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  1. Hyper-V Virtual Switch VLAN Management - Adding and Editing VLANs

    Currently, one needs to use powershell to tag vlans on virtual switches (unless they have system center), it would be convenient to be able do this via Windows Admin Center

    3 votes

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  2. [Bug] Error when listing network adapters in virtual switch view if an adapter is disabled

    Hyper-V Host, running Windows Admin Center locally:

    I disable a physical network adapter on my Hyper-V host
    I then go to "Virtual Switches", select mit SET enabled Switch, click on "Settings"

    I get the following error:
    Couldn't load the network adapters of the host. Error: RemoteException: Es wurden keine MSFT_NetIPInterface-Objekte gefunden, bei denen die InterfaceIndex-Eigenschaft gleich "7" ist. Überprüfen Sie den Wert der Eigenschaft, und versuchen Sie es erneut.

    Workaround: enable all physical adapters on the host, then all network adapters will be listed

    7 votes

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  3. [Hyper-V] [Design issue] Virtual switch does not show the used adapter

    tested in 1910.2

    How to repro:
    create a virtual switch
    view options of the virtual switch

    the output in WAC does not make clear enough which adapter is bind to the virtual switch, but gives you a rough list of all adapters available

    expected behaviour: Network interface should be a drop down field.

    3 votes

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  4. [Virtual Switches] Show More Information for Physical Adapter Selection

    Creating/editing a virtual switch currently shows the adapter's description, which is often not useful for adapter selection.
    Show the Name field, at least. Perhaps also MAC and link speed.

    11 votes

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  5. 29 votes

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  6. Creating the Virtual Switch fails if the name of any network adapters contains a space

    Creating the Virtual Switch fails if the name of any network adapters contains a space

    1 vote

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  7. [Virtual Switches] Allow Add, Edit, Remove of Management OS vNICs

    Drop the "Share" terminology.
    Allow management OS vNICs to be managed properly: name and VLAN. Extra bonus for linking to the related object's page under Network.

    9 votes

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  8. Cluster creation extension requires static IPs on trunk NICs

    When creating a hyperconverged cluster, I should not have to enter IPs on the NICs that I intend to use for the virtual switch. Allowing for a DHCP option everywhere an IP might be entered would solve this problem.

    2 votes

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  9. 1 vote

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  10. [bug] Network Module under 1904 Not Stable

    Windows Admin Center 1904 Networks module under Virtual Machine - Settings - Networks is not functioning. Shows Virtual Switch section 'blank'. But if you verify using 1809 version or cluster manager its there.

    hope this will be fix asap.

    thanks,

    1 vote

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  11. vSMB Windows VM Cluster Cannot Ping to another node servers

    Hi,
    I created a windows cluster for virtual machines, at the Virtual switch step I created 2 virtual switches for compute and storage.
    The storage switch creates a vSwitch with the name vSMB, but this vSMB cannot ping other server nodes. anyone can help? is this my fault or a bug.
    i am using WAC 2009.

    1 vote

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  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. [Cluster Creation] Admin Center creates Switch-Embedded Teams but can not managed them


    • Use Admin center to create a new cluster

    • During the network step, create one or two SETs (Switch-Embedded Teams, ie vSwitches with internal network card teaming)

    • (for any reason, the cluster creation wizard crashes, and can not be restarted)

    • You have one or two vSwitches created with "Switch-Embedded Teaming", but you can not manage them : the "Virtual Switch" section does not recognize SETs, and does not allow to manage them.

