Configuration manager collections not updating
In this post we will see deploying software updates using configuration manager 2012.Software updates in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager provides a set of tools and resources that can help manage the complex task of tracking and applying software updates to client computers in the enterprise.
In Part 2 we created the AD container and delegated the permissions on it.We will create a separate policy named “Windows Update Policy”. Double click the setting “Specify Intranet Microsoft Update Service Location“.From the Domain Controller, Open Group Policy Management Console. Click Enabled and in the options provide the Server name with HTTP as prefix for both intranet update service and intranet statistics server.Click on the setting Configure Automatic Updates, Enable the setting by clicking on Enabled.Under Options choose Auto Download and Schedule the Install under configure automatic updating.In Part 3 we installed pre-requisites for SCCM server.
In Part 4 we installed SQL server, updated the service pack and cumulative update patch.
In Part 5 we installed WSUS server role, Configured the firewall to add exceptions to allow the Client Push, Open the SQL ports 14. In Part 7 we saw how to configure Discovery and Boundaries. In Part9 we created and configured custom client device settings, user device settings and deployed configuration manager client agent.
Before we deploy the software updates to our systems, we need to update the Intranet Microsoft update service location by creating a policy and linking it to our domain. From the Group Policy Management Editor, Navigate to Computer Configuration, Policies, Administrative templates, Windows Components, windows update.
Schedule the installation of updates Everyday at (You can choose your own schedule time). LOCAL, we will create a Device collection and add all windows 7 computers to the device collection.
Now lets create a collection of computers to which we can deploy the updates. To create a Device Collection, Right Click Device Collections and Create Device Collection.
Click on Browse and Select All Systems as Limiting collection.