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Monitor Software Update Installation in Real Time using a Dashboard or SCCM Admin Website

When deploying Software Updates to your server farm, it would be great to have a centralized Dashboard or Web Interface that provides you real time statistics of the patch installation process. This would give you the ability to immediately see if a patch failed to install or a client failed to install a patch or, in the case of a few updates, that a reboot is required to the remaining patches can be installed. I know its kind of getting greedy but if this dashboard existed, and you could right click on a server and launch a remote version of Software Center and siimply initiate a retry from this Dashboard (rather then having to RDP into the server and do it manually), patching servers and workstations would be so much easier.

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  • Scott Kissel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would also be nice to see how long it takes to patch a particular server - start time, end time, elapsed time. Maybe it would show which servers are slower than others and need something cleaned up, or more RAM, or disk space, etc.

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