Install the Update Status Advanced Settings module

I recommend turning the Update Status module on for production servers. It informs you when to update critical security patches. But the core module does not let you control how often should be checked for updates.

Enter the Update status advanced settings module. This lets you check once per day, or once per week, and also lets you disable checking for specific modules.


  • Check for module updates less frequently, i.e. only once per day or week