Datto RMM: How does Datto RMM determine the priority of Windows Updates?

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How does Datto RMM determine the priority of Windows Updates?

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Datto RMM reports a priority for all Windows Updates, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Datto RMM priority (click to enlarge)

The MSRC severity assigned to each update update by Microsoft controls how Datto RMM determines the priority of each Windows Update.

Figure 2: MSRC severity (click to enlarge)

To check an update's priority against the MSRC severity, search for the update's KB number in Microsoft's Update Catalog (external link).

For more information, read the About Windows Update classifications section of our Patch Management policy article.


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