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  1. Modify Update Deployments

    The ability to modify Update Deployments, currently it is only possible to Add or Remove.

    101 votes
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      10 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to allow startup of VM's prior to running updates.

      In our environment all large amount of vm's is not started all the time. But need to be up to date. I could create runbooks to start the vm just before the scheduled update and deallocate at the end. But controlling this from the schedule itself could be helpfull.

      34 votes
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      • Dynamic Update Deployments

        Update deployments needs to be dynamic. As of now if we target a group of 5 servers the deployment is static and will always target only these 5 servers, even if the group changes and have 100 servers in it. The update deployment should be able to evaluate the group membership at each runtime.

        32 votes
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          5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          We want to get to this feature and we are working on some prerequisites. We hope to start working on it by June/July but we don’t have an accurate estimate on how long it will take to complete at this stage.

        • 3rd Party Patching

          3rd Party Patching (Adobe, Java, etc)

          28 votes
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          • Ability to apply updates on VMs in multiple subscriptions

            Our large enterprise customers has large number of VMs in large number of subscriptions. We manage automation via a central Azure Automation accounts. Currently Update Management appears to work only on VMs in the subscription containing Azure Automation account. Ability is needed so that we can target Azure Automation Update Management to work on VMs in multiple subscription.

            27 votes
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              4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Integrate to Sys Upd IP with WSUS / ConfigMgr

              The current IP is great but, afaik, it just does check for published updates, a true compliance report should be based on authorized updates. I know this isn't going to be easy and probably not possible today without some change on the patching tools, but as a future evolution I think the IP should leverage the customer chosen tool for patching and reporting against authorized updates in addition to published updates.

              27 votes
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                4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Update now

                I want to have option - button - to update now server (once), now (no scheduling)

                25 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Create computer patch groups like in SCCM

                  SCCM has the ability to create patch groups, which you can choose the order in which computers are patched

                  22 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Deployments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Build Complete Dashboards with Integrated Performance Data, System Updates and SCCM Data

                    Improve the System Update intelligence Pack: The dashboard should show you which systems are missing updates, tell you whether you have attempted to deploy the update to the servers and reasons for the install failure. For example, there was no space on the C:\ drive and the install fail. The dashboard should be a fully operational solution for pointing out the problems and offering the exact resolution. While it is helpful to know that updates are missing. It is even more helpful to know which servers were attempted and why the updates didn't install. Talk to someone who has attempted…

                    21 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      This sounds similar to this other idea http://feedback.azure.com/forums/267889-azure-operational-insights/suggestions/6662499-integrate-to-sys-upd-ip-with-wsus-configmgr at least as a starting point… plus you are suggesting to add performance data in the mix and do some sort of root cause analysis…

                      Very interesting vision, but definitely not a small bite chunk we can execute upon as a single item. Let’s see where it lands and/or discuss further requirements offline.

                    • Allow Suppress Reboots as an Option

                      A simple check mark to allow reboot suppression when creating a deployment

                      19 votes
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                      • Domain joined VMs are not visible in New Update Deployment

                        Only workgroup machines can be updated by this service.
                        Please allow domain joined machine to be updated too through this solution.

                        18 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  Deployments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 16 votes
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                            planned  ·  3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • able to select patches we just need

                            able to select patches we just need, not apply all of them

                            15 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Collect KB Revision Levels

                              I want to identify the revision level of a Patch.

                              i.e. Create a query what shows which machines have which patch and at what revision level that patch is

                              My clients example is KB3001652. They want to know if they have 201 or 202 (which had issues for them) or 204 (which doesn't have issues, but, is not auto approved)

                              Thanks.

                              14 votes
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                                5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Ability to reinstall

                                Installed and configured with a workspace which is now gone, the extension is orphaned with no option to reinstall or redeploy. Error shows:

                                The solution cannot be enabled on this VM because the VM already has the management agent but the workspace associated with the agent cannot be found within the subscription: {guid}

                                Ability to reinstall or reconfigure to another workspace would help

                                12 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Deployments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add advanced scheduling to support patch Tuesday

                                  We typically apply patches the weekend after Patch Tuesday but it's not always the second weekend of the month so we can't schedule it with the options available.

                                  12 votes
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                                    under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Update/s rollback

                                    Add the ability to rollback specific update/s

                                    10 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Deployments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • add capacity for patching Linux Servers and simplify patching Windows Servers

                                      Add patch management for Windows and Linux servers. We can just see the status of patches on Windows Servers today. It would be great to be able to patch on-prem and cloud deployed servers without using complex PowerShell modules and Scripting to achieve that purpose using automation. Today we can use hybrid worker and PowerShell modules in automation to patch Windows servers only. This is complex to implement. It would be great having a graphical solution for that
                                      Thanks,
                                      Christophe

                                      10 votes
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                                      • Intune

                                        Please support the integration of Intune, at least from a reporting capacity, to allow a single-pane view for total network security posture.

                                        10 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Update assessment show

                                          On some servers, update assessment shows expired / rejected / unavailable updates, e.g. on a 2008R2 server it shows

                                          KB2949927 - this has been rejected according to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2949927
                                          KB2917500 - description on http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2917500 - KB2813430 is already installed and 2917500 is not available in update catalog.

                                          10 votes
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