Approving Dynamic Updates

Updates under Windows 8 Dynamic Update Category are used by Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to obtain critical driver, component and setup improvements during initial setup. These updates are automatically obtained by PCs during setup.  In environments managed by WSUS, SCCM or Intune, it’s important to approve this category to ensure your devices have…

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New Product Family for Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring

We will be adding a new product family to your WSUS server – Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM). This product family will include updates for the MBAM product. It will allow a variety ofupdate types, e.g. service packs, optional updates, critical updates, and security updates. MBAM updates will also be available in the Microsoft…

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Further Hardening of WSUS Now Available

Hello,  As we mentioned previously, Microsoft is releasing an update to further harden the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as a defense-in-depth precaution for our customers. This update is now available for download. As an additional measure, we are providing the SHA1 and SHA2 hashes of the WSUS update and the WU client files we…

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Update to Windows Update, WSUS Coming This Week

Hello, As part of the phased mitigation strategy we outlined on the MSRC blog, an update was released with Security Advisory 2718704 that prevents unauthorized certificates from being used to attack Windows systems.  In an effort to provide additional protection for customers, the next action in our mitigation strategy is to further harden Windows Update…

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New product categories under System Center family

Two new product categories will be added to your WSUS server under the System Center family, entitled System Center 2012 – App Controller and System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager.  You will see these new categories when new updates are available for these products. We encourage you to sync these new categories if you…

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New category for Forefront

A new product category will be added to your WSUS server under the Forefront family, entitled Forefront Identity Manager 2010.   You will see this new category when new updates are available for this product.  We encourage you to sync this new category if you have these products in your managed environment. For additional information about…

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New Product Family and Product Category for System Center

We will add a new product family to your WSUS server today – System Center. The System Center product family will contain updates for versions 2012 and higher of System Center products, which include System Center 2012, a product that combines components such as: Operations Manager Configuration Manager Data Protection Manager Service Manager Virtual Machine Manager Endpoint Protection Orchestrator App Controller…

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New Category for Windows Small Business Server

A new product category will be added to your WSUS server under the Windows Small Business Server family, entitled Windows Server Solutions Best Practices Analyzer 1.0.  You will see this new category when new updates are available for this product.  We encourage you to sync this new category if you have these products in your managed…

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