ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM

Let’s check the ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM. There are thirty-one (31) out-of-box reports available as part of Configuration Manager SSRS reports. Learn how to create deploy New Software Update (a.k.a patching/patch deployment) Patch Package using ConfigMgr.

There are other useful hardware related reports outside ConfigMgr software updates reports. Also, you can learn How to Launch ConfigMgr Reports from the previous post here.

If you have trouble opening default SCCM reports, you can refer to Fix Report Server cannot Open a Connection Error ConfigMgr. Let’s also learn how to create a New Database for SSRS Reporting Service.

Requirements

Make sure you have all the following are in place to access the ConfigMgr Software Updates(a.k.a patching/patch deployment) default reports.

  • Reporting Services Point is installed.
  • SSRS reports are working fine.
  • Make sure you have appropriate permissions to launch reports from Console and SSRS URL.

Launch ConfigMgr Client Reports

Let’s learn how to launch Software Updates default reports from console.

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  • Launch Console
  • Navigate to \Monitoring\Overview\Reporting\Reports.
  • Sort the reports with Category.
  • Right-click on the related reports “Software Updates“.
  • Select the RUN option.

Introduction

Let’s understand the different software update categories available in the software update section. There are five (5) categories available in SSRS default reports.

ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
Software Update Category
Software Updates – A Compliance
Software Updates – B Deployment Management
Software Updates – C Deployment States
Software Updates – D Scan
Software Updates – E Troubleshooting
(a.k.a patching/patch deployment) Categories

Software Updates – A Compliance

The reports in Software Updates – A Compliance category of reports that help to identify the compliance status of Software Update.

Software Updates – A Compliance
Compliance 1 – Overall compliance
Compliance 2 – Specific software update
Compliance 3 – Update group (per update)
Compliance 4 – Updates by vendor month year
Compliance 5 – Specific computer
Compliance 6 – Specific software update states (secondary)
Compliance 7 – Computers in a specific compliance state for an update group (secondary)
Compliance 8 – Computers in a specific compliance state for an update (secondary)
Compliance 9 – Overall health and compliance
(a.k.a patching/patch deployment compliance)
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM

Software Updates – B Deployment Management

The reports in Software Updates – B Deployment Management category of reports that help to identify the Software Update Deployment details.

Software Updates – B Deployment Management
Management 1 – Deployments of an update group
Management 2 – Updates required but not deployed
Management 3 – Updates in a deployment
Management 4 – Deployments that target a collection
Management 5 – Deployments that target a computer
Management 6 – Deployments that contain a specific update
Management 7 – Updates in a deployment missing content
Management 8 – Computers missing content (secondary)
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM

Software Updates – C Deployment States

Let’s get more details about Deployment States of Software Update deployments (a.k.a patching/patch).

Software Updates – C Deployment States
States 1 – Enforcement states for a deployment
States 2 – Evaluation states for a deployment
States 3 – States for a deployment and computer
States 4 – Computers in a specific state for a deployment (secondary)
States 5 – States for an update in a deployment (secondary)
States 6 – Computers in a specific enforcement state for an update (secondary)

This report returns all deployments that contain all of the software updates defined in a specified software update group.

ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM

Software Updates – D Scan

Let’s get more details about Software Updates Scan related details.

Software Updates – D Scan
Scan 1 – Last scan states by collection
Scan 2 – Last scan states by site
Scan 3 – Clients of a collection reporting a specific state (secondary)
Scan 4 – Clients of a site reporting a specific state (secondary)

This report returns the enforcement states for a specific software update (a.k.a patching/patch deployment) deployment, which is typically the second phase of a deployment assessment. For the overall progress of software update installation, use this report in conjunction with “States 2 – Evaluation states for a deployment“.

ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM

Software Updates – E Troubleshooting

Let’s find out some Software Updates (a.k.a patching/patch deployment) Troubleshooting related reports.

Software Updates – E Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting 1 – Scan errors
Troubleshooting 2 – Deployment errors
Troubleshooting 3 – Computers failing with a specific scan error (secondary)
Troubleshooting 4 – Computers failing with a specific deployment error (secondary)

This report returns the scan errors at the site and a count of computers that are experiencing each error.

ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM
ConfigMgr Default Reports Software Updates | SCCM

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