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New Update View options in Patch Manager

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Updated April 27, 2018

Overview

New update views allow you to narrow down the updates available and they work as a way to group specific updates for future use. These views will not show up on WSUS and can only be found in the Patch Manager Console. The following sections provides a review of the options included in the New Update View.

Environment

  • Patch Manager (All Supported Versions)

Detail

To access the New Update View options go to:

  1. Patch Manager Console>Patch Manager>Enterprise>WSUS_NAME>Updates.
  2. Right-click or select New Update View from the actions pane to reveal the following options:
     

Step1: Select Properties
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Step 2: Edit the properties (click an underlined value)

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1 - Updates are in a specific classification All Classifications:

  • All (includes all options)
  • Applications (includes the Microsoft packages classified as Applications)
  • Critical Updates (includes the Microsoft packages classified as Critical Updates)
  • Definition Updates (includes the Microsoft packages classified as Definition Updates)
  • Drivers (includes the Microsoft packages classified as Drivers)

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NOTE: Microsoft classifications can be viewed in WSUS under Options>Products and Classifications).

 

2 - Updates are for a specific product any product.

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3 - Updates are approved for a specific group (not including inherited approvals) any computer group.

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4 - Updates were synchronized within a specific time period any time.

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5 - Updates are WSUS updates (no image or selection for this option).

 

6 - Updates were released within a specific time period any time.

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7 - Updates type is any update type.

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8 - Updates source is any update source.

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9 - Updates have a specific approval and installation status approved and needed.

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Step 3: Specify the update view name and description
This option allows you to name the New Update View and to add details for future reference.
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