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  1. 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 updatedā€¦

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  2. 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 ā€˜Provision this application for all users on the deviceā€™ and ā€˜Allow that application to be installed from the Installā€¦

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  3. 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 systemsā€¦

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  4. 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 checkā€¦

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  5. Admin user control

    I am looked out of administrator control.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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.šŸ™‚

    4 votes
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  8. Actually use the specified exit code description

    Would be nice if when entering custom exit codes for an application deployment, and entering the custom description you want for it, the description would be displayed in the deployment status under monitoring. This would help greatly when using custom exit codes to determine why a script a failed. Instead it returns the windows error code description which can be confusing.

    3 votes
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  9. Inform a user when an application has been closed by an installing package

    Running 1906 with hotfix.
    When using the option to "Automatically close any running executables you specified..." while deploying a product which needs an application closed, when the deadline is reached the applications are closed, but there is no notification to the user as to why. If in front of their machine, the user will then invariably re-open the application (especially if this is Outlook) which will cause the installation to fail.
    I would suggest that when the application is automatically close, a message box is shown informing the user what's happened which stays on screen until the installation is complete,ā€¦

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  10. When you perform a search also include all subfolders

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

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  11. Visual confirmation policy has been downloaded

    It would be great after initiating a Machine Policy Retrieval & Eval cycle if there were some visual confirmation that policy was downloaded, either a Yes/No or a total number of policies downloaded. The one visual confirmation available is the systray Software Center icon but that is sometimes suppressed depending on the deployment config. Too often people mash that Machine Policy button half a dozen times b/c they think that makes it work faster not realizing there is no policy being downloaded, for whatever reason. This would come in handy during testing as well.

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  12. Add Drillthrough to Office 365 Pilot and Health Dashboard

    Would like the ability to drill through to a list of devices in the Office 365 Pilot and Health Dashboard. For example, clicking the Recommended Pilot Devices bar would display the devices.

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  13. uninstall deadline not honoured (App-V 4.6 application in this case)

    Bug I think: I deployed the uninstall action for an App-V 4.6 application through SCCM, with a deadline in the year 2099 (to allow leeway for monitoring before and after in my testing), but it ran as soon as it hit.

    Deployed to user, install outside maintenance windows (so I would see it in Software Center without having to wait till after work).

    Inconvenient, not a show-stopper.

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  14. Deployment Status Totals

    Add totals to the tabs (Success,In Progress, Error, Requirements Not Met, Unknown) to view how many are in each at a glance.

    Success [7],In Progress [4], Error [20], Requirements Not Met [1], Unknown [43]

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  15. Add support for detecting a superseding app when a superseded app is deployed

    It would be nice to have an option NOT to install application A if superseding app B is detected (but not deployed).

    Scenario:
    Let's say the B is being installed via OSD or outside of ConfigMgr. However there is still deployment of A to the collection where machine resides, and ConfigMgr will ultimately install A as well, probably breaking both apps.

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  16. Tasksequence Manager can switch in currently running TS installation between MP and CMG

    When a TS Installation is running, and the mobil working User stops the VPN connection to the on prem MP, the SCCM Agent switch to the Internet Mode and connect the CMG. But the currently running Tasksequence runs now in offline mode and gets timeouts on every TS step to reach the MP. Mostly the TS run out of time.

    It would be nice when the TSManager realize when the network was switched as does the sccm agent and switch to the CMG as well.

    3 votes
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  17. Include Field for Application Repair in the New Deployment Type Wizard

    It'd be nice if the fields to set application repair commands were configurable during the New Deployment Type wizard, saving you from having to go back in after the fact and set them (or forgetting and not setting them)

    3 votes
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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.

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