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Does MS notify when an OS patch is updated?

We know the drill, every Patch Tuesday MS releases a long list of MS13-xx patches. Those typically consist of KB items for individual configurations or servers. From time to time, though, Microsoft ...
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superceded patch - would the old one still show?

Example - if you have a Windows security patch that was released earlier in the year and you installed it. Then, if another security patch came out to SUPERCEDE that original one...would the ...
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patch management that doesn't require RPC & SMB file sharing [closed]

I am searching for a patch management solution to replace VMware Update Manager 4.1. Version 5 and later do not perform guest OS patching. My issue is that I need to patch systems on the other side ...
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Patching Exchange mailbox server without potential data loss

I have what I think is a quick easy question. I'd like to apply a service pack to my exchange 2007 mailbox server. I don't have a CCR setup, so its a pretty standard configuration. We do have it ...
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Check that NLM is patched in Netware 6.5

We need to solve vulnerability CVE-2011-4191 "Stack-based buffer overflow in the xdrDecodeString function in XNFS.NLM in Novell NetWare 6.5 SP8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or ...
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Patching AIX systems - patches are where? how to apply?

I'm not an AIX guru.....I've been assigned to patch my systems up to the latest patch level. First, where do I get the patches for AIX 5.1 and 5.3? Second, how are they generally installed (i.e. ...
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How can I determine the last time a Solaris machine was patched?

I am trying to determine patch levels and how long some Solaris machines have been without patching in order to support triaging which systems to patch first. How can I determine the last time a ...
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Patch Management Operations Plan

I'm developing a plan/strategy to manage patch deployment on Windows Clients using Windows Server Update Services. What are the some important things to consider in developing this plan? For example, ...