Update OS version in Azure Security Center

For virtual machines (VMs) in cloud services, Azure Security Center will recommend that the operating system (OS) be updated if there is a more recent version available. Only cloud services web and worker roles running in production slots are monitored.


This document introduces the service by using an example deployment. This is not a step-by-step guide.

Implement the recommendation

  1. In the Recommendations blade, select Update OS version. Update OS version
  2. This opens the blade Update OS version. Follow the steps in this blade to update the OS version.

See also

This article showed you how to implement the Security Center recommendation "Update OS version." To learn more about cloud services and updating the OS version for a cloud service, see:

To learn more about Security Center, see the following: