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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

    20 votes
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  2. Wrap WAC in electron or create a react native version for local installs

    Please wrap WAC as an electron app for at least local installs. This would allow better performance for WAC, allow for use in restricted areas where web browsers are not allowed, allow for the use of SmartCards on local installs, and many more things

    19 votes
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  3. [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

    9 votes
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  4. [Connection List] Active Directory sync

    Great would be if you can define multiple OUs to connect to, where the computer objects are situated. So not only an import more like a synchronisation, so that if there are new computers added the list is up to date. And a folder browsing that reflects the OUs with some additional views like "All Connections", "Favorite Connections" and "Recent Connections".

    71 votes
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  5. [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.

    89 votes
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  6. Cluster Creation fails with 1910

    When attempting to add two new Windows Server 2019 nodes with nothing else besides updates and one Management IP, I get this error message:

    server01.domain.com not found, or the provided credentials don’t have access. Verify the name and credentials are correct, check that server is up, and then click Refresh to try again.

    I changed the credentials to a Domain Admin account, added the account manually to local Administrators and tried other accounts as well. I was able to add each server as standalone servers to Windows Admin Center but the issue is only when I try to create the…

    7 votes
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  7. [RD] Full Screen RDP

    It would be nice to make the RDP window full screen.

    42 votes
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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.

    54 votes
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  9. Remote desktop enable clipboard

    It would be great to implement clipboard transfer for remote connection

    6 votes
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  10. [Bug] - CBS Pending reboot check

    [Bug] - Pending reboot due to CBS

    The code to check for a reboot does not appear to correctly test if there is a pending reboot related to Component Based Servicing.

    On the servers I have, the following line of code from the Test-PendingReboot function does not return a value.

    Get-ChildItem "HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\RebootPending"

    Testing the same registry path with the "Get-Item" cmdlet returns a value when there is a pending reboot related to CBS.

    4 votes
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  11. Credentials 'Manage as' not saved

    Credentials "Manage as" which are entered at a connection are not saved. When I restart the session to WAC, the credentials must be entered again.
    I use WAC from my client computer, which connects to the Gateway. I would like to use my admin account for connecting to the machines. WAC always uses my personal non-admin account per default.

    9 votes
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  12. muy buena muy buena

    se suguere, un poco más didactico de actualizar, pero esta bien

    2 votes
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  13. [RBAC] the true solution for Hyper-V like SCVMM

    The true RBAC solution for Hyper-V like SCVMM, which has full RBAC capabilities with very granular options for assigning different rights through the use of custom user roles that can be created and assigned the required configuration targeting specific resources.

    4 votes
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  14. [BUG] Import-Connection Invalid JSON primitive

    When importing CSV through powershell using following command:
    Import-Connection "https://wac.contoso.com&quot; -fileName "WAC-connections.csv"

    It throws an error:
    ConvertFrom-Json : Invalid JSON primitive: The.
    At C:\Program Files\windows admin center\PowerShell\Modules\ConnectionTools\ConnectionTools.psm1:206 char:18
    + $error = ConvertFrom-Json $_
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [ConvertFrom-Json], ArgumentException
    
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.ArgumentException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.ConvertFromJsonCommand

    Following is what is in CSV file:
    "name","type","tags","groupid"
    "test1.test.local","msft.sme.connection-type.server","","global"
    "test2.test.local","msft.sme.connection-type.server","","global"
    "test3.test.local","msft.sme.connection-type.server","","global"

    5 votes
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  15. [RBAC] Role Based Access Control for Windows Admin Center

    Have the ability for an admin to add all servers or monitored machines into a back end, and setup role based access control using AD security groups, which mean admins don't need to manually add all servers themselves.

    For example, if a customer has 20 physical machines and 50 VM's, that could be a lot of entries, especially with a team of server technicians. Adding it all once, and then configuring RBAC, means less configuration long term.

    52 votes
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  16. Use Alternate credentials to logon

    We are not logged into our workstations with the same credentials needed to manage resources in Admin Center. Each time we have to use the Manage As option in the tool to enter other credentials.
    If the option is provided to logon to Admin Center using alternate credentials will solve this problem.

    4 votes
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  17. [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…

    608 votes
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  18. Copy Folders & Drag and Drop

    It would be great if the file manager in windows admin center supported uploading folders and not simply files. Also it would be really nice if you could simply drag and drop files and folders from you pc into the file browser in Windows Admin Center to upload them.

    5 votes
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  19. Windows Admin Center Extensions cannot be installed using standard user Windows Session

    Windows Admin Center installed on Windows 10 1909. Logged in with an account in Windows with standard user permissions. Right-click and run-as on Windows Admin Center and enter admin credentials. There is no process spawned running my admin credentials.

    Launching Edge or Chromium Edge or Windows Admin Center with standard user credentials will launch the page just fine, but I receive an error trying to install any extensions for the Windows Admin Center with error message "Couldn't install the extension: 'Active Directory (Preview)'. Error: Access denied. Unable to perform requested operation. Administrative privilege is required."

    The old version of Edge…

    2 votes
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  20. Sort tags in the Filter panel

    Tags seem to be listed in the 'Filter' panel in the order that they were added to the system - please provide the option to sort them alphabetically. Perhaps also provide a search bar within the 'Filter' panel, to only show matching filters.

    5 votes
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