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How to create a third party updates view in the Patch Manager Console

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Overview

This article describes how to create a third party updates view in the Patch Manager console. This procedure allows you to separate these types of updates from the Microsoft updates you would normally see in your WSUS console.

 

Environment

Patch Manager all versions

 

Detail

  1. Log in to the Patch Manager Console as an administrator.
  2. In the navigation menu, expand Enterprise > Update Services > <WSUS_server>. 
  3. Select Updates.
  4. Click New Update View in the Actions pane. 
  5. In the Add Update View window under Step 1, select the following checkboxes:
    - Updates have a specific approval and installation status
    - Updates are from Microsoft Update, Third Parties, or both 
  6. Under Step 2, define the properties.
    1. Click any update source.
    2. Select Only updates from a Third Party, and click OK. 
    3. Click approved and needed.
    4. Select Unapproved in the Approved State menu.
    5. Select Failed or needed in the Update Status menu.
    6. Click OK.
  7. Under Step 3, enter a name and description for the new view, and click OK. 

 

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