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  1. Daily or weekly email of missing patches

    Ability to have the automation account generate an list of missing updates and email on a daily or weekly basis.

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  2. Adjustable / customisable logging frequency

    I know the data being pumped to Log Analytics is already reasonably small compared to some of the other things that can be pushed there, but is there any possibility to adjust how frequently hosts post data to that endpoint?

    For example, I'd like to reduce the check-in frequency by at least 4x, thereby decreasing log volume and more efficient use of my log analytics storage.

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  3. Linux Updates - Not restarted on kernel upgrade

    We're trialling the update management for our Linux hosts within Azure and despite the packages being upgraded successfully, I've noticed the host hasn't rebooted even after a kernel upgrade.

    Can this please be raised with the appropriate team for investigation?

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  5. Promote updates across subscriptions

    As an engineer
    I want to be able to promote updates across environments in different subscriptions
    So that I have confidence that an update does not impact my application

    We have VMs in different environment subscriptions (dev/test/prod) across difference log analytics workspaces. We would like an update to be automatically applied to the dev subscription before being applied to the test and then the prod subscription. This will allow us to have confidence that the update does not impact the VMs and the applications deployed to them.

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  6. 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".

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  7. 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.

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  8. Mute OMS Alerts during scheduled update

    Allow muting of alerts during a scheduled update

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  9. 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".

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  10. "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.

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  11. Ability to defer Azure VM from update management deployment schedule

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

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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

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  14. 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

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  15. 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.

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  16. Per User pricing

    OMS is a great solution for monitoring devices, etc. It would be great if there was a pricing model based on user count. This would allow the collection of logs/update data/changes/etc from Desktops, Laptops, phones, or other devices associated with that user. Paying per node for a user with 3 devices when combined with Microsoft 365 licensing is just too pricey. Ideally, it would be great to see Microsoft 365 pricing include the Log Analytics, Update Management, and Anti-Malware solutions from OMS for all of the users devices.

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  17. driver updates incorrectly reporting

    I have several windows systems and VMs that are misreporting driver updates required. I have run Windows Update, scanned for updates from driver manufactures tool kits, and I have even gone to device manager and attempted to search for and manual install latest drivers (that I already had installed.) Some of the drivers are old as the component is a few years old (like processors from 2013 with last driver update in 2015).

    Is there a way to clear the cache, or flag it as ignore so that it does not pop until a new driver actually becomes available (which…

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  18. Show scheduled deployments on the VM if they have been created at the RG level

    Currently Update management view against a individual VM only displays scheduled updates if they have been scheduled against individual VMs, if they have been scheduled against entire RGs these don't display on the VMs within the RG.

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  19. Red Hat 8 Patching

    it will be great if Red Hat 8 will be supported by Update Management

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  20. the client is disconnected

    I've being trying to use the Patch management but it says that the client is disconnected, the ports are open the client is W2k19 there is no information on the internet sincerely i can't understand Microsoft some times.

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