SMA (K1000)

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  1. K1000 should support VirtIO drivers

    With the growing popularity of virtualization hypervisors that require VirtIO drives, Quest should start supporting that. Nutanix is another example of an environment where VirtIO drivers are required. Everything else we have can handle it, K1000 is the only outlier.

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  2. Display K1000 License Number

    I was told by Dell Kace support that a new requirement is to provide the technician with the Dell Kace license number for support. He also told me that this cannot be retrieved from the device. In light of the high turnover rate of Administrator, this information should be viewable in the "About K1000" window with the serial number. It would save a lot of time and arguing with technical support.

    40 votes
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    under review  ·  Ken Galvin responded

    Thank you for your suggestion. This has been added to the feature request list. We encourage others to vote as we use this input for prioritizing our release plans.

  3. import labels

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

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  4. 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.

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  5. Fix the SMTP test when using Anonymous authentication

    We user IP authentication instead of user name/password for our SMTP server. I get an error message whenever I try to send a test email from the SMTP settings in the KACE appliance.

    The error message is: "Invalid email address format for the username"

    This should be fixed to allow a blank username and password to work with the test.

    29 votes
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  6. Support for 2 NICs, each on separate networks

    I need to place my KACE on a DMZ, with 1 NIC on a "private" network and 1 NIC on a "public" network. I do not have the ability to do port forwarding or NAT. I need to have it support local assets and remote.

    27 votes
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  7. I would like to see added support for KVM hypervisor (see ticket 4149427) on virtual appliances

    I would like to see added support for KVM hypervisor (see ticket 4149427) on virtual appliances. This would require support for additional block storage device types, specifically virtio drivers.

    I was able (after messing with the install ISO's /etc/fstab entries) to get it to install and it's working great!

    Could NOT import hyper-v nor vmware appliances due to the block device type.

    Import pre-configured appliance
    Configure block device as VirtIO, and NIC as Intel E1000
    Insert FreeBSD installation DVD into available CDROM
    Set Boot Order such that the CDROM is booted first
    After the VM boots to a prompt asking…

    25 votes
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  8. Add custom inventory rules to inventory-devices page

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

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  9. Nutanix AHV / KVM deployment support

    Please expand deployment support for new/modern enterprise ready hypervisors such as Nutanix AHV and KVM. KVM image would also be compatible with Proxmox.

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  10. Konductor log munin plugin

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

    20 votes
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  11. Application proxy setting for KACE Agent.

    In my environment(s) we have developers who set HTTPPROXY & HTTPSPROXY 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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  12. Kace MDM server for macOS

    Apple DEP portal add Kace as a MDM server for macOS i know kace does it for IOS but why not macOS

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  13. 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.

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  14. Broaden the scope of the User API

    I would like to see more actions available to the users endpoint of the API. The ability to create, modify, delete, and audit logons for user accounts.

    One use case - in an LDAP scenario, you might want to trim thousands of old users who lo longer exist in the LDAP environment (university)

    Another use case - you want a user with necessary permissions to retrieve a user ID from the API in order to submit a ticket as that other user.

    7 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Ability to select logs to send to syslog server

    It would be pretty helpful if we have the ability to select the exact logs which are going to be sent to the remote syslog server. For example: Only Backup Log or Backup Log and Patchdownload Log

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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.

    6 votes
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  18. On certain networks KBOX may be subjected to security scans and requirements. Quicker responses to updates for the underlying KBOX systems

    On certain networks KBOX may be subjected to security scans and requirements. Quicker responses to updates for the underlying KBOX systems are necessary. This puts the system at risk for being forced offline.

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  19. Allowing changes to the Not Allowed message.

    Currently when an application/program is not allowed through Application Control the message simply says "Application control" "Terminated black listed application".
    Would be nice to change this message to give the user a reason and contact method to get the app white listed.

    5 votes
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  20. advanced Apache settings

    It would be really helpful if there can be setting controls for advanced Apache features. Specifically, the ability to set HTTP 302 redirects. Our need is based on our KBox currently has an internal URL. We are implementing SSL with a wildcard certificate on the box so it can be accessible to more users. We want to force SSL only traffic. While we can make the DNS change so both addresses are valid, users who visit https://kbox will get a browser certificate warning. If KBox enabled Apache 302 redirect, the browser would automatically go to https://kbox.domain.com and the browser would…

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