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  2. Install application per device but without having to first deploy applications to collection

    I really like the new feature (1906) to be able to install application from 1 device. But this only works when you deployed the applications available to a collection where the device is included.

    Why not enable the option and than show all your created applications that you want to deploy?

    We sometimes would like to be able to install an application for 1 device but we don't want to have to deploy it first to a device collection. We also don't want to have the application request about it.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Task Sequence Applications removal/update.

    When you are retiring an application it would be extremely convenient if you were given an option to remove it from all task sequences or update it to the newer version. A small prompt could walk you through this and easily help get everything setup for a very clear removal or swap of applications.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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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  11. Ability to check if application is running before installing

    Same as we have with the application deployment toolkit in powershell.

    It will be grate to have a check if application is running before installing.

    For ex: We want to update application A.0 . If the application is running user will be asked to close it before installing update A.1 or if not open it will install the update silenty. If the user try to open the application A.0 during the upgrade a pop-up notification will said that the application cannot be open while SCCM is upgrading it.

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  12. phased deployment

    For phased deployment, if any application is updated then phased deployment already created for it to be restarted.

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  13. 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.).

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  14. 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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  15. 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.

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  16. Allow install and uninstall of applications in Application Group

    The TP 1905 Application Group allows to select multiple applications, but you can only install or uninstall the entire group and not individual applications.

    It would be neat to allow selecting whether those individual apps in the group should be installed or uninstalled. For e.g., in an app group for a specific user profile, I could deploy app1 as install, app2 as uninstall and app3 as install in that order.

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  17. Create applications or Package to Uninstall Apps

    Que desde la opciĆ³n de Inventoried Software, se puedan crear paquetes o aplicaciones para desinstalar El software instalado, presionando click derecho y este pueda ser desplegado o utilizado en secuencias de tareas o en despliegues sencillos.

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  18. Crear colecciones desde Inventoried Sotware

    Actualmente para crear una colecciĆ³n que estĆ© relacionada con una aplicaciĆ³n, es necesario crearla desde Device Collections. Si ya estĆ” creada la consulta que permite identificar las aplicaciones, serĆ­a conveniente hacer uso de esas mismas consultas para crear las colecciones simplemente presionando click izquierdo.

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  19. Crear ventanas de manteniento para despliegues de aplicaciones

    Actualmente no es posible crear ventanas de mantenimiento para los despliegues de aplicaciones, serĆ­a conveniente crear esta opciĆ³n.

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  20. Add uninstall content path to the Create Deployment Type wizard

    Currently, in the New Deployment Type wizard, you can only specify a single content source. Now that we can have separate content source folders for uninstall, we have to create our deployment types without specifying this then edit the deployment type and add the second content folder. Please add the content options from the deployment type properties to the initial wizard.

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