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Failed Windows Update report.

Can I generate a report with PDQ Inventory to Report on servers that have failed windows updates? Something similar to this:

Computer Name: Failed Patch Name: Date Attempted:



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  • I did some research, and came up with this:

    1. Create a WMI Scanner with this WQL:

    SELECT Message, ProductName, TimeGenerated FROM Win32_ReliabilityRecords WHERE SourceName = 'Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient' AND Message LIKE '%failure%'

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    1. Create a Basic Report with these Columns:

      Computer | Name | Computer Name WMI (Failed Updates) | ProductName | Failed Patch Name WMI (Failed Updates) | TimeGenerated | Date Attempted

    Add the Message column if you'd like to see the full error message.

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    Add this filter if you want to narrow down the results to the last X days:

    WMI (Failed Upates) | TimeGenerated | After | 7 days ago

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    Here is my Scan Profile and Basic Report, if you want to import them instead: