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  1. [Virtual Machines] Configure Hyper-V host settings

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    91 votes
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    Hyper-V host settings is now supported in Honolulu update 1802 available on Windows Server Insiders. Download it now from the link below and this version will also be publicly available next week. In Honolulu, go to Server Overview > Settings > Hyper-V Host tab, and you can change VHD/VM paths, Enhanced Session Mode, Live/Storage Migration and NUMA Spanning settings. Please give it a try and let us know if you have any feedback!
    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-Server-Insiders/Announcing-Windows-Server-Insider-Preview-Build-17093-and/m-p/157311

  2. 91 votes
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  3. [Files] Show hidden shares

    Hidden file shares should be visible in Honolulu (ie \server\share$ does not currently show up)

    86 votes
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  4. [WinRM] [Configuration] Use WinRM over SSL, port 5986 to connect to remote servers

    Use WinRM over SSL, port 5986 to connect to remote servers.
    I have deployed certificates and configured WinRM over SSL on all my servers and was planning to use WAC but it seems it can only connect using HTTP/5985 which is really disappointing.

    80 votes
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  5. [Windows Update] check for Updates on internal WSUS

    it seems that "Windows Update" is contacted instead (the configured by GPO) internal WSUS server

    74 votes
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  6. [Virtual Machines] Import/Export VMs

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    73 votes
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  7. [AD] Active Directory User Properties should include ability to unlock locked account.

    The new Active Directory extension should include ability to unlock locked account.

    72 votes
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  8. [Bug][Updates] Reboots machine immediately even if a future reboot time is specified.

    WAC 1910, build 1.2.1910.31005
    Server Management
    module/tab: Updates
    Function: Install-WindowsUpdates

    Issue: Schedule restart takes no effect.

    Schedule restart setting is not effect, target server reboots immediately after windows update installed while schedule restart time was defined in web UI

    event found on WAC:
    {"powerShell":"Install-WindowsUpdates","module":"msft.sme.shell"}

    event on target server:
    {"powerShell":"Install-WindowsUpdates","module":"msft.sme.shell","userOnGateway":"###########","gateway":"##########","delegation":"True","userOnTarget":"########"}

    WAC installed as gateway on Windows Server 2016 (OS Build 14393.3300) - connected to domain
    target server is Windows Server 2012R2

    70 votes
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  9. [UI] Please add the ability for tabbed server connections on Honolulu

    Hello, this project looks like something I wanted for a very long time.
    Right now, if you for example try to manage the Windows Updates on a bigger number of systems, it is not very usable, as you cannot open the servers concurrently (tabbed) to check status, etc. and speed up work.
    We do this currently with RDP sessions (dozens of them...),and having that capability in Honolulu would be great.

    Also, in addition: A Dashboard would be really nice!

    56 votes
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  10. [Connection list] Possibility to have predefined connections

    It would be great if the administrator can add predefined connections (maybe with predefined credentials), so that all users accessing the Honolulu console will see all connections.

    Use case: We have 300+ servers to manage, it would be great if we can have them predefined in Honolulu for the whole operations team.

    51 votes
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  11. [Virtual Machines] Add the Hyper-V VM console to WAC, in addition to RDP

    Please add the VM console, Virtual Machine Connection console, as seen when using the Hyper-V console. Currently, when you "connect" to a VM in WAC, an RDP connection is created. RDP is ok, but the virtual machine connection console should be an option. Please avoid adding the Virtual machine viewer as seen in VMM 2012/2016 as it has limited features compared to the full blown VMC from the Hyper-V console.

    45 votes
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    In the Virtual Machines tool (both for Server connections and Cluster connections), you can select a VM and choose “Connect” which will use VM Connect through the Hyper-V host in your web browser, or choose “Download RDP File” which will download the .RDP file to open in Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc.exe). This is a special type of .RDP file which actually uses VM Connect to the Hyper-V host, not RDP directly to the VM. If there is anything missing for VM Connect scenarios or specific reasons for needing the VM console, please submit as a separate feature request.

  12. [UI] Do not show the tools if it does not apply to the particular server.

    Do not show the tools if it does not apply to the particular server.

    When a Domain Controller is not hyper-v host, I do not want to see tools like Virtual Machines and Virtual Switches.

    I would only like to see the tools that apply to the server, tools that belong to the installed roles and features. On a Domain Controller managment tools such as ADDS, DNS DHCP and a file server DFS and File and Resource management.

    43 votes
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  13. [Virtual Machines] Add a button to clone a VM

    A button to clone a VM in the Virtual Machine Section would be awesome!

    39 votes
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  14. 34 votes
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  15. [Virtual Machines] Ability to sort VM into folder

    In Standalone, cluster and hyperconverged cluster, I'd like to sort VM into folders.

    31 votes
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  16. 31 votes
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  17. [Export] Server Views/Lists

    Similar to Remote Desktop Connection Manager, have the ability to export a list of pre-defined servers so others on the team don't have to add 400+ servers manually. Likewise, if I have a CSV of all my servers, have the ability to import them and not have to manually add them.

    30 votes
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  18. How do Windows Admin Center change certificate?

    After installation, replace the certificate

    29 votes
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  19. 29 votes
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  20. [UI] Add Management Tools Based on Installed Roles

    Add Management tools for Installed Roles/Features of Managed Servers in Project Honolulu. (e.g. Active Directory Users and Computers if Managing a Domain Controller)

    28 votes
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