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0answers
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superceded patch - would the old one still show?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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3answers
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Get a list of missing hotfixes for windows

How to get a list of all available patches/hotfixes for any given Windows platform? What I would like to do is: Get a list of already deployed patches (using something like wmic qfe list full ...
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4answers
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Centralized Windows/Mac Patch Management that is easy to use

I'm looking for advice on what patch management solutions you would recommend based upon your experience. I'm also looking for which ones you would not recommend based upon your experience. We have ...
10
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3answers
13k views

How can I query my system via command line to see if a KB patch is installed?

I'm looking to find out if a KB is installed via command line.
4
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4answers
679 views

Patch Management and System Inventory on a Windows network? [closed]

What are some good ways to have patch management and systems/hardware inventory for a Windows (Server 2003 or 2008) network? For example, at a minimum knowing the basics for all the machines out on ...
0
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2answers
113 views

run installer on all machines on domain

is it reasonable to automatically run an installer (for an activex control) as administrator on all machines in my domain, using an out-of-the-box windows (any version)?
7
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3answers
292 views

Sane patch schedule for Windows 2003 cluster

We've got a cluster of 75 Win2k3 nodes at work in a coarse grained compute cluster. The cluster is behind a mountain of firewalls and resides in its own VLAN. Jobs of all sizes and types run on the ...
1
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1answer
317 views

Determining When a Windows Reboot is Required

We are using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) & Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates (ITMU) for the distribution of Microsoft Security Patches. We use the following command for ...
2
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8answers
831 views

Patch Management [closed]

I am looking for an open source patch management system that I can install locally. I would like to be able to store and search patches then download them to machines without having to search various ...
5
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4answers
4k views

Keeping track of changes to a System during Software/Patch Installation

Let's say I'm installing a software on Windows and I want to see all the changes it has made during its installation, what is the easiest way to keep track of system changes. The change could happen ...