Use the Configuration Manager 2007 Add Software Updates dialog box to add downloaded software updates to a deployment. Only software updates that meet the following criteria appear in this dialog box:
- The software update is has not been
- The Microsoft Software License Terms has been
accepted, if one is associated with the software update.
- The software update file has been
To select software update updates that have not been previously downloaded, exit the deployment properties, follow the steps in How to Download Software Updates, and then open the dialog box. The software updates displayed in the results pane can be filtered by using the Look for text box or by navigating to the product name node of the catalog tree. The selected software updates are added to the deployment.
When a software update is added to a deployment that targets both Configuration Manager and SMS 2003 client computers the package source will be updated, the deployment package version will be incremented, and the distribution points configured for the package will be updated. Adding software updates to a deployment that does not deploy software updates to SMS 2003 clients will use the update source files from a deployment package that contains the software updates and the package is not refreshed.
The Add Software Updates dialog box contains the following elements:
- Look for
- Specifies the filter criteria for the software updates that are
displayed. The downloaded updates display that are within the
selected catalogs tree node and subnodes, and contain the Look
for value for any of the following software update properties:
- Article ID
- Bulletin ID
- Update Classification
- Unique Update ID
- Results pane
- Displays the downloaded software updates that are not currently
in the deployment and that meet the Look for criteria. The
software updates that are selected will be added to the deployment.
Highlight the classification, vendor, or the product to display the
available updates for the highlighted node and subnodes or use the
Look for control to filter the software updates within the
selected classifications tree node and subnodes. Select the updates
to add to the deployment, and then click OK. There is no
limit to the number of software updates that can be in a
deployment.Click the Selected Updates node to display the
software updates that have been selected.
Note You might need to refresh the Software Updates / Update Repository node before the latest updates are shown in the results pane.
- Saves the changes and exits the dialog box.
- Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.