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  1. 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.

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    • Create a scheduled update using ARM

      There should be the ability to create scheduled updates with an ARM template.

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      • disable schedule updates

        There needs to be an option to temporarily disable a scheduled deployment and/or the ability to disable a computer from participating in the next scheduled update.

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        • Unable to stop a running update deployment which never ends

          while trying to download the "Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems (KB4051033)" the update process is still running after 7 hours (it was set to a maximum of 6 hours). I cannot find the way to stop the process. Any suggestion?

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          • Allow Forced Reboot when using Update Management

            Just used the Update Management blade in the automation account, and it works very well.

            I did run into one issue where the Patch-MicrosoftOMSComputers didn't reboot a machine that had users logged into it. This was inconvenient, since the maintenance window had been previously communicated to the users, and we were authorized to reboot the machine at that time.

            Can a checkbox be added to allow a shutdown when users are logged in?

            As an aside, I was also surprised to see that the Microsoft-provided Azure Runbook Patch-MicrosoftOMSComputers was calling the command shell command 'shutdown'. I would have at least…

            2 votes
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            • Unable to delete scheduled update deployment

              Error:

              Delete scheduled deployment failed.
              09:20
              An error occurred while deleting the scheduled deployment 'UpdateWindows'. Error details: ajaxExtended call failed.

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              • Update now

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

                8 votes
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                • 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.

                  14 votes
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                  • 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

                    8 votes
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                    • Sort Order and Filter

                      Need the ability to sort the list of computers alphabetically when adding to a scheduled deployment. The current list is random and makes it really hard to select specific machines. Also, having a filter options would be nice when the list is very long.

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                      • 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

                        13 votes
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                        • Upon scheduling an update deployment, message "....virtual machine being configured....", persists forever, no updates actually scheduled

                          Message "The components for the 'Update management' solution have been enabled, and now this virtual machine is being configured. Please be patient, as this can sometimes take up to 15 minutes." persists

                          34 votes
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                            17 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Error when trying to Schedule update deployment

                            When scheduling an update to run, the next run time keeps saying error.

                            3 votes
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                            • Support for patching Azure VM Scale Sets

                              Currently I can only patch my regular windows VMs through Update Management. Would be great to support VM Scale Sets too.

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                                under review  ·  2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Identify which server update failed.

                                From the Automation Account, the job did not id which servers failed.

                                2 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.

                                  10 votes
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                                    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow enabling of Update Management (Preview) when OMS is already enabled

                                    Error message when attempting to enable Update Management (Preview) when OMS is already onfigured:
                                    {"code":"DeploymentFailed","message":"At least one resource deployment operation failed. Please list deployment operations for details. Please see https://aka.ms/arm-debug for usage details.","details":[{"code":"Conflict","message":"{\r\n \"status\": \"Failed\",\r\n \"error\": {\r\n \"code\": \"ResourceDeploymentFailure\",\r\n \"message\": \"The resource operation completed with terminal provisioning state 'Failed'.\",\r\n \"details\": [\r\n {\r\n \"code\": \"DeploymentFailed\",\r\n \"message\": \"At least one resource deployment operation failed. Please list deployment operations for details. Please see https://aka.ms/arm-debug for usage details.\",\r\n \"details\": [\r\n {\r\n \"code\": \"BadRequest\",\r\n \"message\": \"{\\r\\n \\\"error\\\": {\\r\\n \\\"code\\\": \\\"BadRequest\\\",\\r\\n \\\"message\\\": \\\"Multiple VMExtensions per handler not supported for OS type 'Windows'. VMExtension 'MMAExtension' with handler…

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                                    • Update/s rollback

                                      Add the ability to rollback specific update/s

                                      5 votes
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                                      • 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.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Allow Suppress Reboots as an Option

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

                                          7 votes
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