- Windows 7
- Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows Server 2012 R2
The new supersedence behaviour allows organisations managing updates via WSUS or Configuration Manager to:
- Selectively install Security Only Quality Updates (bundled by Month) at any time
- Periodically deploy the Security Monthly Quality Rollup and only deploy the Security Only Quality Updates since then, and;
- More easily monitor software update compliance using Configuration Manager or WSUS.
No. This new behaviour has no impact on EBS certifications with Windows desktop clients. All current and future EBS desktop client certifications are expected to work with this new supersedence model for Windows security updates.
EBS customers do not have to wait for new certification announcements before rolling out security updates under this new supersedence model to their end-user desktop clients.