SDA (K2000)

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  1. 13 votes
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  2. 2 Factor authentication

    Would be nice to have a 2 factor authentication , as the kace 1000 and 2000 contains important information and detailed inventory

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  3. Upload of customised Mac Netboot images, or allow K Image to work from external Netboot Server.

    We currently use our Mac hosted Netboot image as a imaging and Disk First Aid emergency repair netboot. Unfortunately the K2000 will not allow custom netboot images to be uploaded, and the application K-Image cannot be run outside of the K2000 hosted image.

    12 votes
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  4. Logical Installation task

    Would like to see the k2000 have the ability to do logical installations based on chasis type. Such as desktop or laptops. There are applications that only need to be installed on a laptop and it would be great to automate that based on the type of chasis.

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  5. 11 votes
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  6. Add a Patch Feed for scripted imaging just like the drivers feed

    Add a patch feed that you can subscribe to MS patches, adobe patches firefox ect and then apply patch feeds to scripted images so your images always come off the bench with the latest patching.

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    under review  ·  Alex Au Yeung responded

    We’re looking into extending the linking and integration abilities between a K1 and K2 and this would be one of the features we’d implement when that time comes.

  7. Add support for Dell ImageDirect images

    We have a set of Windows images on Dell's ImageDirect site that would be nice to upload over to the K2000, either from the site, or via ISO files.

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    under review  ·  Alex Au Yeung responded

    In the future, we may have a much tighter integration with Dell factory processes, where you can use your K2000 as a ‘Dell-Factory-in-a-Box’

  8. Adding a single SI/KI to multiple RSAs at one time

    If I create a new image and I want to sync that out to all my RSAs, it would be nice to have an option to add that item to sync to "selected RSAs" or "All RSAs" instead of having to add the image individually to each RSA, which is painful when you have 10+ RSAs.

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  9. Single Sign On - To match K1000

    We are using SSO on the K1000 since it was released. However it broke the linking between the K1000 and the K2000. After several tickets it was decided the problem is the K2000 does not have a SSO option.

    Not sure why that is the kace (see what I did there...lol) but it really should support SSO at the console.

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  10. upload custom config.xml file for USMT

    K2000 - allow upload of a custom config.xml file to better configure USMT.

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  11. The ability to enter a computer name from the deployment UI.

    Instead of entering the name from the computer install, enter it from the UI when setting the deployment.

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  12. Set a specific boot environment for each automated deplyment

    When I switch between using a Windows 7 and Windows 8 scripted installation, I have to go and change the default boot environment (between WinPE-3 and WinPE-5) in the settings. It would be nice if the boot environment could be specified as part of the automated deployment.

    9 votes
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  13. Rename computers via Systems Inventory

    Create the ability to rename computers as a post task via the match of the mac address and system name within the system inventory. Right now one needs to maintain a flat file via WSName.

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  14. K2000 bandwidth settings: Change the units for the Transfer Rate Limit from KB/s to Kbps.

    Currently the "Limit average transfer rate to" setting uses Kilobytes per second and this should be set to Kilobits per second instead to be more inline with network throttling standards.

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  15. Peer to peer deployment

    It could be useful when the network configuration is not multicast compliant to use a peer-to-peer protocol (bitorrent) to deploy images.

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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.

  16. Upgrade Multiple RSAs as Action from Remote Sites Screen

    When you manage multiple RSAs, it's a pain to upgrade all of them when you finish an upgrade of the master appliance.
    From the remote sites screen on the master appliance, you should be able to check the box next to multiple RSAs, and choose Upgrade Remote Site from the Action dropdown.

    8 votes
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  17. Ability to split images for FAT32 complliance

    An offline deployment from a usb stick is easy for windows 7 (non uefi machines) as they can boot from NTFS, which doesnt have the same limitations on file size as fat32.

    But due to UEFI, its only possible to boot a windows 8 machine from a FAT32 flash drive. Due to images being larger than the fat32 file size limit, offline deployments are difficult to perform.

    It would be nice to have a feature that, when capturing the image from a master device, to have the ability to span the image over multiple files. Being able to specify the…

    8 votes
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  18. Improved RSA Administration

    With 100's of RSAs deployed, changes to the configuration of a single typically results in hours of work--login to RSA, change configuration, rinse/repeat.

    Ideally, I'd like one or more administrative templates that would allow me to control common settings (e.g., proxy, authentication, admin password, NTP, etc.)

    I'd also like to script the reboot of a remote site appliance (think quarterly maintenance reboots). Currently, this process is administratively cumbersome even when performing reboots of each RSA (guest) via vCenter.

    8 votes
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  19. mac usb

    Create a USB boot device for Macs. Imaging MAC devices using USB attached storage

    For Windows computers a usb external drive can be set created to do local or off line image deployment. Please can a off line / local deployment method be creadted for Macs.

    This is because we have a number of private or virtual networks, off site support are not connected to the K2000 applicance.

    We have found it is our prefered method to use local drives to image labs of computers at the the same time. As it has a speed advantage compared to over the…

    7 votes
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  20. Multicast an image with multiple partitions

    It would be great if it were possible to multicast to a hard drive with multiple partitions. In imaging our dual-boot computer labs we have to unicast the image which takes longer and uses more bandwidth. According to Dell it's a "software defect K2-5393", which In my opinion should be fixed.

    7 votes
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