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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

    66 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.

    9 votes
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  3. Dashboard start page

    Allow IT admins create dashboard with select services, usage, status, etc on a page who grouped all the servers.

    It will help IT admin to have a quick glance on what´s going on the domain.

    18 votes
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  4. 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

    28 votes
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  5. Add the ability to configure a proxy for WAC to Install and Update Extensions

    When deploying WAC on a Windows Server as the ‘Windows Admin Center’ Service you cannot access Internet Feeds for Extensions (e.g. https://aka.ms/sme-extension-feed) via a proxy server if the Server does not have direct access to the Internet. This means the user experience is diminished as new Extensions cannot downloaded via the Extensions section in WAC and / or existing extensions cannot be updated via the Extensions section.

    It can be achieved by setting a proxy for the Network Service account that the WAC Service runs under, but that's not ideal.

    Suggest adding the option to configure a proxy the…

    20 votes
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  6. Servers running PowerShell Constrained Language Mode

    In a Guarded Fabric scenario, Hyper-V is running with Code Integrity. This means that PowerShell run in Constrained Language Mode. (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/aboutlanguagemodes)

    DeviceGuardUserModeCodeIntegrityPolicyEnforcementStatus : EnforcementMode

    WAC is not able to manage those Servers / Clusters, is there plan to address this ?

    5 votes
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  7. 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.

    31 votes
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  8. 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…

    12 votes
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  9. [Cluster][Virtual Machines] Assigned vCPU Overview

    Within the Virtual Machines Summary it would be nice to have an overview of the currently assigned vCPU's and in addition the quote of overcommitment or undercommitment of the physical CPU Cores with the currently running Virtual Machines.

    4 votes
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  10. SCVMM SDN and Windows Admin Center

    It would be nice to support integration of WAC with SCVMM SDN. Until November 2019 I knew it was not supported due to different authentication method. No ETA existed back then to implement this AFAIK. I hope this gets implemented as admins have no tools to manage SDN when using SCVMM SDN. SCOM sdn mp may not always work (never worked for me) and will definitely not manage firewall rules even if it worked...

    6 votes
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  11. Suggest: Provide a clear error message rather just said ERROR

    Ex: I am creating reservation IP and the IP was created but I have create double same IP but the message just shown ERROR without any clear info of that error.

    Why not shows it is duplicate IP?

    Here the error while I am create duplicate reserve IP:

    Error
    Create a new DHCP scope address reservation

    3:17:04 PM
    Source
    Go to DHCP.
    Type
    Error

    Message
    DHCP scope address reservation creation failed. Error RemoteException: Failed to reserve IP address 10.1.3.169 for ClientID/ClientDUID xx-26-ab-xx-xx-89 in scope 10.1.0.0 on DHCP server ***..

    3 votes
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  12. [Container] run docker.exe in hidden console window

    Console window (docker.exe) pops up multiple times when using Containers extension.

    I am using Windows Admin Center in Windows 10. Windows Admin Center runs on my administrator account.

    AFAIK it is possible to run such commands in hidden console window.

    I could not attach video file to post because 500 error. Will put in OneDrive.
    https://1drv.ms/u/s!ArA0Yv2O5sJegq46jp78jTc3ElUkTQ?e=gUQdvy

    5 votes
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  13. [Cluster create] 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…

    15 votes
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  14. 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.

    14 votes
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  15. [Container] Managing Windows Server inside the Container with Windows Admin Center Features

    We have now the Container Feature in Windows Admin Center, but is it possible to manage this Windows Server Container like a Windows Server VM with WAC Features when the Container is running?

    3 votes
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  16. Stop changing login credentials

    Sane admins aren't running with a user account with high privileges at all times. Thus we need to use WAC with different credentials. Yet every time we open it up it defaults to our logged-in credentials and you have to re-do the same steps over and over and over again to change to credentials.

    This has been ongoing for the entire life of this product. I would think this can get fixed without thousands of hours of effort needed. It's by far the biggest frustration with using WAC to me. Please fix this dumb issue finally

    4 votes
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  17. [Bug] LDAP Connectivity Fails when AD and Gateway have different DNs

    WAC/Gateway Server: 1910.2

    Description
    Gateway server is located in a site of a corporate domain. When adding security groups AD or local it fails saying that the group was not found in the sub site. Example below

    Request:
    Allow modification of the LDAP settings or use the FQDN of the domain rather than accepting the domain name of the gateway server.

    Note: Please don't ask why it is configured that way or if I can change this. This configuration was in place long before my time and will not be modified.


    Example:
    AD Domain: na.corp.com
    AD NETBIOS Domain: (CORP)
    Gateway…

    2 votes
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  18. Support Performance History for Dual-Parity/NTFS volumes

    Performance History doesn't seem to work for a Dual-parity/NTFS volume, unable to see any IOPS, Read/Write Latency and throughput information in Windows Admin Center. It works perfectly fine in ReFS volumes, but doesn't seem to work in NTFS volumes.

    2 votes
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  19. [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".

    91 votes
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  20. [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.

    9 votes
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