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  1. Software Center Share URL (Deployment Property)

    Please can we display the software center share url in the deployment properties of the deployment. This way if we would like to share the URL of a deployment to a user which us as the admins are not part of

    We can go to the deployment tab and copy and paste the share url to the user with out having to add our computers to the deployment collection, update the collection, update policy's then get the shared url, then we email the url, then we have to remember to remove our computers from the collection.

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  2. Show the time that software was installed in Software Center

    Display date and time a software was installed for installed software. Maybe also the duration.

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  3. Install applications on startup or shutdown

    we just search for the option to install oder uninstall applications and packages at shutdown /logoff.
    when we upgraded from office2013 to 2016 the users got crazy because office 2013 was uninstalled and than 2016 installed. in the time between uninstall and install nobody was able to work with office.

    this is our greateat wish for sccm

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  4. Change behaviour for Software center icon with transparent background

    For some reason the transparent icons in SWC turns out grey, instead of blending in with the background of the SWC.
    Would be nice if they matched the background instead.

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  5. User Based deployments in Software Center process Global Conditions the way Device Based deployments do

    At the moment when an application is deployed out to a device collection, global conditions can be utilized to limit applications seen by the end user. I use this for a lot of customers whom want to make applications versions visible on (lets say) 1709, as they are still working on latter versions for the next iteration of Windows. This works really well, and it means users never see certain applications if they are not relevant, however this only seems to work for Device collection deployments.

    At present if you want to take advantage of the email approval model youā€¦

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  6. Feature request - Customize INSTALL button in Software center.

    Provide an option to customize the ā€œINSTALLā€ button in the Software Center operating system deployment pop up.

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  7. Re-evaluate requirements when "retry"ing an application install.

    The new software center seems to cache requirement evaluation results. Primary User is a big offender for us.

    A user fails to install a piece of software with a requirement failure, no primary user set for example.

    The technician adds primary user, updates workstation policies etc and the object in the Software Center continues to give the same error when clicking "retry" from the software center.

    If the technician goes to the web catalog and initiates the same application, it will reevaluate requirements and installation will proceed.

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  8. Add a 'Check for Updates' button in Software Center updates tab

    Add a 'Check for updates' button to Software Center.
    It will let users have more control over their client through a familiar interface, and allow local service desks an easy way to have an end user check for updates that does not include opening a control panel icon.

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  9. Add an 'admin' feature to Software Center.

    This could be a hidden option which would simple reveal an admin tab that provided vastly greater detail to what is going on. Provide all available stats, last action Date/time an was performed, import error codes for failed App/TS/Package installs, Windows Updates, Compliance, etc. etc. basically a where tech would want to go to first in diagnosing a problem with 'X' through Software Center. This should be strong information yet simple to discern so the tech does not need to be an SCCM admin to interpret yet hidden from the average user.

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  10. Improvement: Software Center Additional information link

    After Application Catalog changed to Software Center the Link Text in Application Catalog tab is not working in Software Center anymore, it just generic Additional information link constantly. Could you fix this so the Link Text also applies to Software Center? (Tested on 1902).

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  11. Make "Terms and Conditions" available to all users via Software Center

    and not just for Intune-Users.
    Then, make it possible to make some deployments of software dependant to the acceptance.

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  12. Critical Software maintenance must be completed on your computer after 7/20/2018 at 12:00 PM

    This is the popup coming up for critical deployments, this sentence is misleading and confusing for end users. can we change this message?

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  13. Make uninstall and repair work better

    Make the uninstall and repair application in software center work with more than 1 deployment type. Because now the uninstall only works if 1 deploymenttype is present in the application.

    The repair option only repairs the first deployment type and then stops, would be beteer that it repairs all deployment types that are in an application or the option to do so.

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  14. Allow icon size of 256x256 instead of 250x250. seems like an oversight, since 256x256 is the most common size.

    Allow icon size of 256x256 instead of 250x250 in software center for applications.

    Seems like an oversight, since 256x256 is the most common size.

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  15. Deploy Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) on Azure CSP

    Deploy Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) on Azure CSP.
    CMG is necessary to configure a service in Azure, called Cloud Services (classic), unfortunately Cloud Services (classic) can't be deployed on Azure CSP.

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  16. Software Center -> Installation Status - includes the version column

    The Applications Tab shows the version Column, it would be nice to have the option availabe in the Installation Staus also. If you have mulitple versions of the same application (eg VMWare vSphere) unless you click into it you cannot see the version number.

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  17. Friendly/Localized names for task sequences

    I'd like to see the ability to give Task Sequences friendly/localized named, like you can with apps/packages. In fact, replicating the entire "Application Catalog" tab of an application properties dialog in the task sequence properties dialog would be even better. This would also give the option of TS-specific descriptions/icons/keywords/categories/etc.

    My reasoning is that our organization is effectively multi-tenant, and we're required to name our task sequences and other content with prefixes denoting department. This makes for annoying and unfriendly TS names when listed in Software Center or the task sequence list of WinPE. I see no reason why endpoints shouldā€¦

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    Updating status to Noted – see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/configmgr/core/understand/find-help#send-a-suggestion for an explanation of each value.

    Our 2002 release is now in the opt-in phase.

    Part of the new feature set is the addition of the task sequence deployment type. With that you would be able to use the friendly/localized name – this only applies to Software Center.

    Blog: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/configuration-manager-blog/update-2002-for-microsoft-endpoint-configuration-manager-current/ba-p/1272670
    Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-2002
    Support Information: https://aka.ms/cmcssreleaseinfo

    Try it out and let us know your thoughts/feedback.

  18. End user help in Software Center

    My customer is managing more than 300.000 clients with SCCM. End user requests around application deployment, and OS & app updates can quickly sum up to a lot of effort in 1st and 2nd level.
    Even recent changes to Software Center already led to hundreds of internal support tickets from business users.

    Therefore we are asking to provide a MS maintained end user help (maybe a button or section) for how to use the software center.
    The content could be similar to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/understand/software-center, but more end-user friendly with screen shots, walk throughs, ergonomics, etc.
    If changes to the endā€¦

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  19. Software Center not scaling properly

    Hi

    We have deployed SCCM 1606 to 50 Windows 10" Windows tablet and when in portrait mode maximizing the Software center doesn't show the right hand side of the screen. Please look into the scaling of software center

    Many Thanks

    Gideon

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  20. Display % complete for installation progress

    Add installation progress % to the Software Center. Native Microsoft technologies should be able to report their installation progress such as MSI/MSP/C2R and update installations to give more details in the software center to know the completion status.

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