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  1. Bug: SCCM deployment of software update MRT 2019-11 broken

    When deployed from SCCM to Windows 7, the November 2019 release of the Malicious Software Removal Tool fails with error (0x800B0004(-2146762748)) indicating untrusted publisher.

    MRT 2019-11 is first with only SHA256 certificate (previous had both SHA1 and SHA256). We have SHA256 and SSU updates up-to-date and still fails.

    A get-around mentioned here (https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/41557079-7c15-4847-88e6-9b2f25942ffb) might be to import the certificate chain into trusted publishers certificate store for PCs, but this should have been handled by the Microsoft updates.

    (Reporting here because 'report a bug' from the console does not work for us or for any corporates who use consoleā€¦

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  2. Option to reboot at the end of the maintenance window

    We have an issue with business wanting to know within a 15-30 minute timeframe when the server reboots. With the maintenance windows today we can only open for installation and reboot but do not know when during the maintenance window the reboot will happen. Would it be possible to allow a setting to wait with the reboot to the end of the maintenance window. This way the reboot time would be predictable and installation would happen during the maintenance window. The option could be something like "If reboot is required wait until the end of the maintenance window to reboot"ā€¦

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  3. Enable Publishing 3rd Party updates on SUG

    Currently we can publish third party updates from "All Software Updates" before adding them to a SUG. It would be great if we get a feature which will allow is to publish selected 3rd party updates in SUG on a whole and not individual or multiple selections.

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  4. 3rd Party Contend Management

    Contend Management for 3rd Party Software Updates Catalog for publish republish or delete Contend.
    Also better cleanup for Update Database to delete 3rd Party Drivers from DB.
    And an option to recreate Partner Catalogs

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  5. Software update scan results available to WQL

    Please can you make v_UpdateScanStatus available in WQL, as it would be useful to be able to create collections based on software update scan results.

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  6. Patch Management

    SCCM used to patch the server (OS level) , based on the missing KB's identified on the server and report the compliance level . However, it missed to check whether the DLL or registry change updated /happened successfully or not. In some cases , due to multiple reason ( improper reboot, network issue) . DLL or registry files not update and due to which trace of older version and vulnerability exists on the system.

    Case # 2. Vulnerability like Meltdown and Spectra require patch + registry changes , when server admin pushes the KB through SCCM , it only patchesā€¦

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  7. SUG content, possibility to keep it untouched.

    Some of our customers need a fixed patchrelease fĆ¼r more than one month, because of restricted testing scenarios. When they began to test an application, during the whole release phase of the application, it is necessary not to touch the OS level. Yes, this sounds strange and i do not want to discuss this here. I want to discuss the possibility to hold a Software Update Group content fix and robust against a WSUS or SUP sync. Which means do not touch expired or superseeded or any update in this SUG. ATM this is not possible in SCCM CB. Theā€¦

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  8. Date Released or Revised More Than Option

    Date Released or Revised under Software Updates tab for ADR should have the ability to allow you to grab updates that are more than a week or month old. I don't want the ADR to pick up updates that are only a day or two old. This is too risky.

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  9. Schedule ADR to run x minutes after WSUS sync is completed

    I would like to be able to set a ADR to run x minutes after a WSUS sync is completed. Today if you set the option "Run the rule after any software update point synchronization" it often times fails since it runs before the WSUS sync is completed and the updates are available. This is often noted if you are using SCEP and want the latest patches deployed after each WSUS sync.

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  10. Add deployment setting-Allow enforcement outside of maintenance window for deferred update (updates that have missed one maintenance window)

    There are many benefits to having one deployment for all of our workstations. We have an ADR that approves our patches and deploys them to a singular collection. Our update schedule is segmented so that not all locations go at once. Since we only have one deployment, this assignment is carried through by maintenance windows. We would love a setting that allows the workstations to wait for their maintenance window after our approval, but as soon as it has missed one window "and is now a deferred update" then enforce outside of maint. windows. We know we could go backā€¦

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  11. Delivery Optimization In-Network Cache

    The downloads from Delivery Optimization In-Network Cache should get a seperate category in the Windows activity monitor. Currently all downloads from the cache show up as downloads from Microsoft.

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  12. Optimize the Software Updates overview

    I believe that it would create a better overview of your Software Updates in your SCCM-environment if you had them all gathered in 1 node. Instead of having it like today where you can deploy a Office365 Update without it being part of a SUG and the same with Windows 10 Servicing-updates. They should be integrated into the Software Update Groups-node in some way. Either so that it shows the deployed updates from O365 and Servicing or making it so that you need to add them to a SUG before deploying them. As of now you need to browse 3ā€¦

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  13. Allow republish of Third-Party content

    Currently once a third-party update is published, SCCM assumes the content is always available in the WSUS content folder. If this folder is deleted, the published content is lost and cannot be re-published. Adding a re-publish context button on already published items will fix broken updates without having to rebuild the entire WSUS database.

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  14. Add a Right-Click and Show Members on Updates that have Required counts

    A right click feature would give an easy way to identity corrupted or out of compliance systems.

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  15. SCCM - Add Modern App updates into SCCM like IE or Windows Updates. Patients affected

    We support 86,000 health care Windows 10 clients. Built IN Modern apps like Photos update randomly in the middle of the day TAKING down our entire WAN and LAN forcing emergency rooms to stop working.

    This is due to 300MB per App per machine x 80,000+ machines = 24,000,000 MB of data coming through the Internet Gateway regularly with EACH app update. We have tracked this data all coming from the Microsoft App update servers.

    We have to patch built in apps like Edge and Photos for health care security. Redundant apps have been uninstalled and Windows Store is blocked.

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  16. Offline move of Third Party Updates to another SCCM Hierarchy

    Work in environments were multiply SCCM infrastructures may exist. Some of the networks are segregated or disconnected from access to outside world. Would be great if connected infrastructure could share approved catalogs, publish updates, and content for deployment via some sort of offline solution. Something like the WSUS Export/Import solution.

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  17. Include Simulated Deployments in Software Updates

    Just like in Application deployments, it would be helpful to include simulate deployment under the areas of software updates.

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  18. Email alert every time ADR is running and add diployment

    Please add an option for sending email every time ADR is running and add deployment.

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  19. Delivery Optimization Cache as public CDN

    If ISP customers could automatically use the nearest cache node, then ISP can get rid of non-standard caches for saving bandwidth.

    I mean "Internet Service Provider" or "Internet Access Provider" for example a company which buys 10Gb of Internet over fiber and then sells it over wireless/dsl/fiber to 1000 customers each one 10Mb .

    Actually I think there would be a standard way for ISPs to cache Microsoft updates without need any change in client configs.

    For example look at following link https://wiki.squid-cache.org/SquidFaq/WindowsUpdate . It is one of many examples that show ISPs try to reverse engineering the windows updatesā€¦

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  20. ADR specify group, deployment, and package name

    Currently the naming of objects automatically takes the ADR rule name and appends a timestamp value. I would like to be able to specify my own naming text, e.g. "Monthly Updates - %MONTH% %YEAR%" for the software update group and deployment package. I would also like to specify the deployment names, e.g. "Monthly Updates - %MONTH% %YEAR% - No Reboot". If the ADR is run again, I want it to update the existing objects.

    Even better if you simply allowed me to specify embedded PowerShell commands, e.g. "Monthly Updates - $((Get-Date).Month)-$((Get-Date).Year)". This can be done by simply processing the stringā€¦

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