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  1. Ability to install packages from NuGet/PackageManagement/PowerShellGet feed

    Ability to install packages from NuGet/PackageManagement/PowerShellGet feed. This will allow managing on-premise/cloud based infra using a NuGet feed like myget.org, TeamCity, OctopusDeploy and a DevOps type workflow.

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      Noted  ·  2 comments  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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…

      35 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Application Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • sccm catalog store fully integratedin windows store

        sccm catalog store fully integrated in windows business store directly.

        35 votes
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        • Show icon set for an application in admin console

          Applications can have a custom icon set for them. Applications listed in the SCCM Admin Console have an "icon", but it's the same generic one for every application. Would love to see the icon I set in admin console next to each app for easy identification.

          35 votes
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          • Allow to skip maintenance window for superseded appliciations made available to user collections

            Currently when a superseding application is deployed to a user collection I can enable the option "Automatically upgrade any superseded versions of this application". With this option set I'm able to specify a scheduling for the deployment. But the option to allow the installation or maybe the system restart outside the maintenance windows is greyed out.

            Would be nice to have the option to skip the maintenance windows for this type of deployment as well.

            34 votes
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            • Application Model - Fast Retry interval

              By default Fast rety interval is 2 hours. There is no option to change this setting. We would like have option to change this internval.

              Note in Pacakage model we have option to change this setting through site control file

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              • App-V 5 Deployment Type publishing option

                App-V 5 Deployment Type should have the option per-deployment type of how the App-V 5 package is installed (per-machine, per-user or determined by target)

                Allow for this would offer;
                1. Consistency of options between deployment types (same as for MSI..)
                2. Ensuring a consistent application deployment which will ease admin management (decrease management overhead when removing the application as a sample)
                3. Allow to control deployment type based on end-point, not target collection.
                4. By allowing admins to set per-machine publishing a fully functional application can be ensured, which would leverage all integration points (not possible when using per-user publishing).

                32 votes
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                • Fix 'CI Version Info Timed Out' error

                  My applications are successfully installing on client devices however the Console is showing an error for the deployment in the monitoring section. The only description of the error is 'CI Version Info Timed Out'. I have tried all the workarounds found online.
                  - Deleting and recreating a package to reset the revision number
                  - Deleting deployment and recreating deployment
                  - Updating collection and redistributing content

                  Nothing works permanently the errors come right back

                  31 votes
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                  • Allow "Applications" to run under alternate account other than "SYSTEM"

                    Allow "Applications" to run under alternate account other than "SYSTEM". Some applications will not run under a s SYSTEM account and have to run with a domain account. It is only possible when using a task sequence to accomplish this now and it can only be done with packages.

                    30 votes
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                    • Create folders under "Deployments"

                      Allow the creation of folders under "Deployments"

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                      • Integrate a References tab on Application objects

                        Application objects should have a References tab that is identical in functionality to the References tab on Task Sequence objects.

                        The current References tab in an Application object's properties is very limited (Shows App dependencies, App Supersedence, and Virtual Environments).

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                        • Retiring Applications

                          Allow 'Retiring' applications that in fact stop being deployed, without having to remove the 'Deployments' that contain tracking data about their previous installations.

                          26 votes
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                          • Package ID in Application list

                            Everytime I have an error in the "Distribution Point Configuration Status" I have to search for the "failed" application with the Package ID in the "Content Status". This works very slow! Please show the "Package ID" in the Appliaction List of the Console.

                            25 votes
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                            • Allow MSI Source locations to use DP's configured for HTTPS

                              I recently ran into an issue with an MSI that we have deployed which required access to its installation source during a patching operation, and discovered these two problems. We worked around the issue by pinning the content in the ccmcache.

                              On the application deployment properties, SCCM can automatically update the source location windows installer uses for a detected MSI product code. However, it appears that windows installer is unable to use https source locations, only http.

                              Another issue I have seen is that the windows installer source list gets appended (not replaced). As a client roams between content boundaries,…

                              25 votes
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                              • BITS Priorities for User Initiated Deployments

                                Test in 1606: For User launched Application deployments (i.e Software Center) , the BITS job is created as FOREGROUND priority which can hog all of the available bandwidth on the machine.

                                Package/Programs downloads are launched with a BITS priority of LOW – please can we standardize on this for all user initiated content downloads.

                                24 votes
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                                • Application Catalog Requirements

                                  It would be extremely useful for the application catalog to display the reason why the application cannot be installed in terms of requirements. The generic requirement failure message is confusing to users and overall is not meaningful. If the hard drive doesn't have enough space it should say there is not enough space. Not having a meaningful failure message generates extra help-desk tickets.

                                  24 votes
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                                  • Allow obscuring of all or portions of the SCCM installation command-line

                                    I would like to see an option added to SCCM to allow obscuring portions of the installation command-line. This functionality would be particular useful for application installations like Microsoft SQL Server Express which accept an argument to the setup.exe specifying a clear text password.

                                    The benefit of obscuring the password would be that the SCCM logs (i.e. appenforce.log) would not have a clear text version of the password which could be opened and read by any user having access to the c:\windows\ccm\logs folder.

                                    23 votes
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                                    • Add support for MSU files in Application Catalog

                                      From time to time msu quick engineering hotfixes need to be deployed to machines. It would be helpful if you could import the msu files just like an MSI then deploy using the application catalog. Another option would be to add support to software upgrades.

                                      23 votes
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                                      • Applocker Management

                                        Fully integrate AppLocker into SCCM similar to how you do for SCEP. Would be great to be able to create AppLocker rules and monitor what get allowed and disallowed.

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                                        • Allow priority ( order) between applications without dependancies

                                          For example, application with priority 100 will be install before application with priority 500.
                                          There is some case were dependencie is not sufficient / too strict.

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