SMA (K1000)

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  1. Add custom inventory rules to inventory-devices page

    able to add custom inventory fields in the device-inventory field

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  2. Allow for the import of Active Directory groups as LDAP Smart Labels.

    This would easily allow for granular label management for users and devices - especially if the groups have already been set up in AD. Additionally, this could potentially allow for some cross over and AD management via KACE and vice versa - as users and computers could be managed via AD in relation to their group membership and therefore their label association.

    30 votes
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  3. Application proxy setting for KACE Agent.

    In my environment(s) we have developers who set HTTP_PROXY & HTTPS_PROXY as system environment variables so that they can run their applications. With these set, the KACE agent will not check in correctly.

    I propose that we have application specific proxy settings available for the KACE agent application, whereby should no proxy settings be configured on the application, all other possible locations for setting a proxy (eg. IE, netsh, Env) are ignored and a direct connection is attempted unless otherwise specified.

    17 votes
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  4. basic health check option for appliance prior to upgrading

    A health check scan option next to the upgrade appliance that can be ran to do a quick scan on the appliance to make sure there are plenty of resources available to do an upgrade (for the next available version). If scan fails, a list of resources taxing the appliance will show so a customer would know what they need to free up or suspend prior to performing an upgrade.

    4 votes
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  5. Granular history for audit purposes

    We would like the ability to specify which items to keep history and for how long. Currently, we have it set to 3 months and our DB is 11gig. We dont need to keep some of that history for that long and some things we need to keep for 2-3 years for HIPAA. Adding Granularity or some other way to keep history would be great

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  6. Virtualisation Tools

    It'll be great to have virtualisation's tools (like VMware Tools et Windows Integration Services).
    It'ss help administration for stopping/starting the SDA and SMA appliance controled by the hypervisor when maintenance are only a standalone hypervisor.

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  7. Appliance "License Information" needs to be able to tell which license key is still valid.

    This is in regards to the APPLIANCE license key. The license key that you apply when going through the EULA screen during initial virtual appliance set up, for example. The license key allows you to manage X amount of client computers under the Inventory list. Currently, in order to obtain support for the appliance with latest updates, technical support, etc... you must have a valid license key applied to the appliance.

    Example of the problem:
    - Purchase license key that allow 500 nodes to be managed under Inventory. Expires December 2018. Licensing department provides a license key for this via…

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  8. Konductor log munin plugin

    A munin plugin could be a more readable way to monitor the K1000 activity.

    20 votes
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  9. Exceptions List for MIA

    The ability to create a label or other list of exceptions for MIA computers would allow us to account for machines that are off-site more often than not, but still have them appear in our Computer Inventory. We have loaner laptops that are primarily used for client presentations / events and as such, are often off the grid for longer than 30 or 60 days.

    11 votes
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  10. Orgs had the option to lockdown number of agents (node count purchased) per Org

    If account purchased 1000 agent nodes to be spread across 4 Orgs, there's nothing built into the appliance where they can lock down the maximum number of nodes to be used per Orgs and it always has to be regulated. If a node number could be locked down by the IT admin, there wouldn't need to be a need to keep managing that aspect of the Org among other Orgs to make sure the maximum number is enforced.

    This would also be good for agentless node count. Thirdly, the ability to report on agent/agentless node counts used/available per Org and…

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  11. Mac adress of WLAN searchable

    On the K1000 only the Mac of the Ethernet Adapter is queryed by search. WLAN Mac adresses can`t be found.

    8 votes
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  12. import labels

    Allow labels to be imported from csv. This would make arbitrary (non-smart) labelling much easier.

    30 votes
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  13. Support Hyper-V Cluster

    Officially support running the K1000 on a Hyper-V Cluster.

    9 votes
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  14. A warning if a discontinued version is used

    If you login as administrative user you should get the info that the version you are using is discontinued.
    Currently you get a message that a new version is avaiable if it is enabled in the DW.
    But there is no info for all appliances out there.
    So there are many really old appliances out there.

    6 votes
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  15. Enable SSH access for konfig and netdiag

    Enabling SSH for konfig/netdiag would allow users to make configuration changes without having access to the console or the webui.

    25 votes
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  16. I would like to have Kace image in the following formats as our cloud provides only ISO, QCOW2 and RAW

    We have a new cloud environment which is an upgrade from our existing formats where the below image formats are supported
    ISO, QCOW2 and RAW

    Does Kace has any plans to have images on these formats.

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  17. Allow backup dump of the Kace database for another server to serve the database

    We are seeing that sometimes using the Kace appliance to do the reports can be very slow, and when we have reports running on the appliance, this can make the appliance go even slower.

    I would like a way to export the whole database from the appliance so another server or even another Kace appliance, but basically I want to be able to have another server or appliance be used do the reporting instead of using my production Kace appliance.

    3 votes
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  18. creating CIR and be able to include a smart label and not be super seeded by the chosen operating systems

    When creating a CIR (Custom Inventory Rule) and applying a smart label to select certain specific devices from my query and the supported operating systems chosen.
    the smart label does take in affect because of the supported operating systems super seeds the smart label.

    the smart label and supported operating systems when creating a CIR must coexist together. The selection of supported operating systems must not super seed a smart label.

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  19. "Owner's only" audit in the History tab.

    Please add an audit trail for the Owner's Only option in the History Tab. You can see that the option is selected, but cannot see who checked/unchecked the option or when.

    6 votes
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  20. Create a token for "problem description" so that we can include that on emails.

    Create a token for "problem description" so that we can include that on emails.

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