Microsoft's Monthly Rollup Model beginning in October 2016 for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
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Additionally, Microsoft released more info regarding this change in update servicing changes.
Advisory: Because Monthly Rollups and monthly security updates are packages as a single update; administrators will not be able to pick and choose which individual fixes will be deployed/installed. Additionally, the full package size will need to be replicated from the SMP Server to Site/Package Servers and out to the managed endpoints.
The deployment of these Software Bulletins will be listed in the Patch Remediation Center (PRC) as follows and detailed in INFO4140:
October's Microsoft Software Bulletin release was provided in PMImport v7.1.861 released on 10/12/2016 and the following explains several of the more confusing aspects of this updated name scheme:
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