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  1. Support upgrading of Windows Store for Business offline apps without requiring to uninstall

    At the moment (1610) the detection and superseding process for WSfB offline apps does not work. The old version is installed, and the new version detects as being installed but it isn't. The only way the upgrading works is if the supersede option to uninstall the previous version is checked - unfortunately this also deletes the local app data, shortcuts and tiles.

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    • Unable to target a User with an App-V 5.x App and have the middleware installed Globally so I can use plugins to IE

      I think we have a strong business case around the Application model in CM12 SP1 and using App-V 5.0 to do user-based software targeting. As Kaido and I are doing a workshop for learning more on App-V and the possibilities , we ran into some challenges I believe are critical and needs to be solved in a certain way . What the correct way is , I leave that up to the smart engineering guy’s in Redmond .

      One of the great promises of application virtualization is dynamic delivery of software to end-users; however delivering plugins or add-ons to installed…

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      • Allow Application Detection to use SHA-1 HASH of a file.

        Allow Application Detection to use SHA-1 HASH of a file to determine if its installed.

        Baseline Configs can test if a file has a particular HASH, but won't let you remediate it (That would be the IDEAL scenario)

        So, we deploy an app that puts the CORRECT file into the location. Using Application Detection, there is no way (other than a VBSCRIPT) to detect if the CORRECT file was moved into place so that the deployment doesn't occur over and over.

        We can natively get the SHA-1 HASH (see baselines) so it shouldn't be THAT hard to integrate into application…

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        • Package and application templates

          It would be nice with an option where you can define package and application templates.
          An application can require a lot of input; with a template, many of the options can be pre-filled. This will make it easier to create new applications, and they will be created the same way each time.

          It should be possible to add/edit and delete the templates.

          Coretech have a similar tool for software update.
          http://blog.coretech.dk/kea/the-coretech-software-update-management-tool/

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          • Application model to have more default reports just like we have for packages along with capability to disable the application deployments.

            Application model to have more default reports just like we have for packages along with capability to disable the application deployments.

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            • Place the client Version and Client status (Active or Inactive) in Software Center

              Placing the clients version and status in Software center would help to see if the client is having issues (Active or Inactive) and also see if the version needs updating instead of going into the applet in control panel.

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              • Create “master-applications” and download user specific settings as a deployment type.

                I would like to see the option to have one deployment type as a base for all our customers and then add customer specific settings an other deployment type.

                Example 1:
                Adobe Acrobat XI Pro would be the default deployment type and the MST-transform file, containing user customizations and license information, downloaded based on OU-Membership or some other variable and applied during the installation.
                Example 2:
                Office 2013 ProPlus as the default deployment type and the “MSP”, containing user customizations and license information, downloaded based on OU-Membership or some other variable.

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                • Maintenance Windows vNext

                  Please do not force us to use UTC for maintenance Windows in vNext. This will overcomplicate MW's across multiple time zones.

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                  • Add an "All Items" category to Software Center

                    Please add an "All Items" category to Software Center and have this displayed by default whenever a user clicks on a notification/toast. This would eliminate the dozens of calls we get from the end-users who ask "where's the update I was just asked to apply"?

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                    • Browser plugins

                      If a plug in is needed for a webpage and it is not installed on the machine redirect the user to the Application Catalog instead of the vendor site. For example, user needs Flash, the page prompts the user to install Flash and directs them to the App Catalog. Do not know if this it technically possible but would be neat. Especially if it worked with all browsers.

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                      • Add predefined action (to task sequence or application/package) to copy files/folders to user workstation (as user OR as system)

                        Often whole software config is a single file. It is a pain to keep creating batch files for a simple copy action

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                        • Application Details

                          It would be good to have the following options in Application Tab on SCCM console:

                          1) The "Size" tab as we have now for PACKAGES to check the actual size of it.
                          2) The “Application ID” as we have for PACKAGES (packageID). Although we do see it under deployment tab but only if we deploy application to any collection. In case we only need to check the distribution status with any deployment being done, we have to go to content status tab and search with application name. This could be made handy as is done for Packages section.

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                          • Enable option to run a Program as 64-bit process

                            Currently programs can only run as 32-bit process, so you need to use workarounds (such as sysnative) to run as 64-bit. I would like the ability to run a program as 64-bit, just like you can do with a task sequence 'run command' and application.

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                            • add application catalogue install report

                              It would be useful to be able to have a default report created which shows the total number of software installed through the catalogue method. This would be useful when reporting back to management the amount of time saved through end users installing themselves, rather than time spent pushing out, amending collections, or manually installing.

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                              • Application Controling

                                Ability to create a Rules for allowing Or denying applications to be Run or installed/ Ability to create a List of Approved software's for Usage and Deny the Rest "Same Idea Like App Locker but applied through SCCM"

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                                • More robust control of system restart

                                  Now we have only two parameters for Restart behavior: time to show the first warning and time to show the 'always on top' notification. It would be better if we can configure some user-controllable options. E.g. possibility to postpone a reboot.

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                                  • Program

                                    A workflow system (tab) for handling application/package errors (i.e non-zero return codes) for example; I should be able to config a setting of if the package/program gets an exit code of 1025 then handle it particular way or reboot try again 1 more time.

                                    Suggested options could be
                                    - Reboot device, try again 1 more time (great for 1025 errors)
                                    - E-mail support team X on X failure
                                    - Execute package 'PackageID/ProgramID' then attempt 1 more time (great for clean up scripts)
                                    - Add to collection X on Y error.

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                                    • Detection rule use application source files

                                      Sometimes you need to run an executable to detemine if the application is installed or not. For example: setup.exe /listinstalled.
                                      today it is not possible to access the content location (mostly the cache directory) of the application.
                                      Is it possible to allow access to the content location of the application in the detection rule?

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                                      • Deployment Type with version when auto creating DT

                                        There are multiple places where a reference to an application is only with GUID and DT name. E.g. logs.
                                        If the DT name had version number in the name, it would easy to see what application is referenced when you have more than one version of a product and thereby more applications.

                                        When creating an application for a Windows Installer, it would be great to have the automatic DT creation process to include the version, if provided, in the DT name.

                                        In addition, if the creation of a script installer DT could include the names and versions from the application…

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                                        • Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation.

                                          Move "ERROR" Flagged Deployments to In-Progress for "Application not detected" after installation. Currently, many deployments install as expected but are not detected after installation. Soon after the detection succeeds and subsequently resolves to "Success".

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