SMA (K1000)

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  1. Import custom trusted root CA

    Being able to import your own trusted CA would be a nice feature going forward. This would allow decrypting all egress network traffic from K1000 to internet without issues.

    At the moment patch downloading fails due to SSL errors when you forward the traffic through SSL decryption proxy. Other issues also occur in the normal functionality.

    Without this feature it is not possible to decrypt the CDN traffic of KACE. When it comes to decrypting network packets, CDN traffic has the highest priority. This feature would also allow enterprises to fully deploy their Layer 7 inspection features and would that…

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  2. implement AWS compatibility

    We would like to implement the compatibility with AWS EC2

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  3. Add Dell Update support for Dell Embedded Box PC

    Please add dell update support for Dell Embedded PCs (5000 and 7000).

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  4. System level LDAP Authentication

    System level LDAP Authentication, and Roles.
    Allow the same mechanism used at the Org level for Authentication and Role assignment at the System level

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  5. Ability to change konfig & netdiag passwords

    Please allow the ability to change all default system passwords.

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  6. secure ldap

    I would be good if the k1000 would not auto accept certificates for secure ldap from active directory - customer would like to get a way to create self sinned certificate forms for secure ldap , like the same thing you when you want to hook an ssl certificate to the k1000

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  7. The K1000 about page is visible to the public!

    The about page located at http://<K1000_HOSTNAME>/common/about.php contains contains summary information of the system and should be locked down.

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  8. The System Performance page (MUNIN) is visible to the public!

    The System Performance page or MUNIN must be secured and locked down to allow viewing only by system administrators. We cannot have this System Performance graph (https://<K1000_HOSTNAME>/munin/) visible to the public!

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  9. Ability to change the webui port

    With agent communication going over 443 and the webui port being 443 as well the device cannot securely sit behind a radius firewall that requires dual factor authentication.

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  10. Issue a command to a PC before rebooting after updates are applied by kace

    I would really appreciate if k1000 would allow me to run a script or a command before rebooting a PC after updates apply. It would be useful for disabling bitlocker or gracefully shut down a database or such

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  11. Ability to add other encryption products to track status

    Ability to add Mcafee or other encryption products similar to the current bitlocker status.

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  12. Define Access with Labels instead of Roles

    It would be nice to be able to define the security within the UI by label instead of by specific pre-determined roles. This would allow me to specify a "Service Desk Write" label which can then be associated with a group in my LDAP structure to which all members would get write access to the service desk, and I could have one for every tab called out in role creation. This would enable dynamic assignment of resources to users so that we are not required have to pre-determine every potential use case, define a role for that use case and…

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  13. Add additional logging for the appliance

    There should be additional logging on the K1000 appliance to audit when kace admins make huge changes to the environment. Ex: Upgrading the Kace appliance to a major version.
    We have about 7 or 8 employees that have admin access in our k1000 appliance and an upgrade was performed and ended up breaking our environment. We tried to figure out who initiated the upgrade by exporting all the logs and were only able to find other information like who uploaded items into the scripting section, who ran a script, etc. But no information on who started an appliance upgrade. This…

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  14. Dell Updates schedules

    Can you change the standard behavior in schedules whereas, 1) no Device Label is specified and 2) the "All Devices" checkbox is left unchecked, that the schedule will actually deploy to no devices? This is the logical, more intuitive, behavior.
    My thought process usually goes: 0+0=0

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  15. User Delegation by Asset

    Allow the ability to Control which Assets Users or Roles have the ability to see / manipulate with the K1000.

    For Example, we have 2 Departments :
    1.) PC Technicians

    We want the ability to give PC Technicians Full Administrative visibility / control ( with ALL Features of the K1000 ) to ONLY Certain Configurable Asset groups ( A Manually Created Group that Contains ALL WORKSTATIONS ).

    2.) Network Admins

    Then allow the Network Admins group full Administrative visibility / control ( with ALL Features of the K1000 ) to ONLY Certain Configurable Asset groups ( A Manually Created Group…

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  16. Remove the restriction for RFC1918

    In the most recent patch for K1000 (6.4.120756), Dell added a restriction that prevents the use of certain IPs. This change was not disclosed in the release notes and almost had a significant impact on our network. We now have to run a limited DHCP scope (where we would prefer not to) to accomodate the KBOX and our IP scheme. Please, Dell, leave the networking to us!

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  17. Allow administrator to choose where Windows updates are stored on client

    These days anti-virus are blocking common locations such as Windows/Temp due to ransomware risks etc. It would be nice if I can tell Kace appliance to download the patches to Kace folder or a user specified folder which we may be able to exclude from AV. Folders like Temp and Downloads are high risk locations these days.

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  18. K1000 license expiration notify on home page

    K1000 license expiration notify on home page 5 warning notificatif before expiration of license.

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  19. reverse proxy

    Supporting a reverse proxy setup or providing guidance on how to set up a reverse proxy for the K1000 would be very beneficial for added security. The setup would be something like this:

    K1000 appliance on the internal network behind a firewall
    A reverse proxy on the DMZ (e.g. IIS 8 with ARR)

    Currently trying to set this up is a huge headache and I'm running into all sorts of issues and problems. It would be better from a security standpoint if the K1000 sat behind a reverse proxy.

    A specific use case would be when an organization has an…

    9 votes
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  20. Add XPS 13 9530 / XPS 15 9550 to Dell Update Catalog

    Add XPS 13 9530 / XPS 15 9550 to Dell Update Catalog

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