Software Updates

Software Updates report reveals software updates on Windows systems that WhatsUp Gold discovers.

Click a column heading () to display the column selection listing . You can also include:

Tip: Results data displayed by this report are as fresh as the last device rescan/refresh. To ensure the most up-to-date information per device is reported here, you should Rescan/Refresh or rediscover. (If information is incomplete or lacks detail, ensure you applied the necessary layering of credentials to your discovery scan.)

Generate a report

Choose Device. Choose one or more host devices you want Software Updates measurements for.

Choose, filter, and reorder columns. Choose and hide columns, reorder columns, and customize your data view.

Note: This report only returns Software Updates metrics for devices that already have the appropriate credentials. For more information, see Using Credentials.

Important: To collect software update information, each Windows host device must have WMI (Windows) credentials.

Export report data

Report data can be exported from WhatsUp Gold, reused, and distributed in multiple formats. Select Expand (Full_Screen_Transparent) from the Dashboard Options (DasboardOptions) menu. After the report has been expanded, select the Export Data icon to access the following options:

See Also



Asset Inventory

Installed Software

Device Connectivity

Switch Port Utilization


Subnet View

Computer Systems


Windows Services

Warranty Information

Element Count

Total Actions Applied by Type

Active Monitors by Type

Devices by Type

Devices with a Specific Attribute

Total Devices by Role

Passive Monitors by Type

Total Performance Monitors by Type