    Additional question : How many different admin tools are required to manage an HCI cluster ?
    - Windows Admin Center (for Storage Spaces Direct)
    - Virtual Machine Manager (for…

    1 vote

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  14. ISSUE - WAC 2012 preview - Virtual Machines - Settings - General - settings are not configurable

    Affected build: Windows Admin Center 2012 Preview Build 1.3.2012.11003
    Plugin name: Virtual machines and switches
    plugin version: 1.442.0
    severity: high
    reproducible: 5 out of 5
    easy to fix: -

    current behaviour:
    following settings are greyed out and cannot be configured no matter the state of the VM (even off)

    > Automatic start action
    > Start if it was running when the service stopped
    >Seconds to wait before starting the virtual machine
    > Automatic stop action

    4 votes

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  15. Problem with languages

    Hello,
    I had some troubles to create virtual switches or making operations with virtual machines, and found the problem.
    My WAC was in French and had problem showing notifications with "error at line 2, char 113" and a word in the JSON parsing of command with "outil", which is a french word.
    As I found it strange, tried putting WCA in English and ALL WORKS !!!
    Spent a lot of time triing driver updates, resetting and all the tricks but nothing... So careful about keywords translated !!! Grrr...
    Best regards.

    2 votes

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  16. [Bug]

    Server 2012 R2 Upgraded to Server 2019.
    HyperV manager and all VMs are fine using MMC
    When added as SERVER via WAC, Virtual Machines and Virtual Switches tabs are missing.

    1 vote

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  17. FEATURE REQUEST - WAC 2012 preview - Virtual Machines - VM settings - hard disks

    Affected build: Windows Admin Center 2012 Preview Build 1.3.2012.11003
    Plugin name: Virtual machines and switches
    plugin version: 1.442.0
    severity: -
    reproducible: x out of 5
    easy to fix: -

    please implement a feature to do the following

    https://.../servermanager/connections/server/.../tools/virtualmachines/settings/parent/virtualmachineview/server/.../vmid/VMGUID/vmname/../disks

    > Add hard-disk: configure thin or thick provisioning
    > Compress existing harddisks
    > convert existing harddisks from thick to thin or vice-versa
    > ability to add new SCSI controllers
    > assign SCSI controllers to hard disk

    2 votes

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  18. ISSUE - WAC 2012 preview - PowerShell Templates - availability in WAC

    Affected build: Windows Admin Center 2012 Preview Build 1.3.2012.11003
    Plugin name: -
    plugin version: -
    severity: medium
    reproducible: 5 out of 5
    easy to fix: not rated

    WAC offers really powerful PowerShell Templates.
    However most of them are only available if you are on the overview tab

    https://vmg.applefree.local/servermanager/connections/server/mhv02.applefree.local/tools/overview

    I understand you have grouped the templates according to the individual feature you are working in.

    however I would like to reconsider the design and eventually group the list into categories.

    If you are on https://.../servermanager/connections/server/.../tools/powershell

    you can only pick a very tiny amount from PowerShell templates, where one would really need…

    1 vote

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  19. FEATURE REQUEST - WAC 2012 preview - Virtual Machine - Rename computer in "Domain join" option

    Affected build: Windows Admin Center 2012 Preview Build 1.3.2012.11003
    Plugin name: Virtual machines and switches
    plugin version: 1.442.0
    severity: -
    reproducible: x out of 5
    easy to fix: yes

    please add an option to rename the computername at domain join

    would be the equivalent of add-computer -newname

    I think this is easy to accomplish

    1 vote

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  20. FEATURE REQUEST - WAC 2012 preview - Virtual machines - progress in overview table

    Affected build: Windows Admin Center 2012 Preview Build 1.3.2012.11003
    Plugin name: Virtual machines and switches
    plugin version: 1.442.0
    severity: -
    reproducible: x out of 5
    easy to fix: likely

    please implement a new column in the virtual machine overview
    called "activity"

    https://.../servermanager/connections/server/.../tools/virtualmachines

    usecases:
    - livemigration progress in %
    - replica progress in %
    - save vm & pause vm progress in %
    - storage migration progress in %

    currently (tested storage migration) there is only a status in the notification or moving balls.

    it would give much better overview on the system not only for clusters but also standalone Hyper-V…

    1 vote

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