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  1. Azure CLI for Azure Automation

    Like to automate the Onboarding VM into Azure Automation using CLI or Terraform module while provisioning the VM ..

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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.

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  3. 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?

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  4. 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.

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  5. 5 votes
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  6. Allow enabling of Update Management (Preview) when OMS is already enabled

    Error message when attempting to enable Update Management (Preview) when OMS is already onfigured:
    {"code":"DeploymentFailed","message":"At least one resource deployment operation failed. Please list deployment operations for details. Please see https://aka.ms/arm-debug for usage details.","details":[{"code":"Conflict","message":"{\r\n \"status\": \"Failed\",\r\n \"error\": {\r\n \"code\": \"ResourceDeploymentFailure\",\r\n \"message\": \"The resource operation completed with terminal provisioning state 'Failed'.\",\r\n \"details\": [\r\n {\r\n \"code\": \"DeploymentFailed\",\r\n \"message\": \"At least one resource deployment operation failed. Please list deployment operations for details. Please see https://aka.ms/arm-debug for usage details.\",\r\n \"details\": [\r\n {\r\n \"code\": \"BadRequest\",\r\n \"message\": \"{\\r\\n \\\"error\\\": {\\r\\n \\\"code\\\": \\\"BadRequest\\\",\\r\\n \\\"message\\\": \\\"Multiple VMExtensions per handler not supported for OS type 'Windows'. VMExtension 'MMAExtension' with handler…

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  7. retry option for failed server

    when a deployment fails because of one or few servers failed,, please provide an option to retry them later again. We can fix the underlying issue with the servers (like connectivity, server hang, access etc) first and then patch those individual servers to make the report success.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  8. Update of on premises Hyper-V and or S2D Cluster

    An Hyper-V / S2D Cluster needs an tailored mechanism for patching. Otherwise you will disrupt your on premises workload with a scheduled update management deployment.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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?

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  13. 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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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  17. Compliant/non-compliant servers tile on Dashboard

    We can pin a tile that links directly to an Automation Account's Update Management pane but it provides no useful data. It would be nice to have a server compliance dashboard tile much in the same fashion as the Intune one.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  18. Show number/details of Successful updates deployed

    The current update management screen for the summary of a previous update deployment only shows Failed/Not Attempted/Not Selected against the list of updates that were installed during the window.

    For reporting purposes it would be useful to have another column 'Successful' which would show the amount of times the update was installed.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  19. Update Management Cli

    Update Management needs to be added to Azure Cli and Powershell Modules.
    This way new Azure and Non-Azure can be added automatically and updates managed. Also in order to export reports in various formats.

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  20. Ability to refresh the 'Update Management' blade.

    I cannot be sure that the window I'm looking at is up-to-date. A refresh button would give me confidence in this.

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