System Center Configuration Manager synchronizes with the Microsoft cloud service to get updates.You can then install these updates from within the Configuration Manager console.For example, because turning on new features does not start until all sites complete update installation, new features might not be visible for some time.The post installation tasks include: When an update fails to be installed, review the in-console feedback to identify resolutions for warnings and errors.You are prompted to update a console: We recommend that you install the update immediately.After the console update completes, you can verify the console and site version is correct.Only updates that apply to your infrastructure and version are downloaded and made available to your hierarchy.This synchronization can be automatic or manual, depending on how you configure the service connection point for your hierarchy: Note You can import out-of-band fixes into your console. These out-of-band fixes supplement the updates you get when you synchronize with the Microsoft Cloud service.
To run the prerequisite check, the update process extracts the package from the content library and puts it into a staging folder where the current prerequisite checks can be accessed. For this reason, Installation shows as ‘In progress’.To view updates in the console, a user must have a role-based administration security role that includes the security class Update packages.This class grants access to view and manage updates in the Configuration Manager console.Because they are critical, they are actively monitored.Additional tasks that are not directly monitored include the reinstallation of site system roles.
Only the When you are ready to install updates from within the Configuration Manager console, you begin with the top-tier site of your hierarchy.