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apt-get upgrade vs unattended-upgrades under ubuntu 20.04

unattended-upgrades seems to skip certain upgrades, e. g. google chrome upgrade. A subsequent call of apt-get upgrade then finds and installs the ugrade. Does this mean, I must schedule apt-get ...
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How to disable auto-update for virtual machines in Azure?

In my azure environment there are sets of virtual machines that are rebooting at the same time, I assume it has to do with auto-update settings. How do I turn off the auto-updates and enable manual ...
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Making sure the "platform" part of an image from DockerHub is up-to-date

I would like to use images from DockerHub. I trust the applications that the containers are for and I trust the maintainers to update the DockerHub image if their application gets an update. I however ...
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SCCM Application Update Paradigm

I am a developing an application that is being utilized by sysadmins with SCCM. I am curious what the best way to release updates to my application would be. I am planning on having my application ...
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Local Group Policy Editor Configure Automatic Update not saving changes

I'm trying to configure Automatic Updates using WSUS. Server configuration is done and when I try configure clients, some clients do not save the changes I made in Local Group Policy Editor. Some of ...
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How to reverse Windows Updates on Windows server via recovery screen

Some of my Windows 2012 servers did an automatic Windows Update this week and won't boot up now after they automatically rebooted. This is regarding update 2021-KB5006739. I get the following screen ...
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Will critical security updates get applied even with "auto minor version upgrade" disabled?

RDS offers an "auto minor version upgrade" setting, described in the docs, which causes AWS to automatically upgrade your database engine from time to time: If you want Amazon RDS to ...
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SCCM - Feature Update 20H1 not visible in Software Center

Good morning fellow SCCM admins and enthusiasts! I have deployed the Windows 10 20H1 Feature Update via SCCM to a collections of computers running Windows 10 1903 and Windows 10 1909. It is a required ...
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Why isn't my Windows 2008 R2 server hosted in Azure getting ESU patches automatically?

I moved a Server 2008 R2 workload to Azure and should be eligible to receive extended support updates automatically as per this page without any need for configuration:- https://docs.microsoft.com/en-...
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Group of Ubuntu Servers being updated every tuesday at 7am. What triggers the update? It's not unattended-upgrades, It's not a cron job

I am responsible for 5 Ubuntu Servers that all get ALL of their software updated each Tuesday at 7am. I am struggling to find out how this happens. Security updates are applied each day through the ...
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Is there a REST API for Windows Server Update Catalog?

Is there an API or Notification System for https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx - so that I can be aware of the update availability as and when they become available ? What is the best ...
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WSUS WUServer Registry Key

I am having a hard time figuring this out. I started up a WSUS in our environment and everything was working fine up until a month ago. We are about 200 computers company wide and I had 10-15 at most ...
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Automatic Reboot at specific time if Automatic Upgrade requires Reboot

I have setup automatic updates and it updates automatically. However, there are updates that require a restart and I know Unattended-Upgrade::Automatic-Reboot "true"; will set it to reboot. ...
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Microsoft Windows Update schedule

I'm currently have Windows server 2012r2 and it's getting updates from WSUS automatically (download,install,restart). my question is how could i tell when the restart is going to happen? our policy is ...
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Best way to update from Windows 10 Enterprise 1607 to 1903 offline

We have a customer that our manufacture shipped some (4) PCs to a customer with a Windows Enterprise 1607 edition on them. The customer found a virus and want to run Windows update on these systems. ...
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PHP version automatically changed in IIS SERVER after 5-10minutes

I have a windows 2008 server with IIS7. The websites are configured with individial application pool. Few sites are running with PHP 5.4 and few are using PHP 5.6 version. All sites are under Multi-...
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Restarting of Windows development machine and losing code

Not sure which exact forum this question fits in, aplogies in advance if this is the wrong forum (please let me know the correct one). Our Windows domain joined Windows 10 machines which we use for ...
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Do pending system updates hamper server performance?

We recently had a production SQL Server max out its CPU to the extent that all we could do was reboot it. When it came back up, system updates were consuming 48% of CPU. Updates had been pending for ...
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How do I make unattended-upgrades email me every time it runs?

How do I get unattended-upgrades to email me every time it runs, even if there are no packages that need updating? When there are upgrades they are applied and I am emailed, so the configuration is ...
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How to install this update in windows 10: DST changes in Windows for Chile

According to this page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4486459/dst-changes-in-windows-for-chile, for Windows 10, all updates, including this one, are installed automatically, however, it did ...
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Domain controller and local computer different timezones for automatic updates

If the Windows domain controller is in PST time zone and the local computer is in the EST time zone and automatic updates are scheduled for 1:00 AM via group policy, will the local computer install ...
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Offline Server update

I have 3 machines that are completely shielded from the internet (Air gapped). I have a LARGE list of KBs from Microsoft that I need to download and install (Something like 200). I can NOT put the ...
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Server 2012 (NOT R2) stuck checking for updates

I've done all this to resolve the update issue. 1. Catroot rename 2. softwaredistribution rename 3. change how to update settings 4. WU diag troubleshooter cab 5. registered numerous DLLs 6. Ran SFC /...
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Ubuntu 18.04 server - can unattended-upgrades cause MySQL to crash?

