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Find out what hotfix or update replaces other windows updates

Sometimes you need an hotfix but you find that hotfix is currently unavailable for online request. How to find out a superseding hotfix.

I found out the procedure in this wiki page : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/windows-server-how-to-determine-update-supersedence-and-find-replacing-hotfixes.aspx

 

System Center 2012 Pre-Release Products : Download

Download link :  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/evalcenter/hh505660

Available System Center 2012 Products:

  • System Center 2012 Configuration Manager RC provides comprehensive configuration management for the Microsoft platform that can help you empower users with the devices and applications they need to be productive while maintaining corporate compliance and control.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection RC, built on System Center Configuration Manager, provides industry-leading threat detection of malware and exploits as part of a unified infrastructure for managing client security and compliance that can help you simplify and improve endpoint protection.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center Operations Manager 2012 RC provides deep application diagnostics and infrastructure monitoring that can help you ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications and offers a comprehensive view of your datacenter, private, and public clouds.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Beta provides unified data protection for Windows servers and clients that can help you deliver scalable, manageable, and cost-effective protection and restore scenarios from disk, tape, and off premise.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center Orchestrator 2012 RC provides orchestration, integration, and automation of IT processes through the creation of runbooks that can help you to define and standardize best practices and improve operational efficiency.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 RC provides virtual machine management and services deployment with support for multi-hypervisor environments that can help you deliver a flexible and cost effective private cloud environment.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center App Controller 2012 Beta provides a common self-service experience across private and public clouds that can help you empower application owners to easily build, configure, deploy, and manage new services.
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    Available in these languages: English
  • System Center Service Manager 2012 Beta provides flexible self-service experiences and standardized datacenter processes that can help you integrate people, workflows, and knowledge across enterprise infrastructure and applications.
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    Available in these languages: Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish

Comprehensive list of Hyper-V updates ( 2008, 2008R2 and 2008R2SP1 versions )

Quick note: the recommended for all Hyper-V configurations vs. recommended if you meet the scenario documented in the KB.

  • Recommended updates for all configurations: Required column = Yes
  • Recommended update if you meet the scenario: Required column = Yes, ONLY install if the issue applies to you.

Comprehensive list of Hyper-V updates : Applies To: Windows Server 2008

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430893(WS.10).aspx

Comprehensive list of Hyper-VR2 updates : Applies To: Windows Server 2008R2

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/1349.hyper-v-update-list-for-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx

List of Hyper-V Packages Updated After the Release of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) :

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/3150.list-of-hyper-v-packages-updated-after-the-release-of-windows-server-2008-r2-service-pack-1-sp1.aspx

NOTE: For Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V systems with SP1 installed, there are two recommended updates for all configurations:

  • KB2263829 – Hyper-V networking issue that multiple customers hit; This fix is also published on WU.
  • KB2525835 – Security Update