How to distinguish windows 10 and windows 11 in WSUS

Tutek 261 Reputation points
2023-05-10T12:18:45.1766667+00:00

Hi,

we have in wsus two computers groups Windows 10 with all current workstations, and the group Windows 11 here are new computers that came to us with already installed Windows 11, so far so good.

Now we allowed in windows 10 group upgrade to windows 11 and many workstation and laptop did this upgrade, the results are in windows 10 group we have many upgraded windows 11 OS but we don't know how to distinguish it because column operating system shows for them all "Windows 10 Pro". Why WSUS does not distinguish between windows 11 and windows 10?

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  1. Adam J. Marshall 6,181 Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-12T13:32:02.76+00:00

    This is Microsoft "BY DESIGN". And as mentioned above, the "Version" is not the operating system version - it's the Windows Update Agent version on the client machine. This can be different across Windows 11, Windows 10, and EACH month's CUs as you can tell from an older screenshot of mine below. The WUA does not have an 'update cadence' that follows each CU - meaning they are independent as you can see from the switch of versions of 10.x to 922.x in the screenshots below and from 922.x to 923.x in the newer screenshot at the bottom.

    WAM renames the OSes properly. Full Disclosure, WAM is our product.

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