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  1. 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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  2. 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

    18 votes
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  3. Microsoft driver update for MS Publisher Color Printer

    Please remove "Microsoft driver update for MS Publisher Color Printer" from the list of missing updates for Windows Server 2016 VMs. This was already an issue over a year ago in the old update management solution in OMS and is still not fixed.
    I even opened a case REG:117050315683024 back then because that driver didn't even fit into the logic of the update script. The bug was fixed but the uninstallable update still remains to this day

    2 votes
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  4. 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.

    78 votes
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  5. we don't have to pay also for updates

    Please continue to pay more attention's on every suggested words until the issues were resolved. Just to talk to the concerned networks in the world to come down on their rate changes. Thanks. mustychi amaechi

    2 votes
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  6. "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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  7. Add ability to remove previous Update Deployments stuck in "In Progress" state

    I have two update deployments that are stuck in progress and won't go away. The Automation jobs finished successfully, but they still show in progress. It would be nice if there was an option to remove previous deployments. Or will these disappear with time?

    5 votes
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  8. Ability to defer Azure VM from update management deployment schedule

    Ability to defer one or more Azure VMs from update management deployment schedule

    2 votes
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  9. 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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  10. 5 votes
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  11. 4 votes
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  12. Error when trying to Schedule update deployment

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

    9 votes
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  13. It is nice to have option to export list of servers which are scheduled for update management

    After scheduling update management, there is no way we can export list of servers that are part of the update management. While we create groups ahead of scheduling patching but at the time of creating the schedule, there is no way to compare that with the groups created.

    4 votes
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  14. computer group

    Increase the computer group limitations for Update Management. Patching a few hundred to a few thousand machines with this 100 machine limit is not very scalable.

    4 votes
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    Thanks for the feedback. We support groups up to 500 computers large in the Azure Portal, but we hear that isn’t enough and we can look at increasing this up to “a few thousand”. Please feel free to post your desired maximum group size in this item so we have a good sense of what the requirements are.

  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

    2 votes
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  16. 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.

    4 votes
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  17. Ability to adjust Windows Update settings

    Hi,

    I think it would be useful to be able to configure Windows Update settings through update management, control things like automatic reboot settings, working hours, action to take if users are logged on. I believe the OMS agent could set the relevant registry keys.

    3 votes
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  18. 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.

    5 votes
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  19. Ability to deploy optional updates

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

    10 votes
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  20. 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.

    6 votes
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