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  1. Add 'OS Build' Column in Updateinfo for each update

    The UBR is also used to identify a machine is complaint to cumulative monthly patch or not.

    Now that we have OS build (Buildext or UBR) info add to V_R_System via DDR, it would be great if the same UBR or OS Build is added to each update in V_Updateinfo table in SCCM Database
    when the new updates released by Microsoft on MSPD, so that the win 10 compliance reporting would be much simpler.

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    • ADR - Add a Collection filter for required updates

      Add a filter in the ADR rules to filter on members of collections. So an ADR rule can have required by more than one device (>=1), but limited to required updates by collection membership

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      • Windows Update Agent Version

        Would it be possible to have a visual queue in the Software Updates console a hint of which KBs are delivering which Windows Update Agent?

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        • See software update download date in Console

          is it possible to see the Software update download date in console?

          i mean when a KB is revisited or bug fixed but keep the same name it's good to know if i donwloaded the previous version or the revisited one.

          then i can see if i need to redownload the kb or not

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          • Need to be able to select a device group when scanning for updates

            Being able to select a device group when scanning for updates and only seeing updates that are missing from that group would be a huge help.
            currently the counts reflect the whole environment which is much less helpful.

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            • Remove unused Vendor classifications from SUP

              Remove unused Vendor classifications from SUP.

              As l have been configuring SCCM 1806 with Third Party Patching, l am now left with unwanted Vendors being listed in SUP and SUP Reports.

              Can these be pruned/removed?

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              • Improve feature update system - 60 minutes is too short a max run time.

                Allocate more than 60 minutes max runtime to a feature update, or at least have the feature update/ConfigMgr tell the user it was aborted because their PC is too slow. At the moment software center just keeps saying 'installing'. setupact.log has a MOUPG entry noting % progress.
                changing max runtime has no affect unless re-deployed.

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                • Maintenance Window Blackout

                  In some certain scenarios, it would benefit to have the ability to Blackout Existing Maintenance Windows (universal) for a specifc date or range of days.

                  e.g. systems maintenance or migration in progress for three days, I don't want those systems to be touched by deployments or software updates as to not cause disruption. Or in a case where its a holiday week and high volume of sales so would like to "pause" any automated actions that could cause reboots within a specified date(s)/time(s).

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                  • Software Updates need by collection

                    We manage software updates for Servers and Windows Clients within our primary SCCM server. We need the ability to easily filter updates needed by devices in a specified Collection/s. We need this filter to be available in the Automatic Deployment Rule wizard so that we can also automate creation/updating of Software Update Groups and Deployment packages. Currently we're having to add every single product for server clients into the product filter and it is risky risks using this method as over time software changes will not be captured unless ADR is reviewed constantly. Also risk of duplicate updates being downloaded…

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                    • Software Updates Required View Status

                      Software Updates Required View Status

                      Can we get an option to view status like in deployment status to view machines that are required and installed? We have no idea what does machines are.

                      Thanks.

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                      • Do not run Server Group's node drain scripts when installing definition updates

                        If you define a server group and use Windows Defender you might want to update those definitions as early as possible.

                        Currently, those definition updates trigger the node drain and resume skripts, which can lead to service downtime.
                        Additionally, the updates can only be installed during maintenance windows.

                        I want you to
                        a) add an option in deployment in software update groups to always ignore maintenance windows
                        b) add an option in deployment in software update groups to ignore server group settings

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                        • Have an 'All Sites' filter for Client Data Sources

                          In the Client Data Sources dashboard, have an option to display a total amount for all sites.

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                          • Quick link to computers missing an update

                            Listing updates in the CM console I can see compliance level in a pie chart. It would be good if I directly from there could list all objects that are missing the update I'm looking at in the same way as we are able to navigate to the monitoring part for a package being distributed.

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                            • Mximum runtime of Server 2016 Cumulative Updates

                              For the last three months we've had to install the Server 2016 cumulative updates manually on the Servers as they have been failing with the error 0x87D0070C (-2016409844) shown in software center. From reading other posts I can see that this is a 'software update execution timeout' error and that by adjusting the maximum runtime of the update it will resolve the issue.

                              I changed the runtime from 60 minutes to 240 minutes and this fix did indeed work but I don't want to have to do this every month. I saw that the previous problem was because the update…

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                              • Configurable Software Update instllation time

                                With Windows 10 and Server 2016 updates taking longer to install than previous versions of Windows. It would be helpful to be able to be able to set a site wide setting for the default installation time given for software updates. Currently this is 10 minutes but we are having to manually set this to 60 minutes on each update presently.

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                                • Add a "superseding update deployed" column to the Software Updates node(s)

                                  When a software update has a superseded = yes, it would be useful to also be able to see if the superseding update is deployed, to verify it is safe to remove from a given software update group.

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                                  • windows 10 1803 with newer updates shows as "Other"

                                    Windows 10 1803 builds with more recent cumulative updates show up as "Other" on the Windows 10 servicing summary. This is with SCCM 1802 with all hotfixes installed.

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                                    • Be able to run a program before software updates deployment

                                      We use encryption and have a bypass script but need a way to have it run prior to updates installing or at least prior to updates causing a reboot.

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                                      • server groups patching passive and active nodes

                                        Server Groups - Would be nice to see some options on Patching Clusters with regards to patching the passive node/active node in the server group during its maintenance window. Right now im having to solve for this with making patches available to the collection and then running powershells to determine which node is passive. would save tons of time if we just had the feature built into Server Groups as another option along side the others (allow percentage, allow a number, specify sequence, etc....)

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                                        • Windows 10 Feature Update criteria in ADR

                                          My software update group for workstations is generated by an ADR which allows Windows 10 updates. I routinely audit the SUG to find that updates for newer Win10 feature updates have been automatically added to the SUG, which is expected according to the evaluation criteria, but I'd very much like to avoid unless we actually deploy those feature updates to our users (each CU for a Win10 feature update is huge). I currently work around this by adding title based filters (-1511, -1709 etc.), but that just seems clumsy - if I maintain 1703 firm-wide, I'd like to be able…

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