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  1. Wrong values in System Update Assessment solution dashboard

    System Update Assessment solution dashboard is displaying wrong values.
    If i try to make a query directly in search it returns the right values

    7 votes

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    1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The circled field is number of computers missing any critical updates, e.g. there are six computers which haven’t been patched.
    The underlined fields are the numbers of patches missing on those computers. So computer one is missing a total of 47 critical patches, computer two is missing a total of 9 critical patches, etc.

    Leaving this as “needs feedback” until we can confirm it’s by design.

  2. System Update Assessment and SCCM upto date

    I understand that OMS SUA will display a computer being upto date if managed via SCCM and all approved updates in SCCM are installed. This is great for compliance to approved update. What also is needed is to know what updates that are not approved via SCCM, yet are available to be installed for this server. This is how it used to report when using the old system update advisor management pack that you imported into SCOM

    7 votes

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  3. Update Management Cli

    Update Management needs to be added to Azure Cli and Powershell Modules.
    This way new Azure and Non-Azure can be added automatically and updates managed. Also in order to export reports in various formats.

    6 votes

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  4. System Update Assessment looks for Manual windows update setting

    The query in the Common Update Queries section labelled "Critical or security updates needed by machines where updates are manually applied" queries machines where Type=UpdateSummary and WindowsUpdateSetting=Manual. The problem is, I dont see any windows machines where WindowsUpdateSetting is Manual. I see Scheduled installation, Notify before installation, Notify before download and Disabled. Where can you configure a windows server to Manual?

    And just wondering if this could be modifed as I'd consider the servers set to Notify are "manual"

    Maybe this?
    Type=Update OSType!=Linux UpdateState=Needed Optional=false (Classification="Security Updates" OR Classification="Critical Updates") Computer IN {Type=UpdateSummary WindowsUpdateSetting=Notify | Distinct Computer}

    Thanks

    6 votes

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  5. Support Update Management in Japan West

    Currently using Automation Account is GA in Japan West.
    But Update Management is not available in Japan West.
    Please enable the Update Management feature for Japan West region.

    5 votes

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  6. Add Update Management support for Oracle Enterprise Linux

    Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) is not currently supported by Azure Update Management.

    Update Management is an important feature in Azure to patch VMs OS and currently (based on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/update-management/update-mgmt-overview#clients) the following Linux distributions are supported: CentOS 6/7, RHE 6/7, SUSE 11/12 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS and 1804 .

    This will be beneficial for businesses with heavy Oracle Software presence when they consider Azure as a cloud provider (AWS supports OEL for their Automated Update feature)

    Thank you.

    5 votes

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  7. SCCM vs Update Management

    Would like to understand feature difference between SCCM and update management.

    5 votes

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  8. Compliant/non-compliant servers tile on Dashboard

    We can pin a tile that links directly to an Automation Account's Update Management pane but it provides no useful data. It would be nice to have a server compliance dashboard tile much in the same fashion as the Intune one.

    5 votes

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  9. Add support/feature to invoke a Cluster Aware Update (CAU) run via Update Management

    A feature to invoke a CAU run or patch clustered servers not setup for CAU.

    Today we use Azure Runbooks to invoke CAUs or we stagger the update management schedule times for each cluster node. It's an ad-hoc workaround and it would be nice if this was something supported out-of-box with Update Management.

    4 votes

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  10. Reports on servers in Deployment Schedules

    With hundreds of servers in different Update Management Deployment Schedules (for windows updating), I find listing and exporting the membership of these groups of computers extremely necessary. I regularly have to audit which servers are in which schedules for patch management, and having to log into each schedule, then click on the "Machines to Update" field and scroll through each, to know if a machine needs to be removed or added is ridiculous .
    Everything else in Azure is a query and Boom! you have your output. But I am told that this isn't available by query or some build…

    4 votes

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  11. Enable Update approval

    It would be great to have a option to approve / decline updates directly in the Update Management UI

    4 votes

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  12. Filtering update history in the portal

    The history tab in the portal only gives the option to filter by status. I would love to be able to filter by update name. I've got hourly updates for virus definitions which swamps the log if I want to check less update schedules.

    4 votes

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  13. Patching Report issue.

    Ability to get patching reports. Filter servers by TAG and export patching report to csv, pdf, etc.. In other word, fast way to get patching report for Organization management.

    4 votes

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  14. 4 votes

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  15. Not Able to get the status of "Update management readiness " from Log analytics quires. mach

    Not Able to get the status of "Update management readiness " from Log analytics quires. Is their any way to get the list of machines from Log analytics quires

    4 votes

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  16. "Security Intelligence Update for Windows Defender Antivirus" listed as "Other" instead of "Security"

    "Security Intelligence Update for Windows Defender Antivirus" listed as "Other" instead of "Security"

    3 votes

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  17. Add the ability to global exclude patches

    Currently, the only way to exclude a patch is to exclude it on each patching schedule. Please add a way to globally exclude patches to reduce the need to change every schedule.

    3 votes

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  18. Menu/Option to offboard VM's

    Removing a VM from Update Mgmt requires going to the attached Log Analytics workspace and manually removing the VMUUID from the "MicrosoftDefaultComputerGroup" saved search.
    A cleaner way to achieve this would be ideal for customers with large IaaS environments.

    3 votes

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  19. Show number/details of Successful updates deployed

    The current update management screen for the summary of a previous update deployment only shows Failed/Not Attempted/Not Selected against the list of updates that were installed during the window.

    For reporting purposes it would be useful to have another column 'Successful' which would show the amount of times the update was installed.

    3 votes

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  20. Daily or weekly email of missing patches

    Ability to have the automation account generate an list of missing updates and email on a daily or weekly basis.

    3 votes

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