SMA (K1000)

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  1. We need the KACE to monitor iDrace cards for hardware failures and to track where they are.

    With lots of Dell servers, and iDrac cards, how does the Kace keep track of them.
    So far it seems it can only see them via snmp which is very limited.

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      3 comments  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      under review  ·  Ken Galvin responded

      We are investigating options for expanding iDrac support (including adding SNMP trap support). We encourage others to vote as we use this input for prioritizing our release plans.

    • Implement vPro KVM and Management in K1000

      Is it possible for Kace to implement in the K1000 a internal tool to use vPro KVM and the vPro machine in general like the other competitor do?(Symantec, Landesk...)

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        1 comment  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        under review  ·  Ken Galvin responded

        This will not be in scope for the next release as other priorities push it down the list. We are investigating this as a potential roadmap item for a subsequent release. We encourage others to vote as your input greatly affects our prioritization during release planning.

      • Firewall Port Listing

        It would be beneficial to see open ports on client machines. Especially for reporting reasons.

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          4 comments  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          under review  ·  Ken Galvin responded

          Update, This will not be in the next release, but I am optimistic for a future relase – depending on where it falls on the priority list at during the next rounds of planning sessions. Thank you for your patience.

        • Monitor VMHosts with omsa agent installed does not seem possible accept via SNMP that is native to ESXI

          ESXI with OMSA client installed - there should be a way to pull the OMSA information directly into the Kace applicance.

          I really don't want to install anything on the ESXI side accept maybe the OMSA to communicate with the hardware.

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            0 comments  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            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.

          • SSH RSA keys are needed to let the Kace connect to secured linux OS servers.

            Linux SSH access is restricted to connects that have Public/Private SSH keys setup. No password access to ssh is allowed.
            There should be a way to generate an RSA key on the Kace and share it with user IDs on the linux OS devices so Kace can log in and montor them.
            The only way today for KACE to access them is if we downgrade our sshd_config to allow password access - a very bad idea security wise.

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            • Device Discovery - Add a "Filtered" option for socket tests

              We use the K1000 Device Discovery to monitor that status of our endpoint firewalls. One of the things we block is the SMB port on our endpoints. We cannot use it now because "Filtered" ports in NMAP/PortQry show up in the K1000 as "Open", reporting a false positive.

              I'd like to see Filtered be it's own option to distinguish this for reporting/labeling to better handle socket scans.

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              • Ability to discover devices using SNMPv3 when a Context Name is required.

                Currently we are unable to discover any of out HP or Ricoh printers using SNMPv3 because they require a Context Name which is not settable in the K1000.

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                • Ability to use agent discovery for Active directory and then ping devices for activity

                  Ability to scan using Active Directory and then allow devices to be pinged to determine if they are still on the network. Or allow ping test on the host names to gather the IPs

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                    1 comment  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add a Discovery Schedule column in Discovery Results

                    When viewing discovery results, I would like the ability to add a column that shows what discovery schedule it was a part of. I know i can view the results by schedule name, but when you have 100's of schedules, sometimes you need to view them all and this would save time.

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                    • Dell Switch Stack Inventory - Only warranty for one switch pulled

                      We have switches that are stacked as one logical switch, but these stacks can have 2-8 switches. It will only pull warranty info from one of the switches (one service tag).

                      Goal would be to see all the service tags and warranty info in a stack so we can report on warranties ending. Some stacks are purchased at the same time, but adding or replacing switches would cause the warranties not to line up.

                      Thanks!

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                      • No Bulk Method to match Chromebook with Users

                        We need the ability to bulk match a Chromebook User to User in Kace 1000. Currently, it can be done but you have to select user in assets and manual select which user uses the Chromebook. This can be cumbersome when you have a lot of users.

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                          0 comments  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          under review  ·  Ken Galvin responded

                          Thank you for your input and my apologies for the delay in responding. We are looking at alternatives and are encouraging others who would like this functionality to vote, too.

                        • Show Active Directory Location when doing AD Agent Discovery

                          When performing an agentless AD scan, I would like there to be a column that shows where in AD the record is located

                          Example: BENT5Q1.domain.com,
                          AD Location: OU=Sales Engineering Computer, OU=sales,DC=Goose-nest,DC=com

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                          • Make Node License Information Easier To Find/Report On

                            The number of available agentless licences are not reported- the quantity in the K1000 simply says "Unlimited". Actual numbers of Agentless licenses available should be able to be viewed by admins.

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                              0 comments  ·  Agentless  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              under review  ·  Ken Galvin responded

                              This request has been added to the backlog. We encourage others to vote as we use this input for prioritizing our release plans.

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