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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.

    130 votes
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  2. 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    Phased deployments are great, but we have lots of users, with lots of applications that are nor required, but are superseded.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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  3. 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.

    17 votes
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  4. 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

    26 votes
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  5. 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-office…

    36 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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 -NonInteractive…

    12 votes
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  8. automatic phased deployment

    Wait, wait hear me out. What if you could target a deployment to a single collection and ConfigMgr just thought up random groups of 20-30 machines at a time and made the deployment available to the next group after a specified period of time. Essentially creating an automatically built phases with no real requirements other than "x" amount of time has passed since the previous groups.

    4 votes
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  9. 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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  10. Phased Deployments - Reusable template

    Provide a way for a template of settings to be stored and invoked for new phased deployments, so the same collections/settings do not have to be specified for new phased deployments.

    4 votes
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  11. App Approval - Include User “comments” in Email

    The new App Approval feature in 1810 is looking great. So we can build on integration with other services and service desk software it would be handy to include the users “comment” in the email body.
    Expanding on this and having the ability to add a “cost” and “billing code” field to the app request will enable the app procurement lifecycle to more streamlined.

    6 votes
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  12. 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 these…

    6 votes
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  13. Please build an MSI wrapper into a console release.

    Just to make like easier, why not build in an MSI wrapper tool into the console.

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  14. Allow Email Approval Requests to go to Manager / Owner / Support Contact

    First off - Thank-you very much for the Email approval in CM 1810.
    For the first improvement request, I'd like to request it be able to be sent to Manager or Application / Support owner already identified in the application.

    These 3 options would cover nearly every workflow possibility instead of a hardcoded email address.

    Usually you require permission from a BA or Business owner of the application, a Technical resource (Helpdesk, etc), or your Supervisor for an application. 2 of these items are already tracked in the application, and the third is (should) populated in AD for the requesting…

    6 votes
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  15. Software License Management - The ability to block application launches via SCCM

    A feature that allows for limiting launches of desired installed applications. This feature would assist in license management for software titles with concurrent usage limitations which do not have license management solutions.

    8 votes
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  16. SCCM How to MIGRATE Applications from one VMware SCCM 2012 R2 Server that is dying to a New VM ConfigMan 2012 R2 Server

    I need to Move Applications or Migrate them from a dying VMware Server 2012 R2 to a newly built SCCM 2012 R2 VMware Server. Plain and simple, but no documentation is found.

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  17. Defer/schedule install after application approval request is approved

    Currently, if you deploy an application with "An administrator must approve a request for this application on the device" checked, and a user clicks the Request button for the application in Software Center, the application will begin installing immediately as soon as that request is approved.

    I'd like to have the option to pop up a notification informing them that the request has been approved, with options to install now, remind later, or schedule the install for later.

    5 votes
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  18. Pre-install notifications & improvements to install behaviour

    Hello,

    I would find it very useful if we had the ability to create a customisable pre-install message to customers for any application, package, software update or task sequence that is deployed to a client.

    This would make it easier to provide pre-install instructions to customers such as making sure their device is connected to power, network cable or to close an application before the install continues. At the moment this is achieved by using a customisable HTA message but it's quite clunky.

    It would also be useful to improve install behaviour and inplace upgrade checks which when they are…

    1 vote
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  19. Resend application approval request email if in "Requested" status after x days

    It would be nice if application approval request emails would resend if they are in the "requested" status after x amount of days as a reminder or if they email accidentally was deleted.

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  20. Depend

    Choose package for application Dependencies

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