Troubleshoot software update deployment

Software Updates deployment is another popular Configuration Manager feature. A robust process is essential to maintain network security and compliance. This is a complicated process consisting of many moving parts. The Software Update Point (SUP) is a Site System role that leverages Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to make Microsoft updates available in the Configuration Manager console. The updates are then arranged in Software Update Groups and deployed using Deployment Packages. Other components used in the process include the following:

  • Configuration Manager Client Agent
  • Windows Update Agent (WUA)
  • Device Collections
  • Deadlines
  • Maintenance Windows
  • Automatic Deployment Rules (ADR)
  • SQL Server Reporting Services ...

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