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  1. [Services] Update ID/password in services

    When reviewing the services, especially under SQL-related Services, it would be helpful to be able to update the ID and password.

    4 votes
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  2. [Extensibility] Hooks into storage

    Add ability to monitor third party storage solutions (NetApp, Compellant, Nimble) similar to HPE Infosite

    2 votes
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  3. [storage] update-hoststoragecache

    On the storage page, the Disks page should include an option that triggers an Update-HostStorageCache on the on the machine being managed. Simply clicking the refresh circular arrow never does this.

    This is important if Honolulu is being used along side the vSphere management tools to enlarge disks. Without the Update-HostStorageCache, you can never see the new space, and thus can't resize the volume for your customer.

    3 votes
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  4. [Services] Add Log On As column to Services management.

    We've had Description and Log On As columns in the windows desktop services applet forever. I oftentimes connect to a remote server and sort by Log On As to find our custom services (They run under a domain user service account)

    12 votes
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  5. [New Tool] [Backup] Add Windows Server Backup to Tools under Server Manager

    Would be helpful to add the Windows Server Backup under Tools for Server Manager to help aide the process of checking backup statuses and possibly add the functionality to configure/start the backup process.

    9 votes
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  6. [Bug] [cluster] Incorrect count and inventory of clustered VM in cluster (Windows 2016)

    When open Virtual Machine tab of some cluster in Failover Cluster Manager displayed correct number of VM while refreshing and collecting data. Then count of VM changed and show incorrecty number - in Total on Summary tab. And incorrect list in Inventory tab.

    6 votes
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  7. [Services] [SNMP] Edit SNMP Settings

    I've added the SNMP Role & Feature, but when I try manage my 2016 Server Core installation via Honolulu - under Services, SNMP Service, Settings. I can only see the option to change the Startup Mode. I need to add our SNMP community (under the 'Traps' tab) & set the appropriate authentication under the 'Security' tab.

    9 votes
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  8. [UI] [Tools list] Pin favorites tools

    As there is plenty of tools in Honolulu, please add option to make some of them on top of the list (favorites). Similar to Azure console approach.

    2 votes
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  9. [Cluster] [CSV] Full CSV management cycle in one place

    Now, you can's initialize new disk for cluster using FCM. You must use either MMC, or RSAT Server Manager (SM) or PoSh.
    You can't add initialized disk to cluster-available using MMC.
    You can't create volume on cluster-storage using FCM.
    You can't re-format available disk using FCM.
    You can't remove volume using FCM.
    You can choose all dedup options only using PoSh.
    You can do CSV-repair only using PoSh.

    You can't do almost anything using Honolulu 1802. Please, add full management. Please, do it before adding S2D back to next semi-annual Server Core release.

    15 votes
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  10. [Updates] Windows updates should not show hidden updates

    A Windows update that was hidden using the WU interface on the server still shows up in the list of available updates in Honolulu. These should be hidden there, too.

    5 votes
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  11. [Cluster] [FCM] Cluster Management tools for Honolulu

    Currently, in Cluster interface there is no way to add node, evict node, change witness mode or even generate/view Validation Report.

    Suppose, Honolulu targeted to replace legacy tools? Well, MMC FCM is so outdated, than most clustering functionality accessible only thru PowerShell. Donno, why at least this old "still used by everyone" tool functionality still don't exported to Honolulu, before anything else.

    19 votes
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  12. [Network] Network settings

    Please provide the full functionality of the graphical user interface

    Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections

    including

    Advanced Settings

    Binding order and Provider order

    and

    <Connection Name>

    Properties

    and the ability to enable or disable items like

    Client for Microsoft Networks
    File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks
    Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)

    and so on.

    16 votes
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  13. [Certificates] Manage Private Keys

    Please provide the certificates management console <Manage Private Keys> functionality, to be able to view or change the access security settings for the certificate's private keys.

    7 votes
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  14. [Remote Desktop] On Remote desktop replace "Disconnect" with "Sign Out"

    I saw that in Remote desktop connection I have options for press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and Disconnect. I am sure, that a lot of administrators are always using Disconnect for end their sessions and I am also sure, that would be better to use Sign Out. For this reason I propose to replace Disconnect with Sign Out. Is more secure and better for all administrators.

    6 votes
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  15. [Connection list] [Gateway Management] Server list does not persist with a username change

    Following a Honolulu AD username change, the list of saved servers is gone and I cant see a way to re-link the username to the existing list of servers and computers.

    Is there a config file or local DB that can be modified to suit this situation. We have modified our UPN's due to a pending Office365 migration so this could be a common case.

    10 votes
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  16. [Remote Desktop] RDP Custom Port

    We use a custom port for all of our RDP sessions. Can this port be configured in Project Honolulu to reflect our needs?

    11 votes
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  17. [SCCM] SCCM Software Center

    For servers with a Configuration Manager client installed, it would be nice if software and updates that are available in Software Center could be managed through a node in Honolulu.

    21 votes
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  18. [Updates] Install Option for Downloaded Updates

    The Windows Update Area do not show Updates which are downloaded but not installed. It is although not possible to install these Updates. It would be helpfull to show the downloaded not installed Updates. And a Option to install the downloaded updates would be perfect. Seen on managed Server 2012R2 and 2016 with WSUS Updates.

    17 votes
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  19. [Computer Management] Extend Honolulu functionality to manage Desktop OS starting with Windows 7

    It would be great if Honolulu functionality can be extended to manage workstations and laptops on the network starting with Windows 7 and up. Even if additional software needs to be loaded to Windows 7 computers in order to extend their functionality and allow management by Honolulu. If it’s too much at least extend Honolulu functionality to manage Windows 10 PCs.

    4 votes
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  20. [UPN] UPN (user@domain.) format should work

    Local users and groups management should allow adding user by their UPN logon name - Currently seems to require pre-Windows 2000 DOMAIN\username

    16 votes
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