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Software Updates Status messages are three major types and these are
and each of these are again sub categorized as below.. we can see these message when we ran the software updates reports in SCCM.
Client computers create state messages when evaluating software update deployments, for the compliance of deployment (whether or not the client requires one or more software updates in the deployment), and for the enforcement of a mandatory deployment.
Unlike other software updates state messages that are replicated up the hierarchy to the central site, state messages for deployments are replicated up the hierarchy to the site where the deployment was created. Software update deployment enforcement, evaluation, and compliance information will be missing from reports when they are run from a site higher in the hierarchy than where the deployment was created.
When a new deployment is created and the client computer evaluates the assignment policy for the deployment and during the deployment reevaluation cycle, one of the following state messages is created:
When the deadline is reached for a mandatory deployment, client computers create state messages for the following:
By segregating update enforcement state messages and deployment enforcement state messages, administrators can create detailed, precise, near-real-time reports for management that were previously difficult, if not impossible, to create.
Client computers report the compliance for a software update deployment by using the following state messages:
Client computers create state messages for the compliance of software updates and the enforcement of software updates in a mandatory deployment.
When client computers scan for software updates compliance, a state message with one of the following compliance states is created for each software update:
When the deadline is reached for a mandatory deployment, client computers create a state message for each software update in the deployment. The following software update enforcement states provide information about the software update installation:
When a scan is run on a client computer, a state message is created for each update source—for example, Microsoft Update or the Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates. One of the following scan states is created: