70207: Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud: Patch management automatically upgrades machine to Windows 11

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Last update: 02-03-2022

Symptoms

Machine is upgraded to Windows 11 by Patch management, without asking for user approval.

Cause

This is default behavior for Microsoft product updates.

Note that the following conditions must be met in order for this upgrade to be installed:

  1. Machine must have TPM 2.0 chip
  2. Machine must be online for at least 8 hours

Solution

Starting from C22.02 update to Windows 11 is disabled by default in Patch management. 

If Windows 11 upgrade is available in Software ManagementPatches list, and you want to install it automatically, set Approval status for it to Approved.

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