eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: PatchLink Update 4.0

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: PatchLink Update 4.0

The PatchLink Update deployment wizard reflects how many patch management systems push updates to targeted machines. PatchLink provides scheduling choices, but we advise against scheduling patches when IT staffers are out of the office. For these kinds

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We started off small and built up to depolying patches on multiple machines. Here, you see an initial deployment to one Microsoft Corp. Windows 2000 Server system. By this time, we had already tested the patch on a reference machine, which was an exact d

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We selected the time and date for deployment of the patch. Were not sure why a patch would be deployed on a recurring basis, but PatchLink has provided that option.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: PatchLink Update 4.0 - eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: PatchLink Update 4.0

In the final step before deployment, every patch management vendor reminds the customer that the customer is responsible for any mayhem that is about to be unleashed as a result of applying a patch. We know from our tests and from discussions with IT mana

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