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  1. Faster Simultaneous Deployment

    Faster simultaneous deployment of one image to 30+ machines at a time

    283 votes
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      32 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      completed  ·  Alex Au Yeung responded

      Multicast imaging is in the upcoming K2000 3.6 release. We’ve entered release candidate phase as of this week at Dell World! If you’re interested in participating in the RC, let me know at alex@kace.com!

    • RSA user state capture

      The ability for the RSA to capture user states.

      280 votes
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        18 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • RSA Image Capture Support

        Image capture at remote sites via the Remote Site Appliance

        271 votes
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          20 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add the ability to change the install media for scripted installs

          It would be cool if I could change the install media out for my scripted installs w/o rebuilding each depolyment. When microsoft releases service packs ti would be handy to upload the new OS then replace the old version with the new.

          230 votes
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            16 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • RSA HyperV

            Customer running their environment on hyperV would appreciate running the RSA's on hyperv.

            224 votes
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              47 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Multicast support for deploying images

              Ability to deploy an image to upto 30 computers using multicast.

              223 votes
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                16 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                completed  ·  Alex Au Yeung responded

                Multicast imaging is in the upcoming K2000 3.6 release. We’ve entered release candidate phase as of this week at Dell World! If you’re interested in participating in the RC, let me know at alex@kace.com!

              • Support for UEFI deployment and building of UEFI compatible KBE environments

                All the new machines that we purchase are capable of UEFI booting. We would like to move over to this but unfortunately at the moment the K2000 doesn't support UEFI.
                Implementation of this support would be great.

                222 votes
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                  18 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Modify WIM Image files

                  Provide the ability to browse and modify the files & folders in a WIM file from the web portal.

                  131 votes
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                    16 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Higher Drive Capacity

                    Would like to have the ability to raise the capacity above the 250 GB. Either allow for a second array for slots 3 and 4 or allow the primary drives in slot 1 and 2 to be increased. 250 GB limitation is way too small.

                    98 votes
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                      19 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      completed  ·  Alex Au Yeung responded

                      Upcoming 12G hardware will have up to 1.5TB of storage, and the ability to utilize external NFS storage as an alternative.

                    • Hyper-V support for the Remote Site Appliance.

                      Build a Remote Site Appliance VM that can run under Hyper-V

                      88 votes
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                        14 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • multicast

                        Multicast supporting IGMP instead of PGM would be great.

                        56 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow Upload to RSA

                          Since I would like a way to upload images to a RSA then have them (Or not) replicate back to the master kace. Having to upload a image to the master, then back to the RSA before you can deploy is a unneeded waste of time.

                          54 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Need Post Installation Tasks to Continue after Reboot

                            For scripted installations, the post installation needs to be able to continue after a reboot. There are instances (especially with drivers) that you want to restart the computer and then finish running through the post installation tasks. Currently all post installation tasks must run before you can reboot. After the reboot you must switch to use the K1000 for additional tasks.

                            48 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              completed  ·  Alex Au Yeung responded

                              REAL-TIME task sequencing engine is now a reality in the upcoming K2000 3.6 release! We’ve entered release candidate phase as of this week at Dell World! If you’re interested in participating in the RC, let me know at alex@kace.com!

                            • Have the Driver Feed work as a post install on imageing

                              the Driver Feed only works on scripted install. I would like the Driver Feed feature to work on system imaging as well.

                              46 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Easy import of Managed Software Installs and Scripting from K1000 to K2000 Post installation tasks.

                                For me I have found myself re-adding software/scripts already configured in the K1000 to the K2000 Post Installation Tasks.

                                Instead of having to re-upload the associated files and commands to create a new Post Installation Task it would be awesome if we could import them from the K1000 Managed Software Installs or Scripting sections.

                                46 votes
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                                  10 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Common library of software that is available in both K1000 & K2000

                                  Ability to share software distributions from the K1000 to the K2000 and the K2000 Post Installation library of applications to the K1000. So that software only has to be uploaded and command-line configured to a single environment. Also ability to disable the linking of out-dated distributions.

                                  45 votes
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                                    completed  ·  6 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add SMB2 support for better performance

                                    The SMB2 protocol gives better performance than the NT1 protocol.
                                    The time and bandwidth used for copying the WIM file could be optimized with it.

                                    On "Samba 4.X" versions it is now the default configuration, but on 3.6.X it was needed to activate it by adding "max protocol = SMB2" in the "[global]" section of "smb.conf".

                                    The current Samba version on the K2000 is "Samba 3.6.12", so it would be great if you could either upgrade to "Samba 4.X" (the 3.X series is no more supported) or allow us to select the "max protocol" from a menu in the web…

                                    35 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Multicasting RSA

                                      If possible, it might be a good idea to allow the RSA's to handle multicast requests also. Having machines join a session via the KBE would be a good way to implement this.

                                      Supporting IGMP (instead of just PGM) would be nice also.

                                      31 votes
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                                      • Remote Site Appliance support to install on Hyper-V

                                        Support for RSA install on Hyper-V

                                        30 votes
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                                          6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • SSL/https

                                          Add the ability to import an SSL certificate to allow a secure web connection to the administrative console.

                                          28 votes
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                                            completed  ·  4 comments  ·  New Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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