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  1. The possibility to "pin" a patch set for X number of days

    The possibility to "pin" a patch set for X number of days, giving you the possibility of deploying and verifying the same set of patches across individual envs. In other words: same patchset on DEV servers on Monday, Test servers on Tuesday, etc. and Production on Sunday.

    36 votes
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  2. Export Deployment Run Report

    It would be helpful to be able to export a deployment run report directly from the update management blade. Also, It would be helpful to have the same export function on the Update Management dashboard for multiple machines. The export from OMS/Log analytics can be used but usually needs to be manipulated to show the same story.

    5 votes
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  3. 2 votes
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  4. Fix "week days" scheduling so that it sticks

    When I choose "week days" as my scheduling option, it only works for the first run of the schedule. The next scheduled date takes on the same day of the month as the first run, and when I go to edit the schedule, it has reverted to "Month days". This means I must continually check on my schedules and adjust them after each run. Please fix. Thanks.

    4 votes
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  5. Reboot notification to end users

    Add a customized time for notifications of pending reboots if a reboot is needed after patches is done if a user is detected logged onto a server.

    4 votes
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  6. add the possibility to approve updates

    Now, the only thing you can do is allow only ALL updates from one or more categories. We like to have more control over which updates will be installed. Basically the same as you can do in WSUS by approving or declining specific updates.

    2 votes
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  7. Promote updates across subscriptions

    As an engineer
    I want to be able to promote updates across environments in different subscriptions
    So that I have confidence that an update does not impact my application

    We have VMs in different environment subscriptions (dev/test/prod) across difference log analytics workspaces. We would like an update to be automatically applied to the dev subscription before being applied to the test and then the prod subscription. This will allow us to have confidence that the update does not impact the VMs and the applications deployed to them.

    2 votes
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  8. Virtual machines can be in up to 3 resource groups.

    Increase the resource group limitations for Update Management.
    It's a big problem for me, because in my company we have one resource group for each Virtual Machine.
    Currently, we have 30 VMs.

    In this case, do I need to create 10 automation accounts to solve this problem?

    5 votes
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  9. Support Update Management for Windows client

    Azure Automation and OMS currently do not support deploying\collecting updates to Windows client.
    We can deploy OMS agents on the Windows client and they are reporting compliance status in the Update Management blade of the Automation Account and to OMS. Please officially support Windows client https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/automation-update-management#clients

    7 votes
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  10. 3 votes
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  11. 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

    33 votes
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  12. Why is there still no Auto Start-up operation?

    Why is there still no Auto Start-up operation?

    6 votes
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  13. Add Support for Raspbian

    I would like to see support for Raspbian, which would allow me to manage updates on Raspberry Pi devices.

    6 votes
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  14. 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.

    2 votes
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  15. 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.

    30 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. Update/s rollback

    Add the ability to rollback specific update/s

    30 votes
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  18. Allow us the ability to deny or clear out a update not reporting correctly

    I am having an issue which keeps showing missing KB2267602 , which are defender updates but they are old and new definitions are already installed. Also getting 2 hosts with Intel - System - 10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM - 11.7.0.1045, and also 3 machines with Microsoft driver update for MS Publisher Imagesetter. If there was a way to deny these thru Azure it would be great as it never shows the machines up to date.

    3 votes
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  19. All fail when 1 doesn't aplpy

    I had a full deployment failure because "You have requested to create an update configuration on a machine that is not registered for Update Management." The one mentioned in the error was connected to update management and showed in the OMS logs. I'll contact support, BUT....

    It would make more sense if the deployment would work for everything that it can and just fail on those 1 or 2 that it cannot apply on. None of the deployment happened because of this 1 failure.

    5 votes
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  20. Do an immediate refresh of compliance data after update deployment (linux)

    After a deployment/update job, the data for the compliance dashboard should be immediately updated - not have to wait for the next scheduled compliance check

    3 votes
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