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WSUS/SUP software updates sync failing because of “Upgrades” classification

At a client recently my Configurations Manager software update sync to Microsoft was failing.  This happened after I chose the classification “Upgrades” in the SUP (Software Update Point) properties.  After about 5 minutes the sync failed.  The following is what helped me fix this issue.
 

Marcus Musial by Marcus Musial

Tenets of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenet.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

ConfigMgr Site Recovery

Video walk-through of recovering a ConfigMgr site from the built-in backup task.

Matt Herman by Matt Herman

Auditing Office365 File Access Data with Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Microsoft recently released the preview of the Office365 solution for the Operations Management Suite (OMS).  The ability to audit much of this information has been in Office365 for some time, but the presence in OMS brings a capability to bring automation to the operational security process, as well as analytics around Office365 usage. 

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Tenets of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenet.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Modern IT Management Defined: DevOps, ITIL, Cloud, Agile, or All of the Above?

What if I told you that you had to take your management platforms and start over, but this time you needed to plan for the next generation of how you'd work with your teams.  What if I told you that you needed to re-address how you dealt with your operational lifecycle, development, and release management.  This is what my team and I did over the last several months.  We decided that we'd look at what the management landscape will look like years from now and apply those concepts to the tools being released by Microsoft for the cloud-centric world. 

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski