CUH: Improved Command Block Discoverability

Cloud User Hub has almost 200 Command Blocks available – but we noticed that many of you were having difficulty locating the Command Blocks and Sets that you needed to get going with your operations automation. With the latest update, available now, you’ll find it much easier to discover the wide range of Command Blocks that are available, as well as Command Sets and Blocks that generate reports.

Command Blocks and Command Sets menus restructured

It’s now much simpler to find and use Command Blocks and Command Sets. From a single place, the Command Blocks/Sets overview, you’re able to select a category and get a full list of available automation within Cloud User Hub. You’ll see the full library of Command Blocks & Sets so that you know what is currently available – submit an idea on our Ideas page if there’s something you would really like added. Some Command Blocks or Sets may be greyed out for you, depending on the configuration of solutions and/or assigned roles.

In addition, we’ve revamped the way favourites work and are visualised. When a Command Block or Set is selected, you can easily add it to your favourites – once you have one or more favourites configured, they’ll light up in the second menu on the overview pages. This provides a shortcut to the Command Blocks and Sets that you personally use most often, reducing the need to search and navigate through the available categories.

The Command Block overview now lists all Blocks grouped into logical categories

Command Blocks Reports

We recently published our first Command Block Power BI reports, and noticed people were having a hard time finding the reports. Therefore, in this release, we have made it easy for you to get to these reports. A new top-level menu item, Command Block reports, shows you a list of available Command Block Power BI reports. These will link to the already existing Command Block page, where you will immediately getting the applicable Power BI report presented.

The new top-level “Command Block reports” item provides quick access to Command Block Power BI reports

Note: Command Block Power BI reports are only shown for Command Blocks you have access to.

Wizard Improvements

As the wizard is the first feature you use to configure your Cloud User Hub environment, we have made several improvements to it in this release. A new first step makes it even clearer that you need to set up and use a dedicated Cloud User Hub service account. Onboarding with a different account will result in challenges, so we are prompting you to be sure you are using the correct account for first configuration.

We have also made it easier to onboard multiple customers at once during the wizard, showing you already available organisations in Cloud User Hub to be used for (re)configuration and automatically adding them to the queue of organisations to on board as soon as you select an organisation.

Miscellaneous

Just as in every release we push out, in this release we have made several improvements through minor bugfixes and translations.

Coming Soon!

You can expect to see these additional improvements in the very near future:

  • Reasoning for Command Blocks / Sets being greyed out, directing users to the solution to configure and/or roles to assign access to.
  • Baselines, a predefined set of configuration settings for Microsoft 365 tenants. Security Baselines are defined as PowerShell Command Blocks and exceed single operations.
  • Product management, support for additional segments like Azure Plan, Azure Reservations and Third party software, including pricelist synchronisations on a monthly base, providing always the latest available prices from Microsoft and give users the ability to set up their pricing and margins for products they sell.

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