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  1. [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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  2. Move virtual machine stotage to another volume/csv

    The hability to Move VM storage bettwen Local Volumes or CSV. feature know like "Storage vMotion" in vSphere. We can do this with powershell "Move-VM --IncludeStorage]" or with WFC. But would be great do this with Admin Center.

    12 votes
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  3. [Bug]Admin Center does not work with Edge Chromium at all

    Edge (Chromium) Version 84.0.522.61 (Official build) (64-bit) fails to open Admin Center at all.
    Works fine in Firefox and old Edge.
    Nothing from the troubleshooting/known issues information helped.

    error message (see screenshot):
    Untrusted Host Window
    Windows Admin Center has detected that it is being run in an improperly configured hosted environment. To prevent unsecured messaging of sensitive data this environment has been blocked.

    5 votes
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  4. Windows Admin Center Tabs

    Would like to see tabs in Windows Admin Center so that you can be connected multiple servers at the same time. Being only able to connect to one server at a time is limiting when most admins are connected to 2 or more machines at any one time.

    Most RDP tools have this.

    3 votes
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  5. [BUG] Import connections crash the WAC

    Upgraded to Windows Admin Center 1910 and imported connections using the Import-Connection powershell module.

    WAC will no longer load with error

    500 - ArgumentException: An item with the same key has already been added.
    Stack trace: at System.ThrowHelper.ThrowArgumentException(ExceptionResource resource)
    at System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary2.Insert(TKey key, TValue value, Boolean add)
    at Microsoft.ManagementExperience.FrontEnd.Controllers.NodeController.GetConnections()
    at lambda_method(Closure , Object , Object[] )
    at System.Web.Http.Controllers.ReflectedHttpActionDescriptor.ActionExecutor.<>c__DisplayClass10.<GetExecutor>b__9(Object instance, Object[] methodParameters)
    at System.Web.Http.Controllers.ReflectedHttpActionDescriptor.ExecuteAsync(HttpControllerContext controllerContext, IDictionary
    2 arguments, CancellationToken cancellationToken)
    --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
    at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()
    at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task)
    at System.Web.Http.Controllers.ApiControllerActionInvoker.<InvokeActionAsyncCore>d0.MoveNext()
    --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception

    15 votes
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  6. Add check for Hyper-V PowerShell module

    In 2007 Create Cluster extension there is no check if Hyper-V PowerShell module is installed, just Hyper-V role. If the PoSh module is mising, creation of vSwitch fails later in wizard.

    3 votes
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  7. Multiple servers open in Windows Admin Center

    Would like to have it so you can have a tabbed interface at the top where you can be working on multiple servers at once. In my current RDP tools I might have a 2 or more tabs open where i'm working on multiple servers

    1 vote
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  8. [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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  9. [Services] Implement a "Restart" button for services

    Currently there's only the option to stop or start a Service in WAC. Please add a "Restart" button. A PowerShell Cmdlet exists for this, so this should be no Problem.

    94 votes
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  10. [Hyper-V] [Cluster] Add ability to view, remove, manage, name snapshots

    Recently setup a Failover Cluster with WAC, one can create snapshots but not manage them.

    in the VM > Settings > Snapshots there is no view of Snapshots either.
    As the legacy Failover Cluster Management MMC does not allow to manage Snapshots either one has to fall back to Hyper-V Manager to do this which is weird. :)

    please add to views:

    Virtual Machine
    Cluster > Inventory
    Hyper-V Node > Inventory


    • view snapshots

    • rename snapshots

    • delete snapshot / delete all snapshots, delete subsequent snapshots

    as in Hyper-V Manager mmc

    1 vote
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  11. E' veramente una bellissima coreografia per gestire il programma come Menager del mio PC veramente geniale grazie molto a Microsoft.

    Per me va benissimo così com'è ma se si vuole aggiornare si potrebbe aggiungere una grafica di controllo per gli aggiornamenti come le notifiche per aiutarmi ad aggiornare le estensioni come ho fatto questa sera per il resto va benissimo grazie di nuovo Giancarlo Maiano

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  12. [Feature request] Honolulu should be able to send Email notifications

    Please add a functionality to Honolulu that enables the Honolulu Server to send Email notifications. There should be two options:
    1. a global value to be notified via Email if there are Warnings/Alerts - the should be a option to chose: notify for warnings and alerts and notify only for alerts
    2. it would be great to have an button nearby important configurable values "create alert" and then there should be an option to configure a value and chose if the notification should be send when the running value gets greater or smaller than the configured value

    The SMTP Server…

    610 votes
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  13. [Deployment] Allow Windows Admin Center to be configured one time for all your admins

    Allow Windows Admin Center to be configured one time for all your admins. I find it hard to believe that every admin at a business will need to config this product separately. Why not have a admin group that can see all and have one person doing all the config work.....

    405 votes
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    With support for shared connections and management of connections and Extensions with PowerShell, we are going to mark this as complete.

    If you have a more specific feature that would help you configure Windows Admin Center one time for all your admins, please create new suggestions.

    Read more about shared connections:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/configure/shared-connections

    Read more about managing your connection list with PowerShell:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/use/get-started#use-powershell-to-import-or-export-your-connections-with-tags

    Read more about managing your extensions with PowerShell: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/configure/using-extensions#manage-extensions-with-powershell

  14. [ASC] Azure Security Center Cannot Display Recomendation and Alert in Windows Admin Center

    I am currently currently in the Explore Windows Admin Center version 1910. Now I'm integrating into Azure. But I Encountered a problem when setup the Azure Security Center. Dara recommendation and alerts do not appear in the Windows Admin Center. Though on the portal Azure comes up recommendation and such alerts.

    Is it because this feature is still a preview/coming soon?

    1 vote
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  15. Remote Exception

    If I go on "Roles and Features" I get a Remote Exception (see pict attached).

    1 vote
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  16. [Bug] [Updates] Multiple updates installation takes no effect.

    WAC 1906 preview
    Server Management
    module/tab: Updates
    Function Install-WindowsUpdates

    Multiple updates installation takes no effect.
    Single update installation works.

    In case of multiple selection of updates, the powershell "Install-WindowsUpdates" function, passes the parameter $updateIDs as single string to $Script.
    In efect, during execution of $Script - Install-Updates.ps1 line with check:
    If($Update.Identity.UpdateID -in $updateIDs)
    always fail and updates are not installed.

    WAC installed as gateway on Windows Server 2016 (OS Build 14393.2969) - connected to domain
    WAC version 1906 preview
    Acces to WAC from Windows 10 1803 build 17134.829
    Browser: Edge

    4 votes
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  17. [New tool] [DHCP] DHCP Server should be manageable via Honolulu

    Honolulu should be able to manage the DHCP server role (create IP address pools, configure DHCP options...)

    285 votes
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  18. [New tool] [DNS] DNS Server should be manageable via Honolulu

    Honolulu should be able to manage DNS settings.

    277 votes
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  19. .iso files Should be allowed when creating new VM

    In the "New virtual machine" pane, the "Operating system" section, check the "Install an operating system from an image file (.iso)" then enter a path to an ISO file.
    You get a red error message "(!) .ISO files are not allowed"
    This is, by all means, a bug.
    Please fix.

    16 votes
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  20. Manage shared Connection via Powershell script dynamicaly every day update

    Hello,
    i need a possibility to manage shared connection entrys in WAC with powershell scripts (daily update necessary) . Currently i can only use the import-connection CMDLET but cannot delete shared Connection with powershell in WAC. is there a possibility ?
    Regards Steffen

    3 votes
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