Applies To: Windows Server Update Services
The classification of the update as specified by the SE cabinet.
Assembly: Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration (in Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.dll)
A broadly released fix for a specific problem addressing a critical, non-security related bug.
A driver package.
New product functionality that is first distributed outside the context of a product release, and usually included in the next full product release.
Hotfixes address a specific customer situation and may not be distributed outside that customer organization.
A 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.
A 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.
A utility or feature that aids in accomplishing a task or set of tasks.
A 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).
A broadly released fix for a specific problem addressing a non-critical, non-security-related bug.