Quick overview of the company product I'm working on before I ask my question: We have a server running a pretty much stock install of Ubuntu 18.04 and a vision app. The main purpose of the server ...
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wsusscn2.cab update frenquency and notification

As noted here a while ago, the latest wsusscn2.cab can be downloaded from go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=76054. Also here, there seems to be an equivalent link go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=...
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Windows Server 2016 completely turn off auto-reboot after updates

I want to make sure that Windows Server 2016 will definitely not reboot after an update has been manually installed. The active hours only allow me to set 12 hours of active time unfortunately, and, ...
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Configuring Automatic WSUS Updates delays

Right now we have 2 groups of Computers set up in our WSUS server (2012R2). One is an early release group for testing and the other is the production group with all of the other workstations. We have ...
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How to disable Amazon EC2 instance yum automatic nightly check-update?

A server running on my EC2 instance (Amazon Linux AMI) falls over every night. I watched processes and this happens, every time, minutes after this command runs: /usr/bin/python2.7 /usr/bin/yum --...
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Configuring Win10 updates to run at a specific time

I'm currently in the process of migrating some of our systems from Win7 to Win10. One of the requirements of this migration is that any systems running Win10 will need to conform to a specific update ...
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How can I find out when a server will automatically restart "today"?

When I logged on to a Windows Server 2012 today I saw the message (in red on the logon screen) "Your Computer will restart today to finish installing important updates". I like to know exactly what ...
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How to prevent Exchange server from rebooting? [duplicate]

Every now and then our Exchange 2013 server (running on Windows 2008R2) will reboot during office hours, typically in the early afternoon (say, somewhere between 15:00 and 16:00) - apparently because ...
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Restart Systemd unit after dependency

I have a web application that is started by systemd. It uses Postgresql as database, so it rely on it. Here is the unit file of my web application (I have remove the un-relevant/sensitive parts): [...
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Make Windows Install all Updates on a Certain Day

I would like our servers to install all available updates every Saturday. I set the "Configure Automatic Updates" group policy. I then configured it to "Auto download and schedule the install." Then, ...
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Is it possible to detect the Windows Update status via registry, to see if the system is "fully updated"?

I would like to be able to check the computer's update status by querying the registry. I specifically would like some to check if the computer's update status is "fully updated". I have looked ...
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Automatic Restart of Windows Server 2012R2 after Windows Update

I have a Windows Server 2012R2 which is set to have the Windows Updates Scheduled at a certain time. However, this week, I received a 15 minute countdown from the moment I signed in instead of ...
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How to automate OS/ECS-agent updating on a EC2 instance in ECS Auto Scaling environment?

First off: I feel like I still don't understand some of the fundamental concepts of AWS, so please bear with me, if this question is noobish. I have the following set-up in AWS: 1 ECS-Cluster with 1 ...
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Windows 2003 stop one update installing

I have a windows 2003 server with multiple updates downloaded and ready to install. I want to stop one of the updates installing but there doesn’t appear to be any option, just the install button.
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Update Windows 10 Update Status Times In Security Settings

We use an RMM Software that controls and manages Microsoft Patches. It is not able to automatically update the 'Last Checked Time' in the Update and Security Module. In previous windows we would ...
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Which update scheme is better for an unattended Ubuntu server

I'm in a situation where I have to deploy an ubuntu server for a Client (they do not have a Sysadmin), and it will serve as an HTTP API backend for an app. The catch is that after the deployment they ...
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Schedule updates on Windows Server 2016

I need to schedule an unattended weekly out of hours download & install of windows updates and then reboot of a Windows Server 2016 box. How can I do this? Can it be done from the command line? ...
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Windows 10 lOT Enterprise - Disable All but critical updates

I'm creating a windows build which will be deployed onto hardware which will perform one single function. Consider a kiosk type deployment and the kiosks are connected over 3G. We'll be building and ...
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Does automatic updates reboots Windows Server 2008 - When?

Follow up on previous post. When does the reboot take place? Can it be controlled? I think on 2012 there was a task that could be tweaked to control the time. On 2012 I had the problem that the ...
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Powershell script to automate the windows update along with optional updates

I was using below powershell script to update windows https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Execute-Windows-Update-fc6acb16#content It works fine for Windows updates. But it does not ...
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With Ubuntu livepatch and unattended-upgrades is it possible to run a server fully patched without restarting the server or services or logging in?

A few weeks ago Canonical started offering livepatching for kernel updates without needing to reboot the server ( http://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/10/20/live-kernel-patching-from-canonical-now-...
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Server 2016 - update reboots

We have recently started to install Server 2016, and seem to be hitting the 'we're going to reboot this server when we feel like it' brick wall. With preview five this was easily rectified using the ...
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Automatic Updates on Production Server

Seeing as there have been more and more exploits recently with shellshock etc. Have the opinions of people changed in regards to having automatic updates on production servers? And what would the ...
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Should WSUS show a server as requiring an update that has been approved for removal?

I have marked an update in WSUS for removal from all machines. After the update has been removed from the machines, in WSUS they still show that they require 1 update. When checking what the update ...
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SCCM downloading software updates is extremely slow

I have an SCCM 1606 server (a.k.a. SCCM 2016) configured with the Software Update role. The server has been syncing with Microsoft every day for months now and all that is working correctly. Earlier ...
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Windows 2012 server, update error

At this afternoon I decided to apply an pack of updates in my Windows 2012 server (about 1 GB). After it downloaded, it starts to apply them and self restarted. When the windows come up again, a ...
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Setup a server to host Windows updates for all LAN devices

Background: I have a really slow internet connection (the highest download speed I've seen on it is 3.5Mbps, though I only pay for 3Mbps), and Windows 10 does updates all the freaking time. Like, so ...
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