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Compliance Scanning

Each computer performs compliance scanning based on the schedule set in the Software Updates section of client settings. The ConfigMgr’s client scan agent triggers the client’s WUA to download the update catalog from the WSUS instance corresponding to the SUP with which the client is configured to communicate. The catalog is then cached locally, and the system is scanned for update applicability. Note that the entire update catalog is not downloaded each time; only the changed portion of the catalog is downloaded; this is typically called the delta. To manually start compliance scanning, initiate a software upda...

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Updates Scanning