Windows 10 1909 Deployment Enhancement Enablement Package

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SCCM Windows 10 1909 Upgrade

In this post, we will see what is the difference in Windows 10 1909 deployment or update. The screen shots of this post is taken from Microsoft Ignite session by Vivek Singh Gaur. More details about the session and recording available in the below section of this post.

Ignite 2019 Coverage

  1. Microsoft Endpoint Management SCCM Intune Windows Updates
  2. Microsoft Endpoint Manager is the future of SCCM Intune MEMMI MEMCM
  3. iOS Android macOS Mobile Enrollment Options with Intune
  4. Basics of Windows Dynamic Update Explained Update Management
  5. WVD End User Experience Availability Updates
  6. MSIX Updates from Ignite Reliability Network Disk-space
  7. Microsoft Learning Certification Exams Updates
  8. On-Prem WVD Options Azure Quantum Qualys Scan Integration
  9. Intune Reporting Strategies Advanced Reporting
  10. Intune Endpoint Security Policies Enhancements
  11. Intune Policy Sets Collection of Workflows
  12. Windows Autopilot Updates Timelines
  13. Microsoft Connected Cache Container Instances in Azure

Introduction

Windows 10 1909 leverages servicing technologies used for the monthly quality update process. From Microsoft perspective, Windows 10 1909 is less disruptive for customers already on 1903.

Deployment Changes for Windows 10 1909 Updates

If you are on Windows 10 1809 or earlier there of be much changes in deployment behavior of Windows 10 1909. Otherwise(Win 10 1903 or later), you will get much faster update/upgrade experience.

Windows Update for Business Changes?

  • Windows 10 1809 or Earlier – Windows team confirmed that there is no difference in the deployment experience. if the update is coming down from Windows update for Business (configured via Intune?). The experience will be similar to all previous feature update experiences.
  • Windows 10 1903 – This Windows 10 1909 update experience will be much faster and less disruptive. May be similar to monthly cumulative updates?
Windows Update for Business Changes
Windows Update for Business Changes

WSUS/SCCM Windows 10 1909 Update Experience?

  • Windows 10 1809 or Earlier – No change in the deployment mechanism. Continue to use
    • IPU Task Sequence
    • Installation Media
WSUS behavior of Windows 10 1909 Deployment
WSUS behavior of Windows 10 1909 Deployment
  • Windows 10 1903 Devices – Windows 10 Feature update to Windows 10 1909 will be delivered via Enablement package KB4517245.
    • The SCCM experience would be similar to monthly cumulative patches. ADRs??
    • WSUS category of this update is Upgrades
    • Or You can use all the methods mentioned above like IPU TS, installation media or 1909. But that experience will be going to be similar to 1809 feature updates.
Windows 10 1909 Deployment Enhancement Enablement Package 1

Servicing of Windows 10 1909

  • 30 months of servicing
  • Windows 10 1903 and 1909 share the same core operating system. So, KBs for the servicing updates (CU) will be common between both versions.
  • There will be two different updates available via WSUS/SCCM and all?
Windows 10 1909 Deployment Enhancement Enablement Package 2

End User Experience of WSUS/SCCM Update to 1909?

I feel Windows 10 1909 update experience will be similar to monthly patch experience.

WSUS SCCM Windows 10 1909 Deployment Experience
WSUS SCCM Windows 10 1909 Deployment Experience

Session – Windows 10 1909 Deployment

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