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  1. 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

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      3 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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        1 comment  ·  Deployments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Scheduled update deployments timezone?

        Scheduled update deployments overview times do not correspond with planned times, or it only displays scheduled times in GMT.

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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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          • Identify which server update failed.

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

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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.

              3 votes
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                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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                  0 comments  ·  Deployments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Update/s rollback

                  Add the ability to rollback specific update/s

                  3 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  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.

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                      1 comment  ·  Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Suppress Reboots as an Option

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

                      4 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Per User pricing

                        OMS is a great solution for monitoring devices, etc. It would be great if there was a pricing model based on user count. This would allow the collection of logs/update data/changes/etc from Desktops, Laptops, phones, or other devices associated with that user. Paying per node for a user with 3 devices when combined with Microsoft 365 licensing is just too pricey. Ideally, it would be great to see Microsoft 365 pricing include the Log Analytics, Update Management, and Anti-Malware solutions from OMS for all of the users devices.

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                        • Ability to deploy optional updates

                          We would like the ability to push optional updates just like you can with WSUS.

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                            1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • driver updates incorrectly reporting

                            I have several windows systems and VMs that are misreporting driver updates required. I have run Windows Update, scanned for updates from driver manufactures tool kits, and I have even gone to device manager and attempted to search for and manual install latest drivers (that I already had installed.) Some of the drivers are old as the component is a few years old (like processors from 2013 with last driver update in 2015).

                            Is there a way to clear the cache, or flag it as ignore so that it does not pop until a new driver actually becomes available (which…

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                              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • schedule patching

                              Dynamically re-evaluate computer group membership of existing update schedules.
                              Currently, when creating a recurring update schedule, the computer group query is only evaluated once.
                              It should be re-evaluated at least after each run, or ideally once a day.

                              3 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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.

                                9 votes
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                                • able to select patches we just need

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

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Fix OMS Update Management to allow patch deployment to Server Core

                                    Per documentation at: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/operations-management-suite/oms-solution-update-management

                                    "Server Core and Nano Server installation options are not supported."

                                    Please fix this so that Server Core is supposed for patch deployments. (At least 2016 Server Core, with Server 2012R2 being appreciated!)

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Fix update deployment duration (blank isn't an option)

                                      Currently Update Deployments in Update Management has you enter in a total time, per "If Duration is left blank, no time limit will be placed on this update run. If a duration is specified, remaining unapplied updates will not be started after time expires. In progress updates will finish being applied." If you leave it blank or set it to zero, you'll be met with a message (upon clicking Save) that "Duration must be at least 30 minutes and less than a day." Please either allow zero/blank for duration or change the "If Duration is left blank..." message.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • 9 votes
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                                        • Wait 24/48 hours for definition updates alerts

                                          It's a bit cumbersome to have update warning and have to see that they are antivirus definition lists of the same day.
                                          It would be great if we could allow how many days/hours until the solution warns us of missing updates of 'definition' classification.

                                          5 votes
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