Shavlik NetChk Protect 6.5 Enables Offline VM Patching - Patch Deployed

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-09-15 Print this article Print


The last step in the patch process. After shutting down ewk023, I reran the offline scan. The result shows that the patch was found installed on the system.

eWEEK Labs tests Shavlik NetChk Protect 6.5, the first tool we've used that enables offline virtual machine patching. By Cameron Sturdevant
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant has been with the Labs since 1997, and before that paid his IT management dues at a software publishing firm working with several Fortune 100 companies. Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility, with a focus on Android in the enterprise. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his reviews and analysis are grounded in real-world concern. Cameron is a regular speaker at Ziff-Davis Enterprise online and face-to-face events. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at

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