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  1. Update Management Solution: Installation of updates without providing time zones

    It seems to me that it will be very helpful to add the possibility to configure the installation of updates by local time on the client. ie: We have servers (on premise) that are in many time zones and I want them to be in one group and that all installs updates at the same time. This requires creating multiple groups and setting different time zones. It would be ideal to set the time, eg 3.00 am - without time zone configuration - the zone would be read from the client.

    21 votes
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  2. Patch order with dependencies

    Create patch groups that can run either parallel or dependent on other patch groups. Ensuring certain servers do no patch at the same time or are being patched in a specified order rather than parallel.

    14 votes
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  3. View suppressed updates in portal log

    As an engineer
    I want to see which updates were not installed because they were ignored by an exclusion rule in the portal output
    So that I know why an update has not been applied

    When a list of exclusions is in place and an update has been released that will be excluded, the yum update process output does not display the updates that will not be installed. Instead it displays output like the following:

    Getting available updates...

    Discovering 'security' packages...
    Discovered 5 'security' package entries.

    List of packages to be updated:
    []

    I would expect that it would list…

    15 votes
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  4. 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.

    78 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Why is there still no Auto Start-up operation?

    Why is there still no Auto Start-up operation?

    6 votes
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  8. 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.

    29 votes
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  9. Update/s rollback

    Add the ability to rollback specific update/s

    29 votes
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  10. 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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  11. 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?

    4 votes
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  12. 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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    0 comments  ·  Scheduling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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.

  13. 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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  14. UI Confirmation For Initial Scan

    Provide feedback for when the 'baseline state' is captured so that we know when we can start monitoring for changes to the system.

    I plan on using this tool to diagnose why installing software on a Linux VM renders it useless upon next boot. Therefore I want to know when the baseline has been established before I start the installation process.

    2 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Build Complete Dashboards with Integrated Performance Data, System Updates and SCCM Data

    Improve the System Update intelligence Pack: The dashboard should show you which systems are missing updates, tell you whether you have attempted to deploy the update to the servers and reasons for the install failure. For example, there was no space on the C:\ drive and the install fail. The dashboard should be a fully operational solution for pointing out the problems and offering the exact resolution. While it is helpful to know that updates are missing. It is even more helpful to know which servers were attempted and why the updates didn't install. Talk to someone who has attempted…

    27 votes
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  17. Provide opsinsight as PaaS solution for customer to configure inside their own subscriptions

    Right now, opsinsight exists and store data for various customers and perhaps map account to the storage in cloud. How about providing it as a seprate service in azure stack and let the user configure it inside their own azure subscription and use their onprem SCOM or MMA to send data to this blob residing in their subscription. I tried my best to explain the idea, if it needs more ground and better clarity, let me know.

    9 votes
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