Microsoft Endpoint Manager - Intune software updates

The following lists the Windows 10 update ring profiles, and iOS update profiles deployed within the Agency tenant. Windows 10 update rings are utilised to maintain a patch level congruent to the standards determined in the blueprint design documents.

Update Rings (Windows 10)

Microsoft Endpoint Manager > Devices > Updates rings for Windows 10 and later

  • Name: Semi Annual Channel Ring
  • Description: -
  • Update ring settings
    • Servicing channel: Semi-Annual Channel
    • Microsoft product updates: Allow
    • Windows drivers: Allow
    • Quality update deferral period (days): 0
    • Feature update deferral period (days): 0
    • Set feature update uninstall period (2 - 60 days): 10
  • User experience settings
    • Automatic update behavior: Auto install at maintenance time
    • Active hours start: 8 AM
    • Active hours end: 5 PM
    • Restart checks: Allow
    • Option to pause Windows updates: Disable
    • Option to check for Windows updates: Enable
    • Require user approval to dismiss restart notification: No
    • Remind user prior to required auto-restart with dismissible reminder (hours): --
    • Remind user prior to required auto-restart with permanent reminder (minutes): --
    • Change notification update level: Use the default Windows Update notifications
    • Use deadline settings: Allow
    • Deadline for feature updates: 2
    • Deadline for quality updates: 2
    • Grace period: 0
    • Auto reboot before deadline: Yes
  • Scope tags: Default
  • Assignments
    • Included groups: All Devices
    • Excluded groups: -

Update policies for iOS/iPadOS

Microsoft Endpoint Manager > Devices > iOS/iPadOS > Update policies for iOS/iPadOS

  • Name: iOS Update Policy
  • Description: -
  • Select version to install: Latest update
  • Schedule type: Update at next check-in
  • Assignments
    • Included groups: All Devices
    • Excluded groups: -

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