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  1. Clearer Title Descriptions Needed For "All Windows 10 Updates"

    Since Microsoft is changing the way it names its updates (again), being able to determine whatā€™s Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) or Semi-Annual Channel will help admins be able to deploy these updates in a Servicing Plan a little more clearly. When 1703 CB was superseded and 1703 CBB became available, they both listed with the same title under ā€œAll Windows 10 Updatesā€. This also affected the way filtering was configured, so the conditions I used on a previously existing Servicing Plan no longer previewed any feature updates.

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  2. Expand Windows 10 Servicing to include (monthly) Quality updates

    In the Windows 10 Servicing node, we have the ability to easily defer feature updates, using the sliders and the ability to place systems into a CB or CBB state. This same functionality should exist for quality updates. You're able to defer/pause both Quality and Feature updates this way, using Windows Update for Business and that same level of control should exist in CM as well.

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  3. Cleaning up the software update point when WSUS Failes

    In every Version of SCCM since SCCM xxxx I have had to at some point cleanup the mess created from unmaintaned systems.

    I would like a function/option to wipe/purge all WSUS updates when I Remove the Software Update Point from my site. That would save us lots of troubleshooting.

    6 votes
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  4. Possibility to change the operator (or/and) when filtering patches

    When you filter twice on the same criteria you cannot change the operator from or to and.
    It would be interesting to change the operators when filtering.

    2 votes
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  5. Increase default Max run time for Cumulative updates

    Default max runtime always set to 5 mins for Cumulative update, this should be increased to 30 like it is for Service Packs

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  6. Allow User Defined Rings in Windows 10 Servicing

    Put in category 'software updates' because that was the closest I can find.

    As SCCM continues to add to/focus on/(fix?) Windows 10 servicing, it would be nice to have user defined servicing rings.

    The currently available CB/CBB certainly work. However, in reality, larger organizations would have a much deeper testing model. We will still be configuring these groups for testing, but the Win10 rings still show only 2 groups.

    Allow a number (maybe up to 5?10?) of user defined rings that will show in the servicing page. These user defined rings would be used in addition to the existing 2ā€¦

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  7. Better updates visibility before selecting category.

    We cannot see what updates we would be able to download by selecting a certain category on the software update point, without actually downloading the updates that fit that category. For example, try finding KB4013214 on WSUS. Impossible. Why is it so easy for Consumer to upgrade to 1703 but enterprise customers get shafted with WSUS not containing the updates you need?

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  8. pending reboot

    can you implement a way to schedule restarts

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  9. Download Updates from Microsoft Update Server directly to Secondary Site administrated by Primary Site

    A download from Microsoft Update Server directly to the Secondary Site Server which is located in an other Country as the Primary Site Server, could be faster than using the slow bandwidth of VPN tunnel between the two Locations.

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  10. Better version awareness for "Schedule Updates" and Windows 10

    Currently, if I use "Schedule Updates" to apply updates to a Windows 10 1703 .wim, it lists patches for 1511, 1607, and 1703.

    It would be nice if it was aware of the version of Windows 10 that you are working with and only present the applicable updates.

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  11. Show the date released for software updates in Software Center

    The date released should be displayed in software center against each update. this feature was previously present, but not seen anymore.
    It is helpful to see the date released when troubleshooting is required.

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  12. Integrate software updates "known issues" information into the SCCM.

    Make a way to inform a user when he deploys software updates that has known issues. So that is is more visible for the end user to know if security updates break things :)

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  13. O365 express update download support in SCCM

    We have got the capability of managing O365 patch deployments from SCCM, but there is no support to download only the differential updates like it does when we do it from CDN.
    Because, usually the size of O365 patches would be in GBs.

    This will help many organizations to choose SCCM toolset in O365 patch management.

    15 votes
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  14. SCCM support for Nano Server patching

    Support for Nano Server 2016 would be a great help when deploying updates and reporting on compliance.

    3 votes
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  15. Possibility of adding a new criteria for 'All softwares Updates'

    Currently the 'All softwares Updates' doesn't allow us to sort windows updates required by a particular machine. The only way to find this out will be only through a report. Having a new 'criteria' which allows us to filter the updates based on a device collection or a particular computer will be very helpful.

    4 votes
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  16. Send message personalizade in Updates

    In my company when sending updates we want to send personalized messages, that they are sending patches and it is from the company that we must restart. Example: The administration of _____ we have applied patches to restart your computer. Atte enterprise

    12 votes
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  17. Add Conditions for Patching

    Add conditions to Patches, such as certain processes not running, user not logged on, etc. Just like we've added for applications.

    This is especially needed for certain 3rd-party updates. [cough] Adobe... [cough]

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  18. Include cross-references to embedded updates in http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com

    Sometimes Microsoft embeds KBs into other KBs.

    For example, KB3173424 and KB3173426 (depending on OS) are embedded into MS16-100 KB3172729

    This can be seen in the SCCM 2012 R2 console by right-clicking the Security Update for Windows Server 2012 (or R2) (KB3172729), select "Properties", "Content Information" tab.

    But this information is not indexed reliably elsewhere and it should be.

    Request for feature implementation:
    Include cross-references to embedded updates in http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com data

    Example:
    In http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=3173426 package details, there could be a reference to say something like "This update is embedded into KB3172729" and conversely in the entries for KB3172729, it couldā€¦

    8 votes
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  19. windows 10 updates branch

    Please add a column and filter for "deployment ring" which shows "current branch" or " current branch for business" for the "All Windows 10 Upgrades" view in the SCCM console.

    6 votes
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  20. Only suppress restart when there is a user logged on

    In a WSUS-only environment you can with the GPO "No auto-restart with logged on users for scheduled automatic updates installations" instruct the WUA to only force a restart if no one is logged on. Being a 365/7/24-site this functionality is a the top of the wish list for CM.

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