Add Software Updates Dialog Box

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the Configuration Manager 2007 Add Software Updates dialog box to add software updates to a configuration baseline rules. Only software updates which have been downloaded appear in this 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 configuration baseline rules.

This dialog box contains the following elements:

  • Look for
    Specifies the filter criteria for the software updates that are displayed. You can perform a search on any of the following categories:

    • Name

    • Description

    • Category

    • Article ID

    • Bulletin ID

    • Vendor

    • Product

    • Update Classification

    • Unique Update ID

  • Find Now
    Click Find Now to display the software updates that have properties containing the text entered in the Look for control.
  • Update name
    Specify the downloaded software updates to include in the configuration baseline rules. You can expand the classification, vendor and product to display the available software updates or use the Look for control to search for specific updates. Select the updates to add to the configuration baseline rules and then click OK. The Selected Updates node shows all software updates you have currently selected.


    The Selected Updates node shows only software updates you have selected while the Add Software Updates dialog box has been open. It is reset each time you reopen the dialog box.

  • OK
    Saves the changes and exits the dialog box.
  • Cancel
    Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.
  • Help
    Displays the help topic for this dialog box.

See Also

Other Resources

Software Updates in Configuration Manager
Overview of Desired Configuration Management

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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