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  1. When you perform a search also include all subfolders

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

    50 votes
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  2. Deploy Application Groups to Users

    The 1906 application group feature only allows you to deploy application groups to devices. Please extend this feature to enable application groups for user deployments as well.

    52 votes
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  3. Application replacement options

    Add, please, additional option to the application supersedence/replacement window "Corresponding to conditions". Very often we need to replace one application to another which has different number of deployment types. Superseded application has only one deployment type (x86 as example) but new application has 2 deployment types (x86 and x64) which has global condition based on operating system architecture. With the new option CCM Client will choose a new application where requirements are met.

    35 votes
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  4. A standalone app for "Install Application" feature

    ConfigMgr 1906 has a great new feature to initiate immediate application installation with "Install Application" feature.

    It would be really helpful if there were a standalone app just for "Install Application" feature. Then helpdesk persons could approve/deny the application installations with much simpler tool than full ConfigMgr console.

    27 votes
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  5. 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.

    226 votes
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  6. Support User-Space Application Configuration for All Users of Device

    When installing an application there is frequently a system-space component (the main install) requiring admin/system level access and a user-space component (usually configuration or licensing). Less frequently but frequent enough is that all existing users and any new users that log into the device need those user-space components. Currently there is no good, supported, method for doing so. Admins are forced to use either Active Setup (unsupported and recently broken by Win 10 IPUs), Group Policy Preferences (messy, poor targeting, and very non-obvious separation of app logic), or roll their own (login script that does a bunch of custom stuff).

    13 votes
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  7. Ability to Update Office 365 Application Deployment

    I've created an Office 365 installer via SCCM but would like the ability to "update" that application deployment instead of having to remake the entire installer deployment. Almost like the ability you have to install updates to your Windows image.

    9 votes
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  8. 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…

    2 votes
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  9. 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.🙂

    4 votes
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  10. 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.

    16 votes
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  11. Make version check more flexible in the detection method for Microsoft Store Apps

    When deploying an offline Microsoft Store Apps through SCCM, add an option to consider a version greater or equal to the one in the package to be installed in the detection method.

    This will make SCCM play nicely with the auto-update of modern apps.

    7 votes
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  12. 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 assets…

    17 votes
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  13. A better way of detecting programs installed in AppData

    recently Microsoft have been using AppData to install applications like OneDrive and Teams, the issue is we can not use the following as a detection method (%userprofile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams) as the way SCCM works is it will convert %userprofile% as the service account and not the currently logged in user.

    3 votes
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  14. 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…

    1 vote
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  15. 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…

    1 vote
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  16. 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…

    1 vote
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  17. Admin user control

    I am looked out of administrator control.

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  18. 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.

    1 vote
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  19. Allow for creation of a deployment with type "required" for primary devices, but "available" for non primary devices

    When deploying applications, it would be great to have the option to deploy the application as required to the users primary device, but within the same deployment also allow it to be available when the user logs on to a non-primary device. this will eliminate the option to create separate collections for this, as it is not possible to deploy the same application to a collection twice.

    4 votes
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  20. Real time application repair

    Support real-time application repair along side Install. Let's make it easy for our service desks to trigger a repair option. Oh and uninstall would be neat as well I guess.

    2 votes
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