PackageUpdateClassification Enumeration
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PackageUpdateClassification Enumeration

The classification of the update as specified by the SE cabinet.

Namespace: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration
Assembly: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration (in Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.dll)

public enum PackageUpdateClassification
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public enum PackageUpdateClassification
public enum PackageUpdateClassification

Member nameDescription
CriticalUpdatesA broadly released fix for a specific problem addressing a critical, non-security related bug.
DriversA driver package.
FeaturePacksNew product functionality that is first distributed outside the context of a product release, and usually included in the next full product release.
HotfixesHotfixes address a specific customer situation and may not be distributed outside that customer organization.
SecurityUpdatesA broadly released fix for a product-specific, security-related problem. Security problems are rated on their severity, which is indicated in the Microsoft security bulletin as critical, important, moderate, or low.
ServicePacksA tested, cumulative set of all hotfixes, security updates, critical updates, and other updates, as well as additional fixes for problems found internally since the release of the product. Service packs may also contain a limited number of customer-requested design changes or features.
ToolsA utility or feature that aids in accomplishing a task or set of tasks.
UpdateRollupsA tested, cumulative set of hotfixes, security updates, critical updates, and updates packaged together for easy deployment. A rollup generally targets a specific area, such as security, or a component of a product, such as Internet Information Services (IIS).
UpdatesA broadly released fix for a specific problem addressing a non-critical, non-security-related bug.

Development Platforms

Target Platforms

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2
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