Emergency stop of a client

Apr 12, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Has anyone ever had a situation where you are pushing patches to a collection of servers and then find themselves needing to prevent/stop a sub set of servers from getting the deployment after you have set up the advertisements?  Will stopping the SMS Agent Host be enough?

Apr 13, 2012 at 11:56 PM


Well, this is more of a question that you should ask on Technet forums, but I think that stopping SMS Agent Host can only prevent servers from downloading policy and source files. If policy is already there then you need to stop and disable Windows Update service, then remove servers from SCCM deployment target collection, refresh SCCM policies and after that you should be safe.