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Re: SUS Activity Last night
From: Tom Geairn (tgeairnNEWVIEWCONSULTING.COM)
Date: Wed Dec 10 2003 - 10:18:22 CST
Yes, same patch and updates here. Generally the "Updated" status in SUS
indicates that the installation criteria have been modified, not the
So, one new patch that applies to XP. Interesting that the KB article
referenced does not exist. I won't be approving this patch yet!
Browsing through the decision tree for the installation of this patch,
it appears that it does in fact look for some Media Center Edition files
to determine if it should install. SUS does not differentiate between
XP and XP Media Center, so the additional checks are required. In other
words, even if you accept the patch it will only get installed on XP MCE
PCs. I'm guessing not very many people have those on an SUS managed
A variety of updated install criterion. These appear to mostly be
related to the removed patches. When MS determines that a patch
actually supersedes another patch or two patches can be combined
together, the install criteria can be modified to reduce the number of
patches that need to be maintained. This is a VERY good thing, when you
consider the number of permutations and combinations that all of these
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