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  1. Hightlight the currently installing package/application in Software Center

    When a user chooses to install a package from software center, the UI changes focus to the "Installation Status" tab, but currently installing package is often not the highlighted item. This has been very confusing for users as they think the highlighted item is the one being installed. Only after looking closer do they notice the status column.

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  2. Allow changing an application's scheduled time and available or required

    With the application model we are no longer able to change the availability schedule or deadline after the application is created - or even expire it. The only way to stop a required application is to delete it, which purges the reporting data. We would like to see this changed so you are able change the deadline/avail time/or if the deployment is required or available.

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  3. SCCM Task Sequence Lock

    Enable the ability to Lock a Task Sequence once it has been released, similar to the effect when a TS is locked out to a user when editing it. In a large environment with multiple SCCM admins using OSD is you be a nice feature to prevent accidental editing of production Task Sequences.

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    1 comment  ·  Operating System Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriateā€¦  ·  Admin →
  4. Custom Error Codes for Chained Programs

    Instead of "failing" and stop running on all non-zero return codes, allow acceptable return codes to determine if the install sequence fails or continues. Example, uninstall an MSI to be sure it's not there but if it's not, generates a 1605 return, yet this is really a soft error which we currently have to use a BAT or VB script so we don't get a "failure". It should be up to the engineer to determine what is and is not a "failure". Of course, out of the box any non-zero should continue to be a failure.

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  5. Have a Deployement Type Requirement for an Application Installed\Not Installed without creating a Global Condtion

    Instead of creating a Custom Condition of an Application's Existence on specific machines before deploying an app, we could have a drop down that contains the list of already created applications in CM and select the existence or non existence of an application before deployment of said application. Constantly creating Global Conditions is a little strange to me. Thanks.

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  6. An improved console that merged ADUC, GPMC, and SCCM deployments/queries/collections

    Imagine a console like ADUC that let you view GPOs and AD objects alongside each other, with contextual color-tinted overlays that help you visualize where items are applied. It should also display SCCM collections, queries, and deployments.

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  7. Application installs user profile

    To have the ability to install an application that requires admin rights but also requires to install data to the logged on user profile

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  8. Drivergroup001

    Or a better implementation of Ben Hunter's script.

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    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  9. OSD - MDT like single instance drivers

    SCCM started in the right direction with driver categories. This implementation has limited uses however.

    I would like to see a driver management setup more like what is available in MDT. Specifically on deployment media.

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    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  10. Extensions for Windows Intune

    It should be possible that extensions for Windows Intune can be installed without adminrights while opening the Admin Console after the Extension is activated.

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  11. Control Log Settings from Client Settings

    Set Custom Client Logging settings like Levels, History, Size and possibly Directory via Client Settings.

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  12. Add options to define "on fail" actions for package and application install

    Similar to what is introduced in SP1 for patches, allow us to for example define "reboot and retry upon fail" for package and application installation.

    This catches a lot of issues with installations already, as often a reboot is enough to then let the installation succeed.

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  13. Result screen for Collection & Machine variables

    At most of my customers, we are working with collection- or machine variables to be flexible during OS deployment with languages, application installations or something else.
    In some cases, there are so much collections with different variables, that it is very hard to find where a variable is coming from.
    Perhaps, you can use a dialog in context menu of a device like 'client settings' - 'Resultant Client Settings'.
    In this dialog, collect every variable with it's source like
    Variable 1 - Collection x
    Variable 33 - Collection Z
    Variable 232- Machine Variable

    6 votes
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    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  14. Integrate App-V into the SCCM Client.

    Much like how SCEP is installed by the CM client when the option is enabled. Give an option to enable App-V in the client settings and the client installs App-V and any prerequisites.

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  15. Add resources dialog not accepting 'Enter'

    If you like to add a resource to a collection by right clicking on it and starting the 'Add Resource'-Dialog, you have to click the search button by mouse or using tab after enter a search string. Perhaps it will be better to enable pressing the enter button to search for clients.

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  16. objects

    Built in SCCM tools to show what collections a machine is in, connect to the root of C:\ etc. Basically like the 3rd party tools that are out there.

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  17. List all policy and deployment for single machine

    I would like to see all the policies and deployment listed when i search for single machine, I see this in Altiris for example if i search for "pc-abcd" i should be able to tell how many applications are pushed to the machine or user.

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  18. Asset Intelligence on applications

    Asset Intelligente and Applikation Management should to Married.
    Is it possible to Combine an Applikation with an Asset int. Information so we can get real license Information? and push the cycle on Client to send all Information ( cycle fort Asset Information)

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  19. Switch to let SCCM install applications in OSD via admin account instead of trusted user

    SCCM is great for deploying OS's, and MDT is great for customizing those images. I'm asking for a switch that allows SCCM to act like MDT when it comes to installing and customizing a reference image.

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    Updated by bobmn for sangeev/OSD

  20. Overview pane to monitor automatic client upgrades to new service pack

    With R2SP1 automatic client upgrades will now function for the first time in an R2 environment.

    It would be nice if that deployment wasn't hidden though so we could actually see the progress of the clients being upgraded.

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