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  1. [Storage] Manage Storage Spaces

    Would be great to be able to manage Storage Spaces from the web console as well like: Storage Pools, iSCSI Targets and iSCSI Virtual Disks.

    73 votes

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  2. [Storage] Storage section doesn't rescan drive

    We need the ability to rescan drives through the GUI.
    Scenario: I add 5 GB to a drive in the hypervisor management. I go to extend a particular volume in WAC for that particular server. I can't do that because it doesn't recognize the additional space.

    I would run "rescan" in diskpart to force the system to recognize the space.

    The refresh buttons on the page do not execute a rescan on the system, so the unallocated space does not change. I had to PowrShell into the box, run rescan, and then refresh the WAC page would show the increased…

    10 votes

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  3. [Storage] Extend virtualdisk

    It would be nice to be able to extend virtual hard disks from Honolulu.
    Currently I have to use PowerShell to do it

    14 votes

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  4. [Storage] Storage window doesn't refresh properly

    After resizing a volume on a disk and clicking the refresh icon, the space still shows as unallocated in the Disks display (even though the new size shows properly below in the Volumes display)

    8 votes

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  5. [Storage] Better documentation for Storage Replica Support

    Followed instructions here. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-replica/server-to-server-storage-replication

    And Storage Replica keeps telling me to "Install the Remote Server Administration Tools on this PC and then Restart"

    I have...

    4 votes

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  6. [Storage][Bug] - disk(s) not visible

    Hi.
    For SQL AO scenario (where Windows Server clustering service is installed to nodes but disks are not managed by cluster service) disks (and volumes) are not anymore visible in storage view (and of course volumes are also missing from files view. Disks were visible ( and managed) until WCS cluster role installation. In WCS disks are excluded from cluster service.
    When Storage refresh is requested in node WMI-Activity log following event is recorded:

    Id = {8EDC7ED4-D88A-0001-5FCF-DC8E8AD8D301}; ClientMachine = CLUSTERNODE1; User = DOMAIN\requestinguser; ClientProcessId = 6100; Component = Unknown; Operation = Start IWbemServices::ExecQuery - Root\Microsoft\Windows\Storage : select * from MSFT…

    10 votes

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  7. [Storage] VSS (shadow copies)

    Support turning on VSS (shadow copies) for a volume

    6 votes

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  8. [Bug] [Storage] Missing disks mount point

    Disks are missing in the storage section. Example is a 2016 Server running Exchange 2016 where 8 additional disks exist mounted on mount points. Only disk 0 with the C: drive shows up in Windows Admin Center

    7 votes

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  9. 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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  10. [Storage] [Permissions] Folder vs share permissions

    [Storage] [Functionality] In Storage\File shares\Edit Share\ the Folder permissions are shown and managed instead of the Share permissions. Adding a Group or User will result permissions on the Folder instead of the Share. Should Folder permissions not be managed here?

    6 votes

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  11. [FSRM] [Storage] Provide full FSRM functionality

    Modifying FSRM e-mail templates, SMTP settings, or any other additional FSRM feature has not been added to Admin Center yet.

    Quota management has been provided (1904) but unable to adjust FSRM quota e-mails, or any other FSRM feature.

    6 votes

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  12. [Storage] Dynamic disks not visible

    Hi.
    Today we observed that in Server Manager ( modern, since Windows 2012) remote server diks are not visble if they are converted to Dynamic Disks. Trying to use WAC as helper discovered tht it also didnt show Dynamic Disks. I understand that using Storage pools is suggested, but people still have old fassioned storage and probably also use it on new servers ( since nobody blocks it) and later wonder where it is...

    5 votes

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  13. [Storage] Disks - Show SMART data

    This was always missing in Windows, but it could be useful:
    Show SMART disk data in "disk management"; especially if there is some error

    5 votes

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  14. [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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  15. [Overview] [Export] Availability to Export into an Excel Report Performance Metrics such as CPU, RAM, Storage, VMs, etc

    Availabiity to Export into an Excel Report Performance Metrics such as CPU, RAM, Storage, VMs, etc

    67 votes

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  16. [Cluster] Windows Admin Center - Manage scale-out file server

    Add support for managing SOFS cluster inside Windows Admin Center, with ability to create new shares, managing storage pools, monitoring storage usage, alerts, cpu and memory performance.

    7 votes

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  17. [Storage]

    I have tried both ESXI and Hyper-V, it seems there have lots of improvement areas for Hyper-V or WAC just for a simple action: manage storage!

    1 vote

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  18. 2 votes

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  19. [Storage] WAC & Virtual Hard Disk Wizard

    To have the Virtual Hard Disk Wizard included in WAC would be very beneficial. Currently, either PS or having to run a separate Hyper V manager to access such facilities.

    Would like to see this implemented.

    Regards

    3 votes

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  20. [RBAC] Role based access to groups of servers in Honolulu

    Allow for different users to see different lists of servers based on AD or AAD group membership

    58 votes

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