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  1. Ability to refresh the 'Update Management' blade.

    I cannot be sure that the window I'm looking at is up-to-date. A refresh button would give me confidence in this.

    3 votes

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  2. Ability to deploy Preview updates

    There should be an option to install Preview updates, such as KB4338831 (July 18, 2018 Preview of Monthly Rollup) which fixes critical issues in KB4338815 (the regular July 2018 Monthly Rollup).

    Right now (end of July 2018), after we update our machines using Update Management, we still need to install KB4338831 manually on each machine to keep important network services from locking up.

    3 votes

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  3. Identify which server update failed.

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

    3 votes

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  4. cant remove.

    can not get rid of the Upgrade Analytics Preview....

    Ive clocked remove like 100000 times.

    3 votes

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  5. Currently I can only patch my regular windows VMs through Update Management.

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    2 votes

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  6. 2 votes

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  7. Speed up enterprise linux (rhel/centos) updates

    Hi,
    currently you're applying individual updates alphabetically (or so it seems from watching ps)
    /usr/bin/python /bin/yum -y install elfutils-libelf-0.176-4.el7.x8664
    /usr/bin/python /bin/yum install --assumeno elfutils-libs.x86
    64
    [,..]

    This creates overhead within linux that is usually not needed. You have two options in update management for linux: apply all or apply security updates.
    Both have a yum command:
    Update all packages: yum update
    Update all security relevant updates: yum --security update

    This will reduce overhead and should apply packages faster.

    I didn't find the code, so I am not sure why you use different switches for yum, my guess would be…

    2 votes

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  8. Show all VMs, even if they are powered off

    Need to be able to see VMs that aren't running everyday. It should still show the status from the last time it reported. This is common when you have lab or other non-prod machines that are running every day.

    2 votes

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  9. Export option (list) for all

    Create an option to export all server in Azure Update Management as a list.

    2 votes

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  10. How do I know when a server needs to be rebooted after an update

    I'm updating numerous servers during a maintenance window. We've not yet been able to automate the reboot process so that our application doesn't get affected. Therefore, we need to manually perform a server reboot. I've chosen the option to never reboot a server after an update. How do I know when a server needs to be rebooted after an update, so that we schedule time to manually reboot the server?

    2 votes

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  11. arm or PS automation for onboarding VM's in update management

    like to have arm or powershell automation solution to onboard VM's in update management

    2 votes

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  12. 2 votes

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  13. Remove Non-Azure Machine

    How do I delete Non-Azure machines from UI?

    2 votes

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  14. Why can I not run Feature Updates on Windows 10 VMs?

    The deployment schedules do not install the Feature Updates to W10, The update gets skipped, why is this? Do I have to install it manually on each and every VM?

    2 votes

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  15. 2 votes

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  16. List Machines with their FQDN instead of the Computername without Domain suffix

    At the Moment Computers are listed without their Domain Suffix. If you have multiple Domains/Subdomains you have no chance to know which Machine belongs to which Domain if you have naming guides, like

    contoso-dc01.michigan.contoso.com
    contoso-dc01.newyork.contoso.com

    because you will see two machines with "contoso-dc01".

    2 votes

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  17. Mute OMS Alerts during scheduled update

    Allow muting of alerts during a scheduled update

    2 votes

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  18. Add "Installed" UpdateState for Linux VMs.

    We have a Power BI report for "Updates Installed this month" for our environment, based on UpdateState column in LogAnalytics, but it works only with Windows VMs as there is no "Installed" state for LinuxVMs, only "Needed" and "NotNeeded".

    2 votes

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  19. "Schedule Update Deployment" button is initially missing

    I'll admit, I tried out this feature 3x without reading the online docs. It's fairly straightforward but during VM configuration, I kept looking for the "Schedule Update Deployment" button. If you were to add those buttons right away in a grayed out state with the 'i' hover button saying "Please wait - VM configuration in progress", then it would have been very intuitive to use without any doc assistance.

    2 votes

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  20. Issue with update management


    1. create a vm with linux123

    2. ENable update management and run the update management (once)

    3. delete the vm/resource group

    4. create the resource group/vm with exact same name & parameters (linux123)

    5. ENable update management

    At this point , the vm always stays in 'Not assesed' state and reports as complaint at the vm level.

    support confirmed the oms files got corrupted and they had to clean it up and reinstall oms agent again

    The behaviour is consistent with atleast two vms.

    2 votes

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