation program" field.
    Add-WindowsCapability -Online -LimitAccess -Name Tools.Graphics.DirectX~~~~0.0.1.0 -Source .
    Currently we have to use this oneliner instead which is far more complex.
    Powershell.exe -NoLogo -NoProfile -NonInteractiveā€¦

    12 votes
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  13. Run Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle from Software Center

    User or support should not need to go to Configuration Manager control panel to run this cycle. I voted for other suggestions to run on forced reboot or logoff. It would also be great to have a user-friendly button in Software Center to run the evaluation.

    4 votes
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  14. Schedule Phased Deployments

    When setting up a normal (non-phased) deployment, you can schedule a date and time for the deployment to start.

    Having the same ability for phased deployments would be very handy!

    16 votes
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  15. Allow Uninstall in Phased Deployments

    Allow for uninstalling an application using Phased Deployments. This would work the same as a normal phased deployment, but give the option of uninstalling an application.

    Example Case: We need to slowly uninstall Java JRE from all 10,000 of our clients. We would like to use a Phased Deployment that runs the uninstall command in our Java JRE application to slowly remove Java JRE over a period of weeks.

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  16. edit custom requirements

    Once you create a custom requirement, you can then not edit the custom requirement under the Create Deployment Wizard type. We should have an edit button to edit the custom requirement you created.

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  17. Allow Uninstall of Dependent Applications

    It should be able to uninstall an application which has been installed as a dependency of an application even though the master Application is still installed.

    Uninstalling a dependent application should be an option if the main application would also run without the dependency (when the dependency is a non-runtime). Runtime applications that need to be installed as a dependency (to make sure the master application can be executed properly) should not able to be uninstalled.

    I am thinking about a checkbox in the dependency settings of the deployment type which locks the uninstallation of the dependency if checked.

    3 votes
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  18. App Icon Gallery

    Apart of the new community hub, an application icon gallery where users upload icons. Then when creating a new application, an icon can be selected from the gallery.

    3 votes
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  19. Update Notifications to Users for Application Approvals/Denials

    Currently, when users request an application through the Software Center, it will generate an email (if setup) allowing helpdesk to approve or deny the request. That feature works great and I think it is a good step forward. However, when the request is approved, no notification is sent back to the user. They would have to manually check the software center to see if the approval went through or if the system is still online outside of their defined business hours, it will automatically install. This is a poor experience from our standpoint as users tend to not notice theseā€¦

    8 votes
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  20. 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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