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  1. Easier way to manage non trust systems.

    Make it easier to manage non-domain/other domain systems. I understand the need to encrypt communication. But id acceptable I'd like the option to allow non encrypted or bypass security certs and provide encryption. This is more small business friendly. Which I think SCOM should try and be.

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    • Dynamic graphing

      I think it would be cool if scom graphs could highlight point in time areas to zoom in on for more detailed graphs. Its cumbersome to change the date and time to an estimated area.

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      • Override custom fields

        Custom fields if often used to enrich alerts for incident management. When you create an override it should be possible to also override the custom fields, so you are able to determine if/what override caused the alert.

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        • Native DS Module for SQL Analysis services

          For Collection rules, please allow Write Action to SQL Analysis cubes; or at least a tool that will allow migrating DW ---> SQL Analysis

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          • Make all Wizards the same

            Some wizards have a finish button, some have a close button. Why are they different? The console is soo slow, I would prefer the last button to be "Execute and Close" but it would at least be nice if they were all the same.

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            • Network Vicinity View - Include VLANs interconnecting devices in the View as an object

              Add the VLAN object in the Network Vicinity View to help understand how the servers are connected and also the networking layer 2 topology. The VLAN object is already stored in SCOM DB.

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              • License Key in SCOM setup

                There is no way to enter the license key through SCOM setup even if I had the keys with me handy. The Installer installs SCOM always as an evaluation version. I will then have to remember to enter license key through a powershell script to upgrade from an evaluation version of Operations Manager to a licensed version. This request is to add a step in the Setup wizard to accept a license key.

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                • Web Application Transaction monitoring via Global Service Monitor

                  At the moment it is only possible to do Web Application Availability monitoring with GSM. It would be very usefull if Web Application Transaction monitoring could also be done with GSM

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                  • trust

                    Multiple DCs in a forest have a trust with another forest. Due to IPv4 overlap, only certain DCS will be allowed through the firewall to the other forest.
                    Overrides to NOT alert on trust errors. The override can target a group or device. The override has trusts to ignore.

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                    • Reply on connect bug/feedback posts.

                      I mean, having this forum is fine but what should change if even nobody replies on posts on connect?

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