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  1. Ability to install updates in parallel instead of sequential

    Right now Update Management uses the WUA agent to kick off installs of updates, and I understand that can only to this sequentially per update. I would be great to leverage the SCCM agent (when possible) to kick off patching in parallel (it is possible), otherwise it will take forever to just get a few updates installed and my MW's arent long enough.

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  2. Ability to preview updates when creating deployment schedule

    SCCM allowed you to preview updates when creating an ADR so you could tell what updates were going to be included within the deployment - When creating a Deployment Schedule in update management you can select update classifications and include/exclude specific updates. It would be nice to be able to see at the deployment schedule screen what updates will be included within your deployment schedule.

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  3. إعادة تحديث هاتفي بنفس مرجعية الإصدار الأصلي للهاتف المحمول حتى يتم تسهيل على المستخدم من استخدام الهاتف ويبقى دوماً معجب بمنتجات الصانع

    هاتفي يطلب مني إعادة تحديث أكثر من مرة لهذا يزعجني كثيراً الأفضل أن يبقى طريقة استخدام الهاتف المحمول بنفس الطريقة التي قدمها الوكيل عند البيع لهذا انا منزعج من التحديث الجديد الذي أصبح صعب الاستعمال

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  4. Include a parameter to know whether the SoftwareUpdateConfigurationRunContext is from Pre/Post script

    I would like the following improvements to the update management schedule.

    1. Ability to see the resource group names that are part of this schedule. Right now it says N groups.
    2. Include a parameter to know whether the context is for Pre/Post script invocation. This will help us write a runbook to start/stop vm's based on the invocation.
    3. Include Pre/Post Action as part of schedule configuration. These actions can be restart if stopped (pre action), Stop/Keep the VM's running after updates etc.

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  5. 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.

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  6. Ability to run scripts throughout patching

    We can run pre/post scripts, but that is not useful when patching a web farm, cluster, or complex application that needs careful handling. It would be great to have the ability to run scripts throughout patching; pre patching a node, pre/post reboot, post patching a node... this way I can start/restart services, validate functionality after patching a node, or even manage cluster nodes myself throughout a patch cycle.

    With pre/post scripts I cannot suspend/resume cluster nodes as I patch through them in a group, nor can I ensure my services are stopped/started as required by my app owners. There is…

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  7. 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.

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  8. Remove Non-Azure Machine

    How do I delete Non-Azure machines from UI?

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  9. Update Management - Inject Patch Inclusions or Exclusions automatically during pre-script

    In Azure Update Management, we are able to cancel a scheduled Update Deployment with a pre-script (in our case, I'd like to do that if the patches have not yet been verified to impact the software prodcut running on the machine). I would also love to be able to 'inject', in the pre-script, one or more KB ID's that must be in- or excluded from the Update Deployment.

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  10. How do I stop "in progress" Update Deployment?

    It's in progress for about 4 days now. The maintenance window was 30 minutes. Can see this is an ongoing issue too. Will it ever be fixed?

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    thanks for bringing this to our attention. Checking internally to see if this is currently on the roadmap. In the meantime, your feedback is now open to the community to upvote which helps us prioritize this request against our existing feature backlog.

    Cheers.

  12. Remove restrictions of maintenance window for update deployment job

    Currently, the maintenace window can't be less than 30 minutes and no more that 6 hours. Some customers would like to set the window more longer since they wonder that some update programs coundn't be deployed during the windw. It would be nice if you could remove this restriction.

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  13. 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?

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  14. Provide a List of VMs which are not Online [=Offline]

    (opposite of existing Machines List)
    Where: UpdatesAutomation - Update management > Overview

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  15. Update Pipeline

    It would be really helpful if you could describe a pipleine in Update Management, and get the updates to flow through that pipeline.

    e.g. You have a Dev, Test and Production Environment.
    You want to keep machines up to date, but do not want to affect Production users with faulty pathes.

    If you could describe an update pipleine, saying, deploy any updates to Dev, then to test then to prod, this would ensure updates can be developed and tested against before they reach production.

    When patch tuesday arrives, these patches would be available for your 1st environment in the pipleine,…

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  16. Use Availability Set Update Domain for auto grouping

    If deploying updates to VMs that are part of an Availability Set, it would be great to be able to create one schedule for all VMs in the set, then have Update Management use the AV set Update Domain to apply updates to VMs in groups based on the Update Domain.

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  17. Refresh Windows update control panel status with correct date/time

    ON-Prem: i've seen that after windows has been patched and rebooted, the only way to see last update status is through "installed updates". Nothing is displayed in "Windows update" control panel console.

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  18. Download patches only

    It would be very useful to have the possibility to schedule a manual update: the patches will be downloaded automatically, but installed manually from Guest OS update console. This is also to avoid possible problems related to the "pending reboot".

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  19. Support boolean parameters in pre/post scripts

    A runbook with boolean parameters cannot be set as a pre or post script in a scheduled update deployment. The UI when configuring the script has a dropdown to specify the value, but it is passed as a string ("True", "False", or ""). Ideally, it should be possible to pass these values, but failing that the UI should not present a dropdown that implies it should work.

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  20. Email compliance reports

    Have the option to automatically schedule compliance reports to be sent via email from Update Management. This would be good to be able to do on both a generic high-level account view, encompassing all VM's, as well as on completion of a Deployment Schedule. This would be similar to how you can schedule email compliance reports with both ConfigMgr and WSUS. Our customers love using Azure Update Management, however, the lack of email reporting is an issue for many of them.

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