Feature Definitions and Glossary
OS MANAGEMENT
Navigating the Windows Updates Control Grid
The Windows Update Control Gird allows administrators to view computers that have pending Windows Updates and Approve or Deny individual patches that haven’t already been approved/denied in the policy.
Windows Updates View
1. Select the Control Grid tab on the top menu bar.
2. Navigate to the Windows Updates tab.

View Computers with Pending Updates

Filters can be applied to show computers that have Windows Updates pending. This can be done from the Windows Updates section in the Deploy console. Select the drop-down menu button to filter computers with Pending Updates, are Highly Vulnerable, or have failed scans.
The Total Pending Updates column shows how many updates are pending per computer. Hovering the mouse over the number displays whether those updates have been marked for installation or are pending approval in the policy.
Filter Computers by Pending Only
1. Select the Control Grid tab on the top menu bar.
2. Navigate to the Windows Updates tab.
3. Select the drop-down menu next to the Computers - Pending Windows Updates header.
4. Select Pending Only. The view will refresh to only display computers that have Pending Windows Updates.
5. Hover over any entry in the Total Pending Updates column, and the breakdown of each type of update is displayed.

Hide Denied Windows Updates

There may be an occasion when you wish to deny a Windows Update; when you deny an update, it will still show as pending in the Computers Grid and the Pending Windows Updates Grid. To remove this from the view, you can choose Hide Denied Updates in the Grid Options.
Hide the Denied Updates from both the Computers Grid and the Pending Windows Updates Grid
1. Select the Control Grid tab on the top menu bar.
2. Navigate to the Windows Updates tab.
3. Click on the Grid-Options Menu.
4. Select the Hide Denied Updates option from the drop-down menu.
5. The view will refresh to remove any denied updates from Computers - Pending Windows Updates Grid and the Pending Windows Updates Grid.

Checking Missing Patches Approval Status

The number of pending updates for a Windows Update Category is shown in the Windows Update Category column.‌ Select the number to see which updates are pending; any pending updates can be approved or denied from here.
1. Select the number under the Windows Update category to see which updates are pending
Select the Number of a Windows Update Category - Critical Update in This Example
2. Select a Patch Name from the list, then select the action menu button.
3. Select View Computer List for this Update from the drop-down menu.
4. Approve or deny updates that haven’t been approved/denied in the policy.

Checking Patch Installation Statuses

The Pending Windows Updates grid shows a list of all the patches found with details on their release date and approval status. The search option can be used to search for an update using a KB number or update name.
1. Scroll down to the Pending Windows Updates Grid.
2. Enter the name of the application/KB number/update name to search for (Adobe in this example).
3. Select the Patch name from the list to view a list of computers the patch is installed on or pending on.
4. Optional: Approve or Deny that individual patch.