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  1. 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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  2. Ability to schedule the exact reboot time

    In our update installation process, we need to communicate to our clients as precisely as possible the time when the servers will be offline (rebooting).

    Right now, we start installing updates 30 minutes before the agreed upon time and delay rebooting the servers until that time. We would love to be able to do this using Update Management.

    4 votes
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  3. 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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  4. Mute OMS Alerts during scheduled update

    Allow muting of alerts during a scheduled update

    2 votes
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. "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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  9. 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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  10. 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.

    2 votes
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  11. 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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  12. Schedule immediate compliance refresh function

    I'd like to be able to schedule a refresh of compliance data (outstanding patches) whenever the next heartbeat occurs. Unless I'm missing something, the data can be somewhat stale and offers no easy way of getting it updated in a more timely fashion.

    2 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. cluster-aware updating

    The agent should check if all cluster nodes are up and running, befor a update is started

    16 votes
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  17. Email when updates finish with summary or attachment of results

    Need an email notification when the deployment is complete with summary of which servers were successful/failed. I do not want an email per server.

    15 votes
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  18. Offset schedule by x number of days

    Need ability to schedule recurring jobs with an offset of a number of days. This allows us to schedule update deployments based on the Patch Tuesday schedule to our test and production servers on separate weekends without ever changing the schedules. This is standard functionality in Solarwinds.

    Example: Monthly at 8:00 PM on second Tuesday with additional offset of 11 days

    2 votes
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  19. Why is there still no Auto Start-up operation?

    Why is there still no Auto Start-up operation?

    6 votes
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  20. 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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