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Powershell Script for Configuring SCCM Maintenance Windows Based on Patch Tuesday

INTRODUCTION Many organizations use Maintenance Windows as part of their Software Update deployment strategy. Maintenance Windows in SCCM are commonly used for controlling when updates are allowed to be deployed to servers. As of SCCM 1802, it is possible to configure the deployment of Automatic Deployment Rules with a defined day offset from Patch Tuesday. Read more about it here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/sum/deploy-use/automatically-deploy-software-updates Unfortunately, this feature is not available for Maintenance Windows, which causes an issue that I describe in this blog…

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How To Configure Deadlines for Automatic Deployment Rules in SCCM

INTRODUCTION Upon creating an automatic Software Update strategy in your organization, you will need to configure Automatic Deployment Rules. This blog post describes in short Automatic Deployment Rules and how these are deployed to clients in different phases. As with everything, it is easy once you understand it. AUTOMATIC DEPLOYMENT RULES Automatic Deployment Rules are used to automatically accomplish the following tasks: Filter out Software Updates according to a set amount of criteria from the database. Add the filtered out…

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Create Multiple Deployments per Automatic Deployment Rule in SCCM

INTRODUCTION When you are creating a plan for deploying software updates to machines using SCCM, you most likely are creating at least two different deployments: one for Pilot and one for Production. If you wanted to completely automate this process prior to SCCM 1511, you were required to create one Automatic Deployment Rule for Pilot and one for Production. Starting with SCCM 1511, it is possible to create several deployments for one Automatic Deployment Rule, which means you can minimize…

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